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Could Your Business Benefit from a Multi-Cloud Infrastructure?

All businesses, regardless of size, can benefit from some form of cloud service. Cloud environments allow businesses to run software and applications on an advanced digital infrastructure, which enables them to access their data remotely and operate more efficiently. Multi-cloud services deploy the same systems across multiple cloud providers, public and/or private, to establish the ideal level of workload elasticity. This elasticity allows for quick changes to the kind and quantity of resources allocated to an application to match its demand on individual cloud platforms. But how do multiple cloud services vary from a hybrid cloud? If multiple cloud providers…

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Cloud Security: How to Keep a Company Secure for Remote Working

  While allowing employees to work in remote locations offers many benefits for company growth, it can also present a variety of security concerns to address. Managers and executives must now be responsible for keeping both data and work processes secure, even when employees are completing tasks on mobile devices throughout the world. It is difficult enough to keep proprietary data secure when the whole team is in the same room. Modern realities make it even more challenging. In today’s marketplace, remote workers exist in nearly every industry. A recent Gallup poll found that a third of American workers never…

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6 Biggest Benefits of Switching to Cloud Hosting

As internet capabilities expand, more and more businesses are turning to cloud services to support their network. Executives across industries, business sizes, and regions are recognizing the vast array of benefits available with a cloud infrastructure. If your company hasn’t begun converting to cloud hosting, take a moment to learn about some of the biggest perks and advantages that can set you above your competitors. 1. Cost Efficiency Managed cloud hosting allows businesses to gain all of the benefits of a cloud infrastructure without needing to purchase additional equipment or build out personal data centers. We’ve gone through the effort…

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Cloud Security Essentials for Every Business Size

As more businesses make the switch to a cloud infrastructure, more cybercriminals are looking to access these corporate networks. As a result, businesses of every size need cloud security solutions to defend hybrid, private, and public cloud deployments.  When you work with a reliable cloud service provider, they’ll be able to offer an array of services and security measures that will suit your business’s unique needs. Unlike traditional IT security, however, cloud security is a joint responsibility between the business owner and solution provider.  How to Secure Your Digital Assets in the Cloud No matter how good your service provider…

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Choosing the Ideal Enterprise Cloud Storage Provider

Cloud infrastructures are quickly becoming a necessity for businesses looking for secure backup, scalable storage, and easy collaboration on shared files. In addition to optimizing your business’s operations, cloud service providers offer an array of additional solutions and benefits to further support your business and its unique needs. At Global IP, we take pride in assisting our clients in making an informed decision when selecting their cloud service provider. Below are a few of the most important questions and considerations to keep in mind while looking through your options. Do You Need Cloud Storage or Backup? While there is some…

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What Does a Company of the Future Look Like?

To say 2020 has brought about some major trials and challenges would be an understatement. The abruptness of COVID-19 has left many in somewhat of a pickle, forced to adjust with a lack of equipment and policies, insufficient VPN access, inadequate software, lack of cybersecurity measures, and other elements that normally would takes weeks (or months) to plan.

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Will Work Be Remote Forever?

According to a Gallup poll, 50% of Americans who now work remotely said they want to continue doing so even after restrictions on business are lifted. A new study by Erik Brynjolfsson, at MIT, and five other economists, dig into the numbers on remote work. They conducted two major surveys in April and May, that coincided with the Gallup poll, and they find that about half of the entire American workforce is now remote, which is higher than previous estimates.

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5 Ways to Implement a Secure Workflow for Remote Workers

Taking your company remote in a matter of days can be a challenge and choosing the right communication and collaboration tool is critical to business continuity. Below are 5 critical steps you should take today to implement a secure workflow for your remote workers: 

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Operating a Remote Workforce is No Longer Just a Remote Possibility

As the age of remote working is here, this offers unique opportunity for both your employees and the business. As traditional work arrangements evolve to include remote teams, companies can garner the best talent, regardless of their location, while also providing their clients with more comprehensive support coverage. This arrangement can enhance the lives of individuals that prefer or require a more flexible schedule, like parents, individuals with the inability to work during traditional hours, and those seeking to shorten their commute. This tipping point has deep and wide ramifications for organizations attempting to return to pre-COVID-19 productivity levels. The…

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Enabling Remote Workers: 9 Questions to Ask

Enabling a remote workforce isn’t just about knowing how to run a meeting virtually, it’s about having the right tools, knowing how to use them, and understanding the needs of the different remote worker profiles. In these unprecedented times, we’re hearing lots of questions about how to enable a remote workforce. Here are the nine questions we hear most often and answers that you can use to get your remote workers up and running and build the essential infrastructure to support them.

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