Developing a Hybrid Cloud Strategy for First Premier Bank

Posted on May 31, 2022 by ConvergeOne

A privately held bank, First Premier Bank is the twelfth largest issuer of credit cards in the United States. After starting small and growing as an organization and IT department, the bank reached a level where its internal level of expertise and resource availability were no longer where they needed to be. The bank sought a partner with deep knowledge and experience to accommodate its growth requirements.

Cloud is a big part of First Premier Bank's future plans. Traditionally, the bank’s infrastructure has been on-premises, but it has started migrating to cloud infrastructure wherever possible. “Our strategy is hybrid. We choose cloud when and where it makes sense, and it is a growing part of our IT environment,” said Dave Geiver, Vice President of Technology, First Premier Bank.

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Ensuring Business Continuity with a DRaaS Solution for Rinchem

Posted on May 10, 2022 by ConvergeOne

Rinchem Company, Inc. is a chemical management solutions provider with proven expertise in creating and managing safe and efficient supply chains for high purity, pre-packaged chemicals and gases. With presence in five countries and the goal of continued expansion, Rinchem was in need of a partner that could support its growth initiative, allowing its internal team to focus on its customers.

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ConvergeOne Framework for Cloud-Based IT Network and SSE Integration

Posted on May 3, 2022 by Brian Bradley

Many corporations announce mergers frequently. Once the ink has dried on the deal, the integration plan begins to take shape. The immediate challenge of interconnection is tasked to IT so that application systems integration or data sharing can securely take place. Often the operations need to remain only partially integrated, as they operate within different data sovereignty laws and corporate polices. How do we do this securely when both organizations have existing AWS account footprints?

There are two solutions that come to mind: Read More

Cloud Modernization: Why Lift and Shift Can Lead to Drift

Posted on March 29, 2022 by Tim Femister

This article originally appeared in CIO Dive.

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How to Accelerate Your Cloud Journey in 2022 and Beyond

Posted on March 15, 2022 by Craig Chumley + Tim Femister

Several years ago, companies rushed to move their data to the cloud simply for the sake of being in the cloud. But adopting a cloud strategy should not be taken lightly. It’s a journey that requires a methodical approach, deep domain knowledge, top-notch security and a trusted partner. Along that road, you’ll find greater scalability, resiliency, agility and innovation.

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WATCH NOW: Salelytics Builds a Cloud Contact Center with C1CX

Posted on March 3, 2022 by ConvergeOne

Salelytics is a leading provider of inside sales and multichannel communication, with 30+ years of experience, 1,500 employees across 5 offices, and 70 Fortune 100 clients. Salelytics turned to ConvergeOne for support when it was first spun off from its parent company and had to completely start over in terms of its infrastructure, support, and expertise.

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Circumventing Supply Chain Issues in the Data Center

Posted on February 8, 2022 by Jeff Ehrenhart

While consulting with many organizations across many vertical markets, one issue plagues them all: Supply chain issues and delays related to the current chip shortage and lack of employees for many organizations. This is exacerbated by the fact that many organizations are shorthanded already and really struggling to keep their heads above water. So, what are you to do when there is only time to be reactive and you never feel like you’re moving the needle in a positive direction?

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Make it Personal with C1Conversations

Posted on January 27, 2022 by ConvergeOne

This article originally appeared in Security Magazine.

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Building the Right Path to Cloud

Posted on January 18, 2022 by ConvergeOne

While many organizations have begun their cloud journeys, most are nowhere near complete. No matter where you happen to be in your cloud journey, it is important that you set priorities and identify optimal outcomes before advancing any further. By taking the time to develop—or refine—a comprehensive cloud strategy that addresses your specific business needs, you will ensure that you are receiving the greatest possible value from your cloud investment.

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How Cloud Adoption Transforms the Business

Posted on January 4, 2022 by ConvergeOne

Most organizations are either just starting out on their cloud journey or are already well on their way. It’s no longer really an option for organizations to embrace cloud, as CEOs and boardroom executives have said that digital transformation is one of their top three priorities. At the same time, adopting cloud entails change, and change sometimes causes resistance, along with risk and fear of the unknown. Change is also a disruptor, and in the context of cloud, it’s the biggest business disruptor.

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