Eric Jansta

Eric Jansta leads the Data Center Migrations and Consolidations Team at ConvergeOne. He has been with the organization since 2013 and has extensive experience in data center migrations.

 

Recent Posts

Ransomware Protection for Your Virtual, Physical, and Unstructured Data

Posted on May 20, 2021 by Eric Jansta

The continuing evolution of ransomware attacks requires innovative, protective solutions. Dell has led the protection of the data center with the Cyber Recovery solution, which is the only solution certified by Sheltered Harbor. It implements a digital air-gap solution that provides a dedicated replica isolated from the production environment. The isolation limits risks associated with remote threats identifying, accessing, and corrupting the backup data. In order to identify when a ransomware attack has occurred, Dell has partnered with Index Engines to monitor the backup data stream. CyberSense from Index Engines uses machine learning to identify changes in the backup data and alert when the appearance of an attack occurs.

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Alert for Changes to Microsoft Server LDAP Service

Posted on February 14, 2020 by Eric Jansta

Microsoft has announced that a March 2020 security update for Windows Server will disable unsigned LDAP connectivity in Active Directory DS and LDS. There has been an identified, critical exploit of LDAP where an elevated permissions exploit can be performed via unsigned LDAP.

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The Business Case for Active/Active Data Centers

Posted on November 27, 2018 by Eric Jansta

The discussion around active/active data centers can dovetail into a great number of conversations, from business processes to facilities management. Before engaging in such conversations, it’s important that you begin with an understanding of the business requirements that necessitate the implementation of active/active data centers so that you can determine if such an approach will align with your data center and overall business strategies.

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