On our hybrid IT blog, we’ve written about the Internet of Things, or IoT. As a refresher, IoT refers to the smart devices that are becoming increasingly popular and prevalent in Minnesota and across the country. These devices include smart thermostats and security cameras, fitness trackers, speakers, even light bulbs.
With the summer storm season upon us, disaster recovery (DR) is top of mind for many IT professionals. But new data shows that severe weather is no longer the primary reason that companies are undergoing the disaster recovery planning process. Newer threats, such as cyberattacks, ransomware, and climate change have
Monitoring a hybrid IT environment is a complex and high-stakes task. No matter how robust the monitoring system, there will inevitably be something that falls through the cracks. And the ramifications can be major, from data loss to network failure and everything in between. So how can IT administrators monitor
As we discussed in our previous blog post, there are many benefits to choosing colocation instead of a traditional data center. These include lower cost, increased security and ease of access. Once you’ve made the decision to colocate your data and IT equipment, the next step is to actually find
Even if you’ve never heard of the Internet of Things, or IoT, it likely plays a big part in your everyday life. Do you wear a Fitbit? Do you use Alexa to manage your shopping and to-do lists? Is your home monitored from afar with a smart camera? If so,
If you’re in need of a hosting solution for your business, you may find the options and process confusing. What’s the difference between website and storage hosting? Can we manage our hosting in-house, or should we outsource some of it to a third-party provider? Does it make sense to let