About Kevin Fratzke

Kevin Fratzke is Director of Managed Services and Cloud with Sirius Computer Solutions.

Is DRaaS the Right Back-up Solution for Your Enterprise Hybrid IT Environment?

A well-designed and properly integrated Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) solution can effectively back-up an organization’s entire hybrid IT environment. That’s why many IT executives transitioning their enterprises to a hybrid data center believe that DRaaS offers a strong approach to meeting their recovery time and recovery point objectives. The more complex an enterprise’s [...]

Sirius Managed Services Adds VSE to Its Mainframe Technical Capabilities

Sirius Managed Services has expanded its technical mainframe capabilities to include VSE. Sirius also provides mainframe services for the IBM software stack, storage subsystems, physical and virtual tape solutions, and tape operations. Sirius manages day-to-day operations so clients can free-up valuable resources, maintain or lower cost structures, improve service levels, and mitigate risk. These benefits [...]

Two Important Things to Consider When Exploring Disaster Recovery for the Hybrid Data Center

For enterprise clients with complex, heterogeneous computing environments, Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) can be very appealing because of tremendous benefits it offers. To name just a few, DRaaS can provide clients with rapid, immediate recovery from a disaster; vast, scalable state-of-the-art infrastructure with little or no CapEx expenditures; increased flexible recovery scope options; [...]

Hurricane Season and Disaster Recovery: Is DRaaS Right for Your Organization?

As the 2015 Atlantic hurricane season continues to batter the northern hemisphere causing dramatic loss of life and damages, it heightens awareness around the importance of disaster recovery. But where to start? With all the well deserved enthusiasm around cloud, Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) is an option worthy of consideration. Simply put, DRaaS [...]

Sirius Adds Usage Controls to Its Cloud Capabilities

Sirius continues to expand its cloud solutions capabilities with the recent addition of cloud security and enablement provider Skyhigh Networks to its industry-leading cloud partners. Through Skyhigh Networks, Sirius now provides tools that give clients threat detection, real-time policy enforcement, and control of employee-led cloud adoption with visibility into all cloud services in use. You [...]

Sirius Adds Alert Logic to Cloud Portfolio

Sirius has expanded its cloud solutions capabilities again, adding Alert Logic to its roster of industry-leading cloud partners. Alert Logic’s fully managed Security-as-a-Service solutions provide network, system and Web application security, wherever your IT infrastructure resides. Sirius provides cloud solutions across all deployment models, as well as full consulting services. Architected properly, cloud can help [...]

Sirius Managed Services Expands Its Portfolio of Technical Capabilities

Sirius Managed Services recently expanded its technical capabilities to include technologies from Cisco, Citrix, EMC, Palo Alto and VMware. Sirius manages day-to-day operations so clients can free-up valuable resources, maintain or lower cost structures, improve service levels, and mitigate risk. These benefits are all possible because Sirius Managed Services offers superior economies of scale and [...]

Video: Sirius Managed Services Helps Clients Focus on Core Business Objectives

Sirius Managed Services offers customized solutions that span the core components of IT operations and systems administration. Among our offerings are traditional infrastructure management, networks, storage, endpoints and VOIP, as well as managed services for security, data backup, recovery, disaster recovery, high availability service, desk and technical support. The benefits to clients include economies of [...]

Is RTO a Consideration in Your Cloud Backup Strategy?

As disaster recovery becomes more costly and complex to manage in-house, IT leaders are finding that outsourcing elements of their operations is a cost-effective alternative. That’s the main reason why many clients today are considering cloud-based backup. But they should also consider their recovery time objective (RTO)—the maximum tolerable length of time that a computer, [...]

Protect Your Traditional and Virtual Infrastructures

When it comes to security log monitoring and management, organizations can opt to purchase, install and manage an on-premise Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solution, or engage a Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) and obtain SIEM tools and services on a pay-as-you-go basis. Sirius offers a wide array of both on-premise SIEM and MSSP [...]