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Access Gartner Critical Capabilities for Recovery as a Service Report

January 23, 2014 by Diana Nolting

Gartner Critical Capabilities for Recovery as a Service report

Protect your business with confidence.

Simple, affordable Recovery-as-a-Service is a game-changer for businesses whose core applications were previously unprotected or those that spend large chunks of their budgets to maintain solutions that sill risked days or weeks of downtime during a declaration.

Recovery-as-a-Service allows businesses of any size to protect their most critical applications and data more cost effectively than ever, with better recovery times.

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Cloud News Report: Top 3 in Cloud – Week Ending November 6th

November 6, 2013 by Diana Nolting

The Cloud News Report is a weekly list of our top three favorite cloud computing articles from the past week.

 

If Healthcare.gov were running on a true cloud, it’d be much better off

Regardless of your politics, it’s hard to ignore the very real infrastructure problems the nation’s Healthcare.gov website has had since it’s launch. In this ITworld article by Nancy Gohring, she takes a look at the website and ponders the benefits a truly cloud-hosted solution would have on the site, and would have...

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5 Questions Every Leader Should Ask About the Disaster Recovery Plan

October 28, 2013 by Diana Nolting

Your company’s disaster recovery plan is the last thing you want to worry about when a disaster actually hits. As a business leader, it can be hard to know if you're asking the right questions to ensure your business is protected. 

Bluelock COO Martin Van Buren has nearly 25 years of technology leadership. Prior to joining Bluelock, Van Buren served as an executive leader at ITT Educational Services with roles including EVP & CIO as well as the SVP of the Learning Technologies group and was a...

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Cloud News Report: Top 3 in Cloud – Week Ending September 25th

September 26, 2013 by Diana Nolting

The Cloud News Report is a weekly list of our top three favorite cloud computing articles from the past week.

 

Cutting Through Cloud

According to Quentin Hardy’s New York Times article the software buying landscape is in a unique place at this point in time. He credits corporate buyers with a plethora of familiar and unfamiliar options for some big-stakes decisions for providers. In this article he weighs the risks and benefits of cloud software solutions with traditional options still available.

Fi...

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Cloud News Report: Top 3 in Cloud – Week Ending September 4th

September 5, 2013 by Diana Nolting

The Cloud News Report is a weekly list of our top three favorite cloud computing articles from the past week.

 

Enterprise Gets Serious About Cloud Computing

Is the enterprise cloud consumer changing and becoming a more strategic, educated consumer? Brian Proffitt argues the statics show that the enterprise IT department is ready to get serious, and strategic, about cloud. In this ReadWrite piece, Proffitt uses data released recently in the Verizon’s “2013 State of Enterprise Cloud Report” to argue...

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Can a 5-Year Plan Transform your enterprise IT from a Cost Center to a Revenue Driver?

August 25, 2013 by Diana Nolting

Bluelock is a proud sponsor of VMworld 2013. Stop by Bluelock Booth #634 on the Solutions Exchange Floor and find out how Recovery-as-a-Service can help you protect your data and recover your applications. 
 

When you think of Goodwill the image of your neighborhood store may come to mind. You may think of cleaning out your closets and hand-me-downs.  But the reality of the high-tech, cutting edge Goodwill Industries of Central Indiana is much different than you’re picturing now.

When Jeff Ton...

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Cloud News Report: Top 3 in Cloud – Week Ending August 21st

August 21, 2013 by Diana Nolting

The Cloud News Report is a weekly list of our top three favorite cloud computing articles from the past week.
 

What Next for Cloud Computing after PRISM?

You can read any number or articles, cartoons and tweets about PRISM, how it impacts cloud and how it impacts businesses both globally and locally. This WIRED article by Theo Priestly goes a set beyond all the speculation, however, and wraps with six tactile considerations you can start right now instead of waiting to see how things shake out in...

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Cloud News Report: Top 3 in Cloud – Week Ending August 7th

August 7, 2013 by Diana Nolting

The Cloud News Report is a weekly list of our top three favorite cloud computing articles from the past week.

[Infographic] Where do developers deploy their apps?

This brief article introduces an infographic recently released by Zend.  The infographic itself is where the meat of the story is as it shows the results of a 5,000 developer survey designed to understand the impact the current “app economy” has on developers. Some interesting highlights from the infographic include that 91% of...

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Cloud News Report: Top 3 in Cloud – Week Ending July 31st

July 31, 2013 by Diana Nolting

The Cloud News Report is a weekly list of our top three favorite cloud computing articles from the past week.

 

Cloud and on-premise applications can co-exist

Hybrid may be the buzzword of the moment, but this Joe McKendrick piece calls out another important factor in compatibility, though it’s one much less talked about. In this ZDNet article, McKendrick reports on the answer to the question asked by a recent Forrester report, “How do you bring on-premise and cloud applications and data together?”...

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Cloud News Report: Top 3 in Cloud – Week Ending July 24th

July 24, 2013 by Diana Nolting

The Cloud News Report is a weekly list of our top three favorite cloud computing articles from the past week.

Does anyone in IT truly relax on vacation?

Are you reading this from a sandy beach or on a back porch overlooking a picturesque lake? If so, you likely aren’t alone as Patrick Thibodeau reports on the state of vacations for IT personnel.  In this Computerworld article Thibodeau explains that an overwhelming majority of IT professionals end up “plugging in” on vacation, rather than...

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