Cloud Computing Services and Business Solutions http://thevarguy.com/taxonomy/term/7369/more en Wal-Mart Prods Partners, Vendors to Leave AWS for Azure http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/wal-mart-prods-partners-vendors-leave-aws-azure <div class="node-body article-body">The competition AWS and a host of brick and mortar retailers reached a new intensity this week that could significantly impact MSPs that partner with the market leader in public cloud, or with second place Microsoft Azure. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/wal-mart-prods-partners-vendors-leave-aws-azure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/wal-mart-prods-partners-vendors-leave-aws-azure#comments Cloud Computing Services and Business Solutions Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:28:00 +0000 106921 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock MSP Fights to Hire Scarce Cloud Engineers http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/msp-fights-hire-scarce-cloud-engineers <div class="node-body article-body">At CorpInfo LLC, cloud is their business and business has been very good. So good, in fact, that the company has grown from fewer than a handful of full-time staffers 18 months ago, to 54 employees today. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/msp-fights-hire-scarce-cloud-engineers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/msp-fights-hire-scarce-cloud-engineers#comments Cloud Computing Services and Business Solutions Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:13:00 +0000 106871 at http://thevarguy.com CorpInfo Gartner: Amazon Isn’t Only E-Commerce Giant with Cloud Prowess http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/gartner-amazon-isn-t-only-e-commerce-giant-cloud-pro <div class="node-body article-body">The cloud services arm of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is emerging as a company to watch in the Infrastructure as a Service market in the U.S., according to the latest Magic Quadrant for IaaS report from Gartner. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/gartner-amazon-isn-t-only-e-commerce-giant-cloud-pro" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/gartner-amazon-isn-t-only-e-commerce-giant-cloud-pro#comments Cloud Computing Services and Business Solutions Mon, 19 Jun 2017 14:20:00 +0000 106681 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock What IT Pros Need to Know About Multi-Cloud Security http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/what-it-pros-need-know-about-multi-cloud-security <div class="field-deck"> Securing the ‘Wild West’ takes a new approach, experts say </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Having workloads distributed across multiple clouds and on-premises is the reality for most enterprise IT today. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/what-it-pros-need-know-about-multi-cloud-security" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/what-it-pros-need-know-about-multi-cloud-security#comments Cloud Computing Services and Business Solutions Wed, 14 Jun 2017 16:11:00 +0000 106551 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock As Cloud Competitors Keep Cutting Prices, Questions About How Much Total Savings Stack Up http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/cloud-competitors-keep-cutting-prices-questions-abou <div class="node-body article-body">Deciding between cloud services is not an apple to apple comparison.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/cloud-competitors-keep-cutting-prices-questions-abou" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/cloud-competitors-keep-cutting-prices-questions-abou#comments Cloud Computing Services and Business Solutions Tue, 13 Jun 2017 15:31:00 +0000 106491 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock Hosting Firm Restores Servers After Ex-Employee Deletes Everything http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/hosting-firm-restores-servers-after-ex-employee-dele <div class="node-body article-body">A Dutch hosting provider had to restore servers over the weekend after an ex-administrator “deleted all customer data and wiped most servers,” according to a statement by the Netherlands-based Verelox on Friday.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/hosting-firm-restores-servers-after-ex-employee-dele" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/hosting-firm-restores-servers-after-ex-employee-dele#comments Cloud Computing Services and Business Solutions Mon, 12 Jun 2017 17:07:00 +0000 106421 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock IBM Cloud Loses WhatsApp as Facebook Moves App On-Premise http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/ibm-cloud-loses-whatsapp-facebook-moves-app-premise <div class="node-body article-body">Facebook is planning to move its WhatsApp messaging service from IBM’s cloud to its own data centers, according to a report this week by CNBC.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/ibm-cloud-loses-whatsapp-facebook-moves-app-premise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/ibm-cloud-loses-whatsapp-facebook-moves-app-premise#comments Cloud Computing Services and Business Solutions Fri, 09 Jun 2017 16:32:00 +0000 106391 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock Managed Services and Cloud Hosting: What the Leading Cloud Hosts Offer http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/managed-services-and-cloud-hosting-what-leading-clou <div class="node-body article-body">From Rackspace to AWS to Azure, there's no shortage of cloud hosting platforms available today.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/managed-services-and-cloud-hosting-what-leading-clou" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/managed-services-and-cloud-hosting-what-leading-clou#comments Cloud Computing Services and Business Solutions Fri, 09 Jun 2017 16:23:00 +0000 106381 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock Three Mistakes Channel Firms Make During the “As-A-Service” Transition http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/three-mistakes-channel-firms-make-during-service-tra <div class="field-byline"> Patric Palm | Favro </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In channel firms’ quest for new market expansion and growth, the anything-as-a-service model promises ample opportunity to transform traditional, hardware-oriented business limitations. But firms have found the transition from VAR to service provider is easier said than done.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/three-mistakes-channel-firms-make-during-service-tra" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/three-mistakes-channel-firms-make-during-service-tra#comments Cloud Computing Services and Business Solutions Tue, 06 Jun 2017 15:28:00 +0000 106231 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock How to Move to a Cloud Subscription Model http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/how-move-cloud-subscription-model <div class="field-byline"> Derek Handova | Talkin&#039; Cloud </div> <div class="node-body article-body">It's a huge issue as software companies move from an all-upfront-charge model to subscriptions in the cloud. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/how-move-cloud-subscription-model" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/how-move-cloud-subscription-model#comments Cloud Computing Services and Business Solutions Tue, 06 Jun 2017 14:39:00 +0000 106201 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock