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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The Pillars of a Successful Cyber Recovery Solution

Posted on January 11, 2022 by Hassan Kassih

Hackers have upped the ante. Throughout 2021, cyber criminals grew more sophisticated, more organized, and more aggressive, using advanced techniques and cooperation among hacker groups to drive an unprecedented number of attacks. All told, the cost may tally an estimated $6 trillion in losses just this year, according to Cyber Security Ventures.

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Data Center Operations: What Keeps You Up At Night?

Posted on November 30, 2021 by Tony Ocampo

Every time I meet with a customer, there are always several data center concerns that weigh heavily on their minds. For many, it’s the fear that a bad actor that will destroy, steal, or compromise data. Others worry about enduring a site failure that takes down the data center and having to failover to an alternate site, with the hope that everything shifts without a hitch while under a lot of stress. Many wonder if they can recover data in a real-time human error event. Others have a simpler question: Will my systems perform to the demands of the business?

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Service Delivery for Your Entire IT Infrastructure

Posted on October 12, 2021 by ConvergeOne

Maintaining an optimized, healthy, and modern IT infrastructure is crucial for the survival of any business. ConvergeOne Managed Services, powered by OnGuard, allows IT staff to rest easy knowing that a highly-skilled team of engineers leveraging an industry-leading management platform are watching over their customer’s environment. OnGuard has been developed by ConvergeOne from real-world engineering insights and decades of experience managing client infrastructures.

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Built-in Machine Learning Algorithms in Amazon Sagemaker: How Do We Get There?

Posted on September 21, 2021 by ConvergeOne

When you hear the term “machine learning,” do you think to yourself, “How does machine learning really work?” Well, machine learning uses historical data, and what I mean by this is past data. This data could be from databases, Hadoop systems, CSV format, or streaming data from a social media website.

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How Moreno Valley Unified School District Protects Itself Against Cyber Threats

Posted on August 24, 2021 by ConvergeOne + Dell Technologies

When neighboring school districts were hit with cyberattacks, Moreno Valley Unified School District knew they needed to upgrade their data protection.

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Confused About Machine Learning Algorithms?

Posted on August 12, 2021 by ConvergeOne

Machine learning is changing the way the world thinks and operates. Let’s face it, when the words “Machine Learning Algorithm” present themselves in a room full of peers, everyone takes a deep breath. Some are confused by the thought of math; others are thinking, “Oh no, which algorithm do we use for this problem?”

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AWS (Amazon Web Services) Explained

Posted on July 6, 2021 by ConvergeOne

Over the years, we have seen a shift from the concept of traditional IT, where a relational database was used for everything, to the public cloud. As the rate of generation and the demand for data continues to grow at an exponential rate, many businesses now face the challenge of not knowing how to cope with the rapid changes while having so much data at their disposal. Users that once dealt with Gigabytes (GBs) of data find themselves now having to learn how to work with Petabytes (PBs). This goes to show that in order for businesses to continue to excel, they need to remain proactive and evolve along with the ever-changing world of technology.

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Securing Microsoft Azure Natively

Posted on June 22, 2021 by ConvergeOne

Since its launch in 2010, Microsoft Azure has gained popularity and trust with customers on a global scale. Azure is a public cloud offering that provides solutions for Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS). However, as with any cloud provider, there are concerns around security and breach issues (i.e., how safe is my data?), as the solutions are hosted in a cloud service provider (CSP) data center.

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Use the AWS Framework for Migration into AWS Cloud

Posted on June 8, 2021 by Joel Gray

The AWS Well-Architected Framework is used by Cloud Architects to plan, migrate, transform, and operate their workloads on AWS. Migrating your applications and servers from Data Centers into the AWS Cloud requires a specific approach and is different for all clients. But thanks to the AWS Well-Architected Framework, here at ConvergeOne we have the necessary tools and knowledge to access your applications/servers’ environments and design solutions that use the Five Pillars of the AWS Well-Architected Framework. These five pillars should not only be used for cloud migrations. They are crucial points of consideration when designing in the cloud, applications, and even physical Data Centers. Below is a break down of the five pillars and some of the key important points to consider when migrating to the AWS Cloud:

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