OpenStack and the Global Effort to Standardize the CloudRead

  November 12, 2015 In 2010, NASA and Rackspace founded Openstack, a development community tasked with creating an open source operating system to manage public, hybrid, and private cloud environments. The goal of the project was to standardize the operating framework behind cloud solutions. In the marketplace, companies utilize the cloud for all manner of reasons […]

Equinix: A Private Connection to the Public CloudRead

  November 8, 2015 The public cloud has been a point of concern and skepticism for some IT directors. The potential of leveraging the vast infrastructure and capabilities of organizations like Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Office 365, and other hyperscalers is enticing, but the public cloud model has always seemed to have two […]

2 Key Ways to Protect Your Data: Colocation and Cloud SolutionsRead

  November 5, 2015 Today, the majority of essential business functions are housed within a company’s data center. Everything from voice to file storage to customer accounts and more depend on the sustained connection and operation of a data center solution. Yet, these devices are relatively fragile and vulnerable to physical and virtual damage. Without […]

A Tale of Two Series: The NetApp E-SeriesRead

  October 23, 2015 The NetApp E-Series and EF-Series storage solutions are two tremendously versatile collections of storage arrays. From the E2700 to the E5500 and E5600 in the E-Series to the EF550 and EF560 in the EF-Series, NetApp has deployed these arrays with great success in a wide range of situations. In large part, […]

Avaya and Nortel End Software Support for Many Contact CentersRead

  October 21, 2015 Like the industry at large, Avaya has a reputation for innovating at high speeds. Yet, that speed is a double edged sword. While on the one hand, the consumer market enjoys hardware and software advances, increased functionality and performance, and the convenience of sophisticated contact center solutions. On the other hand, […]

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