Cloud

Containers Are Cool, But Let’s Talk About Serverless Functions

Once upon a time, virtualized containers came on the scene and completely changed the compute game. Flash forward to 2018, and serverless computing is the new kid on the block. Haven’t been brought up to speed yet on the new hotness that is containers and serverless computing? No worries. We’re here to lay it all…
Ben Ferguson
June 11, 2018
Private CloudPublic Cloud

Why Public Cloud Reserved Instances Will Decimate the Private Cloud Industry

Cisco. Hewlett-Packard. Rackspace. Verizon. CenturyLink. AT&T. VMware. One-by-one, Amazon Web Services has systematically snuffed out the hosted hyperscale compute competition in recent years, carving out its place at the head of the proverbial public cloud table. After their swift defeat, the laundry list of companies mentioned above went back to their core businesses, and many…
Ben Ferguson
March 6, 2018
Business Intelligence ToolCloud Management Software

Domo Business Cloud Advantages: Business Analytics, Distribution & Reporting

As businesses continue to compile vast amounts of data from a myriad of different sources such as in-house employees, third party apps, software programs, point-of-sale machines and connected devices, one of their primary tasks has been finding the best way to make sense of all the numbers. Until recently, most companies have treated analytics data…
Ben Ferguson
March 1, 2018
UCaaS

9 Ways to Improve Call Center Functionality on a UCaaS Platform

Call center businesses all over the world are catching on to the huge benefits available when they switch from their current on-premise or cloud call center environment to a fully-fledged UCaaS platform. With all telecom services (VoIP, business SMS, video, fax, email and more) combined into one system, efficiency is immediately increased. However, apart from…
Ben Ferguson
February 20, 2018
SD WAN

SD WAN: 5 Functions Your Business Should Virtualize

If you have recently implemented a Software Defined Wide Area Network (SD WAN), or are still considering your migration options, the concept of network function virtualization (NVF) may still be a new one for you. And with so many networking hardware components now able to be switched out for virtualized alternatives, it can be difficult…
Ben Ferguson
January 23, 2018
Microsoft Azure Cloud

7 Ways to Save Costs in Azure

Microsoft Azure, and cloud computing in general, has revolutionized the way developers and organizations utilize software and IT architecture. It has given users unprecendented access to virtually unlimited computing power and storage, on an as-needed basis. Although cloud resources are more affordable than in-house built alternatives, it doesn't guarantee that you are making economical use…
Ben Ferguson
January 11, 2018