Advans Launches ComputerVault Website

Advans recently launched a new website: www.ComputerVault.com ComputerVault is an On-Premises Private Cloud that delivers a complete local infrastructure with Virtual Desktops that costs less than purchasing and supporting physical servers, PC’s and laptops. Available on a subscription basis, a ComputerVault Private Cloud eliminates any upfront capital expenses. There's also no need to buy VPN's, firewalls, routers, UTM's a...

Freud and Ransomware: The Human Factor

All the security training in the world is not going to protect your PC if you are unlucky. Mistakenly click on the wrong link or find yourself in the path of a clever hacker, and you will be infected. It’s no longer a matter of if, but rather when. You can't run away from your Id forever. So what can you do? The conventional wisdom as told to your Super Ego relies upon the following: End User Training Defense in Depth, i.e., firewall, antivirus, etc. Backups But the hackers are always one step ahead of the security measures and the security software. People make mistakes and old fashioned bac...

Do Not Get Duped by IT Outsourcing Firms

The goal of staff augmentation procurement is to obtain the best people at the best price. Don’t get burned by these common place staffing and outsourcing vendors shenanigans: Employee Warehousing Bait ‘n Switch Resume Dumping ...

Hybrid IT Part III: Workforce Solutions

The goals of IT resource management are to increase competitiveness while delivering high quality service and minimizing costs. Advans recommends that companies do the following to attain these goals: Manage your own Infrastructure and Applications with multiple vendors Avoid wholesale IT outsourcing, i.e., outsourcing all IT functions to one vendor Leverage technology to maximize results This newsletter is the third in a three-part series focusing on ...

Hybrid IT Part II: Leveraging Technology

The goals of IT resource management are to increase competitiveness while delivering high quality service and minimizing costs. Advans recommends that companies do the following to attain these goals: Manage your own Infrastructure and Applications with multiple vendors Avoid wholesale IT outsourcing, i.e., outsourcing all IT functions to one vendor ...