Marc Therrien_

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Ruckus Cloudpath: security for wired AND wireless networks

Posted by Marc Therrien_ on Nov 1, 2017 7:45:00 AM

In recent years, IT experts have put a lot of emphasis on the importance of properly securing wireless networks. In fact, while the message has gone over well for wireless, this is far from the case for wired networks as most companies continue to neglect the protection of their LAN network. Companies are unknowingly at increased risk of being attacked or having their sensitive data accessible to anyone with a network connection at their disposal. 

 

Take for example your residential WiFi access. You most likely need a password to connect to the Internet. However, if you connect your workstation directly to your router, authentication is no longer necessary and you have immediate access to your network. This is exactly the same principle for companies. Remote access to the network is secure, but the wired entry doors within the building are unlocked when companies do not impose some form of authentication before a user can connect to the network.  

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Topics: BYOD, IT infrastructure, IT security

3 benefits of Software Defined Storage

Posted by Marc Therrien_ on Sep 6, 2017 7:45:00 AM

If you’re like many of our clients, you’ve become frustrated with the cost, complexity and capability of your storage solutions.  Storage issues is listed as a top pain point for IT management. Around half of IT decision makers say their current solution will not fulfill their storage needs in the future.¹ 

Data growth is not slowing down, and now even more than ever there is a huge priority to protect and be assured your data is protected. Today we take a look at Software defined storage as an option in helping organisations address the numerous storage and data challenges they are facing today.

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Topics: Storage

How to strengthen data security with tape storage

Posted by Marc Therrien_ on Apr 12, 2017 7:30:00 AM

With the key role that data plays within companies, we cannot emphasize enough the importance of backups to ensure business continuity after a failure, a disaster or a malicious act. More than ever, organizations must take the necessary steps to secure their backup systems.

Tape storage might seem archaic and outdated, but it’s a solution that offers numerous benefits. A large amount of data can be stored on tape for a lower cost, and it also provides great portability and very efficient data protection.

Today, companies with a state-of-the-art storage infrastructure continue to invest in tape backup. Here's why.

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Topics: IT infrastructure, Storage

Flash storage (SSD) for production: Increasingly affordable advantages

Posted by Marc Therrien_ on Mar 2, 2017 9:30:00 AM

Over the years, businesses have gradually turned towards Flash memory SSD disks for their production environment, in addition to rotating hard drives.

 

Given their numerous benefits, they are the ideal solution for organizations dealing with a high volume of ultra rapid transactions, like financial institutions. However, they are just as beneficial for the majority of companies, ranging from large businesses to SMBs, as their benefits are numerous.

 

The advantages of Flash storage, in comparison with HDD, are undeniable:

 

 

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Topics: IT Innovation, IT infrastructure, Storage

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The right use of technology addresses business challenges and drives business growth in all areas of an enterprise.  We hope this blog will offer insight into developing strategies and tactics to enable you to identify those key drivers of growth and keep pace with and anticipate the rapid technology change of today.

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