Cloud basics

Cloud Computing Basics

At its simplest level, cloud computing means using someone else’s computer. This gives you rapid access to computing power, storage, and network services that can help you scale your operation up or down, depending on your requirements.

Cloud is a technology buzzword with many meanings. Dropbox is cloud. Microsoft Office 365 is cloud. Salesforce is cloud. Any software that you access via the Web is technically cloud. ‘Cloud’ is so prominent in today’s technology industry lexicon, that it is hard to remember a time without it.

Cloud Data

2 Ways to Speed Recovery from Cloud Data Loss

Despite organizations’ readiness to embrace cloud and awareness of the risks, too many are too slow to recover from data loss. For example, research from Everbridge finds that organizations take an average of 27 minutes to rally the right team of experts once they declare an incident, and those minutes add up quickly in direct costs to the business. With unplanned IT downtime costing $8,662 per minute on average, companies today are spending an average of $233,874 just to get the right team in place and begin recovery efforts.

Healthcare information management

5 Risks Hospitals Face

Hospitals and the overall healthcare sector are experiencing a major digital evolution that is pushing them to change their traditional ways of information management. To close the gap with their needs and changing IT infrastructure agility, security, compliance, and performance, many organizations are probing for benefits of cloud. The traction of on-demand cloud services along with cloud security have swiftly changed the healthcare sector mindset from “why move to the cloud?” to “what and how should we move to cloud?”