cloud Archives - Cannon Group
September 9, 2016

It Might Be Time to Revisit Unified Communications for Your Business

Gartner describes Unified Communications services as "now a viable alternative for many enterprise deployments." If your organization is planning a move to UC, Cannon Group can manage the entire process to help your company get on track and complete this implementation.
August 25, 2016

What to Expect from 5G

So what’s the deal with 5G? The industry is likely queuing up this new technology as a proactive solution for the wireless problems of the future. Frankly, it’s tough to predict how 5G could change the wireless environment on any scale—but we can make some educated predictions.
February 24, 2016

How the Cloud is Affecting Application Delivery in 2016

This just in: Hybrid cloud is the new normal. According to a recent study, many enterprises are moving to hybrid cloud for flexibility and potential cost savings, with 100% of study participants reported using at least one of the 24 cloud application service choices provided.
May 26, 2015

Windows Switches to Subscription-Based, as-a-Service Model

In May of 2015, Microsoft announced plans to begin offering its Windows operating system as a service. As a result, CIOs and IT organizations will have to change the way they think about updates, creating processes to manage updates on an ongoing basis.
April 21, 2015

Mobile Plus Cloud Equals Opportunity

These days, businesses must understand that the key to enhanced mobility is not only a proactive attitude toward new capabilities, but also a focus on integrating cloud to facilitate these innovations. To take the next step with mobile, businesses must also embrace and integrate cloud.
February 18, 2015

Avoid Pitfalls in Cloud for Business

While implementing cloud can be an incredibly beneficial move for businesses, there are also many potholes to avoid on the road to savings and simplicity. Managing the extra costs of cloud implementation and day-to-day cloud usage is becoming increasingly important.
January 27, 2015

4 Cloud Computing Tips for Business

Many organizations have yet to explore the possibilities of cloud. But now, we can learn from an early adopter -- the U.S. government. It’s time to let these experiences be your guide and illuminate the potential of cloud computing for your business.
December 31, 2014

What to Expect for Enterprise Infrastructure in 2015

The enterprise industry has seen immense change within the past several years, and as the new year looms ahead, experts say that 2015 will be no exception. Based on recent trends, expect increases in everything from cyberattacks to mobile investments in 2015...
October 23, 2014

Be Responsible About Cloud Implementation

When it comes to cloud implementation, don’t rely on automation to properly implement cloud for your business. It might be tempting to adopt a hands-off approach, but experts advise using the same due diligence you’d apply to traditional outsourcing engagements.
October 21, 2014

How Cloud Fits Into Your Business

Public cloud can be a useful business tool – in moderation. So, do public cloud services eventually cost your organization more than on-premise systems or private clouds? The answer is, as always, it depends.
July 2, 2014

Gartner Reduces Global IT Spending Projection for 2014

Why IT spending isn't living up to expectations this year -- Gartner experts are speculating that IT spending worldwide will increase by about 2.1 percent this year, rather than an earlier estimate of 3.2 percent.
March 24, 2014

Cisco Will Spend $1 Billion to Offer Cloud Computing Services

Despite a lofty price tag of about $1 billion, Cisco wants a piece of the action in the cloud computing sector. It's a bold plan to cash in on the recent corporate trend of renting cloud computing services...
January 22, 2014

The Five Most Important Cloud Investments for Business in 2014

According to a study by Aberdeen Group surveying cloud usage in various businesses, business cloud users will increase their annual cloud spend by 8.6 percent, much greater than the predicted 1 percent increase in overall IT spending.*
November 21, 2013

M2M: More Convenience Could Mean Less Privacy

The world of M2M is beginning to offer some neat (and convenient) innovations, but this convenience may come at a price. Without added security measures to keep this technology in check, our privacy (and possibly our safety) is very much at stake.
January 21, 2013

Telecom Service Providers Will Offer More Variety in 2013

Service providers traditionally focus on producing solutions in emerging, high-growth enterprise markets. In 2013, Gartner predicts that telecom service providers will see their networks and managed services mature and commoditize and, as a result, offer more services.
October 25, 2012

The Six Biggest Benefits of Cloud Computing

You’ve probably heard it before: Cloud computing is the “next big thing.” But is it already here? Based on the figures in Gartner's new report, it may be time to think about cloud computing. Check out the benefits, and decide what’s best for your business.