Author: Ernesto Couso

Acknowledging the reality that “the cloud” is merely computers owned by someone else might make it seem simple, and not particularly innovative or important. But the truth is that offloading the substantial effort of managing compute infrastructure brings huge advantages to organizations. We’ll briefly touch on a few. Cost Savings + Pay-Per-Use With cloud computing, […]

Public cloud computing continues to expand in popularity. According to Gartner, worldwide end-user spending on public cloud services is forecast to grow 20.4% in 2022 to total $494.7 billion, up from $410.9 billion in 2021. But it’s important to take a methodical approach. Balance Exuberance with Pragmatism I was amused at the phrase, “beyond irrational […]

Last year, we discussed the basics of disaster recovery (DR) and why it’s important. Let’s continue with a look at the benefits of DR.  The benefits of a disaster recovery (DR) plan A disaster recovery plan is the best way to react efficiently to any contingency that occurs. The main advantages of having a good […]

Last year in early December, AWS servers were down for more than 5 hours and companies experienced thousands, if not millions, of dollars in lost revenue. Businesses across the country were impacted. Cloud outages are becoming recurring events As businesses migrate to more secure and scalable systems (i.e. cloud-based systems) outages will continue to happen. […]