The number of 'as a service' platforms has increased rapidly in recent years, after starting with the basics, like Software as a Service and Platform as a Service. With this trend, saying 'Anything as a Service' doesn't seem to be an understatement. Hidden in this long list of 'aaS' providers are many services you can use to keep your business more competitive. What's so great about so many "as a service" programs is you're able to access various business functions through the cloud 24x7.
You probably heard Facebook was down earlier this month. Or, you’ve completely cut yourself out from the world of social media (props to you). Starting around noon last Wednesday, March 13th, almost 2.3 billion people were unable to access Facebook, its apps, and services due to worldwide outages. The downtime lasted about 14 hours, impacting Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Messenger, and other Facebook-owned services. This unplanned downtime had serious ramifications, like a 1.8% drop in the stock price of Facebook, negative publicity, and negative impacts on businesses that use Facebook’s services to be productive. This includes advertisers and people who pay for Facebook services.
Servers are giant computers. They’re large machines that host files and applications on computer networks and must be super powerful to do so. Servers often have central processing units (CPUs, or the “brains” of the server) with multiple processors that give servers the ability to run complex tasks. Now, IT teams are virtualizing servers to achieve cost savings while boosting efficiency and agility.
When it comes to choosing a cloud service provider there are many factors to consider. Cloud computing is the undeniable future of IT, but not all cloud providers are the same. Choosing the right provider can make or break your business' productivity and sanity. Everyone knows the industry giants (we don't like to mention them by name), but they tend to corner customers, charge extra fees, and make working in the cloud quite unpleasant. There are several areas in which we shine among competitors. In fact, NewCloud Networks is a leading provider of cloud computing and technology solutions located in the greater Denver, Colorado area. We provide a full stack of customizable cloud solutions to meet your unique business needs and has a proven track record of exemplary customer service and support. Here are 10 reasons why NewCloud Networks should be your company’s new service provide:
What is a Virtual Machine?
Think of a Virtual Machine as a computer within a computer. VMs allow us to open up an application window on our computer and utilize the functionality of another computer. In short, VMs imitate the behavior of another computer. Entering into a VM requires network connectivity, log-in credentials, and a computer. Once inside the VM environment, the user has access to the same applications, user interface, and settings as if it were your own computer. Now that you’ve got a basic understanding of what VMs are, let’s dive into some of the benefits of using virtual machines:
The modern business does not look the same as it once did. With the evolution of technology and the advancement of mobile devices, the workplace is no longer confined to the office and the personal computer looks a lot different. With all of these changes, organizations still need to manage and upgrade their users' systems to be compatible with modern cloud applications, all while on a tight budget. For these reasons and more, Desktop as a Service (DaaS) has entered the market to help businesses deal with real-time business changes. Keep reading for 5 reasons for your business to use DaaS: