Category: public cloud

19 August 2021

What’s the purpose of an IT business continuity plan?

When your systems go down, business operations are at risk. It’s the same if your data is stolen or compromised. An IT business continuity plan will outline how your business can prevent or cope during an unexpected disruption to your services. This plan is an in-depth document containing recovery strategies that every aspect of your ... What’s the purpose of an IT business continuity plan?

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19 July 2021

What are IT support services? And what does an IT support person do?

If you think IT support services involve sitting behind a desk and staring at a screen all day, we’re here to tell you that you’re only half right. At iomart, our IT support people hold the title of ‘Customer Support Engineers’—and they take on a huge variety of tasks and responsibilities for our customers, both ... What are IT support services? And what does an IT support person do?

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9 July 2021

What does ‘IT Solutions’ actually mean?

Across many years and industries, businesses have been advertising their ‘solutions’ as ways to support and assist their clients. The Cambridge Dictionary describes a solution as ‘an answer to a problem’, and of course, many who use the word ‘solution’ in their business practices are indeed providing an answer to a problem. However, the word ... What does ‘IT Solutions’ actually mean?

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21 June 2021

What is ‘managed services’?

‘Managed services’ is a singular name for the large group of tasks carried out by a managed service provider or MSP.  Companies can outsource the day-to-day maintenance of their technology for a monthly fee and this incorporates a great number of tasks and responsibilities which help to facilitate smoother operations—hence the name, managed services.  This ... What is ‘managed services’?

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9 June 2021

What are the advantages of cloud computing?

If you are a business owner or decision-maker, you are more than likely aware of the term ‘cloud computing’. The adoption of cloud services has become commonplace for large and small organisations alike. Not only is this sort of remote server access becoming increasingly necessary for data storage, but there are a myriad of further ... What are the advantages of cloud computing?

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28 May 2021

What is Cloud Computing?

Cloud Computing is an umbrella term covering the delivery of hosted computing services over the internet, including; software, hardware and storage.

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8 September 2020

How to Get the Best Out Of Microsoft Azure

Moving to Azure makes a lot of sense, particularly as cloud-based services have become the go-to for many companies to support remote working during the COVID-19 crisis. The question is how do you migrate with confidence, and, once there, how do you keep using those services in a way that is controlled and cost-effective for ... How to Get the Best Out Of Microsoft Azure

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3 November 2016

How to Choose the Right Public Cloud Provider

This is a common question faced by many businesses and, just as in life, there are no straight answers. This is because there is no one size that fits all. Every organisation is different, with its own unique requirements, values and beliefs.

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1 November 2016

Are Your Workloads Ready for the Public Cloud?

The public cloud is a fantastic environment for critical web applications. Web apps running in the public cloud should be built from the ground up to take advantage of the distributed, highly available and uncoupled services offered by the public cloud. These cloud applications are developed in such a way that they are said to ... Are Your Workloads Ready for the Public Cloud?

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