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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 Receives VMware Top Cloud Sales Award

Recognized for 2019 Outstanding Cloud Sales Among Solution Provider West Region MicroAge is honored to have received the VMware Top Cloud Achievement Award for 2019 in the Solution Provider West region.  VMware representatives presented the award to MicroAge on March 29, 2019, in recognition of MicroAge’s outstanding cloud sales for VMware. “A great team achievement…Read More

Data Protection Tips When Moving to the Cloud

In recent years, more and more businesses are beginning to leverage enterprise cloud technology due to the multiple benefits it offers, especially in terms of profitability and efficiency. Reports from IDG Enterprise's 2016 Cloud Computing summary show that cloud technology is used by 70% of organizations in the U.S. - whether it be public, private,…Read More

Public Cloud Offerings vs. Private Internal Cloud

No matter the type of cloud being used, whether private, public or hybrid, nearly everyone agrees that cloud computing provides numerous benefits in terms of instant provisioning, virtualized resources, scalability and ability to rapidly expand the server base. The choice of public or private cloud depends largely on your business needs. Let's explore the different…Read More

Multicloud Management: Best Practices

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Since no single cloud vendor can provide the perfect solution for a particular business situation, the best way to maximize the benefits of a cloud environment for your organization is to work with several cloud providers and monitor all of them simultaneously. Statistics from the 2017 RightScale State of the Cloud Report show that 85 percent of…Read More

Multicloud Deployment as a Part of a Disaster Recovery Plan

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This is the fifth part in a series that I've been working on over the last year. If you're curious to know what leads up to this final piece, check out parts 1, 2, 3 and 4! After working through the foundational aspects of building out a disaster recovery plan, you should be well equipped to understand your organizational…Read More

Dropbox Business: So Much More than Just Cloud Storage

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In today’s IT landscape, everything is about time-to-market and velocity. You need to be able to adapt and move onto the next project quicker than ever, and with the increased desire to work remotely, this can make collaboration a bottleneck for progress. If I asked you if you’ve heard of Dropbox chances are you have…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

Public Cloud Security in the Shared Responsibility Model

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When cloud infrastructure was first coming to market, there was a sentiment that data would not be secure. There was uncertainty of where the data resided and a sense of losing control of ones environment. As the rise of the big three cloud providers (Amazon, Microsoft, and Google) led governing bodies to formally address the…Read More