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Cutting Costs and Upping Performance with Hybrid Cloud

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When you outgrow your house and want to expand, you need a solid foundation to build on. But what if yours isn’t up to the challenge? That’s the problem a medium-sized SaaS company specializing in credentialing services faced last year. Read on to see how a hybrid cloud solution provided that foundation—with increased performance and…Read More

VMware Cloud on AWS Connects Geographically Dispersed Business Units

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From scalability and continuity to reduced costs and flexibility, the cloud offers a range of benefits for an enterprise. Hosted applications also can be an effective solution for keeping multiple businesses connected. This was the case for a specialized venture capital group that needed the ability to host a finance application in the cloud to…Read More

How to Reduce Latency, Improve RPO, RTO Under Budget

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Figuring out how to reduce latency issues for a company with nearly 1,000 employees across nine offices in five countries is a challenge. Now, imagine doing it with just two IT staff. That’s what the new director of IT at an international retail company was tasked with. “The IT director was hired to fix the…Read More

MicroAge Rescues EMS Company with IT Managed Services

Business growth is exciting—after all, it indicates success. But there’s a downside, too: the IT challenges that come from trying keep pace. Read on to see how MicroAge recently helped a company get a handle on things with IT managed services. For a growing private ambulance company on the West Coast, the business strategy of…Read More

SD-WAN – MPLS Mesh Network Gives Medical Practice Resilient, Secure Telecom

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Phones are critical for a doctor’s office. Their business relies on patients calling to schedule appointments and clinicians being able to call patients about medications or lab results, for example. Without a highly available telephone system, such as the SD-WAN – MPLS mesh network featured here, the office cannot function optimally. For a multi-location physician…Read More

E-commerce Firm Starts Fresh with ITaaS Strategy

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A change in business strategy often necessitates a change in IT strategy. For a 50-employee Midwestern company shifting from an advocacy platform to an e-commerce model, a forthcoming office move created an opportunity to start fresh and build an IT as a service (ITaaS) strategy that made sense for the new business model. Reaching out…Read More

$6 Million Thumb Drive: All Flash Arrays Help Law Firm Maintain Confidentiality

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Although cloud storage is increasingly popular, it’s not an option for companies where confidentiality and security are paramount. Contractually obligated to keep data on premises, these companies often opt to lease storage equipment but find they run out of space long before the lease ends. Faced with this predicament, a global law firm turned to…Read More

Cumulus Linux Helps Growing Company Move to Open Networking Model

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Growing pains are part of any successful business. For a 250-user marketing data company based in the western U.S., rapid growth translated into a significant problem — running out of space for all of that data. As the company prepared to move into a new office, the IT team had an opportunity to build a…Read More

Powering Up a Rural Utility’s Network Security and DR

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A rise in security breaches is causing IT managers in various industries to take note and examine the systems they have in place to prevent and remediate attacks. The IT team at a power company that maintains more than 12,000 miles of lines in the rural Midwest recognized that their industry was vulnerable; they knew…Read More

VeloCloud SD-WAN Freezes Network Outages for HVAC Client

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A network outage brings business to a screeching halt, especially when there’s no resiliency to help a company prevent losing access to critical apps. Fortunately, such outages are history for a national commercial heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) provider; MicroAge devised a software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) solution that eliminated downtime. The VeloCloud SD-WAN…Read More