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How the Cloud Provides Calm During the Storm

The tragic destruction caused by hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria is still fresh on everyone's mind. And while the images of flooded streets and submerged homes loom large, it's worth it to consider the structures that survived as well.

Recent storms were notable for the widespread, unsparing damage they caused. But even in the face of unprecedented natural disasters, some structures managed to weather the wind and rain unscathed.

The New York Times recently profiled several data centers located at the center of these storms. Even as wind speeds increased and flood waters rose, these facilities kept the lights on and the floors dry. Some even served as shelters for employees and their families looking for a safe haven.

Topics: Security and Performance Costs Cloud Computing / SaaS Hurricane Disaster Recovery Reliability

How Secure is Your Financial Data in the Cloud?

Top 6 Reasons Your Data is Safe and Secure in the Cloud with Intacct

Is moving to a cloud based accounting solution a wise decision? Well, there are many myths about the cloud, but today let’s concentrate on one: safety.

The cloud – that global network of computers that everybody is talking about – is safe for your accounting data with a reliable software provider like Intacct.

So let's dive into this and look in more detail at how your data is safe in the cloud with Intacct.

Topics: Security Security and Performance Costs Cloud computing

Ransomware Attack on Hospital Reinforces the Virtues of the Cloud

The myth that the closer you keep your sensitive data, the safer it is, has once again been proven wrong. Last week, reports surfaced that Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center in Los Angeles suffered a "ransomware" attack, locking employees out of critical IT systems.

Topics: Security Security and Performance Costs hacker ranswomware

SaaS Benchmarks – Security and Performance Costs Drive Up Cost of Revenue

From Intacct's View from the Cloud Blog:
We've invited Lauren Kelley, CEO and founder of OPEXEngine, to write a series of guest posts to the Intacct blog sharing some of her insights around benchmarks for software and SaaS companies. We hope you enjoy the series, the first post is below.

Topics: Blog accounting software View from the Cloud Intacct Software Industry SaaS Security and Performance Costs OPEXEngine Subscription-Based Revenue Software and Technology Industry Best Practices Awareness