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Is Your Network Ready For The Future?

network security

Today’s networks need to be fast, more expansive and create agile connections between end users and their applications. Future-proofing your business by switching over to a software defined wide-area network (SD-WAN) will give you full control from a single pane of glass, more so than a traditional WAN setup. No matter what industry you are […]

Tips for Network Infrastructure Security


If you have your own network infrastructure, then you know how stressful it is to not know for sure if your network is secure! A data breach could cost your company dearly, especially if it involves the loss of other people’s private information. There are several things you can start doing today to increase the […]

3 Considerations When Adding Switches to the Network

The business is growing and it’s time to upgrade or increase your network capacity and architecture to support the influx of machinery, workstations, and personnel. After you’ve decided whether or not you need to increase the bandwidth being provided and evaluated the current network hardware, you’ve realized that it’s time to bring in some new infrastructure. Switches, […]

5 Considerations When Choosing a Business IM Platform to Encourage User Adoption


Buying a business communication platform is a big deal for an organization. It can sometimes be a big culture shock and the thought of instant messaging in the workplace will mean something different to each employee of your organization. Some will embrace it, but for the wrong reasons. Some will completely forget about it. Some will flat out resent […]

3 Ways VDI Increases Security

Fidelus Blog: 3 Ways VDI Increases Security

The workplace as we know it is changing quickly. Instead of going “to” work, workers are working from anywhere and everywhere on mobile devices. The number of mobile devices each employee uses to access their work is growing, too. Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) is the practice of hosting a desktop operating system on a centralized […]

Top 8 Security Concerns Keeping Your IT Team Awake At Night

Fidelus Blog: Top 8 Security Concerns Keeping Your IT Team Awake At Night

IT departments are faced with more than just helping employees access work applications and email when they’ve forgotten their passwords. The IT department has concerns over the security of the corporate data and network that literally keep them awake at night. Every time technology improves and the IT team expands the availability of technologies to […]

Benefits of Outsourcing Your Organizational IT Planning

Benefits of Outsourcing Your Organizational IT Planning

Organizational IT planning, or strategic planning, is used by organizations to create the roadmap to reaching business goals. Modern businesses must embrace new approaches to organizational IT planning that can adapt to rapidly changing technologies while still keeping the long-term business goals in sight. According to Gartner’s 2017 CIO Survey, only 29% of IT leaders […]

Why You Should Switch from CapEx to OpEx

Fidelus Blog - Why You Should Switch from CapEx to OpEx

In the past, businesses had to come up with a ton of money to pay for their technology infrastructure as an upfront, capital expense (CapEx). Everything from physical servers, network pipes, racks, hardware, storage facilities, cooling systems, and software would be purchased for thousands of dollars – only to be purchased again a few years […]

Outsource Your Security Needs and Let Your IT Team Sleep at Night

Fidelus Blog: Outsource Your Security Needs and Let Your IT Team Sleep at Night

When asked for the number one reason they lose sleep at night, nearly 45% of IT workers named security as their biggest challenge, followed by new technology implementation and legacy systems upgrade, cost reduction, and cloud deployments. IT professionals aren’t leaving their work behind when they clock out at the end of each day – […]

Business Benefits of Hyperconvergence

Fidelus Blog: Business Benefits of Hyperconvergence

Hyperconvergence is an IT environment that combines storage, computing, and networking into a single system to reduce data center complexity and increase scalability. The elements of a hyperconverged platform are a hypervisor to create and run virtual machines, software-defined storage for data management, and a virtual network. Multiple nodes can be combined to create convenient […]