Monthly News For June, 2019

Key Takeaways from Gartner’s 2019 Security and Risk Management Summit – The Business Case for Organizational Resilience

Posted on 06.28.2019 in Disaster Recovery, Data Security, compliance, managed services

More than 3,500 IT risk and security professionals congregated outside of Washington, D.C., recently to attend the 2019 Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit to gain the latest insights on evolving security trends and the ever-changing threat landscape. I was among the team from Expedient who were there to meet with vendors, partners, clients, and […]

The Differences Between Backups and Disaster Recovery

Posted on 06.27.2019 in Disaster Recovery, DRaaS, backups, managed services

Modern IT departments need to be able to protect their mission-critical data and quickly respond in the event of a problem in their environment.   This capability hinges on maintaining a strategy for both backups and disaster recovery.  These two capabilities are often conflated with each other but this blog post will explore the differences between […]

Hyperscale or Enterprise Cloud? Let Your Applications Decide – Part 2

Posted on 06.18.2019 in private cloud, hybrid cloud, Multi-cloud, Enterprise Cloud

This is the second installment of a two-part blog post on the difference between “smart” and “dumb” applications. Part 2 covers the characteristics of “dumb applications” that are best suited to run on “smart hardware.” To learn more about “smart applications” (aka cloud native applications) running on “dumb hardware,” read Part 1. Dumb Applications on […]

Hyperscale or Enterprise Cloud? Let Your Applications Decide – Part I

Posted on 06.18.2019 in Infrastructure as a service, public cloud, hybrid cloud, Multi-cloud

While many think buying cloud services is as easy as choosing between AWS or Azure, educated buyers explore all the options – both hyperscale and enterprise clouds – and choose the environment that will maximize application performance while optimizing cloud spend. Often, this best-of-breed approach leads to complex multi-cloud and hybrid IT environments that consist […]

Four Ways to Deploy Kubernetes on VMware

Posted on 06.11.2019 in containers, digital transformation, Enterprise Cloud, VMware, Kubernetes, DevOps

Kubernetes (k8s) is quickly becoming the de facto standard for container orchestration because it provides an effective framework to operate applications built using microservices architecture. Also known as application “containerization,” this approach enables development teams to be more agile, employ continuous delivery practices, and ultimately bring new business applications to market faster. k8s streamlines the […]

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