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How is Cloud Adoption Changing Public School Education?

As the past year has shown, cloud computing has proved a vital service for K–12 public schools. It’s enabled online learning during a time of critical need, and the schools…

Do You Know Where Your Cloud Is? Understanding Shadow IT

The public cloud has greatly increased the flexibility of businesses everywhere. Need another petabyte of storage? You’re but a few mouse clicks or a couple lines of code away from…

Outdated Calculus of Cloud Cost Containment

“Cost” would seem to underpin almost every decision IT teams make. Sure, business requirements drive overall operations budgets, but it’s always in tension with decades-old certainties about cost. It’s long…

Cloud Migration: A Race You Shouldn’t Try to Win

The race to cloud migration can seem like a good idea for most businesses, but a common trend has been to get there as soon as possible. Much like with…

Is Your Home Built to Last? Investing in Cloud-Based ITSM for a More Secure Tomorrow

Buying a home requires thoughtful planning and takes a significant amount of time and resources. Beyond your list of must-haves, you’ve likely kept tabs on houses of interest to you,…

Further Tips on our Database Migration to the Azure Cloud Session at MS Ignite 2021

I was really stoked to deliver a session at Microsoft Ignite with my long-time friend and fellow Head Geek™, Tom LaRock, on the topic of migrating an on-premises SQL Server…

COVID-19 Pushes Schools to Their Limit, and the Cloud Shows Its Worth

For educators, students, and parents, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on learning has been profound. Thousands of schools across the U.S. closed their doors this spring and made the…

7 Ways Cloud-Based ITSM Solutions Can Make IT Support a Breeze

Moving to the cloud is one of the most critical trends in digital transformation. Gartner even predicts that by 2022, 90% of companies will be using cloud services. As cloud…

Cloud Native, You Keep Using Those Words

Ask a hundred IT pros and their managers what “cloud native” is, and you’ll get as many different definitions. In part it’s because public cloud providers (PCPs) seek to provide…

Three Ways Agencies Can Improve Cloud Security and Performance

The Federal Cloud Computing Strategy (FCCS) makes it clear government agencies have significant responsibilities for protecting cloud-hosted data. The FCCS states the need for agencies to develop their own governance…