Infrastructure management, especially for businesses with limited IT staff, can often seem overwhelming. As technology solutions that make management easier have evolved, a hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) has allowed businesses of all sizes to reduce costs and simplify maintenance of their infrastructure and allow resources to focus on more productive activities.
A wireless network can pose a threat to any company. WiFi signals extend way farther than the walls of our offices, and thus a hacker with simply a strong antenna can easily connect to a company’s WiFi from the outside. Once a hacker finds a way into the company’s network, file shares without protection or computer accounts that have easy to figure out passwords become an easy pathway for access to other sensitive information.
The term “disaster recovery” or “DR” has been kicking around the world of IT for decades and yet, it still has many different meanings. Some people think it means getting your data center up and running quickly after something bad happens. Others look at it as figuring out a way to keep things running until you can get back to your data center after something bad happens. Disaster Recovery can also mean getting your organization ready so that when something bad happens, your IT team is prepared.
In recent years, data breaches have run rampant across compute environments and printing devices alike. From government agencies to healthcare facilities, professional hackers are eyeing your infrastructure as a potential striking point.
Without quality data security, the integrity of any organization becomes woefully at risk. Danger may be lurking in devices that many organizations overlook: printing and imaging devices.
Today’s healthcare IT landscape is shifting from an environment where data needs to not just be stored and shared, but fully utilized to make informed business and patient-care decisions. To compete in the digital economy, healthcare organizations must evolve data centers to become more data-centric and data-driven.
There’s a lot of talk lately about ‘The Edge’ - and not the famed U2 guitarist, but edge computing and how it is changing network design.
Today’s modern data centers are nimble, combining the agility of cloud and virtualization software along with Software-defined Networking (SDN). Moving beyond the standard deployment of hardware based compute, storage and network solution, the new hybrid infrastructure includes software virtualization solutions for compute to fully automated cloud software platforms.
This past week’s news regarding security vulnerabilities in modern processors, known as Spectre and Meltdown, has made many technologist and business owners feel on edge and wondering, “How do I tackle this issue?”