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

    Steve Gruetter
    Read Time 3 min.

    Launched in 2017, Central Ohio IT 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?

    Doug Theis
    Read Time 6 min.

    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

    Jonathan Rosenson
    Read Time 2 min.

    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?

    Doug Theis
    Read Time 4 min.

    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  The servers, storage, networking, security and data protection equipment and licensing all become outdated and are usually replaced in a cycle every three to five years.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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