Category Archives: Cloud Computing

Modern Digital Workplace: 5 Current Trends Making Waves In The Office

Modernizing your workplace needs to happen, but how do you go about doing it? When it comes to having a modern workplace, nothing says you’re on the ball like integrating Microsoft cloud services. With Azure solutions, you can manage data with ease, and with Office 365, you can share and send documents while not having to worry about version control. It’s the ease of use, familiarity, and trust you need in a cloud solution. Contact us today to learn more about Microsoft cloud services.

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The Network in 2020: Faster, Closer, Smarter

It’s no secret that more people, more than ever, are more digitally connected. The underlying network needed to support this connectivity must be faster, closer, and smarter, according to Forbes contributor Steve Alexander.

“On-demand content, bandwidth-hungry mobile apps, IoT devices, and new cloud-based applications are driving the need for more bandwidth and network capacity,” Alexander writes. He reminds us that “fast ethernet” used to be the descriptive phrase for the network edge, and that over time we have quickly increased connectivity times—because users’ needs demand it. This is no exception. “Since its inception, the internet has a been a catalyst for service providers to facilitate faster connectivity, an imperative that will increase over time,” states Alexander.

Read the entire article, “The Network in 2020: Faster, Closer, Smarter” for valuable insight on why network requirements will continue to align with the need for cloud services.

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Cloud lessons learned: Four companies that migrated Windows Server

As the motion picture industry shifts to compute-intensive high definition, a top digital studio, Jellyfish, found that their rendering times in on-premises servers were driving costs up and productivity down. To combat the issue, Jellyfish turned to Azure for its open source capabilities, cost savings, and superior support. Contact us today to learn more about migrating your on-premises computing needs to the cloud and begin your path to increasing productivity and cutting costs.

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Why Cloud (By Default) Gives You Security You Couldn’t Afford Otherwise

Regardless of your industry, security should be a top concern. That’s what makes moving to the cloud so attractive for IT pros. The increased mobility, flexibility, and ability to go serverless all have their place but the default security upgrade you receive by moving to the cloud is undeniably one of the greatest benefits. Microsoft and Bitscape can help you find the solution that’s right for your organization. Contact us today to find out more.

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Cloud Migration Concerns Persist for Provider Organizations

This article explores the caution and hesitation in the healthcare industry to shift data and infrastructure off-premises. In a recent survey of hospital CIOs, close to 40% don’t see a clear business value in migrating. Yet overhead accounts for 50% of hospital costs–costs that could be reduced through cloud migration.

Chances are you could also benefit from lower overhead costs. At Bitscape, we have trained professionals with years of experience helping businesses just like yours. Contact us today to learn more.

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Customer story: M-KOPA Solar | IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS solutions


As their business grew to over 1,000 employees, M-KOPA Solar, a consumer solar energy provider, needed to consolidate their reporting to promote timely responses and meet customer demand quickly–all while maintaining a secure IT environment. By adopting a full suite of IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS solutions, M-KOPA can respond to demand and meet business requirements quickly. At Bitscape, we want to help you do the same. Contact us to learn more on how we can help.

Azure IoT PaaS vs SaaS

With SaaS and PaaS, the right solution is different for every business. SaaS can provide predictable pricing options without the need to construct an in-house management solution. PaaS allows businesses with cloud and device expertise to fine-tune their IT services to reduce costs and maximize return on investment. The decision is up to you, but you’re not alone. At Bitscape, we can help facilitate your decision and guide you along the way. Contact us to learn more.

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Customer story: Steelcase


Steelcase believes that optimizing office space for productivity can fuel employee engagement. That’s why they monitor customer office space and provide feedback on how to manufacture a productive work environment. To analyze IoT data, they receive real-time reporting from Azure to create actionable insights for customers. You can do the same. At Bitscape, we can help you integrate solutions that help you get the most from your IoT data. Contact us to learn more.