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Cloud Migration Success

April 10th, 2019

Don’t blow the budget nor disrupt the business. PM Kinetics offers guidance on cloud security solutions to improve your success rate. The keys to a successful cloud migration strategy are: Ensure that the business applications face minimal disruption or long-term outage, Migration budget does not get blown out with a wide variance. An obvious objective

How a Data Center Architect Can Learn From Building Principles

Though a physical construction architect and a data center architect have two completely different jobs on the surface, there are various principles that can be applied to both on-ground construction and cloud computing structures. The layers of a building must be designed in a way that works together and the same goes for a technical

How Cloud Computing Affects the Data Center Architect Design

January 26th, 2017

With cloud computing becoming more and more popular, it’s important to understand the effects it can have on how data is transferred and connected. One major impact of cloud computing is the way that it affects the design of a data center architect system. Data center architecture is used to designate where and how all

How our Affordable Tech Solutions can Benefit Your Company

January 18th, 2017

If your company is in need of affordable tech solutions, outsourcing your IT projects can be a great way to not only get the job done quicker, but to save more money than arranging the task internally. By hiring the technical consultancy services of PM Kinetics, LLC, you’ll experience a variety of benefits from our

The Phenomenon of BYOD

October 24th, 2012

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) phenomenon started when smartphones and tablets with more convenient form factor became ubiquitous among consumers. These devices with their touch-screen interfaces and powerful processors allow employees who brought them to work to be more productive on the go.  Assuming of course they could somehow get connected to the in-house WiFi.

Changing the Dynamics of IT Planning

January 27th, 2012

Most organizations spend a large portion of their IT budget “keeping the lights on” and maintaining the status quo, save for a couple of major initiatives.  Each of those initiatives undergoes a business analysis and total cost of ownership review and with great fanfare begins the journey to completion. The fallacy of this planning approach

Is a Private Cloud Solution to PCI?

October 14th, 2010

Enterprises at the early stages of cloud adoption are deploying private clouds and internal cloudlets, which can be thought of as local access points and logical divisions of their own larger infrastructure.  Private clouds are characterized by scalability through virtualization but the actual physical infrastructure is kept local to the Enterprise.  This provides scalability and

Who is responsible for risk mitigation in the Cloud?

October 6th, 2010

RISK THREAT MITIGATING PARTY Insecure, Porous APIs Man in the middle, content threats, code injection, DoS attacks § Enterprise and Cloud Provider Logical Multi-Tenancy Virtual machine attacks, malicious code execution, comingled tenant data § Cloud Provider Data Protection and Confidentiality Reduced confidentiality and privacy for private data stored in the clear at the cloud provider

Security Risks in the Cloud

September 30th, 2010

Security risks are concrete negative expressions businesses face when considering moving critical business systems to the cloud. Enterprises should make “demands” and ensure compliance of the cloud provider through the use of contracts or third party audits, but in reality the market will determine the amount of security provided to Enterprises by cloud service providers

Barriers to Cloud Adoption

September 23rd, 2010

Many businesses are reluctant to deploy cloud-based services for their core mission-critical applications.  Large and medium sized companies that have supporting IT organizations, have striven to increase vertical backward integration of core business processes.  Businesses believe that they inherently gain more certainty, control and competitive advantage by directly owning the data critical to their line