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Utilize Cloud Tools to Protect Corporate Identities

By: Jordan Helton on Aug 22, 2018 1:31:47 PM

Corporate Identities - that is, usernames and passwords - continue to be one of the main points of attack against businesses. For a reason! Many points of authentication are internet-facing humans who generally do a poor job of choosing passwords and can be easily manipulated into giving out their credentials.

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Topics: cybersecurity, public cloud

Debunking Public Cloud’s Supposed Risks

By: Christina Southern on Aug 20, 2018 1:02:00 PM

Ninety percent of Fortune 500 businesses run on the Microsoft Cloud. Yet research shows that  business and IT professionals are still leery of moving their infrastructure to Public Cloud. “There’s never been a more versatile, secure, and highly visible Cloud option on the market,” said Cloud Solutions Engineer Jordan Helton. “Unfortunately, the journey to Public Cloud has been difficult for some because they didn’t have the right partner helping them through the process. And others are intimidated by Public Cloud giants like Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure.”

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Topics: Cloud, public cloud, Security

Video: Three Clear Paths to the Cloud

By: C Spire Staff on Aug 17, 2018 6:02:00 AM

Is your IT infrastructure at a crossroads? With more scalability, control, and lower costs topping your list of priorities, you know the best solution is likely in the cloud - but which one? The roadmap you've been given to navigate the many cloud options isn't clear or seems risky.

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Topics: Cloud, Security, public cloud

What’s in a name? Understanding the types of Microsoft Cloud Solution Providers

By: Jordan Helton on Jun 21, 2018 1:58:34 PM

If you interact with technology service providers, you have undoubtedly heard the term Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) several times. What you may not know is that there are different types of Microsoft Cloud Solution Providers in the market. In addition to a Microsoft Partner being a CSP, they may also have achieved certain partner statuses indicating the technology stacks in which they are experienced and successful. Let’s look at both concepts and what they mean for a company seeking the services of a Microsoft Partner.

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Topics: public cloud, Microsoft

A Move to Public Cloud: How Your Security Strategy Will Change

By: Jordan Helton on Apr 5, 2018 9:01:08 AM

Jordan Helton, a C Spire Azure Solution Engineer, empowers people and businesses to accomplish their goals through the use of intelligent cloud solutions that reduce spend, increase productivity, and harden security.

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Topics: public cloud, Cloud


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