Cloud Migration Blog
New Strategic Partnerships and Significant Updates to the RiverMeadow SaaS Strengthen Company’s Leadership Position in the Cloud Mobility Market
San Jose, Calif., January 21, 2015 – RiverMeadow Software™ Inc., developer of the world’s only automated cloud onboarding and workload mobility platform developed specifically for carrier and service provider clouds, continues to build momentum as the global leader in secure cloud migration. With its reliable and proficient Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution, RiverMeadow enables fast, secure and automated cloud onboarding from any source to any cloud destination. Corporate growth was driven in 2014 by significant product updates, new global partnerships, strategic executive hires and a continued commitment to customer excellence.
When embarking on a cloud migration project, you want it to be seamless and quick, especially if multiple servers are involved. The ability to automate repetitive tasks and changes across multiple servers will certainly save your business time. In this blog post we will discuss the benefits of pre and post scripting when it comes to moving multiple servers or workloads to the cloud.
What is cloud insurance?
Last week, we discussed cloud insurance and MSP Alliance’s new cloud and managed service insurance. In the second half of our 2-part blog post we will discuss what questions to ask and what to look for when considering cloud insurance.
In a world where everything has gone digital, it’s safe to say an interruption in service is inevitable. No matter how much you prepare or safeguard from hacking, power outages or an old fashion hardware failure, the one universal truth in this digital age is at some point your system will fail. While many in the industry use the ‘build for failure’ mantra, many more still need an extra bit of assurance.
Migrating a single server to the cloud has its benefits including reduced risk of downtime, reduced risk of errors due to complexity and the assurance that compliance and security policies are met. But what if you could remove all these risk elements even during a larger multi-server migration? In this post we will outline how your business can approach both a single or multi server migration and the benefits and pitfalls for both approaches.
Is there such a thing as “Too Many Hypervisors?” Well that depends. For many organizations, particularly large enterprises, multi-hypervisor environments are common and the benefits include the ability to support different application workloads, to reduce licensing costs and to work with multiple vendors. But this approach is not without challenges including increased complexity, ongoing management and reliable backups. In this blog post we will review the benefits and challenges of multi-hypervisor environments and the approach your business should consider – whether Enterprise or SMB.
Could 2013 IT Budgets be the year of contingency plans? With IT departments searching for cost savings, many are designing budgets that will shrink or expand depending on the global economy. That’s not to say business won’t be spending money on IT. According to Gartner, worldwide spending on IT will reach $3.7 trillion in 2013. This is propelled by an increase in big-data technology and cloud computing spending; both initiatives to help business cut costs. This article will look at budget trends, particularly around cloud computing for 2013.
Everyone is looking to the year ahead in technology trying to find out how to save money and where they should invest. By now everyone has been introduced to the cloud in some form, so it’s no surprise to find that this year’s hot topic is cloud computing.
Is your business already seeing the benefits from cloud computing? Are you ready to move your disaster recovery capabilities to the cloud? This article will discuss the benefits of Disaster Recovery as a Service or DRaaS, from removing the need of a secondary site to minimizing recovery time. DRaaS can also help reduce costs, improve testing and reliability. But just because you move disaster recovery to the cloud doesn’t mean you can forget about it. We will also discuss the importance of managing defined Service Level Agreements (SLA) with your service provider.