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About Jon Corwin

October 1, 2011 by Jon Corwin

Hi, I'm Jon Corwin+! I'm the Digital Marketing Coordinator at Bluelock. I'm responsible for the research and development of digital campaigns and platforms to support Bluelock's marketing needs. I specifically focus on the implementation, measurement and analysis of integrated online marketing campaigns, marketing technologies and tools, social media and creative.

WEBINAR - Deep Dive into Disaster Recovery in the Cloud

June 17, 2013 by Jon Corwin

Webinar: Deep Dive into Disaster Recovery in the Cloud

Registration is now open for Bluelock's upcoming webinar "Deep Dive into Disaster Recovery in the Cloud." Cloud-based Recovery-as-a-Service is the latest in disaster recovery technology. Recovery-as-a-Service (RaaS) is the ideal on-ramp to cloud to solve your need to recover quickly, easily and efficiently after a disaster strikes. This webinar will provide a deep dive into how Recovery-as-a-Service actually works, with two demo scenarios. One lucky attendee will also win an iPad Mini! Register...

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Failover to the Cloud with Disaster Recovery [Video]

May 16, 2013 by Jon Corwin

Failover to the Cloud

How do you failover to the cloud? Bluelock has partnered with the replication software provider, Zerto for its leading RaaS solution. To demonstrate how their disaster recovery technology takes the pain out of replication and recovery in the cloud, watch the "Disaster Recovery with VMware's vCloud Director" video below.

Bluelock’s RaaS solution leverages Zerto’s replication software to integrate seemlessly with VMware’s vCloud Director. Their complete vCloud 5.1 integration includes...

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Let Your Passions Drive You: 4 Startup Lessons from TechPoint's Indiana Entrepreneur Bootcamp

September 28, 2012 by Jon Corwin

TechPoint Indiana Entrepreneur Bootcamp

4 Startup Lessons from TechPoint's Indiana Entrepreneur Bootcamp

1. Let your passions drive you.

What activities do you love to do? What are those things that always seem to make time fly? For me, it’s those creative projects where I’m building something. I think back to 14-hour design binges where I never left my desk and struggled to sleep because my mind was churning with more ideas. These projects invigorate me and always give back more than I put in. That passion is a requirement for any...

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Find Your Right Approach to Public Cloud Infrastructure as a Service

March 28, 2012 by Jon Corwin

Bluelock offers public cloud newsletter featuring Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Public Cloud IaaS report.

Choosing the Right Approach to Public Cloud Infrastructure as a Service Newsletter

Cloud computing is revolutionizing the way enterprises consume information technology. We've already seen the ways cloud services create new efficiencies and transform datacenters into IT game-changers. Improved infrastructure agility, security, and efficiency enable enterprise business strategies. Companies can better compete in evolving markets. But, adopting a cloud model can be confusing...

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Hybrid Cloud Webinar: Registration Now Open

March 11, 2012 by Jon Corwin

Registration is now open for Bluelock's upcoming cloud webinar "Hybrid Cloud: A Pragmatic Approach for the Enterprise" on Thursday, March 22, 2012 at 4:00pm EST. Register for this webinar for a chance to win a free Kindle Fire! This webinar is presented by Bluelock's CTO, Pat O'Day and Senior Systems Engineer, Jake Robinson.

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Webinar attendees will learn how hybrid cloud is evolving the way IT departments and business units interact with technology and get more leverage from IT resources....

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Top 5 Questions to Ask When Buying Public Cloud IaaS

December 20, 2011 by Jon Corwin

Public Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) is transforming the hosting industry. Traditional hosting companies and fresh service provider faces both play an active role in this emerging market. IaaS offerings taut agility for early adopters, while slower moving enterprises—still managing their own cloud—watch from the sidelines. Ever expanding datacenters, operational responsibilities and security requirements, amidst shrinking IT budgets, means traditional infrastructure often only makes...

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Bluelock Clients Offer Candid Cloud Stories

November 8, 2011 by Jon Corwin

VMware recently released their first installment of ‘Public Cloud Diaries.’ We’re proud to announce that Bluelock offered up nine of the sixteen cloud entries. This project documents business situations and challenges that companies experience when moving to the public cloud. Entries capture the clients' key requirements for selecting a cloud vendor and the business benefits they experienced with a public cloud solution.
VMware Public Cloud Diaries






Learn how real companies are solving real problems with enterprise...
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Global Washington uses Cloud to Enable Non-Profit Organizations

October 7, 2011 by Jon Corwin
Global Washinton uses Cloud to Enable Non-Profit Organizations

Global Washington’s mission is to help Washington State’s non-profits work together to alleviate world poverty, however they lacked the budget and IT expertise to build an effective technology solution. Bluelock, with Esri ArcGIS (Geographic Information Systems) and VMware, developed and launched a sophisticated database-driven GIS application delivered as SaaS from the cloud.

A membership association that promotes and supports the global development sector in Washington State, Global...Read More »

enStratus Adds Cloud Management Support for Bluelock

September 20, 2011 by Jon Corwin

enStratus Adds Cloud Management Supporty for Bluelock

enStratus recently announced that customers can now manage 18 public and private clouds through the enStratus platform. Provided by enStratus, a cloud infrastructure management solution provider, the platform adds cloud management, governance, and automation capabilities to public, private and hybrid clouds. One such cloud supported by the platform is Bluelock's cloud. enStratus has a multi-cloud architecture that provides security, reliability and cloud independence.

Thanks to Bluelock Virtual...

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WEBINAR: How and When to Use The VMware Hybrid Cloud

September 20, 2011 by Jon Corwin

How and When to Use The VMware Hybrid Cloud
Determining which applications are cloud ready and which need to stay in your datacenter can be difficult. You will need to be able to address each workload's unique infrastructure, security and performance requirements to choose which cloud offering is best for your respective applications.

With an array of public and private cloud offerings available, it can be difficult to choose the right approach to meet your specific needs. For many companies, one cloud isn’t enough – resulting in a...
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