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5 Best Practices to Ensure a Reliable Disaster Recovery Plan

July 2016

According to a report released by the Ponemon Institute and Emerson Network Power, downtime costs for 2016 so far are nearly $2.5 million, and maximum downtime costs have increased 32% since 2013. With tornado season winding down and hurricane season fast upon us, it seems there is always a possibility of disaster that could threaten your productivity.

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Three Reasons to Use the Cloud for Disaster Recovery

June 2016

According to an online survey from Forrester and the Disaster Recovery Journal, businesses reported 72% of their data and applications were either mission-critical or business-critical. With such a large percentage of data and applications deemed critical to function, implementing and maintaining a disaster recovery strategy is more important than ever.

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5 Questions to Ask Before Your Next Audit

May 2016

Compliance and Cloud have not always gone hand-in-hand, but that may be changing. According to 451 Research Group’s 2016 Trends in Cloud and IT Services Report, “Even in regulated markets it seems some of the [Cloud] barriers are coming down. Financial services firms are turning toward cloud in a significant way. Banks and insurance firms are realizing they can operate more securely on cloud than they can in their own datacenters; pharmaceutical companies and healthcare firms are likewise learning this.”

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Two Key Factors in Performance and Availability of Cloud

April 2016

The Cloud is an attractive solution for many small to mid-size businesses, however finding a solution that is both ultra-reliable and high performing is often too costly a proposition despite the increased efficiency and decreased downtime it could provide. By maintaining state of the art Cloud architecture and a first class network, Immedion provides always on, affordable Cloud solutions for small to mid-sized businesses.

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Managing Your Cloud Environment

March 2016

For IT, a group largely focused on managing the technical components of a company’s IT environment, the increase in outsourcing infrastructure to Cloud providers has resulted in a few challenges. Outsourcing often means a loss of control, making it more difficult to manage, monitor and secure IT resources. In today’s fast-paced business environment, companies need real-time access to their Cloud-based resources to ensure their infrastructure runs efficiently and effectively.

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3 Considerations When Migrating Mission-Critical Applications

February 2016

Although there are numerous statistics about businesses increasing their use of Cloud technology, our customers often ask us if their mission-critical applications are right for the Cloud. These are mission-critical applications after all, and their business and customers depend on them to operate.

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Technology in 2016

January 2016

Happy New Year! Last year was a great year, and we are looking forward to all that 2016 has in store. In discussing goals for the New Year with our customers, we’ve found that many are looking to implement or build upon their Cloud, disaster recovery and data security strategies. In the coming months, we plan to bring you a more in-depth look at each of these areas with additional insight from our technical experts.

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Technology Trends for 2016

December 2015

The IT industry is always changing, and 2015 has been no exception. Now that the year is winding down, it’s time to look forward to the trends and advancements that stand to shape 2016. Gartner recently announced their Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2016. The trends outlined in this report are expected to mold the IT industry through 2020.

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