End-of-Sale Announcement for the Cisco Catalyst 3850 Switches

Posted by Vista IT Group on Aug 10, 2020 2:43:08 PM

Cisco has announced the end-of-sale date for the Cisco Catalyst 3850 switches. The last day to order the affected product(s) is October 30, 2020.

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Topics: Networking & Security, Cisco, Technology

Join Us for an Endpoint Protection Webinar

Posted by Vista IT Group on Aug 3, 2020 3:27:00 PM

Discover the best steps to achieving bulletproof endpoint protection. Learn about a few free things that can improve your security posture and how a layered approach to Endpoint Security can provide the ultimate defense against malware and bad actors.

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Topics: Events, Technology Services, Networking & Security, Webinars

How IT Departments Can Ensure Security of Remote Workers

Posted by Vista IT Group on Apr 6, 2020 11:32:01 AM

If you are an IT Professional, sending employees home for a few weeks might make you think you finally have time to finish all those projects you simply haven’t had time for (because you are always busy helping someone). However, there’s a lot that you need to plan for with a remote work model. Now, more than ever, companies must prioritize security of their remote workers, due to the ever-changing cybercriminal landscape we’re seeing today. Us folks in the IT industry have a saying: it’s not if something will go wrong, it’s when. Are you preparing for the “when”?

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Topics: Networking & Security, Technology

Helping Remote Workers Stay Secure

Posted by Vista IT Group on Apr 1, 2020 8:42:04 AM

Working remotely may seem to be just a “change in scenery” but really, it’s so much more. In the old days (pre COVID-19) for a hacker to find a vulnerable remote worker to exploit, it was like looking for a needle in a haystack. Now, with so many people working remotely, it’s like looking for hay in a haystack - and any old piece of hay will do. It’s not a matter of if a cyber criminal will attempt to exploit your company’s remote workforce, it’s a matter of when. Will you be ready?

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Topics: Networking & Security, Technology

Get a Free Security Threat Assessment!

Posted by Vista IT Group on Jan 30, 2020 9:13:11 AM

Are you concerned that your current security infrastructure may not accurately detect today’s sophisticated attacks? Do you have the operational visibility to understand how applications (traditional and web-based) are truly being utilized on your network? Is your current security solution able to sustain present-day throughput demands despite increased traffic volume (perhaps due to cloud based storage, big data analytics or increased web usage)? If you are asking any of these questions, the Cyber Threat Assessment Program is for you!

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Topics: Networking & Security, Technology, Fortinet

Vista Heads to GrrCON Hacker Conference 2018

Posted by Vista IT Group on Aug 27, 2018 8:49:58 AM

Heading to GrrCON 2018 in Grand Rapids? GrrCON is an info security hacking conference in the Midwest that draws over 1,500 attendees with various backgrounds including students, security researchers, industry professionals, hackers, and more. Be sure to stop by booth #43 to see Vista IT Group. 

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Topics: Events, Networking & Security, Technology

Vista IT Group Elevated to Juniper Select Partnership Level

Posted by Vista IT Group on Jun 20, 2018 9:08:50 AM

Vista IT Group is happy to announce our new status with Juniper Networks as a Select partner.

Juniper Networks delivers high-performance network solutions and services that enable customers to deploy applications securely. Vista’s Juniper offerings include the entire product portfolio, with an emphasis on switching and security.

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Topics: Strategic Relationships, Networking & Security, Vista Growth, Juniper, Technology

Vista Heads to GrrCON Hacker Conference

Posted by Vista IT Group on Oct 11, 2017 2:59:59 PM

Heading to GrrCON 2017 in Grand Rapids? Be sure to stop by booth # 18 to see Vista IT Group, where we will be handing out some awesome swag and candy!  While you are there, make sure you enter our drawing for a chance to win a CanaKit Raspberry Pi 3 Complete Starter Kit – 32GB Edition.

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Topics: Events, Networking & Security, Technology

Cisco End-of-Life for Catalyst 4500-E Series

Posted by Vista IT Group on Jun 19, 2017 8:42:40 AM

On April 16th, 2017 Cisco announced an end-of-life milestone for the Catalyst 4500-E series. The last date to renew support for existing SMARTnet contracts on the 4507R-E and 4510R-E chassis is July 15th, 2017.  These chassis will fully go obsolete on April 30, 2018.

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Topics: Data Center, Networking & Security, Cisco, Technology