Shut the Door on Data Loss

Limiting the apps and data that employees can use was a common security strategy, until unimpressed end users started going around IT to get what they wanted. Known as shadow IT, this trend created even greater risk exposure for organizations. Today, IT leaders are looking for solutions to create a flexible digital workspace that hosts … Continue reading “Shut the Door on Data Loss”

Cover your bases this holiday season as your team prepares to take time off for the holidays

By Liz Young, Marketing Coordinator It’s the end of the year and everyone is getting ready to take off for a long weekend (perhaps even the week) to be with their friends and families for the Holidays.  It’s been a crazy week; sales has been busy making calls and trying to get in those last … Continue reading “Cover your bases this holiday season as your team prepares to take time off for the holidays”

12 Power VIO best practices to help you achieve the greatest total system availability and highest performance possible

By Mike Sly, Solutions Architect I’ve been doing quite a bit of work with VIO servers lately and it got me thinking. Maybe it’s a good time to review some best practices related to VIO servers. Here are some of the best practices to help you achieve the simplicity and flexibility, while maintaining maximum redundancy … Continue reading “12 Power VIO best practices to help you achieve the greatest total system availability and highest performance possible”

5 Interesting Technology Themes from the 2018 Tech Data Partner Summit

By Bo Gebbie, Vice President: Sales, Services and Marketing  Last week, Susanna Woods (Director of Sales) and I attended the annual Tech Data Partner Summit in Scottsdale, Arizona.  The Partner Summit brings together 200 executives from Tech Data’s largest business partners who do business with the company’s Advanced Solutions division.    Being a Minneapolis-based company, working with clients around the country, … Continue reading “5 Interesting Technology Themes from the 2018 Tech Data Partner Summit”

Ransomware 101: What is ransomware and how can you protect your business against it?

By Liz Young, Marketing Coordinator  It’s going to happen; your organization will get hit by ransomware at some point. Immediately, a million questions will come to mind: What is this ransomware? What machines are infected? How much data is gone? What is the recovery plan? How do we prevent this from happening in the future?  This was the case for many security professionals when the … Continue reading “Ransomware 101: What is ransomware and how can you protect your business against it?”

Remember that time when IBM’s Watson went to Hollywood with the First “Cognitive Movie Trailer” and it was a horror flick?

How do you create a movie trailer about an artificially enhanced human? You turn to the real thing – artificial intelligence. 20th Century Fox has partnered with IBM Research to develop the first-ever “cognitive movie trailer” for its upcoming suspense/horror film, “Morgan”. Fox wanted to explore using artificial intelligence (AI) to create a horror movie … Continue reading “Remember that time when IBM’s Watson went to Hollywood with the First “Cognitive Movie Trailer” and it was a horror flick?”