December 19, 2019

2019 Year in Review

by: Katie Sloane

With 2020 quickly approaching, what better time than now to reflect on 2019? Here’s a look back at our most popular blog posts from this year.

IT Due Diligence Checklist for Evaluating Managed Service Providers

Considering employing an IT Managed Service Provider (MSP) and seeking sound advice? Our most-read blog article walks you through key considerations to perform adequate MSP due diligence and offers practical guidance to leverage during the IT partner evaluation phase. From defining the services that you require and critical terms to address, to risk mitigation and compliance, we’ve got you covered. 


Advantages of Data Center Consolidation

Revisiting your data center strategy can lead to realizing increased energy efficiencies, optimized operations and cost reductions. Our blog takes a closer look at the top business drivers for data center consolidation and explores how data center experts can help your firm.


Fund Managers Embrace Public Cloud to Boost Cybersecurity, Efficiency

Hedge funds, private equity firms and quant funds that embrace public cloud services are more likely to exceed investor expectations and operational efficiencies. Find out how our sophisticated public cloud offering coupled with robust cybersecurity can help differentiate your investment firm while fortifying stronger relationships with clients. Read here.


291-Year-In-Review-Infographic-1000x233Data Center Inventory is More Important than Ever

Do you know what equipment is in your data center? We’ll examine the benefits of performing a data center physical inventory and explain how it supports all your businesses.


6 Reasons Why Businesses Need Cyber Security Awareness Training

Would your team recognize a Business Email Compromise (BEC) scam, such as CEO fraud? If your answer is “no” or the question leaves you perplexed, your company could benefit from cybersecurity education and mock phishing tests. Discover six critical reasons businesses, and most likely, your competition, have invested in cybersecurity awareness training.


How IoT Will Transform Office Space Utilization

How are the latest IoT technologies poised to transform the way your organization manages its office space? In this article, we discuss analytical capabilities, advanced reporting, security considerations and how to enhance user experience.


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