Cloud


Assessing Cloud Value – The Nimbus Framework

Talking today about Nimbus.  Hey, don’t freak out!  We are only talking about the cloud.  One of the most frequent questions we are asked about the cloud, and specifically Azure, is the standard “What’s in it for me?”  While this is a good question, the only answer that is consistently […]


The Value of the Cloud Webinar

Thinking about migrating to the cloud?  Enjoy this video.  It’s a no-nonsense business discussion that cuts through vendor marketing fluff and gets to the bottom of how the cloud can impact your organization. In this discussion, we cover basic cloud terminology, market trends, technical value, business value, and a few […]


Microsoft CloudOS: Enabling the Next Generation of IT – Video and Slidedeck

How much do you really know about the Microsoft Operating System?  To take advantage of the vast possibilities the cloud offers, IT Departments need to transform the data center. This should be done by rethinking old processes while continuing to leverage existing skills and resources.  In this session, we are going […]


Why Don’t We Have A Cloud Service Line?

The cloud service line.  Are you familiar with it?  We all like to believe that we’re unique, but Oakwood is similar to many systems integrators in the country. Like others, we offer services related to systems management, infrastructure automation, data management, business intelligence and data services, communication and collaboration such […]


Is a Cloud Solution Right For Your Business?

By now you’re probably hear about a cloud solution opportunity and are aware that the cloud is no longer an “if” for your business, but a “when”. Moving to the cloud may present some difficulties within your organization as you assess migration options. It can certainly be an overwhelming task, however, […]


A Diversified Cloud Strategy Can Create Challenges

In a fast-moving, unpredictable and oftentimes volatile cloud marketplace, many companies have implemented or are considering a diversified cloud strategy to offset cloud vendor instability. An article by SeachCIO recently highlighted several CIOs and their approach to a diversified cloud strategy. A Cloud Strategy | Simplified A diversified cloud strategy, […]


Cloud Solutions Quick Guide: SaaS vs. PaaS vs. IaaS

SaaS PaaS IaaS.  Software as a Service, Platform as a Service and Infrastructure as a Service are all ways companies are handling their data activity and deployment efforts.  Oakwood is a leader in each of these areas. Let’s connect and discuss how we can best support your technology needs. SaaS […]


Three Surefire Signs You’re Ready for the Cloud

What is your cloud migration strategy?  Ever since cloud computing became a thing, every vendor and service provider in the world has been trying to convince the market they have the best solution available. There is no doubt it can offer tremendous benefits; opportunities for operational efficiencies, cost savings, and enhanced […]


The Debate – Private Cloud vs. Public Cloud

Let’s get into a really important topic.  Are you thinking public cloud or private cloud?  There are three primary forms of cloud computing. Public cloud. Private cloud. Hybrid cloud.  More importantly, Oakwood has the expertise and leadership to get you there! What’s Right For Your Business? Depending on the type […]


Planning Your Move to the Cloud

What is happening at your company in relation to a cloud migration plan?  More and more organizations are implementing some form of cloud computing into their environments. If you are considering a move to the cloud and you are leveraging a third-party vendor, it is essential to have an understanding […]


5 Ways Your Cloud Implementation Can Fail

Cloud implementation.  Sexy, huh?  There’s an old adage that carpenters always use: Measure twice, cut once. While carpenters mean this in a literal sense, the idea of careful, thorough planning before taking action applies throughout every aspect of the business world — especially as you implement the cloud in your […]


Why Cloud-Native is the Future of App Development

Let’s dive right into cloud-native.  While cloud-based development has quickly become the norm in today’s business landscape, making the transition to the cloud can still seem like a daunting task. In truth, not every legacy application is suitable for migration to the cloud — and trying to retrofit those applications […]