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The Case for Blue Box Cloud: Education

by Blue BoxJan 26, 2016

From financial services to gaming and retail, a wide array of industries utilize private clouds to protect their most important data. Those in the field of education perhaps know better than anyone how critical data sovereignty is when it comes to protecting information. Treehouse is just one example of an educational technology company that puts their trust in private cloud.

Turbocharge Your Apps with Private Cloud as a Service (PCaaS)

by Blue BoxJan 26, 2016

According to Infonetics Research, 82% of cloud service providers around the world plan to offer hybrid cloud as a service (CaaS) by 2016. Why is the industry moving in this direction? While public and private clouds provide different strengths, neither fully meets all the needs of modern IT. How about a different kind of solution that bridges the gap between the two?

Cloud Security Mythbusting

by INetUJan 22, 2016

Misconceptions about cloud security and bad assumptions about how well an organization can truly protect its own information in-house have resulted in miscalculated risk assessments and a reluctance to move to the cloud. It is time to re-think the delta between cloud and on-premise security. This white paper takes a look at five of the most common cloud security myths and dispels them based on facts and experience.

Bridge to Cloud

by Blue Coat Systems IncDec 11, 2015

Consumers are comfortable with the cloud. Employees want to use cloud services at work. The CEO wants to harness the cloud to cut cost and waste. But IT knows there's one big obstacle to building a bridge to the cloud: Security.

Watch this engaging, two-part webinar, featuring speakers from Forrester Research and Blue Coat, and learn how to tackle the security issues of the cloud. You'll discover:

* How to implement a hybrid deployment model that doesn't compromise on security

Workload Roulette: How IaaS Takes the Gamble Out of Delivering IT

by IBMNov 17, 2015

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) helps enterprises deliver the right IT resources to today's agile businesses, but success isn't a sure thing. Enterprises must match different workloads to the right IaaS services. This interactive infographic shows how it pays to use IaaS solutions for six important types of workloads.

Optimizing Cloud for Visibility, Control and Performance with Application Discovery and Dependency Mapping

by BMC SoftwareNov 11, 2015

Complex hybrid environments can make it difficult to track interdependencies, increasing the risk of disrupting critical business services. In this research paper by EMA, you'll learn how application discovery and dependency mapping can help you:

- Meet granular targets for availability, cost, and time-to-revenue for cloud services
- Accelerate mean time to repair (MTTR) while communicating better with stakeholders
- Understand the impact of proposed changes and potential security

The Ultimate Guide to Understanding the Cloud

by INetUOct 27, 2015

Cloud computing is not a new concept. The cloud technology of today has evolved over time and adapted to new technologies and business challenges. In the past, cloud technology has been unknown to those outside of IT teams. Now, cloud computing has gone mainstream and is being used for personal and business use to complete tasks including personal computer backups, file sharing, email, mobile applications, and more. Unfortunately, how many can say that they fully understand the cloud?

The Truth about Cloud Price-Performance: How Misperceptions about Service Costs Can Derail Your Cloud Strategy

by IBMOct 26, 2015

As IT leaders increase their reliance on the cloud, many are discovering flaws in the initial cloud purchase criteria. Cloud strategies are important to an optimized IT environment. However, like any business-critical decision, selecting a cloud service requires due-diligence and research.

Leveraging the Cloud for your Big Data Workloads

by IBMOct 26, 2015

This report explores how with the right partner, enterprises can ensure that their Big Data workloads perform consistently, securely, and cost effectively while delivering to a line-of-business colleagues' need for on-demand, real-time analytics to make smart business decisions.

Leveraging the Cloud for your DevOps Workloads

by IBMOct 26, 2015

This report explores that by choosing the right PaaS, an IT organization can align development and operations resources, ensuring that applications are deployed quickly, cost-effectively, and error-free.


Blue Box

Headquarters: Seattle, WA

The year was 2003, iTunes was brand new and broadband was quickly becoming ubiquitous. Our story unfolded like many technology business stories: A starry-eyed college student saw an opportunity to make a difference, a chance to help empower the Internets next great ideas. And so Blue Box was born, focused on tailoring complex hosting solutions for open source applications. But we did not stop there. For over a decade, Blue Box has supported industry innovators during their journey to create and deliver top notch Web applications to the world. When we began, we focused solely on managed hosting, but due to the evolution of our industry's needs, progressed to building and operating hosted private clouds. Today, we continue to help them transform the world, both real and virtual, and how we do it using open source technology combined with a unique operational platform and a wealth of expertise as the foundation is what sets us apart.

BMC Software

Business runs on IT. IT runs on BMC Software. Business thrives when IT runs smarter, faster, and stronger. That's why the most demanding IT organizations in the world rely on BMC Software across both distributed and mainframe environments. Recognized as the leader in Business Service Management, BMC offers a comprehensive approach and unified platform that helps IT organizations cut cost, reduce risk and drive business profit. For the four fiscal quarters ended September 30, 2008, BMC revenue was approximately $1.83 billion. Visit www.bmc.com for more information.


IBM is the world's largest information technology company, with 80 years of leadership in helping clients innovate. Drawing on a breadth of capabilities and best practices from across IBM and our extensive partner ecosystem, we offer clients within every industry, a wide range of services, solutions and technologies that can help them improve productivity, respond rapidly to the needs of their business and reduce development and operations costs.


At INetU, a ViaWest Company, hosting is about building long-term relationships with our customers and partners. Since our start in 1997, we put our customers in the center of every relationship and surround them with the hosting services, solutions and expertise that best fit their business.

Our customer centric philosophy has helped INetU attain the highest customer satisfaction rating in the hosting industry and helped us grow into one of the leading managed service organizations for small to medium businesses. Customers entrust us with their cloud infrastructure, allowing them to focus on their businesses.

INetU customers are able to reduce costs, improve application performance, increase security and compliance all while offering the flexibility they need to respond rapidly to business and IT needs.

We provide solutions for private clouds, public clouds, Amazon Web Services, dedicated servers and hybrid cloud environments. Our team will ensure that the services you receive match the needs of your business both today and as it continues to grow.