Case Study: College Experiences Catastrophic Disk-System Failure

Imagine experiencing a simultaneous double-disk failure on your disk-storage appliance backing up your database and primary storage pools. The drive failures cause your server applications to crash, corrupt your database and cause a complete data loss of your storage pools. That’s exactly what happened recently to one Sirius client. Recovery from tape storage can take [...]

By |2019-11-06T09:59:15-06:00October 29th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Case Study: College Experiences Catastrophic Disk-System Failure

How Will You Keep The Lights On (When Everyone Else’s Go Off)?

On July 13, 2019, a faulty cable at a Con Ed substation led to a blackout that plunged 72,000 customers in midtown Manhattan into darkness for nearly six hours. Nearly 16 years before, on August 14, 2003, three parallel, heavily loaded high-voltage electrical transmission lines in Ohio sagged and touched nearby overgrown tree limbs, causing [...]

By |2019-08-14T11:49:19-06:00August 15th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on How Will You Keep The Lights On (When Everyone Else’s Go Off)?

[New Sirius Report] Healthcare Cybersecurity Survey 2018

In 2017, nearly half of the ransomware attacks targeted healthcare organizations. Last year, the biggest healthcare data breaches came as the result of weaponized ransomware, misconfigured cloud storage buckets and, most notably, phishing emails. What does this mean for your healthcare organization? You’ll need to examine your current IT strategy in order to incorporate a [...]

By |2019-02-22T14:56:39-06:00February 18th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on [New Sirius Report] Healthcare Cybersecurity Survey 2018

Case Study: Fast-Growing Electrical Supplies Distributor Modernizes Its Recovery Strategy

A distributor of electrical supplies was rapidly expanding its IT infrastructure to support the aggressive growth of its business, but was doing so with an outdated, on-premises data center and limited IT staff and management resources. The client’s disaster recovery strategy did not offer the appropriate services to support its critical applications with speed and [...]

By |2018-12-26T21:41:40-06:00August 24th, 2018|Blog, Case Study|Comments Off on Case Study: Fast-Growing Electrical Supplies Distributor Modernizes Its Recovery Strategy

Building a Multi-Cloud Data Management Strategy

A multi-cloud strategy refers to how you might deploy and/or manage several cloud services and platforms based on your particular business and technology needs. Typically, it also means having multiple vendors in your cloud environment, which has innate complexities. It’s important to consider your business needs and your vendor options carefully so that you can [...]

By |2018-12-26T21:41:45-06:00July 23rd, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Building a Multi-Cloud Data Management Strategy

Sirius Ranks #1 in MSPmentor’s List of Top Managed Service Providers Worldwide

Sirius Managed Services has been ranked No. 1  in the 2017 MSPmentor 501 Global Edition, a comprehensive list of the top managed services providers (MSPs) worldwide. The well-known annual ranking of the top MSPs is published by MSPmentor, a Penton Technology channel brand and online community. To qualify for consideration on the 2017 MSPmentor 501, [...]

By |2018-12-26T21:42:27-06:00June 21st, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |2018-12-26T21:43:28-06:00October 9th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Cloud-Based Disaster Recovery Basics in Three Minutes

There is no debate that every company wants to protect their operations from downtime and loss of data. Floods, earthquakes, tornados and hurricanes, not to mention errant cups of coffee, are all capable of shutting down business critical applications and workloads at any time, unexpectedly. Unfortunately, many businesses don’t have the expertise or budget to [...]

By |2018-12-26T21:43:49-06:00May 15th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments