October 25, 2019
Teachable Moments in IT
An article caught my eye this week. It involves the unfortunate circumstances in the city of Baltimore, but it’s a valuable lesson to any organization (link below). In short, a combination of ransomware and poorly managed backups wreaked havoc on the City of Baltimore. The unfortunate situation is a good reminder of how the best […]
August 07, 2018
What Does Citrix Sharefile Have to Do With Harvard?
The Harvard Business Review conducted a study to understand how successful teams collaborate using file sharing technology. In general, they discovered the following fingerprints of successful team collaboration in the logs of their file sharing technology: Smaller teams are more successful.Research with the most impact, involved longer projects. Imagine that? Research teams at top universities worked on […]
April 02, 2018
Hyperconvergence: Benefits on Thinking Inside the Box
As problem-solvers, we like to think outside the box at Sayers. Sometimes, however, the best solution is inside the box. Hyperconvergence is one of those situations where you shouldn’t ignore the box, because the answer is there. A hyperconverged IT platform presents the hardware and software to drive your data center. You don’t need to piece together your […]
October 24, 2017
What’s KRACKing at HPE Aruba
Everything you need to know about KRACK(Key Reinstallation Attacks) What is it? Mathy Vanhoef, a technical security researcher, found what we are now calling “KRACK” to be a devastating security flaw in the relatively “secure” standard for wireless networks WPA. KRACK allows for attackers to eavesdrop on your personal data when authenticating to an access point. That’s […]
September 12, 2017
Hyperconvergence is Now Mainstream, Why?
Both HPE and Dell EMC announced triple digit growth of hyperconverged solutions in their latest quarterly results. Nutanix more than doubled quarterly revenue year over year. VMWare VSAN, barely 3 years old, has crossed over the 10,000 customer mark. Companies are clearly adopting hyperconvergence solutions at a blistering pace, but why now? The answer, I […]