The private cloud is often viewed as a stepping stone for enterprises keen to tap into the business agility benefits of cloud without ceding total control over where their applications and workloads run. For some organisations, such deployments act as a test bed environment, where they can work out where best (more…)
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) is a form of cloud computing that provides virtualized computing resources over the Internet. IaaS is one of three main categories of cloud computing services, alongside Software as a Service (SaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS). (more…)
Hosted private branch exchange (hosted PBX) is a telephone exchange system built, delivered and managed by a third-party service provider. Hosted PBX is an IP-based telephony solution provisioned and accessed entirely through the Internet.
Hosted PBX may also be referred to as cloud PBX or hosted voice.
Microsoft Office 365 is a Software as a Service (SaaS) solution that includes Microsoft Office and other services, such as email and collaboration, from Microsoft’s cloud server. Microsoft Office 365 provides desktop functionalities and is available by subscription. (more…)
Cloud migration is the process of partially or completely deploying an organization’s digital assets, services, IT resources or applications to the cloud. The migrated assets are accessible behind the cloud’s firewall.
Cloud migration is also known as business process outsourcing (BPO), which may entail migrating a total organizational infrastructure, where computing, storage, software and platform services are transferred to the cloud for access. (more…)
A cloud backup service provider is a company that provides services that allow customers to back up files online through cloud computing setups. A cloud backup service provider uses a variable routing network to back up files to a remote location. These service providers are part of a greater set of cloud computing services that allow customers to use remote networks to augment a physical hardware setup. (more…)