Category Archives: Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is changing IT organizations in businesses around the world. The focus is shifting from building, running and supporting IT infrastructure, hardware and software to the data, applications and output that results from technology. It is a fundamental shift from owning IT assets to paying for the results of those assets. Find out what industry experts have to say about the cloud, here.

Cloud Computing: Dishing Up A Variety of Options

Thanks to late 19th century Italian immigrants, a classic treat from Naples found its way to the U.S. These days, Neopolitan, with its characteristic vanilla, chocolate and strawberry layers, is one of America’s favorite ice creams. VMC expert Chuck Hobart … Continue reading

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Which Cloud Suits You Best?

When it’s cold outside, we wear heavy sweaters. When it’s hot, we don t-shirts. On in-between days, we layer multiple shirts. VMC Engagement Manager Chuck Hobart tells us that picking the right Cloud deployment model is a lot like shopping … Continue reading

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The Quest for Computing’s Holy Grail

In Arthurian legend, the Holy Grail is a sacred but elusive vessel associated with divine revelation. King Arthur’s Knights of the Round Table spent years searching for it, but came up empty-handed. VMC Engagement Manager Chuck Hobart explains why he … Continue reading

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Careful! Don’t Trip Over that Cloud…

Rock climbing is no place to have your head in the clouds when it comes to safety. That’s why climbing instructors emphasize the importance of belay techniques. VMC Engagement Manager Chuck Hobart tells us that it’s just as important to … Continue reading

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Good Cloud Migration Decisions Hang in the Balance

Unbridled enthusiasm isn’t always for the best. Getting caught up in the excitement without balancing it with reality may not work out quite the way we have in mind. Although VMC Engagement Management Chuck Hobart shares in the excitement of … Continue reading

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Minimizing the FUD Factor in the Cloud

Even a successful Cloud migration may land a company somewhere besides Cloud Nine. Each Cloud service provider presents a value proposition, but also risks. Chuck Hobart, VMC Engagement Manager, talked to us about what’s in store to minimize Cloud computing … Continue reading

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Taking the Cloud’s Vital Signs

Whether you’re feeling well or sick, spend five minutes with a medical professional, and he or she will take your vitals. It can be a way to spot trouble long before you feel sick, or a quick way to pinpoint … Continue reading

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How to Make Solid Decisions about a Nebulous Cloud

American Old West hucksters touted snake oil as the cure-all for everything from hair loss to heart palpitations. Rarely did their products even contain snake oil. Yet, their inspiration came from Asian immigrants who used Chinese water snake oil to … Continue reading

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Doing Your Homework for a Successful Move to the Cloud

It has been said that “Success is where preparation and opportunity meet.” It’s why teachers and parents tell children that the best way to prepare for an upcoming exam is to keep up and do well on their homework. VMC Engagement … Continue reading

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Is a Move to the Cloud in your Future?

Tarot card readers say the “Hanged Man” does not indicate an insurmountable obstacle; it simply suggests the time is not right for action. Wait for information to be revealed that makes choosing the right path clearer. How do you know if … Continue reading

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