data backup

5 Tips for Developing a Data Backup and Recovery Plan for Healthcare Organizations

When it comes to data backup and recovery in healthcare, the stakes are higher than ever before. We’re starting to see hackers turning their attention away from big banks to infiltrate small, regional hospitals that may act as a back door to larger systems housing sensitive and protected data. A hacked healthcare organization could face Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) violations and fines, Office for Civil Rights (OCR)…

Cloud Supplier Comparison

3 Use Cases to Answer the Question: Are All Cloud Suppliers the Same?

If you think a car is four wheels and an engine, then a Porsche and a Hyundai are the same. When you are looking to purchase a car, you consider different variables and attributes like performance and price. And, while a Bugatti might have the best absolute performance, at $1M it’s arguably not the best price-performance. What does this have to do with compute and storage cloud providers? Some think…

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Lock It Up or Lose It – Protect Your Data with AGS Cyber Protect

Cyber security breaches have exposed millions of private records over the last few years – 87 million to be exact – and it’s clear that hackers are not letting up. Federal, state and local agencies face a constant barrage of cyber attacks by organized crime, hacktivists and state-sponsored agents. To fight these threats, agencies need to update their patches and defenses, but budgets are tight and it’s challenging to retain…

industrial iot

Industrial IoT: Partnering for Success

The vendor ecosystem in the IoT is complex. The IoT is not just one piece of technology, but an interrelated collection of hardware, software, services, and connectivity that must work together as a bigger solution.

In this guest blog, Carrie MacGillivray, Vice President, Mobile & Internet of Things, IDC, discusses the challenges around finding the right vendor or set of vendors that can work to deliver a complete solution.

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How to Navigate the New Era of IT with Avnet (Infographic)

Unlike traditional IT, the New Era of IT isn’t being driven by a single, new trend or technology entering the marketplace. Instead, it’s being driven by the maturation and convergence of several technology trends at the same time: Cloud. Big Data & Analytics. Converged Infrastructure. Security. Mobility. The Internet of Things.

Learn how you can secure your place in this New Era of IT in this infographic from Avnet.