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Regulatory Compliance and What it Means for IT Departments

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Regulatory Compliance CartikaFor years, we have heard horror stories and read disturbing headlines about the exploitation and mismanagement of corporate and private data. Regulatory compliance has evolved as a result of these unfortunate events and now we must all deal with it.

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Cloud Backups – 5 Simple Steps to Help Avoid Disaster

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Cartika Cloud BackupsIn today’s IT world, technology lets people “set it and forget it” in many areas that once required constant attention. Cloud backups for public cloud and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) are perfect examples. During a cloud deployment, it’s easy to pick a backup option without much thought, and this can cause problems later when it really counts. Users need to understand their cloud backups, ensure they have the right solution, and know what to do if disaster strikes.

Before we move on, let’s take a step back and review the current types of backups typically used. The backup method provided by the vendor – or managed by your company with another solution – can affect network and storage costs. It can also impact your Recovery Point Objective (RPO). 

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What SMBs Need to Know About Cloud Support

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Cloud Support CartikaAt this point in the evolution, most companies understand the many benefits of Cloud computing. When it comes to Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) – better known as Public Cloud – the flexibility, performance, and cost-effectiveness are unbeatable for many applications. However, small-to-mid size businesses (SMBs) seldom have the luxury of having people with infrastructure or hosting expertise on staff. This means that at times they must lean on the Cloud vendor for support and that’s when things can get frustrating.

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Cartika Enhances Video and Live-Streaming on CDN

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Cartika CDN Content DeliveryThe use of Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) has become more of a necessity today than ever before. When company website pages load quickly, and navigation is seamless, the user experience sharply increases. The obvious benefit is that your site will be more engaging for users and potential prospects. A second significant advantage is that Google and other search engines will reward your user-focused approach with favorable rankings – by contrast, sites with poor performance get penalized. Another virtue of CDNs is that they help shield websites from DDoS attacks.

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An Interview with Cartika CEO,
Andrew Rouchotas

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Andrew Rouchotas Cartika CEOThis post was originally published by Tamar Weinberg in March 2016 in HostAdvice.com.

The article name is Cartika is Your Application Service Provider on an IaaS environment

Tamar: I love hearing stories of people who realized they preferred working for themselves, and even going on soul-searching trips to find where to go from here. I also love companies in the hosting space that are especially innovative, who aren’t selling the standard shared+reseller+VPS+dedicated hosting packages but who find ways to clearly be differentiating businesses. That’s why it was awesome to sit down with Andrew Rouchotas of Cartika who told us all about his journey.

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