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5 Times Object Storage is the Right Call for Your Business

July 2018

In today’s digital universe, the rate at which data is created is increasing exponentially, thus the amount of data being collected by enterprise organizations is growing at a rapid pace. The more corporate data being stored, the more risk it presents to a business– potentially causing durability issues, limitations with storage infrastructure, and difficulty with data management.

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Don’t Allow Cyber Threats, Network Outages, and Data Loss Events to Destroy your Brand Equity

June 2018

Cyber attacks are more sophisticated than ever before, and data loss is a growing concern for businesses of every size in every industry. Small and medium-sized businesses continue to face the same types and frequency of information security breaches as larger enterprise organizations ­– 74% of small and medium-sized businesses reporting that they had suffered an information security breach in the last 12 months, according to a UK Government Report. Most of these attacks impact email, network and sensitive data in their on-premises technology infrastructure and many of these businesses struggle to recover.

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3, 2, 1 Data Loss Prevention!

May 2018

It all started on August 13, 2017, off Cape Verde, Africa as a low-pressure system that was merging with strong tropical moisture moving west across the Atlantic. Thirteen days later Hurricane Harvey crossed the shore between Port Aransas and Port O'Connor, Texas around 03:00 UTC, possessing maximum winds of 130 mph (215 km/h). This weather pattern was just the beginning of what would become a disaster for many businesses and the nearly 6,314,000 residents in the Houston Metropolitan area.

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Proud Supporters of ITmatters

May 2018

Immedion is proud to partner with Racks and Towers and Pink Ribbon Girls (PRG) in their ITmatters program. ITmatters provides an easy and rewarding way for businesses to make a charitable contribution to Pink Ribbon Girls by donating end of life hardware.

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4 Steps to Disaster Readiness for Severe Weather

May 2018

The key to disaster preparedness is having a plan in place long before disaster strikes. Are you prepared for the threat of severe weather this spring? This month, the Storm Prediction Center (SPC) projects a heightened risk for severe weather to expand across the Ohio Valley and into the Carolinas. May is the peak of tornado season, and hurricane season is just a month away.

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Three Benefits of Using Object Storage

April 2018

Data volume is growing at an exponential rate. Businesses today are challenged with finding a scalable, reliable and cost-effective solution for storing these massive amounts of data. Object storage can be combined with traditional storage methods for a practical approach to storing large quantities of unstructured data such as media files, archives and documents. We’ve listed the top three benefits of using object storage to resolve your data storage challenges.

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4 Ways to Gain Efficiency with the Cloud

March 2018

In the ever-changing world of IT, businesses are faced with the challenge of keeping up with trending technology while at the same time, maintaining an effective strategy that drives business value. The cloud has become an integral part of how businesses run today, and has proven to be practical in helping your business run more efficiently. Here are four ways to gain efficiency by leveraging the cloud.

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Preparing a Data Center for Inclement Weather

February 2018

Much of the country experienced record low temperatures last month as Winter Storm Inga brought snow and ice to the Midwest, East and South. Winter weather can have a major impact on your IT systems – from power outages to heating and air equipment failures. How does a data center prepare for inclement weather? Immedion’s Director of Facilities Operations and Director of Customer Services provide insight into what it takes to keep a data center always on – regardless of the conditions outside.

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Add Protection to the top of your IT Department’s Resolution List

January 2018

As you ring in the new year and implement your business’s 2018 IT strategy, don’t forget to add data protection to your list of resolutions. Disaster recovery, security monitoring and systems management are essential to mitigate risk and protect your business’s mission critical data and systems. Follow these best practices to make protection a priority in 2018:

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A Guide for 2018 IT Budgeting

December 2017

As 2018 approaches, IT decision makers must look ahead to next year and decide where to focus IT resources. CIOs are faced with the challenge of planning an IT budget that both drives efficiency and creates value for their business. Though challenging, IT budgeting doesn’t need to be a painful process. We’ve compiled some IT budgeting trends and tips to use as a guide for ensuring your budget aligns with your strategic goals:

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