Validating Axcient Fusion with ESG

I’ve been at Axcient for quite some time. Over four years in fact, and one of the things that really convinced me to join Axcient was our engineering department. It is so satisfying having a development team that is able to see a pain point in the industry. Then is able to architect a solution… Read more »

Steve Noel
Why don’t all businesses have a good continuity strategy?

It has been said that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. In the case of disaster recovery, however, businesses tend focus on prevention without anticipating the need for a cure. It may be painful to admit, but disaster in some form is nearly unavoidable, whether due to severe weather, an accident… Read more »

tscallan
False Sense of IT Security

Traditional security tactics teach us to build our infrastructure like a castle —strong, high, impenetrable walls with a few points of securable entry, surrounded by a moat and on top of a hill. With elementary mechanisms in place — like antivirus software and a firewall — many businesses think they are well protected. Unfortunately, organizations are leaving themselves exposed to… Read more »

tscallan
The Five Trends Driving Change in the Midmarket

Midsize Enterprise Summit (MES) 2016 took place in Austin, TX earlier this month.  Hosted by The Channel Company and Gartner, MES 2016 brings together IT executives from various companies to discuss their strategic initiatives, challenges, and learnings for 2016 and 2017.  During the opening session, Gartner Research Director, Mike Cisek, highlighted the five trends that… Read more »

Mike Dupuy
Why Disaster Recovery Isn’t Resilience

From ransomware to server failures to user errors, the online threat environment is increasingly complex. Outages aren’t a matter of if but when. As IT teams execute their disaster recovery plans to remediate breaches and service failures, there’s still the issue of keeping the business running and data intact. This is where IT resilience comes… Read more »

tscallan
Can Hospitals Survive the Ransomware Threat?

Computer networks at hospitals are vulnerable gateways to valuable and hyper-sensitive patient data. Hackers recognising this weakness are stepping up their game and refining their attack strategy to target hospitals and healthcare organisations. A recent rash of four separate attacks in Southern Carolina, California, Kentucky, and Canada marked a tipping point and catalysed the FBI… Read more »

tscallan
Disaster Recovery Strategies for Midmarket Companies

Midsize Enterprise Summit (MES) East 2016 was held in May 2016 in Indianapolis, IN to bring IT leaders together to understand and discuss the current technology trends in the midmarket.  I had the great opportunity to sit down with Jennifer Bosavage to share some thoughts on how midmarket companies can bolster their disaster recovery strategies,… Read more »

Mike Dupuy
Which is better: Colocations or DRaaS?

This is the third of a 3 part series centered around analyzing the pro’s and con’s of a colocation centers versus a Disaster-Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS) and figuring out which is better. To read the first and second parts in this series, please read Taking a Closer Look at Colocation Centers and Taking a Closer Look at… Read more »

Yoav Naveh
Taking a Closer Look at DRaaS

This is the second of a 3 part series centered around analyzing the pro’s and con’s of a colocation versus a Disaster-Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS) and figuring out which is better. To read the first part in this series, please read Taking a Closer Look at Colocation . DRaaS solutions are emerging as a popular and powerful… Read more »

Yoav Naveh
Taking a Closer Look at Colocation

This is the first of a 3 part series centered around analyzing the pro’s and con’s of a colocation versus a Disaster-Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS) and figuring out which is better. A colocation is one of the most common ways organizations can protect themselves in the event of a disaster situation. In the wake of new technologies,… Read more »

Yoav Naveh