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Meet Randy Pyle, Director of Sales at IDS

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Empowering IDS customers by transforming the way IT is delivered

As IDS’ new Director of Sales, Randy Pyle is drawing on a vast career in technology—from both the OEM/vendor side and the reseller side—to help drive aggressive growth plans. He’s focused on moving IT forward through solutions that provide improved efficiency, flexibility, performance and a competitive advantage. Read More

Flash Data Center

Flash + Cloud = Savings: Let’s Do the Math

By | Backup, Cloud Computing, Data Center, Design & Architecture, Infrastructure, Storage | No Comments

The hardware and software to make an all-flash data center a reality are on the market and ready to go. IT leaders and data center managers know that flash makes a world of difference in application performance, but the one thing stopping enterprises from adopting this approach is a business case, which would demonstrate overall price and total cost of ownership of all all-flash environment. What they don’t know is whether or not their enterprises need to and should make capital expenditures so that every single application (big or small, mission critical or not) achieves superior levels of performance. Read More

Cloud-native applications

Cloud Native or Bust

By | Applications, Cloud Computing, Cloud-Native, Cybersecurity, Design & Architecture, Infrastructure | No Comments

Application Must-haves for Hitting the Cloud Services Mother Load

There is a veritable cloud gold rush occurring today. CIOs are declaring “cloud-first strategies” while companies are pasting “cloud” onto any and every product they have. Their hope is to hit pay dirt amid uncharted and widespread IT transformation. As with most euphoric and rapid endeavors, reality is setting in for those who have made the journey to the cloud. Big payouts require work. For the cloud, a lot of that work happens at the application level. Read More

The Power of Now & the Cloud

The Power of Now & the Cloud

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An Enlightened Path to Delivering IT Services in the Cloud

Can the delivery of IT services be equated to a tranquil Zen master focused on “the power of now?” It might seem ridiculous to compare technology provisioning to spiritual enlightenment, but hear me out. In order to work and succeed “in the now,” businesses need seamless, rapid technology support. They need IT services that can act as fast as the mind can think. By leveraging the Cloud to maximum advantage, which starts with the IDS Cloud Hub, businesses can better operate and compete “in the now” with technology services that are easier and faster than ever to provision and consume. Read More

Data Password and Phishing Hook

Gone Phishing

By | Cybersecurity, Data Breach, Data Center, Data Loss Prevention, Phishing, Security, SPAM Filters, User Behavior Analytics | No Comments

One of the Many Ways Cyber Criminals are After Your Data

Phishing sounds innocent enough, right? Echoing a relaxed pastime, phishing even has a name designed to put your guard down. Ironically, that is exactly how cyber phishing works—it’s a ploy that tricks users into relaxing their guard so criminals can access to valuable personal and business data. So how serious is the risk? It’s serious and very costly. Read More

Party On sign with clouds and sky background

Don’t Skip the Hyperscale Party

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1 Path & 7 Benefits to Getting Hyper Cloud Connected

Ever feel like today’s migration to cloud services is an exclusive party? Does it seem as though big enterprises and global powerhouses with vast resources are the only ones invited? Well get off the proverbial couch and get ready to party like it’s 2016 because when it comes to the cloud (and all the efficiency and opportunities it offers businesses) everyone is invited. Unless you’ve decided you’d rather be disrupted than be a disruptor, staying home is not an option. Read More