Kami Haynes
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Jan 24, 2017
Note: This article is part one of a two-part series addressing essentials to a hybrid cloud implementation. For more info, download the Codero whitepaper "A Comprehensive Overview of the Hybrid Cloud". Businesses looking for the best of both public and private cloud often choose a hybrid cloud environment. The benefits of a hybrid cloud are substantial – not the least of which is the ability to manage mission-critical applications on-premise, while sending non-critical apps to the public cloud for higher scalability and flexibility. While the benefits… Read More
Kami Haynes
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Jan 19, 2017
Implementing a hybrid cloud is an intricate process, requiring good planning and even better execution. Choosing a cloud provider can be a challenge in and of itself. The landscape of cloud vendors is highly varied – from the startups to the huge players and everything in between. It’s especially important to find a hybrid cloud services vendor – like Codero – that is a good fit for your organization. It’s unlike evaluating a public or private cloud provider, which can be clear-cut, since features like… Read More
Kami Haynes
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Jan 16, 2017
Hybrid cloud adoption is up from 58% to 71% year-over-year, according to the RightScale 2016 State of the Cloud Report. There’s ample evidence that hybrid cloud will be the platform of choice for enterprises in the near future because of the wide array of benefits offered, including: Scalability Reduce cost by utilizing public cloud usage for processes that require less security Flexibility of business operation Security mitigation by storing sensitive data away from the public cloud Resource optimization Agility In short, a hybrid cloud comprises… Read More
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Jan 12, 2017
There are many discussions in recent events regarding the threat of vulnerable IoT devices. Part of the scare here is the ability of nefarious actors to unleash these devices in controlled botnets in strategic Denial of Service attacks. This is a very tangible threat that has manifested in a number of recent attacks including a massive DNS outage leveraged against DYN several weeks ago. The truth of the matter is that the threat from IoT and industrial devices is not really new, it just seems… Read More
Kami Haynes
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Jan 9, 2017
Each new year heralds a round of prognostications, with various industry analysts and writers scratching their heads about what happened last year and what may happen this year. We’ve rounded up a list of predictions for you to consider – time will tell who had the best view into the crystal ball when it comes to cloud technology. Topping the list with his one big prediction for 2017 is Joe McKendrick, Forbes contributor: “…the Internet of Things (IoT) is the major force that will drive… Read More
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Jan 4, 2017
Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks have been around for years, but lately the threat potential has risen for a variety of reasons. One of the primary factors is the propagation of minimally secured Internet of Things (IoT) devices. DDoS attacks were initially simple to execute and protect against, but the attacks have become more complex and more challenging than ever. The most sophisticated attacks employ botnets which are vast swarms of zombified systems directed at a specific target. Currently, DDoS attacks can be purchased… Read More
Jay Patrick
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Oct 12, 2016
Is your host lazy? Here’s your 5 signs. Bandwidth and disk space are only a couple of critical decisions to be made when deciding on the ideal hosting partner. Simply put, hosting has many moving parts, and they all need to work in unison to deliver a first-rate, continuous service. Choosing a low cost provider might seem like a rational choice, but in fact it could be a false economy due to the harm that it can cause your business. Don’t let your hosting provider… Read More
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Sep 22, 2016
In its 15th year of business, Codero customer Hen’s Teeth Network is a “soup to nuts” provider of web design and web hosting company. Looking for more features, reliability, and better performance, owner Art Zemon moved his company to Codero’s infrastructure from Rackspace in 2013. Art has been really impressed with his Codero experience, specifically Codero’s support. “While most of Codero’s customers probably run Linux, we are different in that we are on Virtuozzo and have built our own VPS services on it. Even with… Read More