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4 Ways SD-WAN Can Improve Cloud Performance

Posted by brooktrout42 on Jun 7, 2018 4:18:04 PM

Revolutionizing the Cloud

Initially titled “Hybrid WAN” and later “WA-SDN”, the concept was first proposed in 2013 by Jim Kyriannis from New York University. In early 2014 networking publications started coining the term SD-WAN (software-defined networks) to describe this new networking trend.

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Topics: technology solutions, SD WAN, optimization, software defined networks, Cloud Performance

What is a Digital Infrastructure?

Posted by brooktrout42 on Apr 3, 2018 6:00:23 PM

A digital infrastructure is the foundation for transferring data. Both physical and virtual, hardware and software, is combined to support the sharing of multiple resources. Networks, storage, computing resources, and software. Allowing for reliable access to every resource your company and its customers use.

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Topics: customer experience, digital infrastructure

Technology Assessment from Brook Trout Solutions

Posted by brooktrout42 on Sep 12, 2017 4:37:04 PM

The jump shot, the forward pass, advanced training techniques, equipment improvement, all represent changes in sports that improved performance. Has there ever been a movement that changed the way businesses operate so rapidly than with the cloud? Forcing companies to look deep at each department and evaluate for improvement? For obvious reasons I would say yes, mainly due to my personal experience working with technology solutions designed for our customers. However, let’s pump the brakes and take some time to make sure this approach to a technology journey is done correctly.

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Topics: cloud consulting, technology, technology journey, technology solutions, advice, cloud service brokerage

Denver Cloud Partners Roadshow 2017

Posted by brooktrout42 on Sep 7, 2017 4:12:06 PM

Next week, September 14th 2017 Brook Trout Solutions GM Chris Parise will be speaking about profitability in the cloud. The event is sponsored by Cloud Services Community at Ruth Chris’s Steak House. This unique approach is designed to develop an ecosystem that helps companies who sell cloud solutions collaborate. Concentrating on the sales and marketing process this opportunity this will provide like minded companies to share strategies and form partnerships to create exceptional customer experiences.

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Topics: cloud, cloud consulting, technology, technology journey, technology solutions, technology advisors, advice

The Best Articles of August 2017

Posted by brooktrout42 on Sep 7, 2017 3:19:08 PM

 As advisers we want to educate our base on everything that is happening in the industry. We found that people dont have the time to review multiple resource each month and stay on top of everything that is being published. This is the start of a monthly review of articles around the web that we think are interesting and will be useful to our readers. Everything from writing better emails to security innovation.

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Topics: cloud consulting, technology, technology journey, technology solutions, technology advisors, advice

Don't let a Teenager Hack your Biz

Posted by brooktrout42 on Aug 24, 2017 1:58:08 PM

The Dark Side to Sensitive Data 

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Topics: technology journey, technology solutions, technology advisors, vendor management services, security solutions

Why use a Vendor Management Service

Posted by brooktrout42 on Aug 16, 2017 6:33:33 PM

For any business making a decision is a process. You are going to go through numerous scenarios to make sure that you are making the best move for your company or position within the company. It is hard to be 100% when you are spending money, i have crossed many companies that have the same problems. “What the _ _ _ _ was i thinking, how come I am locked into a multi-year agreement with a company with inferior support and technology . This is what Vendor Management Service is all about, gathering the right information and assets before making a decision.

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Topics: cloud consulting, technology journey, technology solutions, technology advisors, vendor management services

The Technology Journey of 2017

Posted by brooktrout42 on Jul 20, 2017 5:07:37 PM

In the past 12 months the changes in technology are, to coin a phrase, “Fast and Furious”! Everyday there are new technology solutions developed to improve Cloud Performance, Employee Production, Customer Experience and lower TCO.

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Topics: cloud consulting, technology, communication solutions, technology journey, technology solutions, technology advisors

What is a Technology Advisor?

Posted by brooktrout42 on Jul 17, 2017 5:12:16 PM

Don’t worry there is no test and you don’t have to learn another acronym to figure out what the hell this means. This is simply a term that describes what we do accurately. Advise customers on Technology Solutions with the best possible solution provider for their needs. Pretty simple right?

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Topics: cloud consulting, technology

5 Benefits When Using a Cloud Service Broker

Posted by brooktrout42 on Mar 5, 2015 3:32:35 PM
A cloud service brokers is to be the eyes and ears to the market for our customers, identifying companies that are delivering great solutions and provide top shelf support. Once a decision is made we help our customers manage that relationship to get the best possible outcome for the client throughout the life of the product. What should a good cloud solutions broker do to make this a success for both the broker and the client? The underlying principle of a broker should be to perform a series step that leads to a desired outcome. To state; "let's put that application in the cloud" is a great misunderstanding of how the cloud works. CSB (Cloud Solution Broker) should perform the legwork to insure you get the best CSP (Cloud Solution Provider) for your applications.
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