Cloud Computing

Cloud Hyperbole vs. Honesty – Do You Know the Difference?

Brett Harney Cloud

Gartner is estimating cloud spending to hit $411 Billion by 2020. At that level of investment, people are bound to be cautious of all the hyperbole. Despite the technology being readily available for over 10 years, the cloud is still met with skepticism and false accusations. Cloud computing is one of those technologies where everyone has an opinion, and yet there is still …

cloud migration

5 Reasons Why Cloud Migrations Succeed

Brett Harney Cloud

Cloud migration is exploding. In one survey, 93% of corporate respondents reported that their companies are using the cloud as part of their business solution. Amazon Web Services posted $3.53 billion in revenue from the fourth quarter of 2016. Yet, about 44% of organizations experience some form of cloud migration failure. It appears leveraging the cloud is a lot easier than moving …

cloud strategy

4 Features of a Well-designed Cloud Strategy

Brett Harney Cloud

Smart businesses know geography shouldn’t stand in the way of building the strongest team with the best talent. The cloud has allowed us to break free of the chains of local hiring and costly relocations. Your globally dispersed team can have the ability to work together, in real-time, on current documents and data. However, in the absence of a solid …

hosted phone

How Sustainable Is Your Technology?

Brett Harney Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery, Cloud, Hosted Phone, Managed Network Services, Unified Communications, VoIP

My high school-aged daughter, Blair, came home last week with an English assignment. Her teacher asked her to write a paper about sustainability and how it impacts Blair’s teenage life.  It was a good question even though Blair didn’t necessarily like the project. As we discussed it throughout dinner, it made me think more and more on how technology has …