Monthly Archives: February 2012

Replacing Your On-Site IT Infrastructure? First, Consider the Cloud

The natural lifespan of an on-site IT infrastructure amounts to no more than 5-6 years. These days many SMBs find themselves approaching the end of their current infrastructure’s usefulness. They notice their IT performance levels lagging and their IT hardware …

Windows to a Mobile World: Mobile Features in the Upcoming Windows 8

The soon-to-be-released operating systems Windows 8 and Windows Server 8 promise users a variety of changes in functionality and appearance. Currently, consumer Windows operating systems command over 90% of the market and the server OS an estimated 40%. Assuming these …

Protecting Your On-the-go Endpoints: Mobile IT Security Risks and Solutions

In recent blog posts, we have explored the increasing ownership rates of mobile devices; how large organizations like the United States Army and the Department of Veterans Affairs have integrated mobility into their IT infrastructures; and the many cost and …

Mobilization of a Different Kind: The Military Moves to the Cloud

Army, Department of Veteran Affairs Going Mobile and to the Cloud The United States Department of Defense will have a combined budget in 2012 of $703 billion, over 7.5 times the yearly operating budget ($93.23 billion) of the world’s largest …

Think Outside the Office: Smartphones, Mobility, and the Cloud

The workers of the future will be mobile Improvements in hardware and communications technologies have led to an increase in the adoption of the Cloud and cloud-supported mobile devices. First, both the number of people with access to broadband Internet …