Tag: Cloud

Cloud Strategy

5 Things You Should Know About Hybrid Cloud

In a recent survey, 51% of the 997 technology professionals surveyed said they have a hybrid strategy for switching to the cloud. At Hogan Consulting Group, while we agree that most businesses are choosing the cloud, we know there are stark differences in how organizations make that journey.

Azure allows you to plan your migration to the cloud by leveraging a variety of tools available to you. A combination of virtual machines and purpose-built large infrastructures provide the largest scale for your workloads, so you can scale your usage based on your needs.

Check out this article on things you should know about the cloud and contact us to see how we can help your transition.

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Weathering the storm: Big data and cloud technologies safeguard lives and businesses worldwide

Global weather company AccuWeather handles over 17 billion requests for data each day, that much data requires a robust cloud platform. At Hogan Consulting Group, we want you to have that same level of capability.

AccuWeather is using a technology platform including Microsoft Azure to gain real-time intelligence into weather and business patterns. That same technology can be leveraged for your business. Purpose-built networking and storage infrastructures allow you to customize based on your specific needs.

At Hogan Consulting Group, we want you to have the right tools. Contact us to find out how Azure cloud services can help you make big changes to your business.

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Cloud Strategy

10 Key Takeaways From Gartner’s 2018 Magic Quadrant For Cloud IaaS

Based on a Gartner report, it is becoming clear that the market consolidation for public cloud IaaS is almost complete. At Hogan Consulting Group, we want to ensure you have the best information so you can make the right decision when choosing a cloud service.

Microsoft’s adoption of Linux and open source tech and Azure Stack are attracting customers. For many IT pros, it’s simple: the learning curve is minimal as Azure runs on workloads that they’re already familiar with.

Check out the 10 Key Takeaways From Gartner’s 2018 Magic Quadrant For Cloud IaaS and contact us because we want to help your business transition to the cloud.

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Cloud Strategy

Microsoft Cloud and Ecolab: Conserving water with data

Saving valuable resources should be a top priority for every business. At Hogan Consulting Group, we know that finding new ways to save can be challenging. With the right tools, it’s easy to save big.

Using Azure cloud services, Ecolab saved over 140 billion gallons of water last year, enough to provide drinking water to 500 million people. Using Azure on-demand infrastructure, your business can leverage per-minute billing, reduce IT and datacenter costs, and re-engineer processes for cost savings. Delivering greater value with the speed and ease of adding extra capacity.

We can help you integrate this resource-saving tech. Contact us to find out how.

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Cloud Strategy

Realize business value faster with Microsoft FastTrack

Digitally transform your business at your pace on your terms with Microsoft FastTrack.

FastTrack can help your company clearly define its vision for a successful rollout, quickly migrate data and onboard users, then skillfully employ tools and best practices to drive business value. With a full suite of tools, guidance, and ongoing support even after deployment, Microsoft FastTrack can help your company make a smooth and successful transition to Office 365.

Our team at Hogan Consulting Group can help you get started with Microsoft FastTrack for Office 365. To learn more, contact us today.

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Cloud Strategy

Hybrid Cloud Performance and Productivity ebook

Some businesses shifting to the cloud are seeing a sprawl of cloud-based services that are often uncontrolled and unmonitored. At Hogan Consulting Group, we know that this can be a real problem, especially when that sprawl is unsanctioned.

In a hybrid cloud environment, you need visibility across all your resources to have true control. An integrated, cloud-native solution can provide the insights you need to fix issues faster, and to manage the risks introduced by cloud sprawl. Microsoft Azure can help your organization prevent sprawl.

Shifting to the cloud isn’t easy and we want to help you prevent mistakes along the way. Contact us to find out how we can help.

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Cloud Strategy

OneDrive Quick Start Guide

With OneDrive, your team can seamlessly create, access, share, and sync files and folders from home, work, or on the go. One Drive with Office 365 offers central, secure file mobility and storage. You can sync files to your device, set permissions before sharing, and access files without compromising local storage space or changing the way you work. This quick-start guide will help you navigate OneDrive apps for desktop and mobile and get started today.

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Cloud Strategy

How to provide persistent data protection on-premises and in the cloud

Ensuring compliance with company or regulatory security requirements and policies across all your cloud workloads can be a challenge. At Hogan Consulting Group, we know how to help you maintain persistent data protection for all of your data.

With Azure cloud services, it’s easy to deploy, configure, secure, and manage your network. Continuously monitor the security of your virtual machines, networks, and Azure services using hundreds of built-in security assessments or create your own.

We want to help you transition to a secure cloud platform. Check out this infographic and contact us to see how we can help you make the shift.

