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Using APIs to Better Manage Infrastructure-as-a-Service

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Using APIs for IaaSApplication Programming Interfaces (APIs) have played a silent, but critical role in the success of cloud computing. Vendors have been using APIs for years as a cornerstone in building today’s complex IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS applications. As a result, APIs continue to work tirelessly behind the scenes connecting systems around the world, making our lives that much easier.

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6 Things Resellers Must Know Before Choosing a Managed Services Partner

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managed services partnerIt’s very common in the IT space to resell the services of others. We won’t go into all the reasons why, but in general, reselling helps broaden and complement existing services, provides a revenue opportunity, and has a strategic benefit. Although we are focusing on the process of selecting a managed services partner in this article, many of the concepts apply to working with any partner.

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Email Management Should be Top Productivity and Security Priorities

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Outsourcing IT and Managed ServicesJunk email, or SPAM, is a source of irritation for anyone with a clogged inbox. Even worse, user-level email management kills employee productivity, and poorly tended mailboxes are a popular vector for security threats. If you crunch the numbers, businesses can squander tens of thousands of dollars annually to lost productivity, while malware lurks in unfiltered junk mail.

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7 Situations When Outsourcing IT Managed Services is Most Compelling

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Outsourcing IT and Managed ServicesKeeping up with the complexities and costs of information technology is no easy task and especially true for SMBs. To solve this challenge, many now leverage the cloud for their infrastructure needs. But, as valuable as the cloud can be, IT environments must still be deployed, optimized, monitored, managed, and secured. This is why outsourcing IT managed services in addition to infrastructure has become increasingly attractive.

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Cloud Insights – A Netscout Interview with Cartika CEO Andrew Rouchotas

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Interview with CartikaNETSCOUT, the world leader in application and network performance management products and solutions recently sat down in an interview with Cartika  CEO Andrew Rouchotas as he gave his thoughts on how business owners should be using cloud services to manage their IT assets. Below is the transcript of that interview.

The original post was published HERE.

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