Cyber Security in 2018

By Jonathan Ingram There has been a tremendous number of articles, case studies and news events written about cyber security incidents thus far in 2018. From retailers to healthcare to manufacturing, all industries have been affected by these…
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Cloud Inclination

By Steve Curry One of the most critical aspects of a successful IT entity incorporating Cloud services is having governance policies defined and published. Over the years, I’ve seen organizations reactively send companywide emails regarding…
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Introducing Steve Curry!

We are Excited to Announce our Manager of Cloud Services, Steve Curry A Richmond native, Steve is a attended VCU-School of Business. He has spent the last 16 years building his technical skill set in the UK.   Most recently, he held positions…

Hyperconverged? Part 2

Read this first:  Hyperconverged? Part 1 Enough negativity, let’s look at the benefits gained by using some of the more promising HCI platforms. While often implemented as scalable node-based appliances and a server virtualization hypervisor. …

Hyperconverged?

Part 1 Hyper-:  a prefix meaning “over,” usually implying excess or exaggeration. Converged:  the past tense of a verb meaning the tendency to meet in a point. Two or more things inclining toward one another. Based on the above, hyperconverged…

How to choose a vendor you can trust

Columnist Rob Enderle has spent decades watching and working with vendors. Here’s a look at how he chooses which vendor to go with and why. One of the issues we all have is knowing whether you can trust a company or not. There are classes…

Defining your pace as a change agent

When new leaders join organizations, they bring with them their passion and energy for business. Quite often, they see and hear many things that need to change, and change quickly. However, the best leaders understand the need to slow down and…

CIOs embracing hybrid cloud and software-defined data centers

Companies building mobile and Web applications to support their digital businesses depend on a mix of private and public clouds to exchange data, said Bill Fathers, VMware's executive vice president and general manager of cloud services. Fathers…

Why should your business embrace Desktop Virtualization?

Stop for just a moment to think about how your business uses computers and other digital devices. Chances are that each individual device has its own operating system as well as installed applications. These are then connected to one network.…

The Death of IT

A call to action From the beginning of (business) time, (automation) tools have been utlized to create competitive advantage. As these tools become commodity, competitive advantage decreases. Requiring no specialized skills to implement…