Can You Use Multiple Cloud Providers?
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Can You Use Multiple Cloud Providers?

Is your organization moving to the cloud? Is it already on the cloud, but you’re wondering if it can incorporate two (or more) public cloud providers to make your application more resilient? Either way, the short answer is yes you can!
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The Risks Of Moving Data To The Cloud
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The Risks Of Moving Data To The Cloud

Cloud storage improves operations and offers many new and expanded capabilities. It affords flexibility, scale, capital expenditure savings, and so, so much more. But of course, there are risks, too. What kind of consulting company would we be if we said there was no potential downside? Cloud storage can definitely help you and your application be more agile and responsive. But it’s also important to discuss some of the potential downsides of moving your data to the cloud.
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How Can You Know Where Your Cloud Data Is Stored?
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How Can You Know Where Your Cloud Data Is Stored?

Cloud storage is a pretty beautiful thing. Convenience and flexibility are precious commodities when it comes to growing and scaling an organization—and when remaining innovative and responsive. Of course, despite its numerous benefits, cloud storage still has its drawbacks. Depending on your use case, your mileage may vary wildly. Especially when it comes to compliance with regulations.
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Cloud vs. On-Premise vs Hybrid Storage
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Cloud vs. On-Premise vs Hybrid Storage

Does your organization need to store a lot of data? Are you considering cloud or on-premise file storage? Depending on your use case, you may have a genuine choice between cloud file storage and on-premise file storage. In most scenarios, organizations choose a combination of both.
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Why You Might Want a Hybrid Data Storage System
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Why You Might Want a Hybrid Data Storage System

There’s this notion that when people move applications and data to the cloud that they must move everything. Fortunately, that doesn’t have to be the case. In fact, it might be better for your organization to not move everything to the cloud. Larger organizations with lots of legacy applications, like financial organizations, might want to move only some of their systems into a public cloud. Others may prefer a multi-phase plan to move all of their applications to the cloud.
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How to Optimize Your Office 365 License Types
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How to Optimize Your Office 365 License Types

Migrating to Office 365 isn’t as smooth as we’d like it to be. Usually, large and enterprise organizations estimate how many users will need licenses. Then, they’ll estimate what tier of licenses they’ll need. Finally, they’ll sign an agreement and make a purchase based on those estimates.
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You’re Probably (Definitely) Paying Too Much for Office 365
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You’re Probably (Definitely) Paying Too Much for Office 365

The world of Office 365 licensing is a difficult one to manage. Office 365 licenses often feature varying numbers of seats and different license levels. It makes license management a bit of a nightmare—and it also often increases cost.
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April COVID-19 GoFundMe  Donations
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April COVID-19 GoFundMe Donations

With COVID-19, tough times are upon many, Hypershift Technologies plans to donate to charitable causes chosen by you.
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Can You Trust Your Company’s Backups To Be There When You Need Them?
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Can You Trust Your Company’s Backups To Be There When You Need Them?

Data loss is inevitable. That’s the reality we face in the business world. You could lose data due to an accident. Or it might be caused by a lightning strike. Alternatively, you might lose data due to a hacking event. Yes, some processes and tools make these failures less likely to happen. All of those will help to limit the chance of suffering a loss. However, running a company without a robust backup is playing with fire.
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The Evolution of Seamlessly Integrated Work Environments in the Cloud
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The Evolution of Seamlessly Integrated Work Environments in the Cloud

Have you ever called a company to ask for help and never heard back? Or had your call transferred and then ended up getting disconnected? These small disappointments add up. Training your staff in customer service is one way to fix this problem. You and your employees can only fully succeed if they have the right tools: a unified communications system.
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How does your company manage cyber risk?
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How does your company manage cyber risk?

Managing cyber risk is no small task. Companies limit cyber risk and access with tools like firewalls, IDS, IPS, and malware protection. But what about your business partners and vendors? How do you ensure their security is as strong as yours?
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Zylo & Hypershift – Your Partners in SaaS Management
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Zylo & Hypershift – Your Partners in SaaS Management

If you’re a CFO, IT executive, or business owner, you have a vested interest in knowing which SaaS applications your employees are using. Nowadays, any employee can log into a website, enter credit card information, and load your company’s data into that application without explicit permission. This poses several issues.
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Cloud Governance: Do You Know Which SaaS Products Your Organization Uses?
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Cloud Governance: Do You Know Which SaaS Products Your Organization Uses?

With more SaaS services sharing data and interconnecting via API than ever before, SaaS options are becoming more enterprise friendly, data interchange friendly, and secure than before.
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Introducing HyperShift: IT Solutions Clients Can Trust
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Introducing HyperShift: IT Solutions Clients Can Trust

After I spent 20+ years helping companies develop IT and data center strategies, working for companies’ internal IT, then the ISV/OEM community, and finally starting a consulting company that designed/implemented and sold over $200M in IT software & hardware, it’s become increasingly evident that traditional hardware & software acquisition and deployment models are destined for the graveyard.
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