Data & Storage

June 7, 2018
Why a Data Fabric is the Answer to Managing Data in the Hybrid Government Cloud premium
Federal government agencies as well as states and cities are rich repositories of data – data on everything from health to public safety, education to the environment. But those same organizations have moved beyond being isolated data storehouses. Data is no longer locked away on devices and storage drives, hidden behind firewalls. Instead, it’s becoming […]
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Dana Suarez
Information Architect
After Atlanta SamSam Ransomware Attack, Learn How to Better Protect your Agency premium
Another day, another government ransomware victim. On March 22nd, 2018, the city of Atlanta found itself locked out of computers across government offices and facing a ransom demand of $51,000 or $6,800 per computer, GCN reported. The attack affected internal systems and citizen-facing apps that residents use to pay bills and access court-related information. The […]
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Meltdown and Spectre: Here’s What Our Partners Are Doing to Protect You premium
No sooner do you have your arms around one cybersecurity vulnerability then another surfaces. This time it’s Meltdown and Spectre, both of which can cause data leak from kernel memory. These vulnerabilities are particularly worrying since they impact practically all computers and involve multiple IT vendors including processor players Intel, AMD, Qualcomm, and ARM. The […]
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August 9, 2017
[eBook] How to Tame the Explosion of Data in Your Enterprise premium
Agencies are dealing with an exponential growth of data. But size isn’t the only problem. It’s where that data lives and how it travels between the private clouds, public clouds, and back to on-premises. How do you protect, secure, and backup that data? How can your agency protect the right data and invest only in […]
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Dana Suarez
Information Architect
June 22, 2017
The 5 Features of an Always-On Data Platform premium
From streaming movies to checking email 24×7, we take “always-on” data applications for granted. But in the public sector, this always-on mindset is a little slower to catch on. From cyber-attacks to power outages, data center outages to application failure, IT outages are an ongoing problem for the U.S. government. A 2015 report by MeriTalk, […]
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DLT Solutions
June 5, 2017
A 2017 Playbook for Federal Records Management premium
As the federal government continues to navigate the transition of the new administration, the imperative is on new political appointees to understand and adhere to records management rules and regulations while safeguarding classified and other personally identifiable information (PII). All this, of course, against the backdrop of exponential records growth, budgetary challenges, and other mission […]
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Dana Suarez
Information Architect
May 16, 2017
[Webinar] Army Chief Discusses How Agencies Can Lay Foundations for Next Gen Data Center premium
Hybrid clouds are increasingly seen by government agencies as a comfortable solution to both their desire and mandates to move to the cloud. Highly sensitive data can be stored on-premises in a private cloud – using their existing infrastructure – while lower risk data and non-sensitive computing workloads can be placed in the public cloud […]
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Dana Suarez
Information Architect
March 8, 2017
A Government Buyer’s Guide to Flash Storage premium
As costs have declined, all-flash storage has become the de facto enterprise standard for primary storage and the foundation for any cloud – internal, SaaS, or public. For the public sector, flash can address agency modernization efforts (mobile, data analytics and cloud) and help cut costs and reduce power and space requirements, despite growing data […]
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Dana Suarez
Information Architect
February 1, 2017
Self-Service Data Analytics Makes it Easy to Prep, Blend, and Analyze Big Data premium
As federal, state and local agencies amass more and more structured and unstructured data, the use of data analytics can help save time and resources in making informed decisions based on that data. However, challenges remain as agencies struggle to find the right skill set and manage the complexity of implementations for multi-structured data platforms. […]
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January 19, 2017
Managing Today’s Virtualization Challenges by Looking at the Past and Predicting the Future premium
Can you afford for your team to lose eight hours a day? According to the 2016 State of Data Center Architecture and Monitoring and Management report by ActualTech Media in partnership with my company, SolarWinds, that’s precisely what is happening to today’s IT administrators when they try to identify the root cause of a virtualization […]
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