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VMware vSAN: Why Aren’t You Adopting It?

VMware vSAN Adoption
Recently, I’ve noticed a theme emerging across the conversations I’ve been having with clients. Whether it’s with a CxO or an IT administrator, two wants/needs have been consistent: flexibility and future ready. Flexibility When you think ‘flexibility’, has there been any innovation that has offered more flexibility within the IT landscape than the development and…Read More

Guide to Conceptualizing a Disaster Recovery Plan – Part 1

Disaster Recovery Plan
Assessing Problems and the Impact Have you been tasked with designing or improving your current disaster recovery plan? It can be a daunting task comprised of so many moving parts that it can be difficult to know where to start. The purpose of this blog series is to help you organize your thoughts and outline…Read More

HPE and Nimble: Joining Forces

HPE and Nimble
Another day, another acquisition. Today, HPE announced that it has agreed to acquire the hybrid and all-flash storage powerhouse, Nimble Storage. These acquisitions seem to be becoming weekly occurrences in our industry, but I think this particular acquisition is worth taking note of. Here are some things we hope to see from the newly formed HPE…Read More

What’s all the Hype with SD-WAN Anyways?

Hype Around SD-WAN
The challenges. Cloud adoption has dramatically impacted the way organizations are accessing applications, and the rate at which we see “cloud” being consumed is only increasing.  Leveraging cloud based applications improves the speed of deployment, providing more cost control, and simplifying management. But, before you move all your applications to the cloud, it is imperative…Read More

SIEM and Its Role in Your Security Strategy

SIEM Security Strategy
There is an old parable about the blind men and an elephant. In this story, each blind man touches a different part of the elephant; one the leg, one the tusks, one the trunk, and so on. Each man then tells the others their perspective of what this beast is. They soon discover that they…Read More

Improving Productivity with Mobility Through UCaaS

Mobility Through UCaaS
The Challenge Differentiating yourself to your clients is of the utmost importance in a competitive environment.  Teams need to act quickly, be more efficient and more accessible at a moment’s notice to ensure successful project completion. Regardless of the industry you play in or what your specific role is, I think everyone reading this has…Read More

The Future of IoT

The Future of IoT
The future of IoT (Internet of Things) is the device you already own. Much like the cloud, IoT is the latest marketing term for practices and technology many people have already been using, just at a larger scale. At its core, any connected device falls under the IoT umbrella. Our partner Bitdefender has an excellent…Read More

Deciphering Dell EMC’s Data Protection Portfolio

Dell EMC Data Protection Suite
Even with all the other data protection solutions available on the market, there’s still good reason for a business to consider investing in the Dell EMC Data Protection Suite. Deciphering the Dell EMC Data Protection portfolio — and the suites that they offer — can be reduced to a single premise: Dell EMC offers software…Read More

The Top 3 Reasons for You to Attend VeeamON 2017

VeeamON 2017
If you’re like me, your time is extremely valuable and one of the resources that you rarely have an abundance of. With the tech conference season upon us, it’s easy to be overwhelmed in trying to differentiate or decide which conferences are the most valuable use of your time. In an effort to simplify at least…Read More

VMware VSAN Licensing Guide

VSAN Licensing
VMware VSAN is the industry-leading software based hyper-converged infrastructure solution and is a core building block of the Software-Defined Data Center. VSAN, for those who are unfamiliar, enables organization to leverage x86 hardware to create a highly resilient and elastic pool of storage with the ability to pick and choose the storage devices that meet…Read More