In a recent survey conducted by IBM’s Institute of Business Value, more than 14,000 respondents voiced their opinions about a hybrid work model. The survey results portray a shift in employee expectations with their employers and an emphasis on greater work-life balance along with hybrid work flexibility. In today’s hyper-competitive job market, many organizations are looking at a hybrid work model to retain and recruit top talent while streamlining their operations. For IT organizations making the shift from in-office work to a hybrid workforce, this idea may sound a bit daunting. For those individuals, Versatile’s team of experts put together a few tips & tricks to help you with your transition into a secure and flexible hybrid work model.
When Microsoft launched their New Commerce Experience (NCE), its goal was to provide customers greater choice and flexibility with license purchasing. For the past 10 years, licensees had the option to cancel anytime without penalty, add or reduce seats as required, pay per day, or choose annual terms for seat-based offers in the Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) Program.
Versatile has reinforced its commitment to creating the most flexible, modern, and creative work environment by moving our headquarters from Marlboro to Hudson, MA!
Thanks to technology we can now connect in so many ways but, this also means hackers have found a way to grinch up the holidays by being able to download your information from a simple charging station. Follow these simple tips to keep your personal and company’s data from hackers this holiday season!
Over the past few years, the healthcare computing environment has changed dramatically. Driven as much by new opportunities for innovation as by security threats to data and operations, the pace of change is only likely to accelerate in the years ahead. Keeping up with these changes is no longer just an issue of ideal optimization, it's a matter of survival for many healthcare organizations whether they recognize the risk or not.
Welcome! If you’re here reading this, chances are you’re looking for some information about Microsoft’s recent announcement pertaining to self-service purchasing capabilities in Office 365. If that’s the case, you’re in the right place! Ever since the announcement for MC193609 showed up in Office 365 message centers, I’ve been fielding questions from clients about what to do; so I took this opportunity to summarize the recent history of this roadmap item and offer a few tips on how to make sure your organization is ready for the January 2020 rollout.
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?”