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The Innovative Disruption of the Cloud

August 23, 2016

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The Innovative Disruption of the Cloud During the recent Azure nationwide tour, James Staten, General Manager of Cloud and Enterprise Strategy for Microsoft introduced a phrase that should be the mantra for all organizations competing in today’s economy, “If you don’t disrupt, you will be disrupted yourself.”   During the following session, a presenter then demonstrated […]

Yet One More Reason to Choose VRBO or AirBnB

August 10, 2016

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As a VRBO/AirBnB Host myself, I usually seek out one of their rental offerings before even looking at a hotel when planning a trip.  However, this past weekend, my girlfriend and I just felt like getting away for a short one night weekend adventure in midtown Atlanta.  We had amassed a list of restaurants, pubs […]

What’s all this Talk about the Cloud?

January 27, 2016

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  The cloud is a rather abstract term that is generically thrown around a lot these days in IT circles.  Behind the conceptual conjecture of the cloud is a complex collective infrastructure of servers, hypervisors and web applications and other components.  The definition of this inclusive concept of the cloud comes from the National Institute […]

The Data Center Bubble

April 18, 2012

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I was in a meeting the other day with my staff.  We were reviewing our current backup strategies and soon discovered several shortcomings in our current backup operations.  In summary, our data has grown faster than we anticipated years ago when we created our backup blueprint for the datacenter.  In fact, we quickly recognized that […]

Bring Your Own Device

December 4, 2011

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Bring You Own Device It is known as BYOD (Bring Your Own Technology), BYOT (Bring Your Own Devices) or the Consumerization of IT.  Whatever you call it, it is a new paradigm that is making its way across enterprise networks throughout the county as employees are bringing their own computer devices to work.  It seems […]

A New Path to a New Cheese

October 15, 2011

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As we enter into the fifth year of the Great Recession, Americans are learning the same lesson their grandparents did in 1937, the seventh year of the Great Depression; that government has no magic solution to the current economic malaise.   More than that though, Americans are beginning to comprehend that the usual stuff isn’t working, […]

The New Labor Paradigm: Fractional Work

October 15, 2011

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You may have never heard of the term fractional work, but you will. It is the new paradigm that is spreading across the globe and serves as a contributing factor for the lack of full-time jobs in this country.  Here’s the dirty little secret, the full-time job model as we know it is an outdated […]