Simple to Use Link Availability Solutions

Simple to Use Link Availability Solutions

Previously, I discussed how rerouting data center host infrastructure should be part of next-generation DDoS solutions. In this blog, I will discuss how link availability solutions should also play a part. Traditional DDoS solutions offer us a measure of protection against a number of things that can disrupt service to ... Read More
Disaster Recovery: Data Center or Host Infrastructure Reroute

Disaster Recovery: Data Center or Host Infrastructure Reroute

Companies, even large ones, haven’t considered disaster recovery plans outside of their primary cloud providers own infrastructure as regularly as they should. In March of this year, Amazon Web Services (AWS) had a massive failure which directly impacted some of the world’s largest brands, taking them offline for several hours ... Read More
DDoS Protection is the Foundation for Application, Site and Data Availability

DDoS Protection is the Foundation for Application, Site and Data Availability

When we think of DDoS protection, we often think about how to keep our website up and running. While searching for a security solution, you’ll find several options that are similar on the surface. The main difference is whether your organization requires a cloud, on-premise or hybrid solution that combines ... Read More
Should Business Risk Mitigation Be A Factor When We Choose Our Suppliers And Manufacturers?

Should Business Risk Mitigation Be A Factor When We Choose Our Suppliers And Manufacturers?

This is something that I have struggled with for most of my working life. As a technology professional, it is my job to pick the best products and solutions or to dig deeper to marry that technological decision with one that’s best for my organization. Is it incumbent on me ... Read More
Marrying the Business Need With Technology Drive: Recapping It All

Marrying the Business Need With Technology Drive: Recapping It All

Throughout the past four blogs in this series we have harkened back to some of the same key points. Today, we will recap. 1) Not everything that glitters is gold, so use your common sense. If you can’t find a physical world comparison, don’t do it. A good example here ... Read More
Marrying the Business Need With Technology Drive, Part 4: Use Tools to Save Some Time (They Do Exist)!

Marrying the Business Need With Technology Drive, Part 4: Use Tools to Save Some Time (They Do Exist)!

In the past 20 years I have often found myself looking for just the right technology tool to solve a specific problem. Most often I have been able to find something to fit the bill, but not the sought after, best-of-breed solution that promises to solve all the world’s problems ... Read More
Marrying the Business Need With Technology, Part 3: Re-aggregating the Tools

Marrying the Business Need With Technology, Part 3: Re-aggregating the Tools

In part one of this blog series we discussed how there is oftentimes a lack of knowledge when it comes to infrastructure technology and knowhow in the relevant DevOps teams. This is not what was intended when “Agile” moved from being a pure development approach to a whole technology management ... Read More