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Cloud Strategy

Microsoft Soars: How Azure, AI and IoT Are Driving Cloud Hypergrowth at $20-Billion Scale

The percentage of U.S. small businesses using cloud computing will climb, last year it jumped 58%. Is your business ready for the change? At Hogan Consulting Group, we want to ensure you’re ready when the time comes to transition to the cloud.

With Azure you can move some or all of your virtual machine compute capacity to the cloud and save money. With on-demand infrastructure, you can leverage per-minute billing and reduce costs by using a fraction of CPU, reduce IT and data center costs, and re-engineer processes for cost saving.

We can help your business transition to the cloud with Azure. Read this article and contact us to see how.

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Cloud Strategy

ASICS EMEA hits the ground running with cloud-based mobility solution

With over 1,500 employees at ASICS EMEA, the European subsidiary, it can be difficult to provide security and improve performance. At Hogan Consulting Group, we know this is a concern for many small businesses as well.

To help focus their business on mobility and performance, ASICS EMEA uses the Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS) solution to enable highly secure, mobile access to email and documents from anywhere on any device for all their employees. With the cloud your organization can achieve this same level of success.

We want you to have the right tools. Contact us to find out how cloud computing can help secure and provide mobility for your organization.

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Cloud Strategy

What is resiliency in Azure?

Is your current IT infrastructure resilient? Do you have high availability of hardware and datacenters? Does it provide you with uninterrupted service? At Hogan Consulting Group, we know how to help you create the resilient cloud-based infrastructure you need.

Maintaining acceptable continuous performance is easy with Azure. With disaster recovery protection against loss through services such as Azure Site Recovery and geo-redundant storage (GRS), you can be sure your data is protected.

We want to help you transition to a resilient cloud platform. Check out this infographic and contact us to discuss how we can help.

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Cloud Strategy

5 Ways cloud computing is changing the business world

At Hogan Consulting Group, we know that cloud computing is transforming the way organizations buy, sell, and use technology, and we feel it’s important that our customers have the same opportunity to transform themselves.

Startups, governments, and 90% of Fortune 500 businesses run on Microsoft cloud services today. Azure protects business assets while reducing security costs and complexity. Built-in security controls and AI help you easily identify and respond to threats and security gaps, allowing your organization to meet the demands of today’s market.

We can help your business face today’s tech challenges with Azure cloud services. Contact us to see how.

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Cloud Strategy

Brewing a new age: Carlsberg taps technology to modernize a centuries-old company

At Hogan Consulting Group, we know that shifting to the cloud is a large undertaking. But with the right tools, your organization can make the journey as seamless as possible. Carlsberg Group used Azure to merge their 140-brewery empire.

Carlsberg Group is one of the leading brewing companies worldwide, distributing beer across 150 markets. To get a fuller view of their customers, they use Azure. With more than 100 services and great end-to-end tools, you can use Azure to make your business successful just like Carlsberg.

We want to help you enhance your business with the cloud. Contact us to find out how cloud computing can turn your information into insight.

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Cloud Strategy

Do more wherever you are with OneDrive for Business

OneDrive for Business with #Office365 helps you achieve more–wherever you are. With seamless app integrations, easy file sharing, and secure cloud storage, OneDrive for Business improves collaboration and productivity. To learn how OneDrive for Business can help you get more done, contact us today.

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Your Data is Safe with Office 365

Hogan Consulting Group knows how critical data security and privacy are to small businesses. A cyber attack or hack could have crippling consequences–and that’s not acceptable. Solo entrepreneur Bryce McDonald trusts Microsoft to keep his company data, user information, and business emails safe. And with good reason: Office 365 has multiple layers of security in place, which Microsoft monitors 24 hours a day. So Bryce can enjoy the freedom and flexibility to access and use his business information everywhere he goes–without sacrificing the peace of mind that comes with knowing his data is secure and safe.
Let Hogan Consulting Group show you how Office 365 protects your most precious asset–your business data.

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Save money and time with Microsoft Office 365

Forrester study concludes that Microsoft Office 365 helps businesses save time and money. Over three years, organizations with 150 to 2,000 users reduced implementation efforts by 45%, avoided nearly $600K in back-end hardware and licensing costs, and saved an hour each day.

Hogan Consulting Group can help your business, too, with #Office365. Contact us to find out how.

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Cloud identity and asset management

Scaling your applications could be costing you more than you think. At Hogan Consulting Group, we know how to help you enhance your business so that you can take advantage of huge cost savings.

By moving to the cloud, you can create highly scalable applications in Azure. Applications can shrink and stretch to accommodate changes in usage, removing the need for expensive on-premises hardware saving your organization money and time.

The shift to the cloud can help your organization in numerous ways. We want to help you transition to the cloud. Check out this infographic on cloud identity and asset management and contact us to discuss how we can help.

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