Some “WannaCry” Words from our CEO

On Friday May 12th a dangerous ransomware worm, nicknamed “WannaCry,” spread quickly through the Internet. It exploited a recently discovered vulnerability in Microsoft Windows and, despite the fact that Microsoft had issued patches to protect against it last March, many healthcare institutions, banks, government agencies, schools, and businesses around the world had unpatched systems that…

Top 5 IT Trends for 2017: VertitechIT Experts Look into the IT Crystal Ball

What’s hot, what’s not, and what never will be?  The Kardashians may be the barometer for teenage fashion trends, Apple may set the bar on things like wearable gadgets, and festivals like SXSW may determine what you will be listening to for the next twelve months.  But where are things going in the exciting world…

Hyperconvergence: The Difference Between High Availability and Disaster Recovery is Smaller Than Ever

“No one ever understood disaster until it came.”  Controversial writer Josephine Herbst penned that phrase decades ago when the words “information technology” were still tucked away in Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard’s little garage. But as our dependence on IT and the mass amounts of data it generates became the center of our business and…

Putting Together a Hybrid Cloud Strategy: Challenges & Common Mistakes

Considering a hybrid cloud IT strategy? It’s a little like deciding where to park your car.   Is the garage in a safe neighborhood?  Are there multiple layers of security, besides just a guard dog behind a chain link fence? Do you drive it in yourself, or are you required to turn the keys over to…