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Between the vast knowledge of our sales team, engineering experts, project managers and marketing wizards, Data Strategy does our best to provide you with new and relatable content from each sector of our business.


Ransomware Attack: How prepared are you?

As you know by now, there was a massive ransomware attack late last week that affected numerous organizations worldwide – most notably Great Britain’s public health system and FedEx here in the United States. Were you ready for it? If you’re feeling unprepared, we’re here to help. Our cyber security practice consists of leading experts […]

Managing and Securing Third-Party Applications

Are security and compliance concerns holding you back from moving to the Cloud? If so, you’re not alone. But, you may be focused on the wrong things. Jay Heiser, a Gartner analyst, suggests that many organizations are fixated on hypothetical security risks when they should be focused on control and governance. Organizations can take the […]

Core vs. Chore: Offload low-hanging IT tasks to refocus on business outcomes

How much time does your IT team spend on “chore” work? From tracing performance issues to resetting passwords, it’s time that could be better spent on projects that drive revenue. Technology helps increase productivity in nearly every industry and job function except for one: IT. Keeping everyone else in your organization productive leaves little or […]

Modernize, Automate & Monetize with the Cloud

Today, the word “Cloud” can be inserted into almost any situation to address organizational challenges. Businesses looking to the cloud to provide the “nirvana of IT (Information Technology) experiences,” find that unless their network was born there, the move to a ‘complete cloud operation’ may be cost prohibitive and may not yield the desired results. Some […]

IT Architecture Design 101: Information Gathering Best Practices

At some point or another, all IT organizations will go through a process where they must determine how to get from ‘Point A’ to ‘Point B’.  This journey could come in the form something large in scope, such as an IT organizational transformation, or something limited in scope, such as virtualization refresh. Regardless of scope […]

Public Cloud : On-Demand Infrastructure Without High-Risk Capex Investment

Every day, more and more businesses continue to move their mission-critical applications and infrastructure to the cloud, a trend that shows no signs of slowing down. In fact, Gartner is predicting a 16.5 percent growth in the public cloud services market this year, to $204 billion. It’s pretty easy to see why this trend is […]

Enterprise Mobility Management: What You Need to Know

By now, you’re probably familiar with the term Enterprise Mobility Management, or EMM. It’s one of the hottest topics in mobility at the moment. So what does it really mean? Essentially, EMM (born from Mobile Device Management) is a direct response to the ‘bring your own device’ (BYOD) revolution that’s been making waves for quite […]

Leading You Through Cloud Strategy

Our Cloud Strategy Workshop provides a framework for the facilitation, development, and documentation of a customized cloud strategy specific to your business needs and goals. The Process The workshop is held onsite at your office, or at a designated offsite location. It is conducted as a series of three 4-hour meetings, taking place approximately two […]

Taking a Layered Approach to Cloud Security

As more and more organizations move to the cloud, they all face the same challenge: understanding and managing the new layer of data security introduced by cloud computing. Whether they’re adopting public, private, or hybrid clouds, enterprises must deal with security before they can reap the benefits of the cloud. In response, many organizations are […]

First Look: The New 3PAR 8000

A few days ago, I had the opportunity to get an advance look at the latest member of HP’s 3PAR disk product line: the 8000 series. Here are my thoughts on this exciting new release.