CLOUD COMPUTING BLOG

  • Register now! The GDPR Effect: An Interactive Roundtable

    The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is new legislation designed to limit data collection from EU citizens. With only 15% of EMEA companies expecting to be compliant by the launch date of May 25, many US business leaders are now questioning if they too should be taking action to prepare their organizations for compliance and […]

  • Driving Compliance with CaaS

    If your company is scrambling to meet the European Union’s May 25, 2018 GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) compliance deadline, you’re not alone. According to a survey by law firm Blake Morgan Research, nine out of ten businesses have not made crucial updates to their privacy policies. A full 23 percent admit to being unaware of […]

  • HOSTING Makes the Grade in Compliance

    As the May 25, 2018 deadline to comply with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) looms, HOSTING, has demonstrated its leadership in compliance by successfully completing five, rigorous, third-party compliance examinations. The assessments validate HOSTING’s ability to meet demanding compliance standards across a range of industry sectors. These include System and Organization Controls (SOC) 2 […]

  • Support Representative I – DE, KY

    Support Representative I Support Representative I (SR) are the front line support staff for our customers. SRs are responsible for answering general questions and troubleshooting basic technical support issues, some of which can be performed by the customer through the customer portal. SRs will have the most verbal contact with customers and will be the […]

  • Managing Microsoft azure Cloud Migrations at HOSTING

    Top 7 goals of Microsoft® Azure cloud migrations

    Finally, the cloud is top-of-mind, and you’re ready to move basic or advanced workloads to the cloud for critical applications that can help to make your organization and your cloud services more efficient, productive and competitive. But you face numerous challenges that keep moving the goalpost — from finding ways to protect your legacy IT […]

  • GDPR EU protocol cloud hosting

    4 Steps to GDPR Compliance in the Cloud

    The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect May 25, 2018. While GDPR is an EU-established protocol, it affects any business worldwide that collects data on EU citizens. Non-European enterprises providing any form of goods or service to European citizens will need to comply with the new mandate. Is your company GDPR-compliant? While you […]

  • when cyber security is your disaster recovery dr strategy

    When Security is Your DR Strategy

    Both Disaster Recovery (DR) and Security/Compliance are critical aspects of your business, but many fail to see how these strategies relate to each other. For example, many security/compliance standards have requirements that speak to the state of the backups you’re running – i.e. Are they encrypted? How long are they kept? Beyond this simple example, […]

  • Taking a layered approach to ransomware protection, wannacry, wannacrypt, cyber attack

    A Layered Approach to Ransomware Protection

    The latest string of ransomware attacks, plaguing more than 100 countries worldwide, has many researchers scratching their heads as to exactly how it happened and how it spread so quickly. While the researchers are doing their digging, there’s one thing we do know for sure: there are steps you can be taking right now to limit […]

  • aligning IT with business objectives checklist KPIs

    Business IT Alignment Checklist

    Following is a checklist to ensure that you hit the mark as you work through the process of aligning IT with your overall business objectives. 1. Identify business drivers  Assess which business objectives require IT enablement (e.g., new product, acquisition of another company, etc.) 2. Create IT vision  Document the general guidelines or […]