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Myths About 3rd Party Maintenance

    DataSpan & Service Express are hosting an informative webinar.  Date Wednesday, June 20, 2018 Time Ju10:00am – 10:45am CST Topic OEM vs. Third Party Maintenance – how does it compare in service, parts, and overall support?  Register here Attendee drawing: Apple Watch          Speakers Nicole LeBlanc Senior Account Executive Service […]

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Why You Should Use Packet Analysis to Complement NetFlow When Monitoring Network Performance

By Chris Bloom (Savvius) Most organizations understand that centralized network monitoring is vital to maintaining the health of critical infrastructure and applications. And while solutions using NetFlow undoubtedly help gain perspective into capacity planning, trend analysis, and utilization, they lack the important precision of packet-based analytics tools that provide root-cause analysis for application performance, latency, […]

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MGM Elevates Guest Service Through Unified PTT With WAVE and MOTOTRBO

MGM Resorts needed to pursue a new push-to-talk solution because their existing cellular technology was nearing its end of life. They wanted a way to augment their radio system with smartphone technology to better leverage their investments. WAVE provides a communications platform connecting MGM’s MOTOTRBO radios with broadband devices through an easy-to-use app installed on […]

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How ransomware variants are neutralizing data backups

The latest iterations of ransomware aim to undercut backups as an effective method for recovering from attacks. Learn how to overcome this vulnerability. (Author: Brien Posey – originally published with TechTarget) Ransomware, the monetization of malware, has been one of the most pervasive threats against business data for the last several years. Now a megabillion-dollar […]

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Researchers achieve random access in large-scale DNA data storage

University of Washington and Microsoft researchers revealed on February 21st that they have taken a significant step forward in their quest to develop a DNA-based storage system for digital data. In a paper published in Nature Biotechnology, the members of the Molecular Information Systems Laboratory (MISL) describe the science behind their world record-setting achievement of 200 […]

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Tape Storage – Star Wars Style

If data storage enthusiasts had been involved with the Star Wars saga these words may have been spoken by leaders of the federation, “It is time for a storage platform to rise! It is time for secure, reliable and cost effective data preservation. It is time for LTO generation-8 technology.” Yoda may have exclaimed “May the tape be […]

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Webinar Winner Announcement!

Congratulations to John Williams at Amdocs for winning the Apple Watch at today’s webinar.   The webinar discussed “The Edge” and next Generation UPS solutions to maintain a high level of availability and predictability. We had a great turnout and want thank our fantastic partners at APC and CoastTec for making this webinar possible. Details HERE    

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New Report: Businesses Suffer Serious, Measurable Damage From Data Breaches

(By Joseph Steinberg, CEO, SecureMySocial) Cisco recently published its tenth annual data breach report, and some of the findings should be cause for concern by people who own, run, or work for businesses The firm’s 2017 edition of its annual cybersecurity report entitled “Cybersecurity Report: Chief Security Officers Reveal True Cost of Breaches And The Actions That Organizations Are […]

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Healthcare, Safety, & Schools

We are in a small, one building school that is built like Fort Knox. We couldn’t even get cell service in here. Communication was a real concern. How do we communicate with everyone in an emergency? So, we looked into radios because we knew they would be more powerful. We applied for a Safe School […]

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