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by Karen Turtle, on 26-Mar-2019 14:44:41

Shadow IT (also known as rogue or stealth IT) is hardware and software that is used within an organization without explicit approval from management. The guilty parties fuelling the rapid proliferation …

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by Karen Turtle, on 27-Feb-2019 12:21:16

“All cloud use at NASA shall be MANAGED cloud use,” wrote the space agency’s chief technology officer, Ray O’Brien in mantra-like fashion back in 2016. By this point NASA had saved over US$103 million in software after implementing a new asset management program to harness its profligate …

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by Mark Adams, on 25-Jan-2019 11:56:04

Customers and subscribers stop buying from businesses because they are usually unhappy with the product or service on offer. The rate at which they leave is called customer churn. A …

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by Mark Adams, on 25-Jan-2019 11:13:05

Customers churn or stop doing business with a company in main because they’re not happy with the product or service being offered. Some churn is unavoidable, but a lot of …

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by Mark Adams, on 19-Jun-2017 13:14:38

1. Improve customer satisfaction. Users who can solve issues and complete tasks at anytime from anywhere will be happier than those who have to wait for a response. 2. Lower …

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by Mark Adams, on 28-Sep-2015 23:31:27

Ever since it emerged, the cloud has been rapidly evolving. And if you want to make sure you’re using the cloud effectively and efficiently in your company, it’s important to …

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by Mark Adams, on 25-Sep-2015 08:00:00

Some people like surprises. Others don’t. But when it comes to shadow IT, I think it’s safe to say that no one likes the surprise of finding it in their …

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by Mark Adams, on 16-Sep-2015 14:00:00

If you use the cloud on a day-to-day basis, you probably realize just how beneficial it can be in today’s work environment. But someone who doesn’t need to regularly use …

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by Mark Adams, on 14-Sep-2015 16:00:00

If your company currently uses the cloud (or is about to start) you’ve probably thought about what the cloud costs as a whole. But have you ever wondered what an …

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by Mark Adams, on 09-Sep-2015 14:00:00

Don’t you just hate when you’re trying to get a project done at work, but your internet connection won’t cooperate? As it’s going in and out, running slowly, or not …

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by Mark Adams, on 27-Aug-2015 14:00:00

“Cloud services can save you money.” That’s a statement virtually everyone agrees with. But when it comes down to ROI, not everyone knows how to break down the costs and …

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by Mark Adams, on 26-Aug-2015 17:14:18

A whopping 88% of cloud applications being used in American companies fall into the category of shadow IT. Shocking, isn’t it? With that many unsanctioned apps being used, how can …

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by Mark Adams, on 20-Aug-2015 15:51:00

Did you know that 61% of people use the same password for multiple accounts or applications? Those same people usually like to use really easy-to-remember passwords and write them on …

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by Mark Adams, on 13-Aug-2015 08:00:00

Spend creep. Just the sound of that term seems like something you want to avoid, doesn’t it? Especially if you think about it happening in your company. Unfortunately, cloud services …

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by Mark Adams, on 11-Aug-2015 08:00:00

You’re probably familiar with app stores—in fact, there’s a very good chance you’ve downloaded an application from one at some point. But did you know that app stores can actually …

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by Mark Adams, on 04-Aug-2015 14:00:00

In a previous post, I discussed how shadow IT can make your company stronger—it encourages innovation, gives you access to valuable data, and lets you analyze your employees’ personal behavior …

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by Mark Adams, on 21-Jul-2015 19:33:46

Are you new to cloud computing? Or maybe looking for some evidence to prove that it’s worth your company’s time? You’ve come to the right place. I’ve put together a …

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by Mark Adams, on 16-Jul-2015 04:02:02

I see a shift happening in IT management... Today, companies are beginning to put a lot of effort and energy into the technical management of clouds. They’re trying to compare solutions, simplify …

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by Mark Adams, on 09-Jul-2015 14:01:51

Everyone uses the cloud these days—it reduces long-term financial commitments, updates software automatically, and provides flexibility. But what happens when businesses run into multi-cloud? Several things... and not all of them …

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by Mark Adams, on 25-Jun-2015 13:51:45

Not long ago, the idea of someone outside of a company’s IT department finding and using new technology was unheard of. Sure, people have always been able to find ways …

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by Mark Adams, on 26-May-2015 15:23:00

A MultiCloud Future How many cloud applications are you using in your organization? Five? Ten? More? There is email, accounting, marketing, sales, file stores, and then there are all the applications on …

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by Mark Adams, on 21-May-2015 15:23:00

Once upon a time, life was simple... You users were inside your firewalls; your IT services were on your servers. And, the summers were long and hot… Today, the cloud has …

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by Mark Adams, on 19-May-2015 15:23:00

Great news! Your people are using a range of cloud applications to be more efficient. Perhaps they are using MailChimp, Splashtop, CamCard or LinkedIn, some of the most popular paid-for …

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by Dyfed Wallis, on 12-May-2015 15:30:00

The need to drive down costs in today's economy is one major incentive to why CFOs should consider cloud technology. But it's not just about a CAPEX vs OPEX procurement …

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by Carl Hagström, on 07-May-2015 15:30:00

If you have been considering moving to the Cloud, it is important to carefully research your options. We work with many different types of organizations these days, and it is …

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by Carl Hagström, on 05-May-2015 15:30:00

Once you have decided that you want to move a workload to the cloud and have chosen your service provider, it is time to start planning the deployment. There are …

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by Dyfed Wallis, on 28-Apr-2015 15:23:00

"There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home." - Ken Olson, president, chairman and founder of Digital Equipment Corp. (DEC), maker of big business mainframe computers, arguing …

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by Niklas Högset, on 23-Apr-2015 15:23:00

There seems to be little doubt that cloud technology can be positive for most organizations and that the cloud is certainly here to stay. Cloud services can lower your IT …

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by Carl Hagström, on 21-Apr-2015 15:23:00

In today's cloud-centric world chances are you are not running just one cloud application. Many organizations are now using multiple cloud services. This will cause a management headache with multiple …

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