Tag Archives: IT infrastructure

Preparing for Business Continuity in 2015

In 2014, there were 45 major disaster declarations in the United States according to the Federal Emergency Management Association. These ranged from many severe winter storms, floods and mudslides to tornadoes, earthquakes and a wildfire. For each of these disasters, there were probably numerous companies that were brought to their knees as a result of failed IT systems.
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Choosing the Right IT Infrastructure

Today’s business environment is vastly different than that of just five years ago.  Cloud computing has become more of the norm.  Mobile devices are everywhere.  Social media has been widely adopted by people of all ages and by business in all industries.  All of these technologies have driven our increased reliance on data and security concerns of that data being breached.  In another five years, maybe even one or two, there will be an entire new set of technologies we will be focused on and our IT departments will have to continue to keep up with the changes and clearly understand how these new technologies will impact their businesses.
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Fortinet Gets Top Scores from Gartner

The Gartner Magic Quadrant is considered by many as the Holy Grail in the IT world when it comes to ranking hardware, software and services providers. It is a series of market research reports published by industry analyst group, Gartner. The Magic Quadrant ranks companies in two areas: completeness of vision and ability to execute. The vendors are then positioned in the four squares of the quadrant based on their scores. The quadrants include: Leaders, Challengers, Visionaries, and Niche Players.
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