Author Archives: David Shepard

About David Shepard

David Shepard is CEO of Exacent, a global provider of on-demand enterprise-grade infrastructure. For more information visit www.exacent.com.

The Credit Crunch Is Leading Many Organizations To Outsource Asset-Intensive Legacy Processes

Money Crunch

Market conditions are always a driving force in organizational spending, and the current environment is no exception. But in 2009, in addition to cost reduction, companies are now evaluating whether they can maximize their scarce credit availability by outsourcing capital-intensive IT functions that were traditionally “off limits” to these sorts of exercises or simply not… Read More →

Cloud Computing: Better, Faster, Cheaper?

Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is the latest buzzword in information technology (IT), and depending on who you talk to, you will get a different answer as to what exactly cloud computing really means. Some refer to cloud computing as SaaS (Software as a Service), utility computing, managed services, Web services, outsourcing, etc. The term is so hot… Read More →