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Three Takeaways from Gartner’s Top 10 Cloud Myths for 2020

Cloud trends continue to shift, and so do the cloud myths surrounding the industry. With so much misinformation and confusion still in the cloud, leading independent research firm Gartner published “Revisiting the Top 10 Cloud Myths for 2020” using its findings from surveying top CIOs and IT decision makers around the globe. With previous misconceptions [...]

March 12th, 2020|Categories: Cloud|Tags: , |

Locking Down Your Azure Cloud Security

With public cloud comes increased flexibility, enhanced storage, and much more – but it also comes with a shared responsibility model. Organizations storing sensitive data in public cloud, like Azure, have a duty to manage its security. Because of this, some businesses are reluctant to rely on public cloud. However, your Azure cloud environment has [...]

January 31st, 2020|Categories: Cloud, Security|Tags: , |

AWS Storage from Snowball to Glacier

A cloud migration is a complex, yet necessary, process that—once optimized—increases data availability and reduces operational expenses. Your IT team can handle moving marginal amounts of data to a web-based console, but the logistics of moving terabytes, or even petabytes of data to AWS storage, is another story. With your lean IT Team, you’re going [...]

December 16th, 2019|Categories: Cloud, Storage|Tags: , , |

Protecting Your Company Against Spear Phishing Attacks

When it comes to protecting your company’s data and infrastructure, security products are not enough to prevent breaches. No matter how much you spend on these products or layer and configure them, at the end of the day, a product does not equal protection—especially when you enter the human variable into the equation. So, how [...]

September 16th, 2019|Categories: Cloud, Cybersecurity, Security|Tags: , , |

AWS Vulnerability Management: Are You Secure?

AWS provides in-line security tools to kickstart the process of securing your environments. But these pre-built security tools alone are not enough to protect you from current (and future) threat landscapes. You need to implement and optimize the right components and configurations to mitigate vulnerabilities. Consider the following best practices for maintaining security in AWS. [...]

July 26th, 2019|Categories: Cloud, Security|Tags: , , |

Why Companies Turn to NetApp ONTAP in the Cloud

You need a data fabric that unifies all your data, gives you visibility to everything in your cloud and offers the same storage operating system in your cloud as on-premises. With limited (if any) time available to train teams on new data management systems, organizations are turning to NetApp ONTAP in the cloud—the next generation [...]

June 14th, 2019|Categories: Cloud, Storage|Tags: , , |

Securing the Cloud with a Web Application Firewall (WAF)

Organizations moving to the cloud quickly find that it’s not a cure-all for all IT and security pain points. While moving to the cloud has many benefits, companies find they still need to optimize virtual environments for realistic ROI, meet current and future demand, and secure critical assets. Because of this, many turn to Web [...]

May 15th, 2019|Categories: Cloud, Cybersecurity, Security|Tags: , |

Cost Optimization with AWS Reserved Instances

Oftentimes when organizations purchase a variety of EC2 Reserved Instances in AWS, they do it with the hope of saving some money.  Unfortunately, many of these companies lack a way to confirm whether this is actually saving costs or if, worse, those AWS Reserved Instances are costing them more money each month. Understanding Reserved Instances [...]

What AWS EC2 Instance Type Is Best for Your Needs?

Often in on-premise environments, workloads get over-provisioned. Many times, this is due to not knowing which AWS EC2 instance type is best for your organization’s needs. You might find that you’re maxing the number of cores but are only utilizing ¾ of the available memory (or vice versa). You over-provision as a practice, just to [...]

January 15th, 2019|Categories: Cloud, Infrastructure|Tags: , |

Security vs Short-Term Profitability: Enabling Long-Term Sustainability

Investing in security is expensive, and it’s often tempting to focus first on your current profitability. But not investing in security costs organizations even more. What is the takeaway concerning security vs short-term profitability? If you fail to implement a robust long-term, scalable security infrastructure in your environments from the start, then you run the [...]

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