June 10, 2020
Three Surefire Ways to Save on IT As businesses move past the first wave of COVID-19 in the US – with some returning to offices and in-person work while others stay remote – all are looking for ways to cut costs. Even if your business wasn’t immediately impacted by the pandemic, the economic forecast is grim. While many businesses are scrambling to snip expenses in certain areas of operations, they would do wel[…]
November 5, 2018
3 Tips for Improved Cloud Security It didn’t take long for the concept of cloud computing to take off and become widespread across all industries. And while there are great advantages to adopting cloud-based solutions, there are many cyber criminals taking advantage of any possible weakness, which is why cloud security has taken center stage for most IT departments. Increasingly, it’s more than just the IT profe[…]
September 10, 2018
Protect Your Organization With a Disaster Recovery Strategy A minute of downtime doesn’t sound like much, but an IT disruption, even if it lasts moments, can be costly. Disaster recovery efforts are leading the way in helping companies prepare for and prevent the worst. Organizations do not enjoy the idea of the worst IT event that can happen to them, yet few spend time and money to prevent it. This is what leads to many just crossing t[…]
August 20, 2018
Building a Business Continuity Strategy in Five Steps Cloud adoption allows enterprises to create significant disruption in their business processes, resulting in cost savings and competitive advantages in customer experience and productivity. The balance of these advances is the broadening of the security plane in any given organization; there are many more endpoints and opportunities for a security breach. Enterprises are priori[…]
June 4, 2018
Key Questions to Ask Before Making Decisions on Cloud Transitions There’s a lot of momentum among enterprises to shift workloads to the cloud, but as you shape your digital transformation strategy, you may get stuck in discussions about which cloud. You’ve contemplated all the benefits of public, private and hybrid cloud and you’re no closer to determining the right path. There are a few key questions that can help you clear away some of the […]
February 5, 2018
Asset Management Roles Are Evolving If you’re still operating under an asset management strategy that was built years ago, you’re probably not running your company as efficiently as you could be. Roles are changing as technology evolves, which means asset management protocols need to evolve as well. In a recent Gartner survey, more than 3,000 CIOs said their roles are changing from delivery executives to business[…]
December 4, 2017
Four Crucial Steps in a Data Preparation Strategy Any successful strategy begins with preparation. This is true in terms of business analytics or any process that is intelligence-driven, as the information we rely on for daily business operations can come from a variety of sources. Data preparation ensures that all sources are working together to create a cohesive unit. There are a number of steps involved in data preparation,[…]
October 2, 2017
IT Security Pain Points: Reactionary Over Preventative ESG, a cybersecurity company, recently conducted a survey that offers some important statistics regarding IT security. The survey found that one of the biggest cybersecurity challenges IT professionals face is related to total cost of operations. Even with large investments in security, they aren’t seeing the results they are looking for. Another challenge highlighted in the su[…]
September 5, 2017
Five Critical Areas for Cloud Management The shift to cloud solutions in a bigger digital transformation strategy can leave CIOs drowning in service level agreements (SLAs) and a constant analysis of the best cloud environment for each workload. It’s important that CIOs carve out time for cloud management, or they may quickly amass additional costs and end up paying more for cloud software than they ever did for on-pr[…]
August 21, 2017
The Threat Level Has Evolved, Pushing Security Solutions The people behind cyber attacks are constantly looking for new ways to breach a system. Once the architecture of one security attack is studied and controlled, there is another waiting in the wings, threatening to require an even more exhaustive method to crack it. New Report Sheds Light on Security Issues Facing MSPs and IT Managers The 2017 Cyberthreat Defense Report reveals […]