Virtualization Giants Are Pairing Up

For companies trying to create employee desktops stored on a server and delivered over the internet, security and optimization often entail a mess of vendors, settings, and updates. But, now, two of the biggest names in the industry just announced a partnership that aims to simplify the whole process: Azure and […]

By | 2018-05-28T10:12:31+00:00 March 28th, 2017|Business Value, Cloud Services, Virtualization|Comments Off on Virtualization Giants Are Pairing Up

SDN & Virtualized Networks: How They Differ

Many people wonder what the difference between Virtualized Networks and SDN (Software-Defined Networks). Let’s take a look at what sets them apart.

Software-defined networking (SDN)

Managing storage, infrastructures, and networks with high-level software is something I.T. technicians have been doing for a long time. It’s a subset of virtualization and it is one […]

By | 2018-05-28T10:22:03+00:00 March 10th, 2017|Business Value, Cloud Services, Virtualization|Comments Off on SDN & Virtualized Networks: How They Differ

Real-World Case Study: Implementing a Disaster Recovery Plan

Failing to stop a cyber attacker, or to pass a Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP) audit could mean you’re focused on the wrong educational resources. Because no matter how many conferences you attend, or how many certifications you receive, nothing beats real-world case studies. If that’s what you’re looking for, a state […]

By | 2018-05-28T10:19:26+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Business, Cloud Services|Comments Off on Real-World Case Study: Implementing a Disaster Recovery Plan

Why Should You Care About SD-WAN?

SD-WAN (Software-Defined Wide Area Network) is the future of networking. It enables you to use a broadband internet connection to virtualize your legacy network hardware to reduce the costs associated with traditional MPLS networking. Some providers of SD-WAN even claim they can cut your networking costs by 90%, a stunning […]

By | 2018-05-29T05:33:53+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|Business Value, Cloud Services, SaaS, Virtualization, Web & Cloud|Comments Off on Why Should You Care About SD-WAN?

The Top Tips for Cloud-Based Unified Communications

The number of small businesses that will have their unified communications in the cloud will increase from 10% to 48% by 2020, and medium-sized firms and large enterprises follow in this trend, albeit in smaller percentages. These numbers are not surprising because migrating unified communications to the cloud presents a host of benefits […]

By | 2018-05-29T05:36:52+00:00 February 1st, 2017|Cloud Services, VoIP|Comments Off on The Top Tips for Cloud-Based Unified Communications

2016 Cyber Attack Stats: What You Need to Know

As cyber attacks continue to rise, businesses large and small need to stay one step ahead with I.T. services that keep them protected no matter what. What were once minor nuisances have now become advanced threats that can actually put you out of business. If these cyber attack statistics don’t convince […]

By | 2018-05-29T05:41:11+00:00 January 12th, 2017|Cloud Services, Security|Comments Off on 2016 Cyber Attack Stats: What You Need to Know

2017 IT Essentials: Disaster Recovery Plan

When disaster strikes, organizations need to put their business continuity plans into action and recover their IT systems as quickly as possible. Failing to do so can have serious financial and reputational repercussions. Despite this, investments in disaster recovery are set aside each year for high-tech IT investments, and every year […]

By | 2018-05-29T05:41:52+00:00 January 11th, 2017|Business, Cloud Services, Security|Comments Off on 2017 IT Essentials: Disaster Recovery Plan

New Year, New Cyber Threats

Have you had to deal with security issues in the past year? Brace yourself; there are more to come. For this reason, security experts have become indispensable to businesses. They guard tech-dependent individuals and businesses against malicious attacks that pose threats to their privacy and livelihood. As you ring in the […]

By | 2018-05-29T05:42:55+00:00 December 13th, 2016|Business Value, Cloud Services, SaaS, Security|Comments Off on New Year, New Cyber Threats

AWS Changes Storage Options and Pricing

Users of Amazon Web Services (AWS) will notice a difference in the price they pay for cloud storage as the company rolls out yet another price drop. Additionally, AWS has made changes to its Glacier “cold storage” plan in an effort to optimize customer data retrieval time. Find out more […]

By | 2016-12-07T16:00:55+00:00 December 7th, 2016|Business Value, Cloud Services, Web & Cloud|Comments Off on AWS Changes Storage Options and Pricing

7 Reasons Why You Need a Disaster Recovery Plan

Many business owners think they can get away with not having a disaster recoveryopens in a new window plan, or only minimal protection of their assets. Here’s something to make you think twice about that strategy: 20% of businesses will experience a failure (flood, fire, outage, etc) in a given year, and […]

By | 2018-05-25T06:53:32+00:00 October 7th, 2016|Business Continuity, Business Value, Cloud Services|Comments Off on 7 Reasons Why You Need a Disaster Recovery Plan