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Join TierPoint at PTC '18

January 12, 2018

Thinking about attending PTC’18 (Pacific Telecommunications Council) this year? It’s the 40th anniversary of this premier educational and networking event for professionals in the telecommunication and connected infrastructure industry.

IT is Going Lean in 2018

January 5, 2018

According to The Lean Enterprise Institute, to be lean means to maximize customer value while minimizing waste. It’s a philosophy that has a lot to offer the modern IT department: doing more with less. In IT, customers may be internal, but that ...

Shopping for a Colo Provider This Season? 10 Tips

December 20, 2017

As shoppers head to malls and cyber-sales looking for elusive “must-have” gadgets and deals, you may have a less traditional item on your wish list – a colo (colocation) provider. For some of us, a pair of blue-blocking glasses or virtual ...

Top 3 Healthcare Information Security Challenges

December 12, 2017

The healthcare industry is faced with the challenge of protecting patient data as it embraces more and more digital health technologies, ranging from wearables; diagnostic equipment; telemedicine tools; mobile care apps; and data-driven ...

5 Key Types of DDoS Attacks & How to Mitigate Them

December 5, 2017

Guest blog post by Carl Herberger, Vice President, Security Solutions at Radware Since the first Denial-of-Service (DoS) attack was launched in 1974, Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks have remained among the most persistent and ...

Today's DR Strategy Demands DRaaS

November 30, 2017

Not so long ago, a disaster recovery strategy meant backing up the servers once or twice a day and shipping the tapes off-site for safe keeping.  Today, a DR strategy means designing backup and recovery plans for servers that may be on-premise ...

DRaaS for Ransomware Attacks

November 7, 2017

DR planning with Disaster-Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS) has a brilliant application: It can help protect your business during ransomware attacks, securing your backups and restoring your data, potentially in minutes. Good DRaaS providers follow ...

Web Application Security Risks Are Escalating

October 26, 2017

Safeguarding your data and applications requires staying up to date on the latest threats. But not all successful hacks or malware infections are new threats. In fact, a large percentage of attacks on IT systems leverage previously known – even ...



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