Topic: Cloud Computing

Deep Dive: Connections to the Cloud

As we continue our exploration of cloud computing, we’ve hit a critical topic: connections. by that we mean the connections that will be required to make cloud computing a reality. Read more…

Cloud Conundrum: Security

We all know that security is the No. 1 concern for enterprises considering cloud computing. Technology decision makers must balance risk management strategies with the high availability and performance of cloud-based resources. Read more…

Clarifying the Cloud

Continuing with our focus on cloud computing, we brought together our cloud experts with Nemertes Senior Analyst Ted Ritter for a tough question and answer session. This is the first in a series of roundtables focused on cloud computing. In this video, our execs answer the following questions: Read more…

Chronicles of Cloud Computing: Moving CRM to the Cloud

We’ve been talking a lot about cloud computing here at ThinkGig and we’d like to share an example of how we are moving to the cloud with our Salesforce.com implementation. Read more…

Breaking Down Cloud: PaaS

In our last blog post, we talked about cloud computing’s potential to foster the kind of innovation that we saw on the Internet in the 1990s. We suggested that enterprises ask, “How can we use cloud technology to do something different?” Read more…

Dot-Com 2.0: How Cloud Will Impact the Business Landscape

In a challenging business environment, it’s tempting to focus solely on how technology innovation can help companies reduce expenses and work more efficiently. I think it’s also time for additional focus, to consider how new technology can foster growth, innovation and a new energy in the business landscape. Read more…

Disaster Recovery In The Cloud

Is your IT staff prepared to deal with the unthinkable? Imagine for a moment what would happen if your network, and all the systems and applications that rely on it, were suddenly unavailable. Have you considered the impact of this scenario – not only when a disaster strikes, but also when outages are caused by a spike in business activity or a problem with your provider’s network? Read more…

Groundhog Day in the Great Outsourcing Debate

A question we see more businesses asking as they assess their workload coming out of the recession:
“What is the business of my business?” While seemingly self-evident, this question gets down to important considerations. Is this process or function our core business or should we consider outsourcing to a partner? What is really the best use of our people and resources right now? Read more…