Azure Storage Bridges the Gap

Azure Storage Bridges the Gap Between Your Budget and Your Needs Azure Storage is a common interest for those exploring the benefits of Azure Managed Services, so let’s look further. Cloud backup and recovery options, such as those running on Microsoft Azure’s cloud platform, can help bridge the gap between your budget and your needs.…

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Cost of Downtime

Cost of Downtime Ever calculate the cost of downtime? A major new survey by Veeam Software did, and the results reveal that there’s far more to system downtime than the bracing hard costs. In its fifth annual “Availability Report,” Veeam interviewed 1,140 senior IT staff in 24 countries, including 150 U.S. folks.  All of the…

Phase 2 HIPAA Audits

Phase 2 HIPAA Audits Prep

Phase 2 HIPAA Audits Prep Phase 2 HIPAA Audits have officially begun. You may know that the OCR is gathering information to determine which covered entities and business associates will be included in the auditee pool. If you haven’t already prepared for Phase 2 HIPAA Compliance, knowing where to begin may seem a bit overwhelming.…

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Upgrade to SharePoint 2016

Upgrade to SharePoint 2016 So, why upgrade to SharePoint 2016? SharePoint 2016 (SharePoint 2016 download guide) achieves general availability on May 4, so it’s time to decide about upgrading. What’s the benefit?  Well, to begin with, if you have a SharePoint farm that’s a few generations behind — say, SharePoint 2007 or SharePoint 2010 — you’re…

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When Hackers Strike

When Hackers Strike “The battle against terrorism is not only a military battle, but primarily a battle of information” -Ahmed Chalabi   In today’s globalized and cyber-connected world, hackers are a real and present danger. The threat of “bad guys” extends to the Internet and the security of your life and personal information. Throughout history,…