Managed Back-ups / Azure

An effective backup and recovery solution is one of the most critical components of your security and disaster recovery strategy. Are your backup jobs completing successfully? How quickly can you recover in the event of a disaster? Are you sure that your backups are functional? Our PULSE Backup Management service helps ensure that your vital [...]

By | 2018-12-04T11:29:14+00:00 December 4th, 2018|Monthly Focus|0 Comments

Cloud Workshop for Azure

With 88% of organizations using the public cloud in some capacity, now is the time to leverage all of Azure’s capabilities. Our Azure Cloud Workshop can help you determine which benefits from working in the cloud are best for your business. Our cloud IT experts use analysis tools, interviews with your key stakeholders, and discovery of your [...]

By | 2018-10-29T14:50:47+00:00 October 29th, 2018|Monthly Focus|0 Comments

Site-Aware Clustering

Perhaps you’ve created a cluster in your data center but still have the nagging concern - what if we lose the site?  Windows Server 2016 can help with site-aware clustering and leveraging your witness in the cloud. What is site-aware clustering? Site-aware clustering allows for stretched clusters to be set by physical location. You can [...]

By | 2018-12-18T11:46:28+00:00 October 1st, 2018|Infrastructure Services|0 Comments

3 Takeaways from Microsoft Inspire 2018

Microsoft held its annual product showcase for its partners from June 15-19, in Las Vegas. Inspire 2018 presented the overall strategic direction of Microsoft and how partners can best serve their clients with Microsoft products over the next year. I wanted to highlight 3 areas where Microsoft and their CEO made news. 1.  AI, IoT, and [...]

By | 2018-12-18T11:11:29+00:00 July 27th, 2018|Advisory Services|Comments Off on 3 Takeaways from Microsoft Inspire 2018

Considerations for Cloud Backup Storage

Data loss or a disruption in service can cause quite a few headaches for your business.  So having a good backup strategy is critical.   However, there are factors that need to be considered when deciding where to backup your data and where to replicate the backups.  In most cases. you will keep some copies of [...]

By | 2018-12-18T11:12:02+00:00 July 23rd, 2018|Advisory Services|Comments Off on Considerations for Cloud Backup Storage

Cloud Workshop for Azure

With 88% of organizations using the public cloud in some capacity, now is the time to leverage all of Azure’s capabilities. Our Azure Cloud Workshop can help you determine which benefits from working in the cloud are best for your business. Our cloud IT experts use analysis tools, interviews with your key stakeholders, and discovery [...]

By | 2018-08-31T10:02:04+00:00 July 16th, 2018|Monthly Focus|Comments Off on Cloud Workshop for Azure

Azure Site Recovery

There are many benefits to adopting Microsoft’s Azure cloud service. In addition to cost and usage flexibility, Azure can protect against security events like Ransomware by allowing you to access files should a failure occur within the on-premises infrastructure. This feature is called Azure Site Recovery. Recovering lost files is vital to a quick turnaround [...]

By | 2018-07-26T15:51:27+00:00 June 30th, 2018|Monthly Focus|Comments Off on Azure Site Recovery

Azure Cloud: Is it Secure?

It's crazy to think that only a couple of decades ago business was completely conducted via analog technology. Crazier still, is how far we’ve come in the digital age. Cloud computing alone has dominated the tech conversation for years. Information and applications are table stakes to modern business, and cloud computing provides for cost-effective flexibility [...]

By | 2018-12-18T12:06:44+00:00 April 16th, 2018|Security Solutions|Comments Off on Azure Cloud: Is it Secure?

Azure Backup and the Evolving Threat of Ransomware

Ransomware is still the most common cyber threat for organizations: thousands of ransomware attacks occur every day. In 2017, Malwarebytes saw an increase of 90% in ransomware detected in businesses. From the city of Atlanta’s operations being crippled by SamSam ransomware, to Boeing’s systems being hit by WannaCry, no one is safe from cyberattack. Even [...]

By | 2018-12-18T12:06:57+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Security Solutions|Comments Off on Azure Backup and the Evolving Threat of Ransomware

Still have ADFS? Time to reconsider.

Microsoft keeps adding and enhancing features in Office 365 and Azure which help simplify and reduce the dependency of on-premises resources. A few recent enhancements have made it possible to replace ADFS in many of our client’s environments. There are a number of other features to take advantage of such as conditional access, risk-based authentication, and Azure AD Application Proxy. 

By | 2018-12-18T11:50:01+00:00 March 21st, 2018|Advisory Services|Comments Off on Still have ADFS? Time to reconsider.