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MicroAge Rescues EMS Company with IT Managed Services

Business growth is exciting—after all, it indicates success. But there’s a downside, too: the IT challenges that come from trying keep pace. Read on to see how MicroAge recently helped a company get a handle on things with IT managed services. For a growing private ambulance company on the West Coast, the business strategy of…Read More

SD-WAN – MPLS Mesh Network Gives Medical Practice Resilient, Secure Telecom

SD-WAN - MPLS Mesh Network solution
Phones are critical for a doctor’s office. Their business relies on patients calling to schedule appointments and clinicians being able to call patients about medications or lab results, for example. Without a highly available telephone system, such as the SD-WAN – MPLS mesh network featured here, the office cannot function optimally. For a multi-location physician…Read More

Ransomware Attack Remediation with a Successful Outcome

Ransomware attack remediation
“Our network is secure. We don’t need to worry about ransomware attack remediation.” “We’re too small.” “We don’t have the budget for that level of security.” For many companies, the objections to anti-ransomware software are real — and understandable. But they don’t hold true for a lot of organizations. In fact, one health care company…Read More

Disaster Recovery Planning in the Healthcare Industry

In the world of healthcare, the development of a solid disaster recovery plan has tended to fall by the wayside, and rightfully so. Most of the available resources are focused on keeping the lights on, keeping the operation running and providing great service to patients. Fair enough, right? Unfortunately, I've found not planning for disaster recovery can…Read More

An Innovative Solution to Server Latency Issues with PernixData

Server latency in the office
Planning ahead is critical for IT management success. Without accurate forecasting and strategic planning, you might discover that your organization’s IT needs outpace your budget for new hardware, creating problems like server latency. A Southwest-based wellness company with more than 100 employees learned that the hard way. Three years ago, the company purchased a SAN,…Read More

Growing Company Benefits from Investment in Converged Infrastructure

Converged infrastructure solved the problems for a company running out of storage space
Company growth is a good thing. But its impact on IT is unmistakable. For one medium-sized digital radiology company, running out of storage space in its offsite data center wasn’t a virtual problem—it was a very real one. The company was running out of physical space. Read on to see how a converged infrastructure solution…Read More

Tackling Overdue Data Center Refresh in Three Steps with Dell, VMware

With the uncertain economy of the past few years many companies have put IT investment on hold. Before you know it, years have passed since your last scheduled data center refresh. Now you have no choice but to upgrade... but where do you begin? Sound familiar? This was the reality facing the IT team for…Read More

HIPAA-Compliant Backup Storage Reduces Health Care Firm’s Risk

You might take for granted the backup solution and process you have in place. But here’s something we’re reminded of all the time. Some organizations—for a variety reasons—are using old technology for data transfer in their backup solution. Older technology can be laborious and cumbersome for IT staff. It can also put an organization at…Read More

Data Center Refresh and Server Virtualization Provides Big Benefits

Today’s small businesses with moderately sized data centers are under immense pressure. It is essential they keep pace with escalating network demands, support new application architectures and sustain virtualized environments. Moreover, they are expected to operate more efficiently and more cost-effectively than ever before. For these reasons and more, a Southwest-area health care service provider…Read More

Big Data Infrastructure: Dell, VMware Solution Handles Exponential Growth

When customers talk—especially when they complain—you listen. So, when the network manager and regional CIO of a medical data company managing big data recently heard from customers that its system was too slow, they knew they had to take action to upgrade their big data infrastructure to maintain their existing customer base. And their big…Read More