Pros and Cons of the Hybrid Cloud

By now, everyone knows that those stand-alone computers are outdated. Cloud environments are everywhere and gaining in connectivity. However, the choices for your organization can be daunting to navigate. Private clouds are super secure but lack connectivity and collaborative mechanisms. Public clouds are great for geographically diverse work force, collaboration, and data sharing... but can be extremely insecure. A hybrid solution might just be the answer… check out the detail of what a hybrid cloud is and if it makes sense to you.

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Large Enterprise is adopting Mid-Market solutions

Often in business the largest companies set the goal that smaller companies aspire to. So it is interesting to find that many larger manufactures are retiring ERP implementations in order to adopt mid-market solutions. ERPs have always had the drawbacks of being expensive, complex, long ROI timeframes, and a higher risk of failure than the modern day mid-market solutions. With mid-market solutions having undergone an impressive growth and stability period over the last few years, these solutions now provide streamlined data migration, integration between platforms/software, and specialized applications which include SCM, CRM, web portals, and more making them a viable alternative to the traditional ERP. Uncommon takes a look at why ERPs are being replaced with mid-market solutions.

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Microsoft System Center 2012: Infrastructure Management

Welcome to the third and final installment on our overview of Microsoft’s System Center 2012 (MSSC12). This article will look at the final section of MSSC12, Infrastructure Management. This portion includes the programs Virtual Machine Manager, Operations Manager, Configuration Manager, and Data Protection Manager. In today’s technology environments, management of essential operation components (such as policies, processes, equipment, data, human resources, and external contacts) is critical for overall effectiveness. MSSC12 brings all the tools for this critical business need under one umbrella.

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Microsoft System Center 2012: Service Delivery & Automation

Welcome back to our series on System Center 2012. In this second installment, we will be looking at the two programs that make up Service Delivery & Automation in Microsoft’s System Center 2012: Orchestrator and Service Manager.

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