By Jon Greaves on Nov 09, 2010.
There has been a lot of talk about the US government’s adoption of the cloud since the Administration changed a couple of years ago. Driven by the massive spend in the fed IT budget (> $70B a year!) and some key initiatives that clearly date the current federal IT platform … "its time for a change" … pardon the pun. But this isn't exactly new thinking. The UK has had the G-Cloud as part of the digital Britain initiative. In fact, the UK also has a pretty amazing IT budget of 15B pounds (24B dollars).
By Joe Cudby on Sep 27, 2010.
In our experience - as confusing as meeting a single acronym can be - running an organization that has to meet and understand all of them presents a distinct set of challenges that we have worked to overcome. I’ve outlined some of these challenges below.
By Mark McCurley on Sep 28, 2010.
Simply put, a compliant data center is a data center that conforms to a set of regulatory rules, specifications, standards or laws. Conforming to mandated laws or standards to meet federal and commercial regulations requires a considerable investment infrastructure, personnel and services.
By Jon Greaves on Sep 28, 2010.
The hosting industry is often viewed as two lenses - “who” service is delivered to vs. “what” is being delivered. But the most common way of segmenting hosting is “mass market” and “complex hosting”.