Microsoft Azure

AISN Debuts Azure Managed Services

By Bill Peters AIS Network Director of Business Development As of August 1, Microsoft reseller partners like AISN can begin providing Azure* cloud services and selling Azure to customers via Microsoft’s Open Licensing program. Previously, customers could only purchase directly from Microsoft and through Enterprise Agreements. So, how can AISN’s Azure Managed Services help you?  Whether you’re…

HIPAA BAA

HIPAA BAAs and HIPAA Cloud Hosting

All HIPAA/HITECH-regulated organizations in the process of selecting a HIPAA-compliant cloud hosting provider should expect their chosen vendor to sign a HIPAA/HITECH Business Associate Agreement (BAA).* But here’s the rub. It’s easy to find a cloud hosting provider who says, “Yeah, we’ll sign a BAA.” However, it’s quite another to find a provider who is…

IT disaster recovery plan

IT Disaster Recovery Plan Should Top Hurricane Prep List

By Laurie Head AIS Network Vice President If your servers are knocked out, how much unplanned downtime can your business sustain? Think about it. Data loss can cripple a business. Downtime results in: lost competitive advantage lost revenue and productivity long-term erosion of customer retention strained relations with strategic partners damage to corporate reputation As…