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The Workload Factor in Hybrid IT

The Workload Factor in Hybrid IT

April 9, 2017

If there’s one primary reason why hybrid IT has increasingly become the preferred IT strategy for organizations, it’s this: application workloads. Workloads are typically considered platform agnostic, but not all perform equally well in every environment. In fact, some don’t perform at all in specific [...]

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Data Migration: Lessons Learned

Data Migration: Lessons Learned

January 19, 2017

If you read part 1, part 2, and part 3 of US Signal’s three-part blog series on data migration, you probably have a good understanding of what is involved in moving workloads to the cloud. As the 1968 hit by Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell says, however, “there ain’t nothing like the real thing.” You [...]

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Data Migration: Part 3 - Ready. Set. Migrate to the Cloud

Data Migration: Part 3 - Ready. Set. Migrate to the Cloud

January 16, 2017

In blog #1 and #2 of this series, we covered what you need to think about prior to moving your data to the cloud and some of the methodologies to choose from for the data migration. Now it’s time to plan the move and execute it. Unfortunately, there is no one-size-fits-all cloud migration plan. The [...]

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Data Migration: Part 2 - Choose Your Methodology

Data Migration: Part 2 - Choose Your Methodology

January 13, 2017

In part 1 of our blog series on data migration, we discussed the considerations for BEFORE the move. Now it’s time to talk about how to make the move. There are many options to choose from, whether you choose to handle the cloud migration yourself or enlist the help of a CSP’s professional services team. The following are [...]

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Data Migration: Part 1 - Moving to the Cloud

Data Migration: Part 1 - Moving to the Cloud

January 9, 2017

No one likes moving to a new home. It’s time-consuming and labor intensive. There’s the prep work, including finding the right place, getting the financing in order, transferring over utilities, etc. You’ll want to sort and pack things so they are easy to find and label your boxes so they end up in the right place. In [...]

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