Data growth has been exponential over the past few years; higher bandwidth circuits and Off-Site Data Backup Service, Storage as a Service, and Cloud Services has helped with this situation. Much of the data growth has to do with database structures that have been in use since the 1960's. See article, Big Data: Old Problem, New Urgency for a new approach developed right here in Indiana.
I found an interesting article on the PC being replaced by the cloud. There is quite a bit of discussion on businesses moving to "the cloud". How is this going to impact your business? There are many factors and compliance with industry & government regulations is a major one. Cloud services come in a mix of offerings such as public, private, personal, and hybrid. A major factor overlooked in Cloud services is performance of Internet (latency) in getting to the services. We take a...Read More »
Interesting story about consolidating IT services to the cloud & reducing data center resources by over 50%?
If you have IT resources spread out in multiple corporate locations and data centers and are thinking about how to leverage cloud services and server collocation to reduce complexity, resources, and costs you may want to see the following article in PC Advisor, IT Pro rethinks infrastructure from the ground up, ends up in the clouds. The article has a good overview of how a company consolidated down from 10 to 4 data centers using server and desktop virtualization. LightBound has went...Read More »
If you have every been on public WiFi and doing business or personal transactions that require security you may want to think twice about doing it in the future. A lot of companies are moving toward Cloud Services for business with their workforce being mobile. They may want to set up some guidelines on being careful as to what WIFI hotspots they are connecting to. WISH TV recently did a story and Mark Clausman's company, Sterlyn Group, http://www.sterlyn-group.com/, provided some insight...Read More »
If you have not heard of Training, Inc. you really need to check them out as well. This organization helps individuals...Read More »
LightBound has launched a new website, www.lightbound.net. Our new tag line: "Extremely, exceedingly, overwhelmingly customer focused" is really what sets us apart in the industry. There new site features a section on Cloud Services, Virtualization Services, VoIP PBX Solutions, and Scale Computing SAN. The site has been designed to be more streamlined and easier to navigate. The main page also features a listing of our events, posts to our blog, and links to our Facebook, Twitter, and...Read More »
If you are a Small to Medium Enterprise business with growing data storage needs look to Indiana based companies to help you out: LightBound and Scale Computing both based out of Indianapolis, IN. LightBound offers Server Collocation and Cloud Services and will be opening up a 47,000 square foot state of the art data center at the end of Q1 or early Q2 2011. LightBound offers Storage as a Service with Scale Computing as the target platform for off site data backup service. If a company has...Read More »
The effects of the winter storm have prevented me from coming into the office, but not from being able to work productively. I work for LightBound and we are in the business of providing voice, Internet, and data services no matter what the weather conditions are. We provide server collocation and cloud services from our data center for our customers to have rock-solid availability around the clock for their critical IT and voice systems. We drink our own champagne so we run all of our services...Read More »