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Updates: Microsoft Server 2016

Codero is now offering Microsoft Server 2016 in our product lineup. In this post, we’ll review some of the new features you’ll see with this updated version. Microsoft Server 2016 Compute: More memory, processors, and VMs supported per server. Physical and virtual machines will show improvement due to updates to Win32 Time and Hyper-V Time […] The post Updates: Microsoft Server 2016 appeared first on Codero Blog.

Codero adds Microsoft SQL Server 2016 to its lineup

After testing and verification, Codero is now offering Microsoft SQL Server 2016, with advanced security and improved performance. The 2016 edition was released June 1, 2017, and offers significant improvements over the 2012 and 2014 versions of SQL Server, including: Security – Data at rest and data in motion are protected by a platform that […] The post Codero adds Microsoft SQL Server 2016 to its lineup appeared first on Codero Blog.

The Harvey Server Rescue Project

Hosting Provider Codero and Partners Provide Support to Companies Hit by Hurricane Harvey Catastrophic. Epic. The words used to describe the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey barely meet the description as the images of the destruction in Houston unfolded. As businesses try to restore business as usual, they’re working to find solutions for flooded buildings, […] The post The Harvey Server Rescue Project appeared first on Codero Blog.

Planning for Catastrophe

It’s hard to plan for every eventuality, whether at work or at home. When was the last time you backed up your phone or laptop data? Businesses aren’t much better about this kind of disaster recovery preparation, even though downtime or lost data can lead to lost revenue, or even to business failure. Small and […] The post Planning for Catastrophe appeared first on Codero Blog.

Announcing the 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for DRaaS

Gartner names Infrascale a LEADER in Disaster Recovery as a Service Gartner released its annual Magic Quadrant report on Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) in June. Codero partner Infrascale was named a Leader in this evolving space – for which we applaud them – but there are other notable market shifts in the report. […] The post Announcing the 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for DRaaS appeared first on Codero Blog.

Is It Time to Break Up With Your Backup?

Do you have a toxic backup relationship? These nine warning signs will help you decide if it’s time to breakup with your current backup and will ensure the right choice for a hybrid cloud backup solution. Nine warning signs you’re in a toxic relationship Is your vendor’s solution appliance-centric? The problem with many hybrid backup […] The post Is It Time to Break Up With Your Backup? appeared first on Codero Blog.

Backup Solutions: Yesterday’s Options vs. Today’s Choices

Data continues to grow at an astronomical rate. Hardware and operating systems change. This is all part of the environment that makes data backup issues more complex than ever, and makes choosing between backup solutions more challenging. Why focus on backup solutions? The number one IT priority for mid-market organizations over the next 12 months […] The post Backup Solutions: Yesterday’s Options vs. Today’s Choices appeared first on Codero Blog.

WannaCry Ransomware? It’s Worse Than You Thought

It isn’t bad enough that the WannaCry ransomware is sweeping the globe, with even more dangerous variants  going after your servers. Now some forms of malware attempt to infect your backups. Unsuspecting IT managers will assume they can recover from a ransomware infection by restoring their backups, only to find those copies are infected as well. […] The post WannaCry Ransomware? It’s Worse Than You Thought appeared first on Codero Blog.

Do You Have Rogue Clouds?

If your company uses cloud computing vendors such Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure, IBM Softlayer or Google GCP in any significant capacity, you probably some rogue clouds. Even if you don’t think your company does cloud, you may have a rogue cloud instance or two. What are rogue clouds? These are clouds that are operating […] The post Do You Have Rogue Clouds? appeared first on Codero Blog.

3 IT Stats That Show Why Hosting Services are High Priority

We’ve been digging deep into The 2017 State of IT from Spiceworks, which reflects the attitudes and opinions of nearly 900 IT buyers as well as data from within its IT-based social network. Here are three stats that point towards the rising importance of hosting services for most businesses. 2% — the expected decrease in […] The post 3 IT Stats That Show Why Hosting Services are High Priority appeared first on Codero Blog.

