6 software license terms to consider before moving to the cloud

Some 95 percent of IT professionals have taken to the cloud, according to a recent survey. And if you’re one of them, you might want to check your licensing – you could be breaking your contract. Many organizations aren’t aware that their existing software license terms may include obstacles to migrating applications to a public…

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What you may not know about secondary storage

Secondary: coming after, less important than, or resulting from someone or something else that is primary. It’s not a particularly exciting word, and investing in something with “secondary” in its title may seem like it’s not worth the time or money. Secondary storage, however, breaks that mold—it isn’t all it originally appears.

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3 trends driving health care IT in 2017

The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Conference is reliably the most significant health care IT conference in the United States each year, bringing together thousands of vendors and tens of thousands of health care IT professionals focused on a common goal: Improving health care efficiency through technology. This year was no different. Here…

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AWS outage: Who’s really to blame?

Amazon’s S3 service outage in the US-East-1 Region yesterday shed light on just how much of the internet depends on that single service in a single region. Dozens of sites that stored assets there failed; sites that stored snapshots of volumes they used to launch instances failed; sites that depended on AWS S3 services in…

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6 must-attend Microsoft webinars hosted by SHI this spring

SHI’s ringing in spring once again with our Microsoft webinar series, highlighting Microsoft’s latest products and licensing options. SHI and Microsoft have a long history of collaborating on regular webinars, which keep thousands of procurement and IT professionals up-to-date on Microsoft technologies. There are six webinars scheduled for this spring. Sign up today to learn…

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