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    Most Recent SOC Reports Available for Expedient Clients

    Service Organization Control (SOC) reports for the time period between October 31, 2107 and September 30, 2018 are now available for interested clients. SOC reports act as an attest standard to provide clear evidence to Expedient clients that a third-party has verified that our business processes are being followed. All our current SOC reports are considered to be “Type II,”...

    Security and Compliance

    Key Attributes of a CIO Part 4 - Lessons Learned from Central IT Leaders.org

    With a great deal of help, I put together an IT leadership development program - Central Ohio IT Leaders.org - in 2017 for aspiring CIOs in Central Ohio.  The following message is my effort to share what I have learned from the tremendous CIO guest speakers that have presented as part of the program. Central Ohio IT Leaders.org is...

    IT Leadership

    Get the Most Bang for your Buck with Expedient Enterprise Cloud

    The cloud game is complex, constantly evolving, and competitive. And while it seems like the names AWS and Azure have become almost synonymous with cloud, nearly all cloud pundits agree that the cloud landscape really requires two types of clouds: an Enterprise Cloud, where the applications need to have hardware redundancy, and an Application Cloud, where the applications have redundancy...

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    Key Attributes of a CIO Part 3 - Lessons Learned from Central IT Leaders.org

    Launched in 2017, Central Ohio IT Leaders.org is a peer group that meets monthly to network, discuss ideas, learn from experienced speakers, and establish collaborative relationships with the goal of nurturing the next generation of Columbus IT leadership. Several times throughout the year, the peer group will host CIO guest speakers to discuss various aspects of IT leadership. The...

    IT Leadership

    Key Attributes of a CIO Part 2 - Lessons Learned from Central Ohio IT Leaders.org

    Launched in 2017, Central Ohio IT Leaders.org is a peer group that meets monthly to network, discuss ideas, learn from experienced speakers, and establish collaborative relationships with the goal of nurturing the next generation of Columbus IT leadership. Several times throughout the year, the peer group will host CIO guest speakers to discuss various aspects of IT leadership. The...

    IT leadership

    Key Attributes of a CIO - Lessons Learned from Central Ohio IT Leaders.org

    Launched in 2017, Central Ohio IT Leaders.org is a peer group that meets monthly to network, discuss ideas, learn from experienced speakers, and establish collaborative relationships with the goal of nurturing the next generation of Columbus IT leadership. Several times throughout the year, the peer group will host CIO guest speakers to discuss various aspects of IT leadership. The...

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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...

    Disaster Recovery managed services disaster recovery planning

    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...

    Cloud Computing hybrid cloud hyperscale cloud multi cloud VMware hybrid IT

    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...

    Cloud Computing Data Centers cloud strategy colocation Infrastructure as a service risk mitigation

    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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