FAQ Category: Managed Public Hosting

What’s the difference between business-critical and mission-critical applications?

Business-critical and mission-critical are both terms that are used to describe the essential functions of an organization that must be completed without failure. Business-critical applications are those which a business is reliant upon to carry out normal business operations which keep the business running. Mission-critical applications become business-critical when they are necessary for the success […]

What is Data Throughput?

Simply put, “data throughput” is the amount of data that can be transferred from a source to another location in a given period of time. It is the unit of measure used for the performance of RAM, hard drives, and internet/network connections. Throughput measures the rate of successful data transfers in a time frame. Throughput […]

What are recovery point objective and recovery time objective?

Two of the most important terms in data protection and disaster recovery (DR) are “recovery time objective” (RTO) and “recovery point objective” (RPO). These terms are the guides that organizations use in order to choose a backup plan that is optimized for their data. Recovery point objective and recovery time objective are two critical terms […]

How Do I Mitigate Challenges of Deploying a Hybrid Cloud Environment?

Creating a hybrid cloud migration strategy as part of your IT infrastructure is your first step to mitigating hybrid cloud migration challenges. Not all public clouds are created equal, so it is important to decide which public cloud provider is best for your organization. Having a strong grasp on your data and processes will help […]

How does a Hybrid Cloud Increase Agility?

Private networks are costly to build, maintain, and expand. As a result, they limit a company’s agility to take advantage of new technologies and opportunities. Hybrid clouds enables companies to reap the benefits of both a public and private cloud. Business-critical data, applications, and operations can remain in a private cloud environment. The power of […]

How does a Hybrid Cloud Increase Speed?

A major advantage of hybrid cloud architecture is speed. While a multi-cloud or purely public cloud environment might be inherently faster than a hybrid cloud environment, IT staff is able to reduce latency and can optimize their network to make sure data is where it needs to be. Hybrid cloud environments leverage edge computing architectures […]

How does a Hybrid Cloud Increase Control?

A key benefit of a hybrid cloud solution is increased control for IT personnel. Companies can customize their private data and applications to a hybrid cloud architecture model in order to adjust their IT infrastructure to their needs. Increased control post-hybrid cloud migration is achieved when internal IT staff retains the ability to manage critical […]

What is a Hybrid Cloud?

Put simply, a “hybrid cloud” is a cloud computing strategy which enables companies to combine different cloud environments that are connected to each other. These cloud environments can be private or third-party clouds, public clouds, virtualized infrastructures, or a mixture of on-premises and cloud computing environments. Hybrid clouds are configured to operate independently of each […]

What are the Benefits of Using a Private Cloud?

Companies gain flexibility, control of benefits, guaranteed availability of resources, exceptionally strong security and regulatory compliance, and cost savings when utilizing a private cloud. Storcom’s private cloud leverages best-in-breed technology to ensure that your critical data is accessible whenever and wherever you need it.