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Hacking Threat and Data Protection

If you’re thinking, “No one would want my company information, we’re never going to be a target of a hacker,” you’ll need to get your head examined and prepare for the worst. Hackers are attacking everyone from the little mommy bloggers to the US Government’s top information technology provider. It’s no longer about IF you … Continued

The Four Critical Components of Data Centers

If you’re online, you’re connected to a data center somehow. All sizes of business today rely heavily on data centers for business continuity. By backing up their data to a remote location, companies mitigate their potential for loss due to a hack or other disastrous event. But what is it really, a “data center?” What’s … Continued

9 Things to Ask About Online Data Storage

Everyday people are becoming more and more digital from photos, scanned documents for paperless offices and computer files, our appetite for electronic mediums is growing by leaps and bounds. And with that growth is an ever growing importance protecting that information. Businesses can be destroyed by natural disaster if an appropriate means of backing up … Continued

Bring it Zombies!

Take deep breaths. I can see you shaking after listening to the forecast of events which may in fact, threaten our very human existence. The world is ending this afternoon. And if by some miracle we make it through that rapturous event, we’re surely going to be gobbled up during the Zombie Apocalypse. This is … Continued

Chase.com Outage

16 Million users are unable to get to their bank accounts online. Chase is telling us they are doing scheduled maintenance – that’s clearly not true. Speculation is that scheduled maintenance went horribly wrong leading to database corruption and tape restores were required. See Jacob Jegher’s insightful blog post. If you rely on tape, you … Continued