Day: May 15, 2020

This SelectTV offer could be the last step needed to finally cut your cable forever

TLDR: A two-year subscription to SelectTV gets you thousands of TV shows, movies and more, all for less than $1.50 a month.

While streaming outlets like Netflix thrive in our stay at home quarantine lifestyle, it only seems to be hastening the death of cable television.

In a recent survey, The Trade Desk found 64 percent of respondents have already cut the cable cord, plan to, or have never been cable subscribers. That number jumps to 75 percent for those from 18 to 34 years old.

One of the beneficiaries of the move toward streaming is SelectTV — and

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The pros and cons of using a virtual private cloud

VPCs (virtual private clouds) were really a marketing response by public cloud providers that found themselves competing with private clouds, such as OpenStack, years ago. Some enterprises did not relish the idea of placing their data on a public cloud, sharing pooled resources with other companies—perhaps even their competition.

I was in so many of those meetings back then, hearing CIOs proclaim that their data would never exist outside of their firewall. When moving to cloud, it was going to be their cloud in their data center: a private cloud.

The trouble with private clouds is that they still have

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