How vital is the role of system administrators (sysadmin) in your organization? When they do their job well, you don’t even realize they are there. It’s when your computers, servers, networks, and applications have a problem that you understand how valuable sysadmins are to the business. It takes plenty of technical skill to make sure … read more
If you’re in a hurricane-prone area, now is the time to prepare your business before a hurricane is predicted. By taking a proactive approach to disaster recovery, you can minimize damage to your business assets and increase your chances of business continuity.
The 2017 hurricane season began in June and continues through the end of … read more
Learn about the HIPAA guidelines and gain a better understanding of how you and your IT provider play a part in cloud compliance.
The international healthcare cloud computing market is projected to rise to a valuation of nearly $9.5 billion in 2020—an annual growth rate of 20.5%. For organizations that manage, store or transmit electronic … read more
Let’s face it: Your business can quickly outgrow your in-house infrastructure. One approach to accommodating the increased demand for your organization’s time, talent, space, and equipment is to move to colocation, managed hosting or a combination. Whether you place your servers and equipment at a service provider’s location, or store your data on a vendor’s … read more
Are your providers and vendors contributing to your data security or jeopardizing your business?
Do you know who has access to your data, how they’re using it, and what safeguards are in place to mitigate a security incident? Recent studies show that over 50% of companies cannot answer these basic and critical questions. The bottom … read more
AUSTIN, TEXAS – June 21, 2017—OnRamp, a leading provider of high-security hosting, compliant cloud, and colocation services, was granted the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework Certification for the EU and Switzerland, formerly known as the EU-U.S. Safe Harbor Program. Awarded by the Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration (ITA), this certification adds to the growing list … read more
For small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs), the cloud is transitioning from novelty to norm. The benefits of the cloud are clear: The cloud is cost-effective, user-friendly, and extremely flexible. As SMBs, like you, transition away from legacy solutions, they face many challenges, from data security to rising cloud costs. Here’s what you can learn from … read more
You may be considering a change in IT operations to move from in-house to a colocation facility—a solution that allows you to move your servers and network to a purpose-built, offsite location for housing and ongoing improvement. This is often the case when the benefit of moving your servers outweighs the advantages of running when … read more
3,046,456 everyday, 126,936 every hour, 2,116 every minute. These figures represent the number of lost or stolen data records in 2016. Find out why and how your data protection strategy should include PCI DSS security and awareness training.
According to the Gemalto report, It’s All About Identity Breach Level Index, 974 breach incidents were reported, … read more
“E-Commerce is evolving faster than ever. Blink, and you’ll miss the next big thing.” The theme of this year’s Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition (IRCE) is more relevant than ever. The National Retail Federation predicts that online retail will grow three times faster than the industry as a whole in 2017. E-commerce has become the … read more
The importance of having a functional disaster recovery plan (DRP) cannot be overstated. Your DRP outlines the processes your company will use to recover and resume business-critical functions should a disaster strike. Disasters can range from natural disasters like tornadoes or hurricanes to man-made like cyberattacks or simple human error.
Surprisingly, some 20% of organizations … read more
Gain insights from IT leaders for IT leaders who want to overcome challenges in a fast-paced technology landscape.
IT leaders, like you, struggle to align their strategies with the overarching goals of their organization. Published in January 2017 by Vision Solutions, the “Vision Solutions 10th Annual State of Resilience Report” offers high-level results from … read more
“Hybrid cloud is the de facto state of IT. Two-thirds of organizations that blend traditional and cloud infrastructures are already gaining advantage from their hybrid environments.” Source: Growing Up Hybrid – “Growing Up Hybrid: Accelerating Digital Transformation” IBM Report
Hybrid cloud computing is gaining popularity and traction in the marketplace. “Public, private and hybrid … read more
“It is the biggest ransomware attack ever” – Europol representative Jan Op Gen Oorth for The Washington Post.
Imagine waking up for heart surgery—after a ten month waiting period—and going to the hospital only to realize you can’t undergo your treatment due to a worldwide ransomware hack. This is the reality of today’s volatile, connected … read more
Business and technology are changing dramatically—and rapidly. To achieve excellence, modern technology professionals must continually learn new platforms, skills, and services. And where better than the Interop ITX Conference in Las Vegas from May 15-19? Interop ITX offers five days of education, real life examples, and networking opportunities for technology leaders, both current and aspiring.
With an increase in threats to compliance and the growing number of security breaches, many business leaders, like you, wonder about the real costs of cybercrime. Most organizations understand the value of security and the importance of regulatory compliance, but are unable to protect their sensitive data based on best practices.
“Companies understand the threats … read more
What role does encryption play in data security?
In part one of this series, we established the importance of encryption as part of your security strategy and discussed the different types of encryption, the challenges associated with each type of implementation, and provided recommendations to secure your data in transit. Now, let’s explore your options … read more
By 2022, the healthcare IoT will likely reach a valuation close to half of a trillion dollars. While many advancements push the connected healthcare market forward, ePHI (electronic protected health information) security remains a distinct challenge.
Discover the Growing Healthcare IoT Market
Also known as IoMT (Internet of Medical Things), the healthcare IoT … read more
“Telehealth is a key part of value-based care and delivery, with the market expected to reach $30 billion by the end of 2020.”
Don’t miss the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) 2017 International Conference and Tradeshow, the world’s premiere event for the telehealth industry. Attendees, speakers, and vendors unite to learn from one another and, ultimately, … read more
What role does encryption play in data security?
Widespread connectivity creates many entryways for cybercriminals to hack your network. When data falls into the wrong hands, the consequences can be devastating. Accounting for all of the traveling data across your computers, mobile devices, databases and cloud systems is a serious challenge. Luckily, there are tried-and-true … read more