C SPIRE WHITEPAPERS
Download our guides and fact sheets to better understand the world of secure data and cloud computing. Check this space in the future for new papers.
IT leaders faced with managing large quantities of disparately located data have begun to embrace centralized data repositories called "data lakes." This simplifies management and access, reduces costs, and allows companies to focus their IT staff on strategic initiatives instead of mundane tasks like maintenance. There are several barriers to creating a data lake. In this whitepaper we consider the challenges and benefits of data lakes as well as the key considerations for choosing a Cloud Service Provider.
Across the country, business are watching already large volumes of structured and unstructured data grow even larger. Big data, as it's called, is presenting a big challenge: Traditional data management and access methods are unsustainable. In this paper we consider some of the alternatives and advantages made possible by the cloud.
Download our best practices guide — and learn how to get the full benefit of your investment in cloud services. From understanding the drivers of cloud adoption and the full breadth of service options to overcoming common cloud barriers and finding the right partner, this guide provides an invaluable roadmap. Discover the power of cloud computing.
Learn why government agencies are overcoming their concerns around security and compliance to move critical IT systems and functions to the cloud. Despite recent inertia, more and more agencies are building more efficient systems in the cloud and creating better interactions for their constituents. Download our white paper to learn more.
From reducing costs to improving service, the vital services market - banking, government and hospital - stands a lot to gain by moving to the cloud. But a host of challenges, like data security and compliance, stand in its path. Learn more about what the cloud means to the vital services market - today and in the future.
Small businesses now consider their VoIP systems dynamic communication tools, rich with features like unified communications and auto attendant. These new capabilities amplify VoIP's ROI because of their ability to create a competitive advantage. That said, the growing feature set and capabilities mean any small business considering the upgrade to VoIP has even more questions to answer. This white paper carefully examines the technology you require as well as what to look for in a service provider as you develop a solid VoIP strategy.
Unified Communications (UC) is quickly moving up many companies' priority lists. According to a new report from InformationWeek, almost half of all companies have now deployed UC. More telling still, companies that embrace UC are making it more widely available to a larger percentage of their employee base. Best of all, a solid majority say that the ROI from unified communications has met or exceeded their expectations.