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May 14, 2019
AWS IQ marketplace taps demand for AWS experts
AWS IQ, now under development, will match certified AWS experts with customers who need expert help on cloud projects. The service appears similar to freelance, ‘gig economy’ platforms such as Upwork and could serve the needs of smaller businesses.
May 9, 2019
Comprehensive guide to preparing staff for a disaster recovery
Preparing for the human side of disaster recovery is just as important as planning for the technical side. Here’s how to train your workforce.
April 30, 2019
You’re not seeing the savings you expected from multi-cloud – so what do you do now?
If your organisation is among those with surprisingly high multi-cloud costs, rest assured: it is possible to align costs with expectations.
April 25, 2019
Apple Cut AWS Spending By Almost Half In 2018: Report
Technology giant Apple cut its spending on cloud computing from Amazon Web Services last year to approximately $370 million from $775 million in 2017, according to a report by The Information.
April 24, 2019
4 customer insights research techniques for your organization
Use these four customer insights research techniques to develop effective strategies that create a better customer experience and improve the bottom line.
April 12, 2019
Ease Disaster Recovery Drama with Communication Plan
You can do a lot to take the edge off people’s concerns, maintain the company’s reputation, and minimize any long-term damage when you put a plan in place.
March 29, 2019
7 critical steps in testing a disaster recovery plan
It’s crucial for a healthcare organization to keep its crisis plan up to date, especially as the entity grows and changes.
March 29, 2019
7 tips for stress testing a disaster recovery plan
It’s a bit like an insurance policy: we all agree we need it and we all hope we’ll never use it. And nobody wants to discover their DR plan doesn’t actually protect them when a disaster hits.
March 13, 2019
Weighing Opinions on Going Multicloud versus Vendor Lock-In
Advantages and limitations separate these two camps when it comes to choosing a strategy for cloud transformation.
February 26, 2019
FinOps Foundation: New Trade Group Shares Cloud Cost-Optimization Best Practices
‘It’s really about bringing together the tech side—the DevOps side—with the finance teams and the line-of-business owners who now have to be responsible for their lines of business in cloud,” say J.R. Storment, co-founder of Cloudability, in unveiling the the nonprofit trade association.
February 13, 2019
Amazon tightens requirements on AWS managed service providers
Revised guidelines for AWS managed service providers tighten certification requirements and deepen partner audits and demand for fresh customer references.
January 28, 2019
Amazon WorkLink aims to simplify secure mobile device access
Amazon WorkLink is a new managed service AWS said can help enterprises avoid the headaches and expense to manage traditional VPN and mobile device management infrastructure. It’s the latest move by the cloud provider into end-user computing.
January 10, 2019
Brendan Caulfield of ServerCentral Turing Group
ServerCentral recently merged with Turing Group that has created a company of over 120 employees with the intention of hiring 20% more before the end…
December 12, 2018
Shift to the cloud drives merger activity
Chicago-based ServerCentral, a private-cloud specialist that operates its own data centers, is buying Turing Group, which focuses on Amazon Web Services.
December 12, 2018
ServerCentral, AWS Advanced Consulting Partner Turing Group Come Together To Meet Hybrid Cloud Demand
AWS Advanced Consulting Partner Turing Group is joining forces with MSP ServerCentral to combine global managed data center and network services with public cloud and AWS expertise, Turing Group’s co-founder told CRN.
December 3, 2018
CRN’s 2018 Products Of The Year
CRN editors looked at the best new products and major updates of 2018 and then turned to solution providers to choose the winners based on technology, revenue and profit opportunities, and customer demand.
November 27, 2018
AWS CEO Andy Jassy To Partners: ‘There Are So Many Customers That Need Your Help’
‘The consulting partners that make the time and investment to educate and train are the ones that are making progress,’ AWS CEO Jassy tells an audience of solution providers at AWS re:Invent 2018.
April 3, 2018
Backblaze partners with Packet and Server Central to better challenge the big clouds – TechCrunch
Backblaze made its name as a cloud-based storage backup provider (and using lots of hard drives in the process) for individuals and businesses. With B2, however, the company also launched a file-centric cloud storage service for developers in 2015 that aims to challenge similar offerings from AWS a…
August 14, 2013
Bootstrapped, Profitable, & Proud: ServerCentral
Once upon a time, Jordan Lowe, President and Chief Executive Officer of ServerCentral, found himself hacking the telephone pole outside his student apartment. The University of Illinois dorms only supported one landline per unit, which presented a happy problem: His little business had grown to a…