Moving to the Cloud- FollowUp Q&A

Posted by Theresa Hietpas

Jun 3, 2016 11:15:00 AM

Cloud_storage_3.jpgRiver Run recently presented 3 Lunch & Learn seminars, sponsored by Microsoft, discussing “Where and When it makes sense to move to the Cloud.” Attendees learned about different cloud models, penetration and growth statistics, how to plan for a successful migration, and brief introductions to Office 365, Microsoft Azure, and the many cloud enhancements incorporated into Windows 10. 

In a lively exchange, participants discussed their hesitations, fears, hopes, and preconceptions about the Cloud. Security and loss of control of their data were two concerns, among others, that were raised at every event. It might be beneficial to share some of the answers and discussions that followed. 

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Topics: cloud computing, Microsoft

The Office 365 Decision.

Posted by Theresa Hietpas

Dec 9, 2014 9:00:00 AM

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In today’s market, subscription based software is becoming more and more popular for software developers. Many prefer to control the use of their software products through a subscription model rather than the traditional outright purchase of the software. Along with the ubiquitous nature of the Internet, this has led to offering software as a “rented” service, SaaS, rather than a product you buy once and may or may not upgrade. Microsoft’s Office Productivity suite, including popular programs such as Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint has followed suit, and for several years now has been offered as Office 365, a truly impressive, cloud-based SaaS, always current and up to date in a variety of sizes and combinations to fit a wide variety of customers.

The adoption rate has been through the roof…but, is it right for you?

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Topics: cutting costs, cloud computing, Microsoft, data protection

Cloud Computing

Posted by Blog Tipster

Dec 12, 2012 12:02:00 PM

The term cloud computing was inspired by the cloud symbol often used to represent the Internet in diagrams.  Cloud computing is a term for anything that involves delivering hosted services over the Internet.  The services are broadly divided into three categories: 

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Topics: cloud computing

What is “The Cloud” And Why Should I Care?

Posted by Blog Tipster

Nov 8, 2012 2:03:00 PM

The Cloud

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Topics: cloud computing

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