Carpathia Talks Big Data at April Conferences

A growing number of organizations are looking to leverage the efficiency and scalability of the cloud to extract value from Big Data, but many are failing to properly prepare their underlying infrastructure to meet its rigorous demands. Big Data platforms in particular pose some very complex security and compliance challenges as organizations look to process huge amounts of data for mission-critical applications. Continue reading…

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The Fastest Path to Cloud for Government Agencies

Cloud adoption is no longer an option for government agencies; it’s a “must have” for federal IT managers who want solutions that help them more securely and cost-effectively manage IT infrastructure. Agencies embarked on a journey to the cloud more than three years ago — adhering to the mandates of the Office of Management and Budget’s “Cloud First” policy. As managers move applications across a variety of hybrid cloud architectures, they are looking for ways to make that transition easier by maximizing their existing investments alongside modernization efforts. This is why we’re so excited to announce an extremely important partnership with VMware that provides agencies with an easier and faster path to cloud solutions and services, no matter where they are in their cloud evolution. Continue reading…

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IT Outsourcing: Is it Right for You?

Managing your company’s IT resources can be expensive and time-consuming. This is why many executives and administrators recommend outsourcing IT to save money, time and to free up resources to concentrate on other important aspects of your business. If your company has been considering outsourcing its IT, you’ll want to understand the associated costs and weigh the benefits and risks to determine whether outsourcing is right for you. Continue reading…

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Cloud Computing Acronyms Explained

As the IT world continues to change, so do the terms and acronyms we use each day to explain services and products, especially when it comes to cloud computing. With all the similar sounding, but completely different something-as-a-service acronyms, it’s easy to get confused. To help clear some of the confusion, we’ve listed below a few of the most common cloud computing acronyms you’ll see. Continue reading…

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Big Data 101

We’ve heard the phrase “Big Data” used numerous times, and in recent months, we’ve been hearing it more and more. So what exactly is it? Gartner’s popular definition: “Big Data is high volume, high velocity, and/or high variety information assets that require new forms of processing to enable enhanced decision making, insight discovery and process optimization.” While this is a great definition, there is still some confusion as to what constitutes as Big Data. Continue reading…

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The Evolution of BYOD

Being involved in the managed hosting industry, we’ve definitely heard the acronym BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) used fairly often. While the term was first used back in 2005 in a paper at UBICOMP, it has only recently begun in the last couple of years to take on a life of its own.


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Top Cloud Computing Events for 2014

As we head into the middle of January, we look forward to the upcoming cloud computing events and conferences for 2014.  With the rapid evolution of technology, it’s important to stay up-to-date with the latest trends, especially when it comes to the cloud. We’ve compiled a list of some of the top cloud computing conferences and events to attend this year to help.  Continue reading…

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Carpathia’s Top 4 Predictions for Cloud in 2014

It’s that time of year again – time for a post that outlines our own predictions for the coming year.  2013 brought some big changes to the cloud computing landscape, and as we look forward to 2014, we see cloud computing continuing its rapid growth and helping to make everyone’s lives much easier – both businesses and consumers. Without further ado, here are our top 4 predictions for 2014! Continue reading…