Blog Archives: 2020

The Rise of Contactless Card Readers During COVID-19

Of all the ways COVID-19 continues to impact how business is conducted in the US and worldwide, the rise of contactless card readers certainly counts among them. As of this past June, Forbes reports that contactless payments in the US had risen 150%. Given the many uncertainties surrounding daily life, our economy, and COVID-19, it […]

FREE Cloud Migration Checklist (for Azure, AWS + More)

As you get ready to move your business’s services to The Cloud, avoiding common mistakes and planning around a cloud migration checklist can save you money. It can also save you a lot of hassle. To help you on your path to The Cloud, make sure you’re ticking all four boxes from our Cloud Migration […]

AWS vs Google Cloud vs Azure vs Rackspace

As options for top cloud hosting providers grow more common (AWS vs Google Cloud vs Azure vs Rackspace and on and on), the work of finding the right one can sometimes feel as arbitrary as picking the right snowflake. After all, just as any two snowflakes will have at least subtle differences, so too will […]

4 Cloud Tips: How to Improve Cloud Computing

As its name implies, cloud computing by no means guarantees “blue skies” for your business, so here are some cloud tips to make it so! Just like computing from dedicated servers, The Cloud has its own set of challenges that require all-star levels of web development and IT know-how. And in the absence of expert […]

How to Calculate the Cost of Downtime

How to calculate the cost of a downtime event? As a managed service provider, Arcane Strategies is committed to making sure our customers’ web-based assets are functioning 24/7/365. We are extremely proud of our 100% client retention rate and a 99% uptime rate. Keeping our clients’ websites, databases, and applications up and running is key […]