Why Marketing Leaders Should Care About IT Resiliency

February 8, 2016 by Alicia Gaba

Over the past decade, technology has completely changed the way that marketing works and we’re more reliant on it to drive results than ever before. If you combine that shift with the always-on expectations of today’s customer/consumer plus the overall movement towards digital business across industries, it’s evident how deeply today’s business depends on technology….

2016 Cloud Predictions

January 11, 2016 by Pat O'Day

Here are five 2016 cloud predictions for the IT community that will show the upcoming changes to this “always-on” business and make you rethink your current plans: Prediction #1: SasS is the new black When choosing whether to replace depreciated equipment or turn to an as-a-service provider, businesses are going the provider route. Because traditional…

Bluelock announces client portal security and accessibility feature advancements

January 4, 2016 by Diana Nolting

The Bluelock team today announces the launch of a project designed to drive improved security and accessibility features throughout our client’s core tools and infrastructure. These features are designed to make client hosting and recovery environments more secure and protected, while at the same time, making it easier for their teams to access and use…

Public Cloud Mythbusting with Bluelock’s Virtual Datacenters

December 21, 2015 by Diana Nolting

Have you ever debated if public clouds are as secure as private clouds? Or, have you wondered if you could even use the public cloud for your compliant workloads? We know there is a lot of uncertainty when you’re starting out with cloud. This post explores common concerns and myths that we hear on a…

Public Cloud Solutions

December 18, 2015 by Diana Nolting

Businesses are flocking to the cloud in order to find an edge above their competition and empower their businesses to be more effective with technology. On-demand, instant resources, pay-as-you-go pricing and turn-key managed services are all benefits to working with an experienced managed cloud provider who can offer you the efficiencies of public cloud. A…

DRaaS vs. Backups – Differences Explained

December 15, 2015 by Kayla Catron

Have you wondered “If I already have backups why do I need Disaster Recovery?” Or, “If I already have Disaster Recovery why do I need backups?” Hear from Adam Scamihorn, Bluelock’s Senior Cloud Delivery Analyst, in the below video as he explains the differences between disaster recovery and backups and why both are important to…

Magic Quadrant for Disaster Recovery as a Service – being presented at Gartner Data Center Conference

December 7, 2015 by Kayla Catron

Gartner Research issued its inaugural “Magic Quadrant for Disaster Recovery as a Service” in April 2015. The report evaluated 14 different Disaster Recovery as a Service vendors on 15 criteria and placed Bluelock in the “Visionaries” Quadrant. The “Magic Quadrant for Disaster Recovery as a Service” primarily evaluates disaster recovery providers in the contexts of…

Solving networking problems for DRaaS

November 24, 2015 by Diana Nolting

A centralized IT architecture for governments is not uncommon; yet the complex nature of the network can provide challenges, especially when working with inexperienced cloud providers. With a single overarching IT organization and several sub-organizations operating semi-independently, building the requirements can be confusing, particularly when the sub-organization’s requirements differ from those of the parent organization….

CIOReview – 3 IT Security questions you should be asking, but aren’t

November 20, 2015 by Kayla Catron

3 IT Security questions you should be asking, but aren’t Article sample taken from CIO Review “CEO Insights” – November 2015 The pace of IT security innovation is driven not by your business’s agenda. Rather, IT security innovation is driven at the pace of the latest hacks, attacks and impending threats. That always-changing, fast pace…