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Manufacturing Insights Blog

At Plex, we know that manufacturing matters — and this week’s articles share that sentiment.

This week, we focus on manufacturing’s resurgence, including the industry’s role in rebuilding Michigan’s economy; the three most common errors when migrating to the cloud (and how to prevent them); and IDG’s cloud computing survey for a peek at what’s in store.

Michigan Makes List of Top 10 States Where Manufacturing Still Matters

Manufacturing jobs are on the rise across the Midwest — particularly in the Great Lake State, where the Detroit Free Press reports that the industry is leading employment in all sectors.

3 Common Mistakes in Cloud Migrations — And How to Avoid Them

Cloud computing is known for its ease of migration — but there are still a few common mistakes to watch for, as InfoWorld‘s David Linthicum points out. Are you prepared to take your business into the cloud?

IDG Cloud Computing Survey: Security, Integration Challenge Growth

Put on your data cap, because you’re about to be flooded with past and future trends! Our own Louis Columbus dissects IDG’s cloud computing survey in this Forbes Tech article.

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