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5 Keys to Creating a Disaster Recovery Plan for SMBs

Disasters, which strike businesses every single day, are equal opportunity offenders. Across the globe, companies of all sizes and across all industries are at risk. So what can you do to prepare your business for the inevitable? Be proactive. Create a disaster recovery and business continuity plan before it's too late. Waypoint has partnered with Datto, [...]

By | February 4th, 2016|0 Comments

Data Lifecycle Management

Data Lifecycle Management – Solving the tape problem So, this one was requested. And it’s an interesting one, because it comes up a ton. A lot of you guys (my customers) have data lifecycle initiatives, and they are relatively simple. What data do you care about? The most recent copy, of course. So how long [...]

By | January 22nd, 2016|Technical Musings|0 Comments

Waypoint, Dell, Kemp – Protection beyond the Firewall

We have all read the news on “back doors” embedded into firewall code allowing intruders into networks undetected and hopefully you were not affected.  But, the news does highlight how we all need to think about security in everything we do so that if one defense fails us we have levels of additional protection throughout [...]

By | January 20th, 2016|0 Comments

San Antonio Dell Solutions Showcase

Come Join Dell and Waypoint at the Dell at the Solutions Showcase.  Today’s far-reaching IT trends – cloud, mobility, big data and security – are creating massive business advantages. Join us to learn how Dell technology solutions can help you seize the opportunities and prosper. As a special bonus, Brent Piercey, Waypoint’s CTO, will present on [...]

By | January 14th, 2016|0 Comments

Faulty Firewalls?

So for many years we have relied on firewalls as the front line of defense to our organizations networks.  But, what happens when that defense is compromised?  The recent news around the Juniper code makes all of us a little more than nervous.  Of course we tell ourselves we are "too small to be a [...]

By | December 29th, 2015|Technical Musings|0 Comments

December 10th – Tennessee Solution Showcase

Come Join Dell and Waypoint at the Dell at the Solutions Showcase.  Today’s far-reaching IT trends – cloud, mobility, big data and security – are creating massive business advantages. Join us to learn how Dell technology solutions can help you seize the opportunities and prosper. As a special bonus, Brent Piercey, Waypoint's CTO, will present on [...]

By | November 30th, 2015|Event|0 Comments

Dell and EMC – An update

So, has everyone had enough time at the buffet of Dell+EMC news? In my extended blog posting absence, the world had changed a smidge in Dell land, and I thought it might be a good idea to discuss it. If you’ll note from my last blog, I said that IF Dell buys EMC, it would [...]

By | November 17th, 2015|Technical Musings|0 Comments

The news of the month – All flash and merger

So King Paul (Picture below) informed me today that the weekly blog post requirement hadn't been completed in 4 weeks.  As you all can guess, I found this to be completely unacceptable!  Luckily, there's some things worth writing about this week so it worked out well.  Here we go!  After a break from our sponsor: [...]

By | October 8th, 2015|Technical Musings|0 Comments

VMworld Announcements – Round 1

With VMworld wrapping up last week, I thought it would be a good time to do a series of posts on my thoughts on the announcements that were made last week. I know you’re super excited. The one I’m going to start with is the VMware container integration announcement. To start, let’s talk about containers. [...]

By | September 8th, 2015|Technical Musings|0 Comments

Windows 10 – Much Ado About Nothing

So I get it, that’s kind of a bold statement from a guy who works for a Microsoft partner and sells services and such around maybe upgrading your environment to Windows 10.  Really, the point is not that Windows 10 isn’t cool – I have been using it for the last few days via [...]

By | August 3rd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments