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How to decide between on-premise, cloud hybrid or multi-cloud

With so many options for data storage and hosted or on-premises solutions, how does a business choose the right one? Deciding how and whether to use cloud computing isn’t a simple flip of a coin. It’s made all the more complicated by an overwhelming number of vendors and products. After years of deploying each method – on premise, cloud, hybrid or multi-cloud – and then evaluating which worked and which didn’t, experts have deciphered what situations tip the scale toward one approach or another.  While the context is data storage, this analysis applies to most enterprise IT scenarios.

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Will the cloud save big data?

Employees up and down the value chain are eager to dive into big data, hunting for golden nuggets of intelligence to help them make smarter decisions, grow customer relationships and improve business efficiency. To do this, they’ve been faced with a dizzying array of technologies – from open source projects to commercial software products – as they try to wrestle big data to the ground.

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Our 9-1-1 system is vulnerable to attack

A telephony denial of service (TDoS) attack is a specific type of DDoS attack that originates from or is directed towards a telephone system with the intent of bringing down the targeted system. These attacks commonly focus on commercial businesses and may often include ransomware requests. In reality, these attacks can affect anyone, including our nation’s 911 infrastructure, because even it is not isolated from or immune from these types of attacks. And based on its mission, in many ways, it is more fragile.

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10 Great Tech Gifts for the New Grad

Whether they’re just finishing high school and gearing up for college, or wrapping up a long sought-after Ph.D, the students in your life deserve some celebrating. And while cold, hard cash is often the graduation gift of choice, if you want to be certain your present isn’t blown in a post-finals bender, you’re advised to give something that requires wrapping paper. These 10 tech-centric presents are great for students past, present, and future, not only because they keep them connected, concentrating, and curious, but because they’re fun, too.

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Comtel Communications & Simplicity VoIP Ranked 31st in Richmond for Charitable Donations

In their annual list of top charitable businesses in Richmond, Richmond Biz Sense ranked Comtel Communications & Simplicity 31st out of the top 50 companies listed. With donations to The Richmond Ballet, Make-A-Wish, Steward School, Montessori School, Bandit’s Animal Rescue and many others, Comtel & Simplicity have demonstrated their commitment to being good stewards of their community. These two partner businesses are continuing their efforts through a 2017 campaign called “Gifts of 25”, in celebration of their 25 years in business. Each month, a charity selected by an employee is given a gift in keeping either with the number “25” or related to technology. FeedMore received 2500 meals, B.A.R.K of Ashland received 25 bags of dog food, and Make-A-Wish received a video conference phone. If you’d like to see the entire list of businesses on the Richmond Biz Sense list, click here. To […]

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