The Factors That Should Drive Your Hosting Decisions

Let’s look at how you might select hosting options based on the factors that matter most to your business. Of course, none of these factors exist in a vacuum. In reality, the wisest choice for your business will be one that strikes the best balance for your unique needs. The X-Factor: Performance Here, we’re talking […] The post The Factors That Should Drive Your Hosting Decisions appeared first on Codero Blog.

Can You Handle Hosting In-House? Here’s How to Know.

Email, websites, apps, and data are crucial to most businesses today. And that means servers. Managing, maintaining, and optimizing those servers is a time-consuming proposition — one that will only expand as your business grows. Many SMBs feel that the way to keep costs low and control high is to keep everything in-house. But as […] The post Can You Handle Hosting In-House? Here’s How to Know. appeared first on Codero Blog.

Is your AWS truly Resilient?

If you host critical company infrastructure solely on a public cloud like AWS or Azure, you might be wondering how resilient that infrastructure is. After a major AWS outage, their largest region (Virginia) was affected for hours a few weeks ago. Large organizations like SnapChat and NetFlix were affected, as were many small- to medium-sized […] The post Is your AWS truly Resilient? appeared first on Codero Blog.

Did A Single Keystroke Take Down Amazon?

The current readout on the eastern region outage of Amazon’s popular AWS cloud service is that it was caused by single technician’s errant command.  The four hour outage caused downtime for many large websites and apps that depend on the service – including Netflix, Slack, and the SEC. It also made headlines in all the […] The post Did A Single Keystroke Take Down Amazon? appeared first on Codero Blog.

Is Your Online Backup Compliant?

Compliance Regulations for Data Nowadays online backup has become in vogue thanks to a combination of faster, cheaper bandwidth and the increased need for off-site backups. In fact, in many ways online backups have greatly improved the practice of disaster recovery. However, if your company is one that falls under any regulation or standards body, it could […] The post Is Your Online Backup Compliant? appeared first on Codero Blog.

Management tools that will make cloud computing pay off

If you’re looking at lowering your IT costs by shifting more workloads to the cloud, you’re definitely on to something. Operating in the cloud – particularly hybrid cloud – can reduce infrastructure costs, allow you to “pay as you go” for many services and save your business money in other important ways. But. (And it’s […] The post Management tools that will make cloud computing pay off appeared first on Codero Blog.

3 big problems with lack of visibility in the cloud

According to a recent survey of IT professionals, 75% report they lack visibility into their hybrid clouds. That’s cause for concern, because a lack of visibility into resources in the cloud can lead to poor management of those resources – which in turn can lead to a variety of unwanted and potentially disastrous consequences. Here […] The post 3 big problems with lack of visibility in the cloud appeared first on Codero Blog.

Don’t let cloud sprawl wipe out your cost savings

Ever carried a balance on a cash-back credit card? No? Congratulations – you’re a better money manager than a lot of us! But if you have, then you’re probably familiar with that feeling you get when you realize you just paid more in interest than you got back in cash. It’s the same feeling you […] The post Don’t let cloud sprawl wipe out your cost savings appeared first on Codero Blog.

8 Critical Elements of a Successful Hybrid Cloud Implementation – Part 2

Note: This article is part two of a two-part series addressing eight essentials for a hybrid cloud implementation. Click here for the first article. Furthermore, this article presents supplementary information from the Codero whitepaper “A Comprehensive Overview of the Hybrid Cloud” which can be downloaded here. Hybrid cloud computing can deliver business agility and reduce operating […] The post 8 Critical Elements of a Successful Hybrid Cloud Implementation – Part 2 appeared first on Codero Blog.

8 Critical Elements of a Successful Hybrid Cloud Implementation – Part 1

Note: This article is part one of a two-part series addressing essentials to a hybrid cloud implementation. For more info, download the Codero whitepaper “A Comprehensive Overview of the Hybrid Cloud”. Businesses looking for the best of both public and private cloud often choose a hybrid cloud environment. The benefits of a hybrid cloud are substantial […] The post 8 Critical Elements of a Successful Hybrid Cloud Implementation – Part 1 appeared first on Codero Blog.

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