About Diana Nolting

As Bluelock's Product Analyst, Diana helps cultivate a clear understanding of the market, our clients and their needs. We use that insight to create relevant, effective products and services that solve complex business and IT problems. Follow Diana on twitter @DianaNolting.

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…

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….

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…