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Trends in IT Security

July 2014

With all of the major data breaches in the past year, security is certainly one of the hottest topics in the IT industry today. Gartner recently held their annual Security and Risk Management Summit, identifying the 2014 Top 10 Technologies for Information Security. As the number of cyber threats and data breaches continue to increase, organizations are being forced to shift their security strategies and re-allocate their resources to combat attacks.

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DR in the Cloud

June 2014

With hurricane season kicking off on June 1st, the topic of disaster recovery (DR) is becoming more prevalent. In fact, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released their 2014 Atlantic Hurricane Outlook a few weeks ago, predicting 8 – 13 named storms and 3 – 6 hurricanes this season. While these numbers indicate a near-normal hurricane season, we all know that it only takes one hurricane near you to wreak havoc on your business.

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Top 5 Reasons DR Plans Fail

May 2014

Most businesses and IT professionals recognize the need to implement a disaster recovery (DR) plan. However, according to the 2014 Annual Report by the Disaster Recovery Preparedness Council, 3 out of 4 companies are failing to properly prepare for a disaster. I don’t need to tell you that these odds aren’t good. With all of the priorities facing IT professionals today, it’s difficult for many IT leaders to justify the cost and time needed to implement a comprehensive DR plan.

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3 Important Considerations for Choosing a Disaster Recovery Site

April 2014

After one of the coldest winters on record, I am looking forward to spring. But with April showers comes an increased chance of severe storms and flooding which could wreak havoc on your IT infrastructure and have an impact on your bottom line. A good disaster recovery plan can go a long way in minimizing the effects of an unplanned outage.

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How Cloud Services Can Help Small Businesses

March 2014

There’s no question that the Cloud is changing how businesses operate. This is especially true for small businesses and start-ups. According to the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council, small and start-up businesses with less than 20 workers make up approximately 89.7% of the businesses in America.

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Important Elements in Providing a Stable Cloud Infrastructure

January 2014

As Cloud computing evolves as an infrastructure solution, it is important to remember that all virtual environments are not created equal. A well-managed Cloud environment can offer great value in terms of scalability, flexibility and cost-savings. However, a poorly managed virtual solution can mean endless headaches and unforeseen problems.

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