Category: Cloud Computing

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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U.S. internet connection speed lacking overall, Michigan among top 10 fastest states

How fast is your internet connection? Chances are, if you’re in the United States, it could be faster. In Akamai Technologies’ recently released State of the Internet Report, the U.S. isn’t among the top 10 of countries or regions in … Continue reading

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Improving security on the ‘Internet of Things’

Mark Stanislav’s title is “Security Evangelist.” Online Tech has previously provided him a virtual pulpit from which to preach and his barnstorming tour continued last week in Las Vegas, where he spoke at the recently concluded DEF CON 22 Hacker … Continue reading

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Up your HIPAA IQ with a little HIPAA FAQ

Are you wondering what all the HIPAA fuss is about? Here are a few basics go get you started, along with some reference to in-depth videos along the way. What is HIPAA? HIPAA is the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability … 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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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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iHT2 recommendations for HIPAA-compliant cloud business associates

Cyber criminals are being drawn to the healthcare industry like moths to a flame and providers are more vulnerable as the sharing of electronic health records proliferates. To help diminish both those trends, the Institute for Health Technology Transformation (iHT2) … Continue reading

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Cloud Security at Columbus Information Security Conference

On May 22nd, industry experts from around the Columbus area will converge to speak at the Data Connectors Columbus Tech Security Conference. This will be held in the Quest Conference Centers in Columbus. The focus of the Data Connectors event … Continue reading

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Is Apple dying because it ‘doesn’t think about the cloud’? That’s debatable, but future of cloud computing is not

Highly successful tech venture capitalist Fred Wilson created some waves last week when he predicted Apple wouldn’t be among the top three most important tech companies in the world by 2020. Speaking at a conference in New York City, he … Continue reading

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