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2015 Prediction: Hybrid IT will Top 2015 IT Priorities
In 2015, merging on- and off-premise resources into a unified IT environment will be paramount. It's one thing to conduct public cloud trials or operate low-priority applications in the cloud. Taking public cloud mainstream in the enterprise is an entirely different matter, and building out this hybrid IT management infrastructure is a top priority for next year.
The Argument in Favor of Relying on the Public Cloud for Disaster Recovery
It's probably safe to say that if one facet of your IT operation needs to be as fail-safe as you can make it, it's your disaster recovery and business continuity setup. In this interview, I asked Lynn LeBlanc, CEO of HotLink, if there's any legitimate argument against leveraging the public cloud.
HotLink at AWS re:Invent 2014
Ofir Nachmani interviews Jerry McLeod, HotLink VP Business Development, about migrating workloads to the public cloud and deploying hybrid clouds that span on- and off-premise resources. HotLink solutions for streamlining migration and hybrid management are also discussed.
In 2015, IT teams will take training wheels off hybrid initiatives
In the past 12 months, we saw influencers transform from anti-hybrid activists to pro-hybrid evangelists. Much of the shift in thinking about hybrid IT can be tracked to company balance sheets. Now, as companies plan for 2015, IT teams are ready to move beyond their early experiments with hybrid clouds and fully embrace the possibilities of mixing on- and off-premise resources.
Consider cloud based DR/BC before building colocation sites
New technologies make leveraging the public cloud as a secondary data center a real possibility for companies of all sizes. IT can benefit from the scale and economics of public cloud, such as Amazon Web services, to protect on premise workloads from inevitable disasters.
Going Against the Flow: Lynn LeBlanc, CEO & Founder of HotLink
In her 25-year career in enterprise software and technology, Lynn has worked with Fortune 500 companies and Silicon Valley startups, and cultivated a track record of bringing emerging technologies to market and seeing businesses through successful exists. Learn more about going against the flow to achieve success.
The Future Is Now: Hybrid Data Centers Go Mainstream
If your company is not yet leveraging public cloud services, especially from the largest cloud vendor, Amazon Web Services (AWS), you are likely evaluating doing so. Technology partners like HotLink allow us to lead with a solutions approach that can quickly provide hybrid answers, avoiding months of process and engagement bloat.
Interview with Lynn LeBlanc, CEO and Founder of HotLink
HotLink's recent product announcements for HotLink Hybrid Express and HotLink DR Express are discussed along with HotLink's unique, streamlined approach to hybrid IT management. The most important considerations for corporate IT when starting a hybrid cloud initiative are reviewed along with strategies for preventing lock-in.
Cloud-Based Disaster Recovery: Choose Wisely
When cloud-based data protection technology emerged, the perfect solution seemed to be on the horizon: unlimited capacity with a low-cost, pay-as-you-go model. Basically, the public cloud could become the DR and BC insurance you pay for only when needed, but you must choose carefully.
Hybrid Cloud Computing
Hans De Leenheer interviews Jerry McLeod, VP Business Development for HotLink, at VMworld 2014 in San Francisco, CA.