Day: February 23, 2021

SonicWall Turbocharges Innovation with Unprecedented Delivery of New Wireless, Mobile and Wired Network Security Products

SonicWall Press Release KEY ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM SONICWALL New SonicOS 6.5, which includes more than 50 new features, powers SonicWall’s Automated Real-Time Breach Detection and Prevention Platform and is the biggest customer-driven SonicOS release in company history New NSA 2650 firewall enables threat prevention over 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet wired and 802.11ac Wave 2 wireless networks, supports …

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Preparing for Hurricane Harvey – Disaster Recovery in Action

Watching the news late last August, we saw that Hurricane Harvey was headed for the Texas coast. Abtech has customers in our StorTrust backup and disaster recovery cloud that would be right in the path of the hurricane, especially one of them, a supply company to the petrochemical industries. We contacted our customer to talk …

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What Options are Available When Your Dell EMC Support Contract Is Due For Renewal

Hardware Upgrade or Replacement Option Upgrading is worth considering especially if your performance needs have grown.  The arrival of low cost SSD drives and ever larger capacity bulk drives, means you can experience a considerable improvement in both performance and capacity by upgrading.  Check out our article on Dell EMCs storage roadmap for guidance on …

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An employee opens an email virus. Read what happens & see a timeline of events [Infographic]

Curious how a backup and disaster recovery (BDR) service can be really helpful? Here’s a real-life example:  One of our managed services customers recently experienced a ransomware attack. A member of staff was sent an email with a virus attached to it. This is a widely used piece of ransomware, which encrypts the files on …

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What to do when an ex-employee starts deleting your company data.

We had an interesting customer situation to deal with recently here at Abtech Technologies. One of our StorTrust clients had to let one of their employees go.  Nothing too unusual. However, they didn’t escort the person off the premises, delete their login and move on.  Instead, they let her go back to her desk while …

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How we were able to prepare and protect our clients’ businesses from a major natural disaster.

Watching the news late last August, we saw that Hurricane Harvey was headed for the Texas coast. Abtech has customers in our StorTrust backup and disaster recovery cloud that would be right in the path of the hurricane, especially one of them, a supply company to the petrochemical industries. We contacted our customer to talk …

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Are Your Servers Feeling Unloved?

It isn’t fashionable to talk about servers anymore, especially old ones. All the talk is around Cloud Applications, DevOps and Hyperconverged Infrastructure. But wait! What is keeping your critical business processes running? What is hosting that ERP software application or that Oracle database that’s allowing you to get your stuff out to customers on time, …

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Five Things You Need to Know About Hardware Maintenance and Mission-Critical IT Infrastructure Management

Your data center infrastructure is mission critical and needs to be managed using best practices. Here are five critical areas you need to focus on: What and where are your mission-critical IT infrastructure assets? Simple as it sounds, keeping an up-to-date asset inventory of critical IT data center and remote location assets is anything but. …

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Your HP Proliant Warranty Is Expiring Soon: What Should You Do?

After discovering your End of Life or End of System Life date on your HP servers, you’re probably wondering what to do. 1.       Should you extend your HP Carepack Warranty with the manufacturer? 2.       Should you reduce your annual/monthly post warranty costs by finding a third-party IT maintenance company? In this article, I am going …

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I saved $150K/year on my NetApp storage maintenance!

One of the largest content translation services was growing exponentially, requiring massive amounts of processing and storage. They scrambled to keep up with demand for their services. They added hundreds of servers and dozens of SANs at their NetApp facilities to meet customer needs with little time to plan for systems integration and ongoing infrastructure …

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NetApp Maintenance: It’s not all about the storage

The majority of third party maintenance companies tout their experience in one maintaining one vendor or another.  They all say the same thing: 10, 20, 30 years of experience; tested spares; local engineers.  Something is missing. Maybe everything else is missing. Network storage doesn’t exist in a vacuum.  It exists in an environment of servers, …

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Here are 7 reasons for why databases will crash and why you need a hands-on DBA to partner with

1. LOW MAINTENANCE ON PRE-DEPLOYMENT SCRIPTS – There are many reasons how this could occur. 1.) Databases become destabilized when they don’t have the needed keys and indexes to eliminate redundancy and improve response time. 2.) The latest upgrades of a system software and the database aren’t functioning well together; resulting in poor performance. 3.) …

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Abtech Introduces Dell’s Latest Data Protection Products

Abtech Technologies is proud to be a strategic data protection partner with DellEMC. Our team of sales, pre-sales and implementation specialists work in partnership with DellEMC’s Data Center Specialsts to deliver the latest DellEMC data protection solutions to our customers. Solutions like the new DellEMC DP4400 Integrated Protection Appliance (IDPA). Dell EMC Integrated Data Protection …

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