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Behind the Datacenter Doors: 15 Minutes or Less

September 24, 2013 by Diana Nolting

“Behind the Datacenter Doors” is an occasional series that will highlight different communications strategies and policies leveraged by our Services Team to satisfy our customers.

Behind the Datacenter Doors

As a customer-oriented cloud services company, Bluelock is committed to helping our customers achieve success in the cloud. That success is dependent on good communication between our Services Team at the datacenter and our customers in their own locations across the globe.

In this blog series our services team will take...

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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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WEBINAR - Deep Dive into Disaster Recovery in the Cloud

June 17, 2013 by Jon Corwin

Webinar: Deep Dive into Disaster Recovery in the Cloud

Registration is now open for Bluelock's upcoming webinar "Deep Dive into Disaster Recovery in the Cloud." Cloud-based Recovery-as-a-Service is the latest in disaster recovery technology. Recovery-as-a-Service (RaaS) is the ideal on-ramp to cloud to solve your need to recover quickly, easily and efficiently after a disaster strikes. This webinar will provide a deep dive into how Recovery-as-a-Service actually works, with two demo scenarios. One lucky attendee will also win an iPad Mini! Register...

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Cloud News Report: Top 3 in Cloud – Week Ending May 29th

May 29, 2013 by Diana Nolting

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

Sears Turning Old Department Stores Into Data Centers

One of the most ingenious ideas when it comes to making lemonade out of lemons, Sears recently announced its unused retail store spaces will begin to be converted into datacenters in order to make use of the large, unused square footage and help the company climb out of recent losses from their core business. In this Fast Company...

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Bluelock Launches Cloud-based Recovery-as-a-Service Solution

May 7, 2013 by Diana Nolting

Bluelock’s new Recovery-as-a-Service offerings deliver the benefits of a multi-tenant cloud with the latest recovery technology for a highly reliable, testable recovery solution. These 4-Series Virtual Datacenters enable organizations to recover critical IT resources with increased efficiencies and complete effectiveness when an adverse situation strikes.

“As a global provider, we know disasters can happen anytime, anywhere.  We’re confident in our selection of Bluelock for our cloud-based...
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Defining Cloud-based Recovery: To-Cloud vs. In-Cloud

May 6, 2013 by Diana Nolting

Disaster Recovery (DR) has a lot of acronyms that come with it. Breaking the different kinds of DR into sub-categories and products, even more acronyms and terms come with each of those.  But, for Cloud-based Recovery-as-a-Service (RaaS), there are really only two important sub-terms to know before you start exploring your options.  Each is named for the location that the workloads are being replicated from.

To-Cloud RaaS involves replicating to a cloud provider from a physical infrastructure or...

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Vote VMworld Session 5421: Architecting the Dynamic Datacenter

May 2, 2013 by Diana Nolting

Voting for VMworld 2013 sessions run through Monday, May 6th at 5 p.m. PDT.  Below is a highlight of one of Bluelock's recommmended sessions for voting.  Please vote by visiting VMworld.com. Users must register a free account to vote. 

 

Session #5421: Architecting the Dynamic Datacenter

with Bluelock and TW Telecom
 

Summary: 

Many organizations using cloud complain of network problems with latency, especially when pushing high volumes of data, and even when they aren’t. As dynamic as Virtual...

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Cloud News Report: Top 3 in Cloud – Week Ending May 1st

May 1, 2013 by Diana Nolting

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

 

How big is cloud’s impact? Depends on who’s asking

Research can be done to support a number of views. Surveys in the world of cloud are no different. This Network World article by Brandon Butler examines the difference between vendor and independent surveys, and the middle ground between the two, specifically related to developer use.  Butler’s article showcases three different studies...

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Vote for VMworld Session 5480: Managing Risk in the Cloud with Highly Secure Workloads

April 29, 2013 by Diana Nolting

Voting for VMworld 2013 sessions run through Monday, May 6th at 5 p.m. PDT.  Below is a highlight of one of Bluelock's recommmended sessions for voting.  Please vote by visiting VMWorld.com. Users must register a free account to vote. 

 

Session #5480: Managing Risk in the Cloud with Highly Secure Workloads

with Deloitte & Touche LLP and Bluelock 
 

Summary: 

As a Senior Manager at Deloitte, Krishna Marella has seen first-hand how the IT world has changed recently and how companies are dealing with...

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

April 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.

GE Pivotal Announcement: Rewriting Rules of Big Data and Internet of Things

Today’s announcement of the launch of Pivotal’s enterprise PaaS offering has generated a lot of talk. Even more talk, though, was generated with today’s announcement of GE’s $105million investment in Pivotal. In this Silicon Angle article Dave Vellante explains what he believes GE’s investment will mean to the...

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