Stories by Jim Buchanan

Three tips for using Cloud services to extend your data center

Cloud technology is emerging as a viable option for companies that want to cut costs, increase agility or augment their own IT resources without building out new infrastructure - or all of the above. But deciding which type of service is the best fit for your specific needs and ensuring the new cloud offerings play nice with your existing application mix is a challenge, to say the least.

Written by Jim Buchanan28 Feb. 12 11:37

How the Cloud can solve security problems

Ask five different people a question about, say, cloud security, and you'll likely get five different points of view.

Written by Jim Buchanan23 Aug. 11 05:32

Cloud computing: 4 tips for regulatory compliance

Cloud computing seems simple in concept, and indeed, simplicity of operation, deployment and licensing are its most appealing assets. But when it comes to questions of compliance, once you scratch the surface you'll find more questions than you asked in the first place, and more to think about than ever before.

Written by Jim Buchanan09 Aug. 11 09:48