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Hurricane Season is Here – Are You Ready?

Hurricane season is upon us, but you don’t know what your business continuity plan entails? Larger catastrophes like Hurricane Sandy prove that one single natural disaster can yield up to $25 billion in lost business activity. More recently, the 2014 ice storm that crippled Atlanta and the late-April severe flooding that affected Pensacola, Florida –


Financial Services Moving Slowly to the Cloud

Is cloud computing ready for the financial industry? All signs point to yes. According to research from Gartner, by 2016 poor return on equity will drive more than 60 percent of banks worldwide to process the majority of their transactions in the cloud. Ovum also comments that capital markets will accelerate their adoption of cloud


Three Tips on Addressing the Heartbleed Bug

The HTTPS lock icon we’re all used to trusting in our browsers hasn’t been as trustworthy as we’d like to believe. Ever since the good folks at Codenomicon and Google have publicized the OpenSSL implementation bug known colloquially as Heartbleed, two questions have come to the forefront for each Internet user: What sites have been


Exchange 2003 Support Ending

On April 8, Microsoft will no longer support Exchange 2003. The trusty decade-old email software is still used by more than 66 million people worldwide. With the impending deadline approaching many users will no doubt be asking, “Where do we go from here?” Exchange 2003 is from the pre-cloud era, and business technology has changed