Sydney Boman

      Sydney Boman is the Marketing Assistant at NewCloud Networks

      Recent Posts

      Defining Proper Crisis Communication in IT Organizations

      Posted by Sydney Boman on May 8, 2019 7:30:00 AM

      With major hacks, hurricanes and other disasters hitting the news lately, disaster recovery planning has become a necessity for every IT organization. We've talked a lot about how to handle a disaster and developing a disaster recovery (DR) plan, but let's take a deeper dive into actually putting a plan into motion.

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      Topics: Disaster Recovery, Crisis Communication

      7 Benefits of Managed Cloud Services

      Posted by Sydney Boman on Apr 16, 2019 6:15:00 AM

      Over the past decade, the cloud industry has experienced a significant increase in growth due to a greater awareness of its capabilities and benefits. Businesses are, in increasing numbers, adopting the cloud as the backbone for their network infrastructure and turning away from the traditional physical network infrastructure. New cloud-native applications are constantly being developed as well as tools that optimize legacy applications to make them cloud-compatible.

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      Topics: Cloud Computing, Cloud Service Providers, cloud migration

      Cloud Migration Strategies and Challenges

      Posted by Sydney Boman on Apr 9, 2019 6:30:00 AM

      Advances in cloud technology over the past few years have made businesses more willing to ditch their traditional network infrastructure and migrate their applications to the cloud. The ability to easily scale up or down as needed, access data remotely, work flexibly, and save money in the development and maintenance of their technology infrastructure are some of the reasons that businesses have increasingly embraced the cloud. In 2018, the worldwide market for public cloud services was $175.8 billion; this market is projected to increase by 17.3 percent to $206.2 billion in 2019. What does this mean? Cloud adoption is still growing, and growing fast. 

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      Topics: Cloud Service Providers, cloud migration

      10 Commonly Asked Questions About Cloud Computing

      Posted by Sydney Boman on Feb 19, 2019 2:07:00 PM

      Moving to the cloud feels like a big change for some companies. Understanding the ins and outs of cloud computing and where your company can take advantage of the numerous benefits is often a difficult task. We asked you for your top questions on cloud computing and have provided the answers below!

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      Topics: Cloud Computing

      IT's all in the Test: How to Test your DR Plan

      Posted by Sydney Boman on Feb 13, 2019 6:30:00 AM

      One of the most important things for any business is to ensure the continuity of operations in the event of a disaster. As more companies are investing in disaster recovery techniques, they are becoming overly complacent without implementing a proper test.

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      Topics: Disaster Recovery

      How to Build a Disaster Recovery Plan: 5 Things to Consider

      Posted by Sydney Boman on Jan 17, 2019 7:30:00 AM

      Implementing a disaster recovery plan can often be a daunting task. When it comes to ensuring the security and continuity of your business’s data, there are a lot of factors for companies to consider. Everything, from identifying risk areas to choosing a location to host the disaster recovery site, takes time money and resources that many companies do not have.

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      Topics: Disaster Recovery, Backup

      9 Variants of Ransomware

      Posted by Sydney Boman on Dec 18, 2018 7:00:00 AM

      If you haven't heard about Ransomware by now you must have been living under a rock. This growing cyber threat has taken out millions of IT environments and shows no signs of stopping. And just as it seems we get one step ahead of the virus, a new variant is created that targets a new vulnerability in our systems.

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      Topics: Cyber Threats

      Cloud Computing, Networking, & Communication Challenges

      Posted by Sydney Boman on Dec 5, 2018 8:37:00 AM

      Cloud services have evolved significantly since its inception over a decade ago; cloud tools and applications have improved in complexity as well as functionality, and there has been an increase in the number of cloud service providers. Furthermore, cloud services providers have expanded their repertoire of service offerings in response to a business’s needs; examples of some cloud-based services currently offered include Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), and more recently, Security-as-a-Service (SECaaS).

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      Topics: Cloud Computing, Unified Communications, NewCloud Networks

      Top 5 Benefits of Cloud Based Security as a Service

      Posted by Sydney Boman on Dec 4, 2018 8:34:39 AM

      The adoption of cloud-based services has steadily increased over the past several years as businesses have become more aware of its benefits. The cloud tools and applications utilized by businesses vary depending on the business’s needs and the economic sector. Some of the common ways that businesses use cloud services include high-performance cloud computing, cloud data storage, and cloud-based telecommunications.

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      Topics: SECaaS

      How to Plan For Disaster Recovery: 5 Benefits for Your Business

      Posted by Sydney Boman on Nov 5, 2018 9:00:00 AM

      What would happen if your office burned down? If there was a flood? If your data was compromised by ransomware, would it survive? Could your company recover? Do you have a plan? CIOs are asked these questions every day and, often, these questions keep them up at night. Knowing that your company is protected in the event of a disaster is priceless. Especially when we know that a majority of companies that do not have disaster recovery plans will be put out of business when disaster strikes. Other than the obvious benefits of peace of mind and business continuity, having a disaster recovery plan in place will help your business immensely and ensure that your data is secure. 

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      Topics: Disaster Recovery