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Come Join Us for Breakfast and a Chance of Clouds

In partnership with Veeam and Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Microserve is hosting two breakfast seminars on Backup as a Service (BaaS) to the Cloud and Business Continuity-Disaster Recovery as a Service (BC-DRaaS) in Vancouver and Edmonton.

Bangladesh Central Bank Hacked Because of $10 Router

Honestly I couldn’t believe what I was reading when I saw this headline: Bangladesh Bank exposed to hackers by cheap switches, no firewall: police. Wait, what? The words “cheap switches” and “no firewall” have no business being anywhere close to the word “bank”.

BYOD’s Big Lie

When people talk about letting everyone bring their own machines to work, they conveniently forget the big issues that need to be addressed: software, support, confidential information, and security. This is the big BYOD lie.

Cloud 101: Hosted Applications

Whatever you need to do, there is a SaaS app for it. For almost any web app there are versions you can subscribe to that you can run on your own servers as part of a cloud service.

Cloud 101: Servers on Demand

From Part 3 of this series you know that we can keep virtual servers at the ready for disaster recovery, but what about a live server? Or even a development or staging server? Couldn’t you avoid having to buy and maintain hardware by just using Cloud resources for more server capacity? Yes!

Cloud 101: Wrap up and what’s next

We’ve only started to scratch the surface of cloud computing. In this series I covered some of the basics of the cloud (there is no cloud, you’re just using other people’s computers), backups, disaster recovery, on demand servers, and software as a service, but those are just a five of myriad ways we can tap into the Cloud.