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What is Hybrid Cloud? The hybrid cloud started out as a groundbreaking innovation, interesting to only the most technical crowd. Just a few short years later, the numbers on hybrid cloud adaption are striking. According to Rightscale, approximately 75 percent of companies were making use of hybrid cloud as of 2016. It’s not a pie-in-the-sky […]

Companies are constantly trying to get an edge. This is especially true in IT, where every dollar, every person-hour counts. We’ve seen it basically since IT was invented. From file cabinets that were color-coded and slightly more efficient than their gray-only predecessors to moving critical operations to the cloud, and everything in between, IT has […]

Here’s the thing about data center outages: you probably won’t see them coming until it’s too late. Whether the source is a malicious attack (like ransomware) or a technology failure (due to human error), an outage leaves your system in gridlock. For high-availability industries, including finance, healthcare and media and entertainment, downtime directly translates to […]

Hybrid cloud models have really taken off, especially in the past year or so. The benefits are too many for companies to simply hide their heads in the sand and hope something else comes along, but the technology can be tough to understand. Hybrid cloud doesn’t have to be confusing, though, especially for current HPE […]

Late last year, KeyInfo partner VMware released version 6.5 of its vSphere solution. Now that it’s been out in the wild for a bit, it seems like a good time to check in to see what’s working and where users are really seeing gains. Without further ado, here are four of the new features that […]

OpenStack can be a powerful resource for any company looking to utilize the cloud. It can greatly simplify the management of diverse pools of storage, compute and networking across a data center, no matter the vendor. As an open-source option, it promises benefits from decreased costs to increased openness and innovation. Of course, being open […]

When it comes to the cloud, for many organizations, a hybrid environment is the way to go. A mix of private and public cloud services and on-premises systems delivers the flexibility and scalability companies need to support their growing data demands. Before choosing a hybrid cloud infrastructure provider and building a hybrid environment, here are […]

Data center security has been a perennial challenge for the enterprise since the first mainframes emerged in the 1960s. But now that the economy itself is starting to function as a set of digital services, the need to implement robust security is paramount. According to VMware’s latest State of Security report card, top enterprise decision-makers […]

If you haven’t moved at least some IT operations to the cloud by now, you’ve likely at least thought about it… and thought about it… and thought about it. At some point, the old “analysis paralysis” trope kicks in, and you’re stuck, constantly looking at options, but never being able to pull the trigger. We’re […]

Contact:           Justine Boucher Metis Communications 617-236-0500 keyinfo@metiscomm.com AGOURA HILLS, Calif. — Key Information Systems (KeyInfo), a leading cloud and infrastructure provider offering integrated solutions to enterprises, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named KeyInfo to its 2017 Solution Provider 500 list. The Solution Provider 500 is CRN’s annual ranking of the […]