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…

Our own Disaster Recovery Simulation: 7 Key Steps to Follow

November 24, 2014 by Pat O'Day

Recently Bluelock ran a full disaster recovery simulation on our own services and infrastructure in order to measure our ability to support continuous operations during an unplanned situation. Bluelock continuously tests its own resiliency in various formats on an ongoing basis, but our latest DR simulation was the most important test of the year. In…

Cloud News Report: Top 3 in Cloud – Week Ending in November 19

November 19, 2014 by Diana Nolting

The Cloud News Report is a weekly list of our top three favorite cloud computing articles from the past week. This week we continue looking to the future of cloud computing and what that will mean for business and vendors. In this week’s Cloud News Report we’re exploring cloud adoption’s effect on the datacenter, obstacles…

Attend the Director’s Guide to Cloud Hosting and Recovery Webinar

November 18, 2014 by Diana Nolting

You learn a lot your first year in cloud. You learn even more when your business grows and perfects your cloud strategy with the same managed hosting provider for nearly eight years. Those lessons learned and that knowledge is invaluable to anyone just starting their cloud journey, or just starting their managed cloud hosting experience….

Cloud News Report: Top 3 in Cloud – Week Ending in November 12

November 12, 2014 by Diana Nolting

The Cloud News Report is a weekly list of our top three favorite cloud computing articles from the past week. Cloud computing impacts businesses through various deployment models with public, private, and hybrid cloud. Business leaders are analyzing cloud ROI and IT specialists are continuing to cloud proof their career. That’s why in this week’s…

The Business Case for Cloud-Based RaaS

November 6, 2014 by Megan Gish

The cost of downtime to your business is higher than ever. Why use a traditional disaster recovery solution or one that recovers quickly, but comes at a high cost? Cloud technology has catapulted DR forward in terms of technical capability, economic efficiency and self-service capabilities. Today, new and innovative cloud-based RaaS solutions have emerged to…

Test your Zombie Apocalyse DR Knowledge

October 23, 2014 by Diana Nolting

Do you know what’s going on in the world of disaster recovery today? Care to put that knowledge to the test? This 3-Question DR Quiz will test your knowledge on the cause of most IT disasters, how your competitors are investing in Recovery-as-a-Service and how much testing you should be doing on your production applications….

A Quick Guide to Disaster Recovery in the Cloud

June 12, 2014 by Megan Gish

Create and implement the most effective DR strategy for your organization with the help of Bluelock’s action-packed guide to Disaster Recovery in the cloud. This helpful guide will help you set your DR plan in motion with a comprehensive checklist and detailed information to follow during each step. Be prepared for anything by checking your…

10 Predictions for 2014: Technology Thought Leaders Share

December 18, 2013 by Diana Nolting

As we wrap up the 2013 calendar year, most of our thoughts are already on 2014. Budgets and planning takeover the last weeks as we work to make next year even better than the last. Predicting the future is no easy feat, and while we at Bluelock always enjoy envisioning all the exciting changes coming…

Dynamic disaster recovery solution available nationwide

November 7, 2013 by Diana Nolting

Bluelock and tw telecom are excited to announce the end to many IT and business headaches that have previously resulted from constrained and expensive network bandwidth for anyone connecting to a disaster recovery site.  Earlier this month Bluelock and tw telecom announced their collaboration on a dynamic disaster recovery solution to be available nationwide. The…