Douglas Sherwood

A New Cloud Model

As an IT administrator or managed services provider, how do you address the questions posed by executives that have surrounded Cloud for over a decade? How should we deploy our cloud solution? Should we own the hardware and deploy it ourselves? What workloads should we move to the cloud? How do we ensure the solution…

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Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10 are Available on CloudConnect

CloudConnect is pleased to announce that, beginning this week, Windows Server 2016 is widely available on CloudConnect, along with Windows 10 (emulated) for Citrix and RDS virtual desktop deployments. View the press release here. Windows Server 2016 has been strongly anticipated for use with Citrix and RDS virtual desktops. As the server counterpart to Windows 10, the…

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Your True Value Proposition

Hosted solutions have simplified business operations somewhat for managed service providers and their clients. As a result of relying upon cloud providers to host business critical services, MSPs have tended to begin “outsourcing” services that used to require their time, effort, and expertise. Subsequently, reliance upon cloud providers has increased as hosting providers assume more…

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100% Cloud

Businesses are increasing worker efficiency, uptime, security, and data protection, while lowering IT costs by working 100% cloud-based. Are your SMB clients doing the same? Many businesses utilize cloud-based Infrastructure (IaaS), Disaster Recovery (DRaaS), or Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS). Why not manage all three components synchronously? In doing so, MSPs and their SMB clients reduce the time,…

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DaaS – A market too hot to ignore

The concept of virtualized desktop served up over a network is nothing new. Microsoft and Citrix have been serving up virtualized Windows desktops for over 24 years. So why is DaaS suddenly so hot? Today’s DaaS is not your father’s virtualized Windows apps, which were provisioned via servers in SMB shops and corporate data centers everywhere….

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