About Diana Nolting

As Bluelock's Marketing Content Strategist, Diana Nolting is responsible for Bluelock's content marketing strategy and collateral. A graduate of Indiana University's School of Journalism, Diana enjoys creating content that strips away "fluff" traditionally found in marketing, and instead provides value to current and potential cloud users who seek a better understanding of cloud-enabled managed hosting.

Can you trust the cloud to handle DR for ITAR compliant workloads?

October 29, 2015 by Diana Nolting

When we talk to industry-leading CIOs and IT Directors about their existing disaster recovery environments, we often challenge those individuals to answer one simple question: “Would you be comfortable running your production workload in your disaster recovery environment long-term?” Far too often that question leads to uncomfortable shifting in seats and furrowed brows as they…

Are all RTOs the same?

August 4, 2015 by Diana Nolting

Your company has been using “as-a-Service” technologies for years now, often using SaaS products to improve your customer relationship management (CRM) tools, your marketing automation tools or your HR tools. As an IT professional, you likely had a role in implementing and troubleshooting those products, but you probably weren’t in the driver’s seat for purchasing…

Agility: Driver for Cloud Adoption

July 1, 2015 by Diana Nolting

Just a few years ago I recall overhearing a conversation about cloud in which several IT staffers were debating the use case of why you would use cloud. “Only for something I don’t care about, it’s way too insecure,” said one. “DR only, I can’t trust my important stuff with cloud,” followed up the second….

How To: Create a Snapshot in your Bluelock VMware Environment

May 1, 2015 by Diana Nolting

If you’re new to using snapshots in your VMware environment you likely have a lot of questions. We dug into an introduction to the Do’s and Don’ts of Snapshots yesterday, which is a great primer to understanding risk to your environment and how to best mitigate that. Today, we’re going to go a step deeper…

How do I use snapshots with my VMware environment?

April 30, 2015 by Diana Nolting

Snapshots can be a helpful tool for VMware technology users, and Bluelock cloud users. They allow you to record your virtual machines from a single point in time and capture the changes you are making. In case you need to revert to the earlier copy. While snapshots can be a useful tool, it’s very important…

Bluelock Positioned in Visionaries Quadrant of Leading Analyst Firm’s Inaugural Magic Quadrant for Disaster Recovery as a Service Report

April 23, 2015 by Diana Nolting

Gartner Research recently issued its inaugural “Magic Quadrant for Disaster Recovery as a Service” and Bluelock is excited to announce that it is positioned in the “Visionaries” Quadrant. The Gartner Magic Quadrant is widely recognized as one of the most influential benchmarks for enterprises seeking to evaluate cloud hosting and recovery services. Gartner evaluates vendors…

What’s your small IT team’s plan when a disaster strikes?

April 7, 2015 by Diana Nolting

Having a DR plan is entirely different from executing that plan in the event of a disaster. Anyone who has personally experienced a disaster will attest to that. While Recovery-as-a-Service enables your business to get back up and running quickly in the event of a disaster, not all RaaS providers offer the same level of…

Can you trust your disaster recovery plan with your job?

February 10, 2015 by Diana Nolting

Only 40% of DR plans actually work when needed, according to statistics published by the Disaster Recovery Preparedness Council in 2014. When you’re at the water coolers and pop machines at conference events, you’ll hear this is a statistic that many IT managers know all too well. The budget, the technology and the time required…

Bluelock Unveils Multi-tier IPS Managed Service for Increased Customer Data and Application Security

January 28, 2015 by Diana Nolting

Bluelock is excited to announce the general availability of a robust Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) Managed Service for hosting and recovery customers concerned with both regulatory compliance and the security of their data and applications. Bluelock’s IPS Managed Service works in tandem with a Bluelock Advanced Firewall Managed Service to protect client environments from constantly…