Cloud News Report: Questions to ask about cloud and the CIO’s role

December 29, 2014 by Megan Gish

The Cloud News Report is a weekly list of our favorite cloud computing articles. At VMworld this year, we quizzed attendees to determine their IT personality. The questions we asked helped to determine if you were an IT Builder or IT Disruptor… both personalities drive the IT world forward, but they have a different approach when…

For IT Directors: Insight into cloud hosting and recovery

December 22, 2014 by Megan Gish

In our latest cloud webinar cloud webinar, Bluelock Product Solution Director, Ben Miller and Hayes Software Systems Director of Operations, Keith Svetlik discuss advice for IT Directors navigating the cloud hosting and recovery space. A cloud-based solution is a key benefit to end-user customers. They don’t have to worry about backups or overhead that they…

Cloud News Report: The future of IT and use of containers

by Megan Gish

The Cloud News Report is a weekly list of our favorite cloud computing articles. As we’re wrapping up December, we find ourselves reading more news articles about the future of IT and how cloud will have a bigger play in the marketplace. News articles about cloud security, convergence of backup and recovery, containers, and everything…

Using RaaS in HIPAA contingency plan compliance

December 19, 2014 by Veronica Miller

The healthcare industry is changing. Thanks to healthcare reform and a broader movement towards electronic data. Recent updates to HIPAA and HITECH regulations are holding companies more liable than ever for protecting personal health information. In this evolving space, it’s important to ensure vital data and systems persist indefinitely and that they can be rapidly…

Cloud News Report: Top 3 in Cloud – Week Ending in December 17

December 17, 2014 by Megan Gish

The Cloud News Report is a weekly list of our top three favorite cloud computing articles from the past week.   Among this week’s cloud computing resources, we’re taking a look at hybrid cloud strategies from the past year and looking forward to cloud security trends for 2015. Bluelock’s Chief Technology Officer, Pat O’Day, agrees…

Cloud News Report: Top 3 in Cloud – Week Ending in September 17

September 16, 2014 by Megan Gish

The Cloud News Report is a weekly list of our top three favorite cloud computing articles from the past week. Businesses have countless reasons why they’ve chosen to avoid public cloud, and organizations that have embraced cloud can offer plenty of counter measures. Businesses that continue to avoid the issue risk being left in the…

Cloud News Report: Top 3 in Cloud – Week Ending in September 10

September 10, 2014 by Megan Gish

The Cloud News Report is a weekly list of our top three favorite cloud computing articles from the past week.  We’re constantly reading about the future of cloud computing and how cloud providers should position their services to stay relevant in the market. However, in this week’s Cloud News Report we’re discussing the relationship between…

Cloud News Report: Top 3 in Cloud – Week Ending in June 25

June 25, 2014 by Megan Gish

The Cloud News Report is a weekly list of our top three favorite cloud computing articles from the past week. Cloud computing is evolving and the path to cloud success is different for each business, especially an SMB compared to the enterprise. When company leaders take into account all technology available for the business to be successful…

NetworkWorld Names Bluelock to Most Powerful IaaS Company List

June 5, 2014 by Megan Gish

Christine Burns from NetworkWorld assembled a list of the 10 most powerful IaaS companies. Burns created this list with help from analysts at Cloud Technology Partners, Current Analysis, Enterprise Strategy Group, Gartner, IDC, and Neovise. The group was polled to name the companies they believed to have “the most influence in drawing enterprise customers into…