PaaS

Cloud Adoption and Risk Mitigation

Many companies have turned to the cloud to and in the process potentially exposed their sensitive data from the variety of threats the internet contains. PM Kinetics offers cloud security solutions to improve the security and recovery of important information.  Understanding the growing use of cloud infrastructure and the associated shared responsibilities will keep companies

The Importance of Cloud Computing Solutions

February 21st, 2017

The “cloud” can be utilized in many different ways and most likely have different meanings to individuals depending on their industry and level of computer knowledge. The average person knows the cloud to be this virtual storage space that allows them to share their photos, videos, and mobile apps between various compatible devices. On a

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

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

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

Cloud Computing Definitions and Use Cases

September 9th, 2010

An active discussion on cloud computing use cases brings a somewhat more practical approach to what this service might offer to a company and how it might evolve over time.  Not everyone can use salesforce.com or Google mail services, which are the most frequently cited examples of cloud computing. The NIST definition describes five essential