Posts Tagged ‘executive perspectives’

Emil Sayegh
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Jan 4, 2016
Originally posted on the WHIR.  Perspective is always important when picking technologies to base the future of your company’s IT on. Technologies go through generations of improvements along multiple dimensions before they reach true ubiquity. Take the disk drive as an example. First built in 1953 by IBM, each new generation of disk drives replaced larger, more sensitive, and more cumbersome devices. The cost also dropped precipitously with every generation. Not many people remember, but the earliest drives were usable only in the protected environment… Read More
Emil Sayegh
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Dec 30, 2015
2015 was a year of transformation and growth for the entire IT industry, and the cloud was the poster child for that transformation. 2016 is sure to be filled with even more new cloud opportunities and advancements. Now that the industry is realizing the customization and control that enterprise needs, we have gotten a peek at the world that Nicholas Carr saw in 2003, when he said IT doesn’t matter, and then in 2008 when he predicted the big switch. IT has completely transformed and… Read More
Emil Sayegh
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Oct 30, 2015
Codero CEO Emil Sayegh is scheduled to deliver a presentation at the 17th Cloud Expo next month in Santa Clara, California. Sayegh's presentation, “Big Data: How Will Cloud Computing Evolve?” examines how companies need to shift toward combining dedicated and cloud solutions through hybrid hosting to solve inherent issues in the way we host big data applications. Registration for the event is still open. Sign up by Saturday, October 31, and make sure to stop by Emil Sayegh's presentation on November 4 at 5pm. Here is what… Read More
Emil Sayegh
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Sep 21, 2015
Codero CEO Emil Sayegh delivered the keynote address at the Telco Data Center Summit in Dallas, TX, last Wednesday. Sayegh’s keynote looked at hybrid hosting, the future of IT infrastructure, and set out to ask one simple question: Are you ready? IT as Service (ITaaS) has become more prominent recently due to the intense rate of change brought about by cloud computing, social media, and big data. These technologies must be rapidly integrated into modern enterprise, and that’s where ITaaS enters the picture and tries… Read More
Emil Sayegh
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Sep 3, 2015
One of the biggest stories of the past few weeks is the recent breach of affair-oriented dating site Ashley Madison. Hackers released the personal information of more than 37 million users, which has led to embarrassment, blackmail, and government investigations. Regardless of the moral position of a company like this, this kind of breach is an unprecedented disaster for any organization hosting sensitive information. Its entire business was built on the notion of secrecy; in the eyes of the public, it has failed miserably in… Read More
Emil Sayegh
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Jul 17, 2015
Codero is thrilled to announce the launch of the latest installation of the Codero Cloud in our state-of-the-art Dallas data center. This launch marks the next generation of our cloud infrastructure, which is powered by 100% solid-state drives and is the only On-Demand Hybrid Cloud in the world. That means you’ll experience high-end performance for any new application or website you launch, which is always a requirement. In addition to launching the newest Codero Cloud environment, Codero has taken the step to make the Codero… Read More
Emil Sayegh
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Jun 2, 2015
I am thrilled to announce that BLM Acquisition Corp., a consortium of 32 regional telecom and broadband providers, has acquired Codero. This ushers in a very exciting era for the Codero team, Codero customers, and the new Codero investors. This is a very unique transaction in the hosting space and an instantly transformative acquisition for us and for our customers. Background This deal is not the typical capital investment commonly executed by companies as a means to grow. It is not a larger competitor acquiring… Read More
Emil Sayegh
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Jul 24, 2014
We’re well into 2014 and it’s amazing to me that more organizations don’t have a clear cloud plan. Too many people are still confused or afraid of the “C” word.  But here’s the thing: There are real dangers in not having a cloud strategy, AKA a well-known cloud plan for your IT environment.  Every company should use cloud for something, but not necessarily everything!  The various general use cases for cloud computing are hopefully well-known by now.   End of the Hype Cycle The hype… Read More