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About Diana Nolting

January 1, 2012 by Diana Nolting
Diana Nolting

Hi, I'm Diana Nolting+. As Bluelock's marketing content strategist  I am responsible for our content marketing strategy and collateral. A graduate of Indiana University's School of Journalism, I enjoy writing and creating content that provides value to current and potential cloud users seeking a better understanding of the IaaS and RaaS technologies and how it can work for you and your business.

Bluelock Adds Joe Kuntz as EVP of Sales and Announces Growth Plans for 2014

February 26, 2014 by Diana Nolting

Bluelock is excited to announce the addition of Joe Kuntz as Executive Vice President of Sales. The addition of Joe is part of a larger, aggressive growth strategy for Bluelock in 2014 aims to grow headcount at nearly 50% this year.

Kuntz joins Bluelock from ExactTarget, now a Salesforce.com company, where he served as Vice President of North American Sales. He had been with ExactTarget since 2008 in several positions, each of increasing responsibility. 

“Joe brings experience in leading sales...

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Access Gartner Critical Capabilities for Recovery as a Service Report

January 23, 2014 by Diana Nolting

Gartner Critical Capabilities for Recovery as a Service report

Protect your business with confidence.

Simple, affordable Recovery-as-a-Service is a game-changer for businesses whose core applications were previously unprotected or those that spend large chunks of their budgets to maintain solutions that sill risked days or weeks of downtime during a declaration.

Recovery-as-a-Service allows businesses of any size to protect their most critical applications and data more cost effectively than ever, with better recovery times.

Learn the benefits, features and...

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Meet Your New Bluelock RaaS Advisor, Keith Fehn

January 22, 2014 by Diana Nolting
Keith Fehn, Bluelock Service Lead - Data Protection

You may not have met Bluelock's Service Lead - Data Protection Keith Fehn yet, but if you're a RaaS customer, or plan to add a 4-Series VDC to your Bluelock environment, you will soon be on very familiar terms with each other.

Bluelock clients have embraced the simplicity of Bluelock RaaS for their complex application recovery and data protection needs. The addition of Keith to the Bluelock team will provide not only the successful recovery of mission-critical applications, but also guarantee...

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10 Predictions for 2014: Technology Thought Leaders Share

December 18, 2013 by Diana Nolting

2014 Predictions: Top Technology Trends

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 in the future, this year we brought in some of our closest friends, partners and customers to help us get the job done.

2014 Predictions: Top Technology Trends is a compilation of technology...

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Zombie-Proof Your Applications and Data

December 11, 2013 by Diana Nolting

Prepare for the worst and hope for the best. When it comes to potential business disasters, a zombie apocalypse is about as bad as it can get. A hurricane may impact your power and building stability, but a zombie outbreak can debilitate your applications, data and infrastructure all at the same time.

So what better way to prepare for potential business disasters than preparing your applications, data and infrastructure to be protected from the worst of the worst: a zombie apocalypse.

Bluelock CTO...

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Bluelock CTO Pat O'Day named to 2014 Top 101 Trust Leaders in Cloud and Hosting List

November 22, 2013 by Diana Nolting

Bluelock CTO Pat O'Day was recognized as a visionary in IaaS when he was named to Total Product Marketing's "Top 101 Trust LEaders in Cloud and Hosting 2014" list this week. 

"[O'Day] is a thought leader with a depth of experience in network management, systems integration, managed IT services, data center outsourcing, and disaster recovery," quotes Pat's profile on the list. 

This is the first annual TPM Cloud leaders list. The winners were determined by a five-person panel within TPM based on a...

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3 ways to budget for cloud-based disaster recovery

November 11, 2013 by Diana Nolting

In our last webinar, Bluelock sought to tackle every IT professional’s least favorite topic: budgeting.

Budgeting is necessary in order to move all things business forward. Many IT professionals don’t enjoy it because it can rely on projections and intangibles that can’t be foreseen in the upcoming year.

In “How to budget for cloud-based disaster recovery,” we tackled an emerging technology that many are looking to evaluate for the coming year. New solutions can be the hardest to budget for...

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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 solution is achieved by combining Bluelock Recovery-as-a-Service with tw telecom’s Business Enternet-based Intelligent...

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Cloud News Report: Top 3 in Cloud – Week Ending November 6th

November 6, 2013 by Diana Nolting

The Cloud News Report is a weekly list of our top three favorite cloud computing articles from the past week.

 

If Healthcare.gov were running on a true cloud, it’d be much better off

Regardless of your politics, it’s hard to ignore the very real infrastructure problems the nation’s Healthcare.gov website has had since it’s launch. In this ITworld article by Nancy Gohring, she takes a look at the website and ponders the benefits a truly cloud-hosted solution would have on the site, and would have...

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Protect Your Data and Apps from Zombies and Other Disasters

October 31, 2013 by Diana Nolting

Disasters happen, especially when it comes to technology. Hurricanes, floods and viruses are all well known, but we took a look at a lesser-known phenomena: the zombie apocalypse and the impact it could have on your business.

 

Did you know that 47% of IT disasters are caused by human error? Tweet this »

And, 35% of midsize enterprises will adopt cloud for DR by 2017. Tweet this »

Reduced cost and increased agility are top reasons for cloud-based recovery. Tweet this »

 

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