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Achieving Visibility in an Age of Rising Cyber Attacks

Most sectors globally, including utilities and pharma, have seen a significant uptick in attempted cyber attacks, in part related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Cyber attacks and ransomware payments affect the bottom line and damage reputation. A shutdown or loss of...

Modernizing IT During COVID-19: Now Is the Right Time

At the start of the pandemic, we conducted a survey that showed that more than 50% of IT departments were re-budgeting or considering alternative plans for IT Modernization due to the crisis. For nearly 70% of businesses, working from home incurred a major or moderate...

How Do You Modernize Stateful Apps?

At the heart of app modernization is the goal of a better future. Vendors offer different approaches to modernization. Some suggest re-architecting an app’s system infrastructure, internal architecture, and functionality. Others advocate for leveraging containers,...

Outsourced IT Operations and App Modernization

Can You Still Move IT Infrastructure Forward? Outsourcing can save money. However, there are many risks associated with outsourced IT. It can take weeks to get approval for minor operational changes, such as new server access, security adjustments, and communications...

End of Support at a Glance and What to Do About it

All applications and operating systems eventually reach end of support. Aging infrastructure raises continual performance, security, and maintenance issues in IT. Server and app modernization need to be addressed, not just once but regularly.  Take a look at our...

Source Code Leaks Are Bad for Business

What’s a source code leak?   Source code leaks allow people to obtain original source code program files for operating systems or commercial software packages. These files are usually obtained through system security exploits, bugs, or disclosures from current or...

Cyber Attacks on Healthcare and Pharma Surge

Now Is the Time to Ensure Secure IT Operations COVID-19 cases have been reaching new highs around the world, and unfortunately, cyber attacks have also risen throughout the pandemic. In particular, cyber attacks on healthcare and pharma industries have spiked....

Start Modernizing IT in 2021

Well, That Was an Experience! There’s a wise saying: “Experience is what you get when you don’t get what you want.” Many children learn this unwrapping Christmas presents and many adults learned this difficult lesson in 2020. Nonetheless, a new year offers a new...

SolarWinds Cyber Attack Brings a Swath of Destruction

We Hate to Say “We Told You So,” But… The SolarWinds supply chain cyber attack hit us in the midst of a global pandemic. The magnitude of this cyber attack, as the New York Times puts it, “is hard to overstate.”  We've been writing for years about Western...