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Three Cloud Computing Developments in 2018 You Should be Thankful for…

It is that time of year again when we pause and give thanks. As we prepare to break bread around our annual Thanksgiving dinner tables, we ponder the blessings of the past year.  And given our inherent nerdiness, our thankful thoughts turn to technology and, more specifically, the cloud.  We plucked out three developments in [...]

November 20th, 2018|

Microsoft LSP/LARs Ask for Resale Option – US Cloud Delivers

US Cloud today announced a new channel program for Microsoft LSPs and LARs looking to reduce costs for clients.  The new program will allow third parties to add US Cloud’s Microsoft Pro and Premier Support to their solution sets as they look for an alternative to Microsoft’s increasingly expensive support options. Why a New Channel Program [...]

November 2nd, 2018|

Top 4 Microsoft Professional Support Flops

The transition from Microsoft Premier Support to Microsoft Unified Support earlier this year was supposed to improve companies’ support experience. However, we continue to hear that the only change is they’re paying more for the same sub-par support experience – causing many to look at Microsoft Professional Support (pay per incident).  Worse yet, some Microsoft [...]

October 23rd, 2018|

Microsoft Professional Support Alternative

Many Microsoft technology based organizations are not aware of a Microsoft Professional Support alternative at US Cloud.  The Problem: Small and midsized businesses – which make up more than 90% of all businesses worldwide – are between a rock and a hard place when it comes to Microsoft support.  Many organizations are ditching the delay [...]

October 16th, 2018|

Unified Support for Microsoft CSP’s? You Need a Plan B

By the end of this year, over half of IT spending will be cloud-based, reaching up to 60% of entire IT infra, and 60-70% of all applications, technology, and services spending by 2020.* Look no farther than Microsoft’s explosive growth in cloud with its Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) revenue up 234 percent (that’s not a [...]

October 9th, 2018|

Microsoft EA License Costs Increasing Oct 1

A new fiscal year for Microsoft, a new range of price increases for its products. Shortly after its new fiscal year kicked off in July, Microsoft announced pricing and programmatic discount changes that will go into effect on October 1, 2018. This is in addition to the 30 percent price increase for Microsoft Unified Support, [...]

September 23rd, 2018|

Government Premier Support – Stay Compliant with US Nationals

Federal CIOs are being tasked to move to a National cloud while streamlining operations and working with increasingly shrinking IT budgets.  They are mandated to maintain U.S. compliance and security standards while advancing their entity's mission and better serving its citizens.  As part of the mandate for data sovereignty, some CIOs are finding "US Persons" [...]

September 21st, 2018|

Don’t Rely on Twitter for Your Azure Premier Support

Companies worldwide continue to adopt various types of cloud computing to power their businesses at a high rate: Industry experts predict that the infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) market will grow by 35.9% in 2018 to reach $40.8 billion by the end of the year. The software-as-a-service (SaaS) industry is expected to grow by 22.2% to reach $73.6 billion by the end of 2018. Although [...]

September 10th, 2018|

Enterprise Cloud Backup as Easy as 3-2-1

In today’s business world where data and availability are everything, it’s no longer good enough to have one copy of all your enterprise data – including sensitive customer information and intellectual property – locally stored in one place as a backup. Industry best practice tells us that you should follow the 3-2-1 rule – 3 [...]

September 4th, 2018|

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