Tag: disaster recovery

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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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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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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Disaster recovery: Steps in a business continuity plan

Note: The following article is part of a shared content agreement between Online Tech and InfoSec Institute. (View original post.) For more information on IT disaster recovery, download disaster recovery white paper or check out our case studies. BUSINESS CONTINUITY … Continue reading

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Online Tech Presents with Henry Ford Health System at AFCOM Meeting

On Tuesday, the Michigan chapter of AFCOM held a meeting at Jackson National Life in Lansing, MI. AFCOM is an association working to help advance data center and facilities management professionals around the world. They do this through research, magazines, … Continue reading

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CIS Cyber Alert Releases Recommendations to Combat CryptoLocker Malware

Last week I wrote about CryptoLocker in Offsite Backup: Thwarting the Profitable Encryption Malware Cryptolocker, the well-known malware that is categorized as ‘ransomware’ – it encrypts files on your computer and refuses to decrypt until you pay the malware authors … Continue reading

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Offsite Backup: Thwarting the Profitable Encryption Malware Cryptolocker

Malware with a business plan – that’s how I’d describe Cryptolocker, the latest encryption-turned-bad software to hit PCs. Categorized as ‘ransomware,’ this type of malware encrypts files on your computer and refuses to decrypt until you pay the malware authors … Continue reading

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Generators Installed at our Mid-Michigan Data Center

We recently installed generators at our Mid-Michigan data center located in Flint, Michigan to ensure high availability for our clients. We’ve already invested $1 million into updating the site and received an EPA ENERGY STAR certification for energy efficiency efforts … Continue reading

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Two-Day Essential VMware Boot Camp on Virtualization

In partnership with the Motor City Chapter of the ISSA (Information Systems Security Association), Online Tech will be presenting a special two-day Essential VMware BootCamp event with technical classes led by Steve Aiello, Virtualization Engineering and Systems Support Manager. This course counts … Continue reading

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HIPAA Security Lessons from a Michigan Healthcare CIO

HealthITSecurity.com recently conducted an interview with Frank Fear, CIO of Memorial Hospital in Michigan, a medium-sized healthcare organization with approximately 1,000 desktops to manage. Learn from his lessons and a few from us to create a completely secure and efficient … Continue reading

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