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16 May 2017

Are You Prepared for the Next Network Security Threat?

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Are You Prepared for the Next Network Security Threat?

The recent wave of attacks on Windows machines is unprecedented, and these types of attacks, specifically ransomware attacks, have been on the rise. Ransomware is a type of malicious software virus that locks up your computer files and demands payment to unlock them. If you managed to avert disaster this time around, do you know more...

3 May 2017

Sure it’s Time to Upgrade your Data Center, but is your Plan Feasible?

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Sure it’s Time to Upgrade your Data Center, but is your Plan Feasible?

So you’ve realized it’s time to upgrade your data center and you’re overflowing with “brilliant” ideas.  You’ve probably run out of space, power, and/or cooling and want to take advantage of newer technologies and operate more efficiently.  You’ve been googling every possible approach, but the daunting options are starting to overwhelm you.  So many choices.  more...

20 Apr 2017

The Reality of Virtualization

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The Reality of Virtualization

Virtualization is the process of creating a software-based (or virtual) representation of something rather than a physical one, as it applies to applications, servers, storage, and networks. It and is the most effective way to reduce IT expenses while boosting efficiency and agility.  The majority (over 80%) of business workloads today are virtualized, though small- more...

16 Feb 2017

Data Center Cooling Advancements Let you Leave Your Jacket at Home

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Data Center Cooling Advancements Let you Leave Your Jacket at Home

Data centers that used to be 55 degrees are now running comfortably at 75 degrees, which means your company is saving money, and your IT pros no longer need to bundle up to do their jobs. Pete Sacco, President and Founder of PTS Data Center Solutions, Inc., was interviewed for a recent TechRepublic article on more...

12 Jan 2017

Is your Data Center or Telecom Closet Performing a Rain Dance?

backup, business continuity, colocation, computer room, computer room fire protection, disaster recovery

Is your Data Center or Telecom Closet Performing a Rain Dance?

A friend’s Broadcast Operations Center got taken down because they had a water main break that flooded their supporting server room. Water can take unexpected paths in a building, and can travel along cables and trays so it’s important to fire-stop portals into IT rooms. However, a water main break can overwhelm a large area more...

9 Dec 2016

Bayshore Networks Webcast: Defend Against New Security Risks to Your Data Center

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Bayshore Networks Webcast: Defend Against New Security Risks to Your Data Center

The industrial infrastructure of your data center is a new cyberattack surface. HVAC, video surveillance, power conditioning, fire suppression, and other critical infrastructure system offer alarming new apertures to your critical systems and data. On December 20th, 2016 at 2pm ET, tune into this important webcast to learn about these threats, and how to protect more...

23 Nov 2016

PTS and SonicWALL: Free Cyber Security Webinar

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PTS and SonicWALL: Free Cyber Security Webinar

Cyber threats are becoming more devious. Are you prepared? Register for PTS/SonicWALL Webinar: Thursday, December 8, 2016 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. ET Webinar Agenda Peter Sacco, PTS Data Center Solutions: Introduction SonicWALL: Cyber Threats are Becoming More Devious Do you find yourself regularly worrying if you’ve done a thorough job at vetting your cyber-defense system? Is it more...

31 Oct 2016

AFCOM Midlantic Symposium and Holiday Event 2016

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AFCOM Midlantic Symposium and Holiday Event 2016

AFCOM Holiday Event and Symposium is to be held at the following time, date, and location: Thursday, December 1, 2016 from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM (EST) Radisson Hotel Valley Forge 1160 1st Avenue King of Prussia, PA 19406 Get Driving Directions Get $50 off the admission price by using discount code PTSVIP when registering. Register more...

2 Aug 2016

Solve Data Challenges Like the Web Giants with this Free Ebook

ebook, free ebook, Hedvig, hyperconvergence, hyperscale storage, storage, virtualization

Solve Data Challenges Like the Web Giants with this Free Ebook

Free Ebook: Hyperscale Storage for Dummies How hyperscale IT evolved and why it’s needed for a modern enterprise Ten reasons hyperscale storage reduces costs and improves business alignment for enterprises A scorecard to help determine the right storage strategy for your enterprise This book, compliments of Hedvig and PTS, explores all the hype around hyperconverged and hyperscale more...

15 Jun 2016

AFCOM Midlantic Chapter Meeting: June 29, 2016, Claymont, DE

AFCOM, Converged IT, Hedvig, hyperconverged infrastructure

AFCOM Midlantic Chapter Meeting: June 29, 2016, Claymont, DE

AFCOM Midlantic Chapter Meeting in Claymont, DE on Wednesday, June 29, 2016, from 9:00am – 1:00pm Please join Andrew Graham of PTS at AFCOM for their 2nd chapter meeting of 2016. Agenda (*Subject to Change) 9:30 AM:  Presentation: J. David Winder, Suppression Systems Inc. SigniFire Video Detection Imaging – This camera provides detection of fire and smoke faster than any more...