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Cybersecurity Best Practices

Best Practices to Improve Cybersecurity

They May Be Simpler than You Think

by Stephen Nardone | 07.06.16

The threat environment—i.e. malware and zero-day attacks, drive-by downloads, watering hole attacks, and denial and distributed denial of service (DoS/DDoS) attacks—is worsening, and the news and analyses paint a dismal picture for cybersecurity: it’s not a case of if you’ll be attacked, but when. However, making your environment more secure—and if not eliminating, at least drastically reducing your risk—is achievable by implementing the appropriate policies, practices and technologies.

Tags:BYODCybersecurityDoSHIPAAHITECHIDCMalwareNetwork VirtualizationPCISDNSecurity breachesSecurity SolutionsSecurity-Policies

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Workspace Virtualization

Why Flexibility Matters

by Kurt Hildebrand | 06.27.16

Virtualized workspaces have been around for more than 40 years, starting with IBM’s VM and MVS mainframes, and more recently with virtual desktops (VDI), desktop as a service (DaaS), workspace as a service (WaaS), and as an application of converged infrastructure (CI).

Tags:CICitrixConfigurationConnectionDaaSDataDevicesHIPAAMVSPCISoftwareSOXVDIVirtualizationVMVMwareWaaS

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It’s probably on your to-do list to design a go-forward strategy for your Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) deployment. But it’s probably behind the 103 other things also on that list. At Connection, our experts will tell you that IaaS is the true foundation for shifting your infrastructure to a cloud computing platform. So how do you get started on the path to IaaS? Read on to learn more.

Tags:Business-ContinuityCloud TechnologyConnectionData CenterHIPAAInfrastructure as a Service IaaSITPCISecurity

File Server

SQL Server End of Life Perspective

This Could Be the Most Critical Event in Your Microsoft Ecosystem

by Rick Sabarese | 02.10.16

Extended support for Microsoft SQL Server 2005 ends April 12, 2016, but SQL Server 2016 will deliver big changes to performance enhancements.

Tags:AzureCloudHIPAAITMicrosoftPCISecuritySQL Server 2005SQL Server 2016Technology

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It’s More than a Necessity; It’s an Opportunity

Here’s Why You Want to Move up to Windows Server 2012 R2

by Dave Olivier | 05.06.15

You’ve probably read enough dire warnings about the terrible things that will affect your business if you keep using Windows Server 2003 past Microsoft’s announced End of Support deadline in July. It’s springtime, so let’s put aside the negatives and focus on the good things in store when you migrate to a new and better server platform. Read on for our top four benefits to making the move to Windows Server 2012 R2

Tags:ConnectionHIPAAIntelIntel XeonITMicrosoftPCISarbanes-OxleyWindows Server 2003Windows Server 2012 R2