When the first COVID-19 vaccine appeared, we all began to see the light at the end of the tunnel. Finally, one of the toughest stages in human history seemed to be over.
For most businesses, the success of your company depends heavily on your network and IT systems operating properly. To ensure stability, functionality, and security, it’s critical to have a highly capable resource continuously monitoring your systems, 365 x 24 x 7. Outsourcing NOC (Network Operation Centers) can help organizations of all sizes to monitor, measure, secure, and analyze their mission critical data, along with supporting micro-services, managing the network, and more efficiently run business applications.
There’s been a rapid upheaval in corporate America, with some job titles disappearing entirely and new ones rising to the top of organizational charts. In my opinion, the job description of a Chief Information Officer has potentially changed the most. In fact, a number of people argue that the position is obsolete, particularly with the advent of BYOD and personal applications, platforms like Salesforce.com and the use of offsite servers.
This month is StrataCore’s 14-year anniversary. That means I’ve been in the industry for 21 years. I don’t feel that old but my gray hair tells a different story. In honor of our milestone, I’ve comprised 14 key beliefs, earned over 14 years since founding StrataCore:
Last week StrataCore and the Seattle SIM co-hosted an IT executive panel discussion on the topic of where to put your infrastructure.
Today’s IT professionals are under pressure to help their companies compete in an ever-changing marketplace. While revenue growth and cost reduction remain priorities, scalability, security, and the rapid adoption of new technology are also top concerns.
Growth companies will inevitably reach a point where they look to expand their customer base outside of the United States. This global expansion is accompanied by the need for infrastructure services to enable the success of these growing technical, sales and administrative teams. Whether it’s a global WAN/MPLS network, data center colocation, managed hosting,cloud or security services, there are many factors to take into consideration when sourcing IT infrastructure internationally. Weigh your options carefully before opening an office, securing data center space, or deciding to outsource managed services in a foreign country. This recorded panel discussion will bring clarity to the global infrastructure market and assist with making the best decision for delivering your company’s technology services overseas. Watch the video now. During this panel, industry experts discussed: What you need to know about US-EU Safe Harbor Advantages/disadvantages of sourcing in specific countries – i.e. Luxembourg, Ireland, China, Russia, India, Australia, and LATAM Contracting concerns Minimizing risk – political and economic Real-world use cases
Companies of all types and sizes outsource IT projects to trusted vendors.
It’s that time of year again, March Madness is in full force.