The Cloud and the Changing Face of Legacy Infrastructure
Following up on last week’s announcement of Microsoft and Oracle “getting in bed together” after years of bickering, Oracle announced the following day Oracle announced another “marriage” with Salesforce.com. To most “old timers” these are seismic events in the IT world having lived through the many squabbles these tech giants have gotten into but in the end the stark realities of the changing face of the technology landscape’s customer sunk in; “old foes have come together because they have both been wrong-footed by the speed at which business customers have shunned their costly packaged software and maintenance contracts in favor of cloud-delivered services.”
The combined power of disruptive technologies with customers having a say (and meaning) is forcing “accepted” standards to be revisited and turned upside down. Business is changing at a vertiginous speed and IT Departments long known for being slow to change due to the “technology” constraints of amalgamating disparate platforms, loyal (often to a fault) to what “works” as to not rock stable platforms, and responding to their internal and external clients by being very slow to adapt and change can no longer continue down this path. The Cloud has arrived and it is here to stay. It is now a matter of not only embracing it, but being at the forefront when doing so.
At Host.net we take great pride in pushing the envelope to ensure our clients have the latest in cloud technology. Our new 4cNxGn™ Smart Cloud Architecture represents a groundbreaking framework that solidifies our position as providers of both IaaS and PaaS solutions in the marketplace.
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Calling All South Florida Technology User Groups
Has your IT Group organized an end of year event? Join South Florida’s biggest holiday event- ITPalooza! Over 1,000 attendees expected from over 50 South Florida Tech Groups! Hosted by NSU Graduate School of Computer and Information Science
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All your favorite South Florida Technology Groups will be getting together to host the first of its kind networking party this holiday season.
Bringing the South Florida Tech Community together all in one place at one time. ” …Lenny Chesal, Drummer extraordinaire
Where’s The Party!
ITPalooza – South Florida Tech Holiday Party
Where: NSU Graduate School of Computer and Information Science
When: December 12, 2012
Time: Breakout Sessions begin at 3pm
The addition of phase four on our Boca Raton campus was driven by the ravenous demand for high-end colocation. Specifically, larger clients are demanding the security and flexibility of a private cage. Healthcare, financial, manufacturing, and professional services clients with compliance requirements continue to fuel the rapid growth in our managed services lines of business. Additionally, more and more of our clients are leveraging our enterprise, private cloud solution or virtual private data center (vPDC), to create hybrid environments. We expect this growth to continue and increase with an expected 35 billion terabytes of data to be stored in the “cloud” by 2020. A formal press release will be available on Tuesday 10/2/12.
A preview of our new PIV - Phase IV Boca Colo!
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