Cloud Computing Posts

  • Shared Responsibility: 3 Cybersecurity Tips for Working with Cloud Vendors

    Oct 30, 2019, 16:30 PM by Michelle Lange
    Cloud security is everyone’s responsibility. Here are 3 cybersecurity tips to protect yourself when working with cloud vendors.
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  • How MSPs Can Cash In on the California Consumer Privacy Act

    Oct 4, 2019, 15:42 PM by Michelle Lange
    MSPs and IT security companies have long relied on security assessments to generate leads, and they can do the same with California’s Consumer Privacy Act. Go in, assess and build an offer based on a bespoke compliance plan.
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  • Cloud Seeding: A Cloud Computing Tutorial

    Sep 23, 2019, 20:41 PM by James Stanger
    Working in the cloud today means much more than working with a single platform or vendor. You’ve got to know the fundamentals. But then the questions is, how do you practice them? The answer is, of course, to get some hands-on experience.
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  • All Ahead, Cloud Speed: How to Choose a Cloud Vendor

    Sep 9, 2019, 13:06 PM by Stephen Schneiter
    Cloud providers promise vast solutions, making on-premise IT solutions seem out of date and weak. So, what does the IT team do when administration gives the word, “Take us to the cloud, Mr. Sulu”? ​
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  • 5 Takeaways from ChannelCon 2019: Tech Support, Cloud Computing and Cybersecurity Included

    Aug 9, 2019, 15:39 PM by Debra B. McCraw
    The IT Pro Track at ChannelCon 2019 offered insights (and continuing education units (CEUs)!) on topics including tech support, cloud computing, cybersecurity and more.
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  • Cloud Computing and Digital Transformation: You Can’t Have One Without the Other

    Aug 2, 2019, 14:56 PM by DuWayne Harrison
    I define digital transformation as the combined use of technical solutions, such as cloud computing and blockchain, to modernize existing processes, procedures and overall strategy for an organization and enable rapid modification.
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  • Your Next Move: Cloud Systems Administrator

    Jul 29, 2019, 21:49 PM by Jessica Frank
    Many companies are switching their IT needs to cloud computing because of its efficiency and cost savings. If you have a knack for constructing and problem solving, as well as communicating complex things into everyday language, then a career as a cloud systems administrator may be right for you.
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  • Managing the Complexities of Cloud Computing

    May 17, 2019, 17:59 PM by Ed Tittel
    As IT increasingly moves into cloud-based computing, managing information, maintaining security and protecting data integrity all become more challenging. It’s not out of line to talk about a looming cloud complexity crisis.
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  • CompTIA Cloud Essentials+ vs. CompTIA Cloud+: How to Choose

    Apr 29, 2019, 10:46 AM by Kristin Ludwig
    With more than 90% of all companies having moved at least some work to the cloud, now more than ever organizations need decision makers, analysts and process owners who understand vital cloud principles from a business and operations perspective.
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  • Why IT Needs to Keep an Eye on IoT

    Apr 25, 2019, 19:50 PM by Matthew Stern
    Smart devices for all applications are appearing more frequently in office environments. For businesses, this raises many new cybersecurity concerns. So how close are enterprises and SMBs to safely leveraging IoT? CompTIA’s 2019 Trends in Internet of Things gives guidance on where we are and need to be.
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  • Your Next Move: Cloud Architect

    Mar 18, 2019, 12:19 PM by Jessica Frank
    If you like to be at the forefront of technology and want to design and implement your own ideas, then becoming a cloud architect may be in your future. Learn what it takes to get there and the bright outlook for this IT job.
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  • Cloud Technology and Automation: One Key to Cloud Success

    Mar 8, 2019, 12:24 PM by Ed Tittel
    Experts largely agree that automation is an important ingredient for managing cloud services and technology. Find out ways to use automation to make the cloud more efficient and the skills IT pros need to work in the cloud.
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  • Digital Transformation and CompTIA A+: Why Hardware and Software Knowhow Still Count

    Mar 6, 2019, 12:14 PM by Chris Hodson
    Innovations like cloud computing have come on fast, in ways that have begun to change what's necessary for IT staff to know. But where does that leave the foundational hardware and software knowledge that has been the basis of enterprise IT since the beginning? It's still important! And here's why.
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  • Emerging Technology and IT Pros: What to Expect and How to Prepare

    Feb 15, 2019, 17:02 PM by Seth Robinson
    Companies are exploring a number of new trends as they try to drive new growth or reach new customers, and the natural next question is around getting the right skills. Rather than seeking out highly specialized skills, the right answer is likely to build new skills on top of existing ones.
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  • Your Cloud Solutions Deserve Zero-Trust Networking

    Feb 4, 2019, 09:00 AM by David Landsberger
    When it comes to the far more likely prospect of a hacker infiltrating your systems, cloud service providers push the burden of responsibility back to you, the end user. Cloud service providers are not held to a high security standard when it comes to releasing their products
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