Five Ways to Reduce IT Spend in 2020

Posted by Melissa Scheidel on Sep 21, 2020 9:46:43 AM

I recently read an article from Gartner on how to reduce IT spend. Although, they had some great points, I think they missed a mark on a few key way to save money. Today, IT budgets are being pinched, and many companies are asking their IT Departments to do more with less. To help with this ongoing challenge, here are five ways to stretch your IT Budget:

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Topics: Data Center, Asset Recovery, HPE, Dell, Technology

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

Learn How to Leverage Your Legacy Data Center Equipment to Invest in the Next-Generation Data Center

Posted by Vista IT Group on Jul 29, 2020 9:39:23 AM

Refresh your data center with a flexible Hardware-as-a Service (HaaS) consumption model through Vista Financial Services. Trade-in your current or aging infrastructure and use it as a down payment for the next generation Data Center. Instead of a large upfront CAPEX purchase, preserve your cash through a much smaller monthly OPEX model. There are many HPE solutions available that can be tailored to fit your exact data center needs. Adding hardware as you grow can easily be co-termed with your existing lease and we will simply adjust your monthly payment. 

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Topics: Data Center, Asset Recovery, HPE, Technology, Managed Services

Join us for a VMware vSphere 7.0 Webinar!

Posted by Vista IT Group on Apr 29, 2020 9:44:55 AM

vSphere 7.0 What You Need to Know

VMware’s vSphere 7.0 was just released! Join Vista for a webinar where we will cover everything you need to know about it, including:

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Topics: VMware, Events, Technology

How Managed Services Can Support IT Staff

Posted by Vista IT Group on Apr 20, 2020 11:32:54 AM

Many IT departments are currently being stretched thin due to the recent strain put on IT departments and infrastructure as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. This is a great opportunity for IT departments to work with a Managed Service Provider, like Vista, to delegate some of the routine tasks and focus on more pressing matters.

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Topics: Technology Services, Technology

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

Inside Look: NetApp AFF C190 All-Flash Array

Posted by Vista IT Group on Mar 10, 2020 9:57:47 AM

As a named leader in the 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Primary Storage, NetApp is known for delivering an enhanced storage portfolio in concert with its Data Fabric strategy to facilitate and simplify data management in cloud, distributed core, and edge IT environments.

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Topics: Storage, NetApp, Technology

Veeam Releases Veeam Availability Suite v10

Posted by Vista IT Group on Feb 26, 2020 11:56:53 AM

Veeam has just announced the release of their Availability Suite v10. The new release provides users with new and enhanced features over previous versions of the software. 

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Topics: Veeam, 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