Category: CEO Voices

20th anniversary: Thoughts from Online Tech co-founder Gary Baker on the company’s evolution

Online Tech is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2014. While our business model has changed considerably since 1994, three things have remained consistent: customer service, adaptability, and a leadership role in the technology world. Online Tech was founded as the … Continue reading

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Recap: Online Tech celebrates opening of new Indianapolis data center

Indianapolis greeted us with perfect blue sky and unseasonably warm fall weather last Thursday. It was a perfect backdrop for celebrating the opening of our new data center and kicking things off with an Open House to meet our new … Continue reading

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Bringing secure, compliant hosting to Indianapolis

It’s official!  Our newest data center in Indianapolis is open for business. We’re very excited to bring secure, compliant, enterprise class cloud, colocation and offsite backup and disaster recovery to Indianapolis. It’s a great pleasure to have the opportunity to … Continue reading

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7 business drivers for your backup and recovery strategy

In a previous post, I laid out the first three questions your CIO should answer before you start your backup and recovery research. The CIO should provide direction around the value of the data, the Recovery Point Objective (RPO) and … Continue reading

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3 questions your CIO needs to answer to set your offsite backup strategy

There are a number of options for offsite backup, including tape backup shipped offsite, backing up to a simple cloud storage like Amazon, or an enterprise-grade offsite backup and recovery solution. Before any detailed conversation takes place around the technical … Continue reading

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Data protection and the cloud

BY YAN NESS Co-CEO, Online Tech In my last blog post I made the case that data is money. So it’s important to have a strategy for data protection just as you would for cash management. It helps to have … Continue reading

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Data is money: Just as money belongs in a bank, data belongs in a data center

BY YAN NESS Co-CEO, Online Tech It amazes me how plentiful and important data has become to our lives. In the early 1990s, I co-founded a company that built a software product called WARE that tracked and analyzed workplace injury … Continue reading

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Staying ahead of the cloud cybersecurity curve

For the upcoming IMN Data Center East Conference, I’ve been invited to speak on the panel called “Staying Ahead of the Curve on Services” about managed services for data center operators. From my experience, two of the highest value managed … Continue reading

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Staying ahead of the enterprise cloud backup and recovery curve

At the end of May, I’m speaking on a panel at IMN’s Data Center East Conference in New York City. The panel is titled “Staying Ahead of the Curve on Services (for data center operators)” and will focus its message … Continue reading

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Is the FTC enforcing better cybersecurity for data protection in non-regulated industries?

Those of us working in the security and compliance world are very aware of the data privacy rules and enforcement in different regulated industries: Health and Human Services (HHS) and its Office of Civil Rights (OCR) have broad authority over … Continue reading

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