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Cloud vs. Enterprise: Bye, Bye VDI; Hello DaaS

By Mike Chase
After patting ourselves on the back for virtualizing every server in sight, it was only natural to catch virtualization fever. Once afflicted, the logic that everything must be virtualized set in. The usual suspects, VMware and Citrix, were the vendors of choice for the next big thing: virtual desktops.

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Managed Services Providers (MSPs) play an integral role in the reliability and dependability of IT services. Through network administration, support and centralized services for end customers, MSPs are able to manage IT for clients - off premise, and for a fraction of the cost. Managed services can include IP telephony, VPNs, monitoring and reporting, and more. MSPToday offers MSP professionals and the end user community up-to-date news and headlines on latest happenings in the Managed Services industry.

MSP Today Expert Features

Carousel to Talk Managed Services and Cloud
By: Laura Stotler
As an MSP specializing in VoIP, virtualization, video conferencing and collaboration, Carousel Industries has quite a bit of experience in the challenges and advantages of deploying managed services. - 04/17/2014

Bright House Deploys Cisco NCS Solution to Offer Cloud-based Managed Services
By: Laura Stotler
An expanded partnership with Cisco will enable Bright House Networks to offer managed security services as well as network transport, Wi-Fi and traditional voice and data services. The company has deployed the Cisco Network Convergence System (NCS) i… - 04/17/2014

The Hartford Chooses IBM for Private Cloud Infrastructure in $500M Deal
By: Laura Stotler
The Hartford Financial Services Group is making the move to the cloud in a $500 million deal that will give a major boost to IBM's cloud play. The group has entered into a six-year agreement for a private cloud infrastructure based on IBM's PureFlex … - 04/17/2014

FiberLight, Cirracore Collaborate on IaaS for Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery
By: Frank Griffin
While not all organizations have a digital presence, those that do are able to take advantage of a technology that allows them to be more efficient, productive and cost-effective. - 04/17/2014