When someone accuses you of “jumping on the bandwagon,” it’s rarely a compliment. However, most of us jump on bandwagons because of the success and quality of their product. And that explains why the outsourced technology services bandwagon is getting even bigger, rolling even faster – without sign of fading.[Read more…] about Bandwagons Ain’t All Bad: Outsourced Technology Services are Here to Stay
Unless you are an accountant you probably get a headache every time you do your taxes, trying to remember all the tax terms, lingo and acronyms.[Read more…] about The ABCs of Cloud Computing: A Primer for the Rest of Us
So you’ve decided your company needs to run its technology and systems mostly or entirely in the cloud. Congratulations. You’re in the same position as the high school boy who has decided to go to the prom. Going is one thing. The more important question is: With whom?[Read more…] about So You’ve Decided on the Cloud. Now, How to Find a Suitable Partner?
If you’ve ever tried logging on to your corporate network when visiting a branch office, you’ve probably discovered that there are big, big differences – and inefficiencies – built into the way branch offices, franchise locations, and other remote work locations operate.[Read more…] about Cloud Computing Can Erase Your Multiple-Branch IT Problems
The story of Jeff “Skunk” Baxter’s evolution from guitar god in such big name bands as Steely Dan and The Doobie Brothers to high-priced Pentagon consultant, expert in anti-missile and counter-terrorism technology and chairman of the government’s Civilian Advisory Board for Ballistic Missile Defense is one of the more amazing tales ever of technology convergence.[Read more…] about Companies Today Need Help Spotting a Technology ‘Business Moment’
The most obvious problem with two of today’s most popular green energy concepts – solar and wind energy – obvious: “What happens when the sun doesn’t shine/the wind doesn’t blow?” Switching over to alternative energy requires backup sources – either batteries or fossil fuel sources.[Read more…] about When Leaping to the Cloud, Don’t Forget Backup and Disaster Recovery