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IBM Power7 and Power7+ are officially end of life – now what?
Depending on when you read this, you are either seeing the final days of support for the IBM Power7 or that milestone is in your rear view mirror. December 31, 2020 is/was the day IBM finally ended support for all IBM Power7 machines.
The 5 most common IBM Power mistakes
If you are like hundreds of thousands of organizations world-wide, somewhere in an office, warehouse or maybe on the dock sits a black box with a silver IBM logo, chugging along, powering your business’ most critical applications, every minute of every day.
Will “insider threats” be the downfall of your cybersecurity strategy?
When security incidents originate within the organization, whether through malicious intent or negligence, these incidents are considered as coming from “insider threats.”
IBM i Disaster Recovery - Lessons learned from an IBM Power Systems failure
Companies rely on the iSeries as it is known for its reliability, scalability and stability. But what happens when the unthinkable happens and one of these systems fail?
How colocation services reduce business risk
Have you ever wondered if colocation services make sense for your company? Consider this, Emerson Electric Power conducted a survey of 63 data centers, that had experienced outages....
Supporting Remote Workers: 3 Details that should be top of mind
Working remotely isn't a new phenomenon, but what is new is everyone working remotely. With that sharp increase in remote workers comes several challenges.
Disaster Recovery: Designing a plan to enable remote workers
Disasters come in many shapes and size and as IT leaders, we have been tasked with developing disaster recovery (DR) plans that will minimize the risk for our companies.
Ransomware Attack: 3 tips for protecting your business
“Ransomware damages are predicted to cost the world $11.5 billion in 2019, and $20 billion in 2021” according to ”Cyber Security Ventures 2019 Official Annual Cybercrime Report”. They go on to say that they predict that “a company will fall victim every 14 seconds by 2019, and every 11 seconds by 2021”.
The ABCs of disaster recovery
Picture this: you walk into the office on Monday morning after enjoying a great weekend, and login to your company’s computer system. Instantly, you can tell something is wrong. Several of the files you frequently use for your job are gone!
Bringing your data to cloud backup: What does it take and why?
If your business is ready to take data security more seriously this year, implementing cloud backup is a great place to start. There are several important benefits of cloud services. When you back up your information in the cloud, you’re ensuring that your company’s documents, contracts, spreadsheets and more are protected if the original copy gets misplaced at the office.
Prepping for cyber disasters: 3 Steps and custom IT solutions
Is your business prepared in the event of a cyber threat? Worse yet, would you know how to react if something catastrophic were to happen to your company’s data. It’s a scary thought, however it’s important to have a plan in place to protect your business’s information. Thankfully, there are specific steps and custom IT solutions that you can implement to ensure your company’s data is as safe as possible. To get started, explore the 3 helpful tips below to better guard your data this year.