Category: IT Strategy

The CIO’s Cloud Priorities 2019: Buy More/Spend Less

Published: January 31, 2019   |   Category: Blog, Hybrid Cloud Services, IT Strategy  |  Read more

The “Cloud” looms large over CIO playbooks and budgets with the opportunity to capture leading cloud providers economies of scale, growing services, and capabilities. 2018 saw many OpEx budgets for cloud spend exceeded, and not by just a little. The question became would cloud spend decrease as a result? It appears not, as migrating infrastructure, […]

iVision Tech Summit Recap: 5 things to Focus on in 2019

Published: December 19, 2018   |   Category: Blog, Disaster Recovery, Hybrid Cloud Services, IT Strategy, Security  |  Read more

Each year, iVision holds our internal Tech Summit. For one full day, iVision team members join together to exchange ideas, celebrate accomplishments, and brainstorm innovative solutions for our clients. This year’s summit theme was FOCUS. Topics centered on improving your security posture, the importance of mono-tasking, and new developments in the IT world, all things […]

How Cisco ISE Answers the Five Ws of Network Access Control

Published: October 17, 2018   |   Category: Blog, IT Infrastructure Management, IT Strategy, iVision Cloud  |  Read more

Gone are the days where a crook needs to put their life or limb on the line to get access to your valuables. Locks and physical access controls are nothing new; they’ve been around forever. People have become intimately familiar with identifying why a person needs access to a particular room, safe, or vault (hint—it […]

Understanding software-defined networking: Part 1.

Published: August 23, 2018   |   Category: Blog, IT Strategy, Next Generation Technology  |  Read more

As a Chief Architect for the Converged Network team at iVision, I receive a lot of questions about Software-Defined Networking (SDN). Probably the most prevalent is simply “What is SDN?” While that’s a great question, it’s equally important to know what it isn’t. It’s essential to understand the answer to both questions before exploring what […]

Business resilience is becoming the new operations paradigm.

Published: August 3, 2018   |   Category: Blog, Disaster Recovery, IT Infrastructure, IT Infrastructure Management, IT Strategy, Security  |  Read more

Introduction: In 2017, the world had the highest number of cyber-attacks, natural disasters and more active shooters than any year on record. For example, in June of 2017, the global law firm DLA Piper went a full day without phones, six days without email, and nearly two weeks without complete access to older email and […]

10 key benefits of utilizing a managed service provider.

Published: July 9, 2018   |   Category: Application Support, Blog, IT Infrastructure Management, IT Strategy  |  Read more

In the IT world, staying competitive means staying ahead of trends and driving your business through innovation. But how can your teams innovate when they’re bogged down with the day-to-day operations required to keep your business running. Leveraging a trusted, third-party managed service provider (MSP) provides benefits that will improve your overall business operations and […]

4 Things to Look for When Choosing an IT Consulting Partner.

Published: June 26, 2018   |   Category: Blog, IT Asset Maintenance, IT Infrastructure, IT Strategy  |  Read more

When it comes to choosing the right IT consulting partner for your organization, it is a process and a decision that should not be taken lightly. As a business or technical leader, the people, organizations, and partners that you choose to affiliate yourself and your company with will go a long way in determining your […]