5 Reasons: Why Cloud Computing For Small Business?
May 21, 2013
Many small businesses are migrating to the cloud and experiencing benefits never before possible. A recent study shows that in 2012, US-based small businesses used 4 cloud-based services on average, up from 1 in 2009. That number will grow to an average of 7 cloud-based services by 2015.
CIO Magazine feature Top 10 Cloud Startups spotlights dinCloud
Mar 8, 2013
CIO Magazine, which is hosted on CIO.com just ran a feature, Top 10 Cloud Startups. And guess who made the list? dinCloud was first shortlisted to the top 25, and now we made the list for the top 10 cloud startups for 2013.
What is Telecommuting and Why Cloud for Remote Employees?
Feb 27, 2013
Telecommuting simply means working from a remote location, which can be anywhere outside of a centralized organizational work place. The major benefits of telecommuting are in-house facility costs, expansion, and talent acquisition.
Twelve days of limited or no telephone, electricity, internet and access to the business systems that are vital to run a business. Sounds like a nightmare, right? This was the reality for some companies, VARs and Managed Service Providers (MSPs) that supported these companies after Hurricane Sandy struck on October 29, 2012. For many companies, this was a rude awakening to say the least. One colleague who runs a MSP company with customers that have hundreds of servers and thousands of workstations told me that he had to run the company from home using his cell phone and home network because his business was affected by the outage.
Why Are Channel Partners Closing Multiple Deals with dinCloud?
Feb 12, 2013
Well, for starters they get a large commission on all monthly recurring revenue. The channel industry is evolving – it’s no longer focused on pushing boxes, but selling solutions. Companies want to work with partners that have a complete arsenal of solutions. Given the accelerating adoption of cloud computing (hosted virtual servers, hosted virtual desktops and backup in the cloud) channel partners are focused on adding these cloud services to their arsenal of solutions. From analysis that we have done with a national VAR partner, an average account executive makes 7x commissions selling a cloud solution vs. a similar on premise solution.
There is a lot of talk about zero clients and thin clients, especially to support VDI (virtual desktop infrastructure). Zero client aka. Ultra-thin client is a hardware device, like a PC, but it has no operating system, no hard-drive, and no memory.
NetFlix Service Outage on AWS (Amazon Web Services)
Jan 16, 2013
You probably saw the news, or worse yet, experienced that NetFlix wasn’t working on Christmas Eve 2012. This was a big deal because it involved NetFlix, Amazon Web Services (AWS), and it was on the one day where everyone is looking for some entertainment online.
dinCloud Wins THINKstrategies’ Cloud Computing Business Value Award
Jan 14, 2013
dinCloud is honored to win the Cloud Computing Business Value (CCBV) award from THINKstrategies, Inc., a leading strategic consulting company focused on the business implications of the on-demand services market.