This section features a comprehensive list of technical whitepapers and e-books, covering topics such as:

Why You Should Partner With a CSP to Enter The Cloud

This whitepaper is for you whether you’re “going it alone” and finding it difficult to sustain your own cloud or are just trying to understand which path you should take to add cloud services to your portfolio.   Selecting the right cloud partner is crucial. But how do you know what to look for? This whitepaper and accompanying webinar provide you the information you need to make a wise, prudent, and informed decision on who you should partner with for your journey into the cloud.

Don’t wait to move to the Cloud

The cloud services adoption rate is exploding as businesses look for ways to reduce costs, while increasing reliability, scalability and client value with IT cloud services. Selecting the right cloud partner enables you to evolve your business model to include higher value, higher margin services on top of the reliable “heavy-lifting” cloud infrastructure services provided by your cloud partner.

Making the Transition: MSP to CSP

As the cloud services market has matured it has evolved from a one-size-fits-all to specialty clouds like Disaster Recovery as a Service, Desktop as a Service, Backup as a Service and more. To compete in today’s cloud world, MSPs needs to differentiate their services. Moving up the food chain to application services also means you can charge more and drive more revenue.

Making the Transition: ISV to SaaS

Enterprise IT organizations are implementing private clouds as well as hybrid clouds that provide seamless access to public clouds. IT services companies and distributors are reselling cloud services. Managed Service Providers are moving their business to the cloud, as Cloud Service Providers. Independent software vendors (ISVs) are also reacting to the cloud by transitioning from delivering packaged software to Software as a Service.

The Five Things An Enterprise Must Consider

Cloud computing offers significant benefits, but is it ready for mission critical applications? The failure of these applications can result in the failure of business operations. When this happens, not only does a company lose money but it can also lose customers and tarnish a brand image. Learn what the cloud can offer for these applications and how it can overcome these concerns.

 Cloud Rivo Cloud Suite Whitepaper

Cloud Suite with PAN Cloud Director transforms static infrastructure into a flexible cloud service so that organizations and service providers can provide near-instant access to the computing resources users require. Read this whitepaper to learn more.

Cloud Rivo Xterity Cloud Pod

Cloud Rivo needed an enterprise class platform to host their wholesale cloud service – Xterity. They turned to longtime partners Fujitsu and Brocade to create a scalable infrastructure solution, the Xterity Cloud POD, that can be easily deployed and supply the reliability and performance expected by enterprises as they moved to cloud solutions for their IT services.

Converged Infrastructure Executive Whitepaper

Converged infrastructure, with the related concepts of stateless computing and converged fabrics, can solve the management complexity challenge. This paper explains these concepts and how they address these challenges.

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