<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=1856953457853813&amp;ev=PageView&amp;noscript=1">

VLCM IT Industry News

Josh Linton

Recent Posts

Technical timing: How to Know When to Upgrade Your Technology

Posted by Josh Linton on Nov 13, 2014 6:00:00 PM

With the rapidly changing technology landscape, it’s difficult to know when it’s the right time to upgrade equipment and take advantage of the newer technology.

In my experience, the normal lifespan of a business class laptop or other equipment is about three years. This is consistent with what I’ve read in industry and trade publications. After three years, the cost of maintaining a laptop or a desktop becomes more expensive than buying a new one.

Read More

Topics: ARTICLES FROM THE EXPERTS

Barracuda’s Purpose Built Backup Appliances

Posted by Josh Linton on Apr 16, 2014 2:11:00 PM

Whether we’re discussing Barracuda’s “Copy”, Back-up-as-a-Service, or any of the myriad of backup and security appliances Barracuda offers, it seems only logical that they would be leading the industry. VLCM partners with Barracuda because of their reliable and progressive products, but we aren’t the only people taking notice.

Read More

Topics: VLCM TECH NEWS

HP is #1 in Servers Worldwide

Posted by Josh Linton on Mar 14, 2014 8:37:00 PM

IDC recently touted HP as the worldwide leader and best in the business when it comes to servers. As far as shipment and revenue are concerned, HP was on the top of the list for 2013.

Read More

Topics: VLCM TECH NEWS

Keep it Safe – Data Security 101

Posted by Josh Linton on Mar 5, 2014 12:23:00 PM

With today’s ever-evolving technologies, users and IT professionals alike are faced with ever-evolving concerns when it comes to data security. Though data security can be a complex and even complicated subject, having a keen awareness regarding the need of security in your infrastructure is the first place to start.

Read More

Topics: ARTICLES FROM THE EXPERTS

BIG Data 101

Posted by Josh Linton on Mar 5, 2014 10:18:00 AM

If you’re a novice to the concept, Big Data might sound like a solution that’s only fit for the top 100 companies in the world. But Big Data spans across more usage models than many may think. In fact, Big Data is catching on and is likely to become plausible for more and more companies over the next several years.

Read More

Topics: ARTICLES FROM THE EXPERTS

BYOD Basics--Pros and Cons

Posted by Josh Linton on Mar 5, 2014 9:03:00 AM

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) environments are increasing in demand and implementation, especially in enterprise-level networks. However, if your IT department is looking to add BYOD to your infrastructure, you need to know what you’re going to be up against, and whether it’s something you can make use of efficiently.

Read More

Topics: ARTICLES FROM THE EXPERTS

Managed IT Services

Posted by Josh Linton on Mar 4, 2014 4:19:00 PM

Working with a managed service provider has many benefits to it, so much so that it’s caused considerable growth in the industry. However, as the case is with most services, managed service providers come in different shapes and sizes, and it’s important to understand what service will best match your needs.

Read More

Topics: ARTICLES FROM THE EXPERTS

The Value of Virtualization

Posted by Josh Linton on Jun 14, 2013 8:47:00 AM

[This article was originally published by Deseret news (http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580992/The-value-of-virtualization.html)]

Read More

Topics: ARTICLES FROM THE EXPERTS

HP & Microsoft Exchange 2010: Email Growth and Management

Posted by Josh Linton on Jun 14, 2013 8:43:00 AM

The average person spends more than two hours a day just on e-mail alone. This equates to employees sending and receiving over 200 e-mail messages a day, and this torrid pace will only continue to increase by 10% a year. Emails continue to push data capacity requirements with audio, video, and document attachments. These data-heavy emails mean that the average mailbox can exceed 10 GB in just four years, which means that email growth and management is a important matter to address.

Read More

Topics: VLCM TECH NEWS

HP Innovation: WLAN Performance

Posted by Josh Linton on Jun 14, 2013 8:39:00 AM

The growth and popularity of interactive bandwidth-intensive multimedia applications and the widespread adoption of mobile technology are pushing legacy Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs) to the edge. The high performing E-series 802.11n WLANs support the rapid growth of mobile devices and the increased popularity of interactive multimedia applications.

Read More

Topics: VLCM TECH NEWS