Cloud Computing

May 1, 2020

7 Reasons Your IT Should Be on the Cloud

2020-05-01T17:32:52-04:00By |Cloud Computing|

Whether you’re aware of it or not, you have used the cloud in some shape or form. From backing up your photos to iCloud or adjusting your home thermostat from your phone, the cloud and its benefits are everywhere. Although most of us take advantage of cloud computing on a day-to-day basis, many businesses [...]

Mar 31, 2020

Chateaux: Business as Usual

2020-05-01T17:22:05-04:00By |Business Insights, Chateaux News, Cloud Computing|

How we’re maintaining business continuity during the coronavirus pandemic Unless your business is situated in a particularly at-risk location, your business continuity plan—while a key priority—is not likely something that was on your mind. And even if your office is perched on a cliff in a landslide zone, you may not have considered preparations [...]

Jan 13, 2017

Migrate On Premise Microsoft SharePoint to Office365, Let Go of Servers

2017-12-12T09:52:15-05:00By |Business Insights, Cloud Computing|

This is a series of articles marrying the why of a technology to the how-to of it, straight from the brains of the top Chateaux developers. Migrations from On Premise servers to cloud hosting through Office365 are becoming an increasingly popular business solution, as large in-house servers become obsolete due to their costly upkeep. Our SharePoint developers [...]

Aug 27, 2014

Thoughts on Microsoft Azure

2016-11-09T13:04:25-05:00By |Business Insights, Cloud Computing|

There are a number of cloud-based services to choose from including Amazon Web Services, Rackspace, IBM Cloud, and Microsoft Azure, and each have their own pros and cons. But the Azure platform has gathered some serious momentum with their ease of use, speed, integration, and competitive pricing that is sure to send ripples throughout the cloud service world.

Dec 19, 2013

Strategy Day at Chateaux for Armored AutoGroup

2017-12-12T14:27:58-05:00By |Business Insights, Chateaux News, Cloud Computing|

Chateaux’s business is based on a methodology that includes a substantial investment in mentoring and support for our customers. The partnerships we cultivate with our clients are long-term commitments towards combining thoughtful collaboration with best practices. One of the many things we do to support and strengthen our relationships with clients is hosting them for [...]

Dec 3, 2013

Being Analytics-Ready is not a One-Time Event

2017-12-12T14:29:53-05:00By |Business Insights, Cloud Computing, Thought Leadership|

By Sam Somashekar, Senior Product Management / Marketing / Strategy Consultant When implementing a new BI solution, you typically hear the term “organizational readiness”. This refers to the preparation of an organization to use analytics, including training on BI tools and proper data use; establishing processes for support; and shifting or acquiring people with the skills [...]

Sep 26, 2013

What’s the Deal with SAP HANA?

2017-12-12T14:48:04-05:00By |Business Insights, Cloud Computing, Technical Insights, Thought Leadership|

Data and data sources are increasing at a tremendously fast pace. In addition to the volume of data being produced by the electronically-connected world, the number of different sources and types of information is growing at unprecedented rates. Organizations are attempting to make use of all this information by storing it in relational or non-relational databases for further analysis by a variety of Business Intelligence tools. However, with the high rate and volume of data comes the need for faster analysis.

Sep 5, 2013

Data-Driven Techniques Transform Marketing into an Analytics-Ready Organization

2017-12-12T14:51:59-05:00By |Business Insights, Cloud Computing, Technical Insights|

Marketing Relevance Rises with Business Intelligence and Big Data By Sam Somashekar, Senior Product Management / Marketing / Strategy Consultant Photo credit: Carlos Veira Lorenzo There once was a time when the typical marketing strategy was “if you throw enough against the wall, eventually something will stick.” Marketing budgets were huge, and [...]

Jul 15, 2013

Cloud Chats Question #4

2017-12-12T14:07:43-05:00By |Business Insights, Cloud Computing, Technical Insights|

Final Question with Chateaux Principal Ken Zimmerman and Cloud Expert Sam Somashekar Breakdown of Cloud Computing Services (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Ken: When you are advising organizations on creating a cloud strategy, do you typically start with interviews to determine what their motivation is to move to the cloud? What other steps do [...]

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