Infographic Friday: Growth in the Cloud

Growth in the Cloud: Global data center traffic is projected to triple between 2012 and 2017, with data center traffic specifically in the cloud forecast to grow nearly five fold during that period. Review this infographic to find out how 69% of global data center traffic will come from cloud services and applications. (From our friends at Peak…

Ten Unified Communication Stats Every CIO Should Know

(Below is a recent “Need to Know” blog post from ATC partner, Star2Star Communications.) In the search engine era, breaking down the incredible volume of available data into meaningful, digestible chunks can be extremely difficult. In the technology industry in particular, information overload can be a major obstacle in the search for insight. But as…

Outside the Silo – trustaff

When telecom consulting firm ATC calls itself a “boutique,” it isn’t in reference to the quaint shops you’d scour for collectibles. Rather, the firm’s boutique character derives from its specialized expertise, with which it is guiding its customer businesses into a new world of Internet-based solutions. Written by Brian Planalp As published in the Fall…

Hosted VoIP: Out of the Closet, into the Cloud

Traditionally, businesses deployed systems and applications by installing software on hardware located in their offices. Cloud Computing (which is also often called “Hosted” or “Software as a Service”) is a new paradigm in which cloud applications and cloud VoIP systems are located in secure data centers, and vendors take responsibility for owning, configuring and managing…