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    What's the problem with Do-It-Yourself Disaster Recovery?

    For years, IT infrastructure teams have been designing, building, and maintaining a wide spectrum of disaster recovery (DR) solutions to recover critical information systems after an outage. Many of these do-it-yourself disaster recovery (DIYDR) approaches carry hidden risks that come to light at the worst possible time. Perhaps the biggest problem with a DIYDR approach is that it often gives...

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    Learning from our Partners - Select Technology Vendors Present at Expedient's End-of-Year Meeting

    Executives from three major vendor partner companies presented perspective on their organization’s relationship with Expedient at our 2018 end-of-year company meeting. Participants included: Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy for Dell Technologies Vice President of Product Management, Cloud Software Business Unit for VMware Senior Director, Specialist Systems Engineering for Juniper Networks Each presentation showcased the...

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    Updating your IT infrastructure? Did you include risk in your evaluation process?

    Most traditional IT infrastructure teams are faced with the necessity of periodically updating their hardware stack.  It’s true whether they use colocation or in-house data centers.  The servers, storage, networking, security and data protection equipment and licensing all become outdated and are usually replaced in a cycle every three to five years. Hardware refresh events are often the change events...

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    Expedient Team Attends Gartner Infrastructure, Operations & Cloud Strategies Conference

    The 2018 Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Cloud Strategies Conference (GartnerIOCS) was held at the Venetian in Las Vegas in early December. Nearly 3,000 attendees, including members of the Expedient team, participated and learned about new trend analysis in cloud and IT infrastructure. Guided by the latest impartial Gartner research, and input from infrastructure & operations leaders from companies in...

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    Key Takeaways from AWS re:Invent 2018

    Nearly 50,000 technology professionals descended upon 6 convention centers in Las Vegas for this year’s AWS re:Invent conference to connect with peers and cloud experts for collaboration and learning about Amazon Web Services (AWS). Several team members from Expedient attended the week-long event to meet with partners and customers. The team participated in a variety of educational events including keynotes,...

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    Nobody Ever Got Fired for Buying Hyperscale... Until They Did

    One of the oldest and most well-known sayings in IT is “Nobody ever got fired for buying IBM.” The meaning is simple. Many IT leaders choose to play it safe when selecting vendors or products. By buying well-recognized brands, they feel that they are making a safe decision that won’t get them fired. Sadly, the same thinking is still prevalent...

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    Expedient Expands Managed Service Portfolio, Unveils Cloud File Storage

    As data growth accelerates, finding smart and efficient ways to store, manage, access, and secure business-critical data becomes increasingly important. While keeping pace with constant data growth, a file storage solution must support the evolving needs of your business while meeting the rising expectations of your enterprise users who expect powerful search functionality delivered through an easy-to-use, web-based...

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    What are the key decision points for selecting your cloud computing platform?

    What are the key decision points for selecting your cloud computing platform? It’s a trick question. Few organizations can adopt a single cloud platform to solve all their computing needs.  Even small organizations who run pure software-as-a-service (SaaS) environments find themselves using multiple cloud platforms to deliver the applications they need to support their products and services to generate...

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    Six Strategies to Reduce Cybersecurity Risk

    How to Mitigate Cybersecurity Risk As part of cybersecurity awareness month, IDG recently released its 2018 U.S. State of Cybercrime Study. The study underscored the reality that businesses of all sizes still struggle to effectively protect data and critical IT infrastructure from various cybersecurity threats – both external and internal. While most companies are steadily increasing the amount...

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    Support GDPR Compliance with Expedient

    WHAT IS GDPR? The General Data Protection Regulation (effective May 2018) is a law designed to strengthen the data protection rights of individuals within the European Union (EU). GDPR applies not only to businesses located in the EU, but also to businesses that offer goods and services to individuals located in the EU. The expansive purview of the law...

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    Expedient Announces VMware Cloud Verified Designation

    Expedient Enterprise Cloud is VMware Cloud Verified! Expedient continues to be recognized as a leading provider of VMware-based cloud infrastructure. The company was recently named a VMware Cloud Verified partner, joining an exclusive group as one of just 8 infrastructure as a service (IaaS) providers in the U.S to achieve this status. The designation signifies that Expedient customers...

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