Sarah Schmelling

Senior WriterSarah Schmelling came from Upside, where she was a features writer covering telecommunications. Prior to this she was Senior Editor for Upstart, which focuses on the CLEC community, and before that she was an Associate Editor covering news for Telephony. Based in San Francisco, she will cover the Silicon Valley computer companies, and their relationships with service providers.She has a Master's degree from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.Sarah covers servers and computer technology.

SLAs: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

Whats par for the course for the "service level" part of a service-level agreement from an Internet-infrastructure provider means different things to different people. Or so says a report...

Latest Posts

IBM Cloud’s Hillery Hunter on Trends in Multicloud Computing

I spoke with Hillery Hunter, CTO of IBM Cloud, about why multicloud computing has become such a dominant strategy; we also covered the challenges...

Hybrid Cloud Isn’t Enough: You Need a Compatible Data Strategy

It’s becoming a hybrid cloud world, as more enterprises move to deploy workloads across multiple public cloud providers as well as private clouds. Of...

Digital Transformation Examples: Business Use Cases

To fully understand digital transformation, it helps to look at examples of this emerging tech trend. Examples can inspire businesses considering investment in this...

American Connection Project Aims To Fill The Gaps In Rural Broadband

In the cloud era, digital connectivity is clearly a necessity. Yet many rural communities across the U.S. still lack this necessity, including farmers, who...

Predicting Cloud Trends for 2022: Migration, Multicloud and ESG

If you look to where cloud computing is likely heading in the year ahead, three key trends emerge, trends that span both technology and...