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Virtualization 101

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Check out the latest video from VMware, Virtualization Basics, to learn how virtualization works. This animated video shows how multiple virtual machines (VMs) can run on a single physical server.

https://www.vmware.com/ca/solutions/virtualization.html

Reducing capital and operating costs is just the beginning.  Virtualization allows IT departments to deploy new applications and resources faster and more efficiently. Downtime is minimized and businesses can be more productive.  The second video, Move to a Virtualized Datacenter, provides an overview of VMware’s virtualized data centre, reducing IT silos and simplifying ...

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The Battle Against Ransomware: How GridWay Can Help

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We have all seen reports in the news in the last year about Canadian organizations being hit by ransomware.  The University of Calgary made headlines when they paid a ransom of $20,000.00 to their attacker. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/university-calgary-ransomware-cyberattack-1.3620979  These malicious attacks are crippling businesses and individuals across our country and it is no longer sufficient just to have a good anti-virus solution in place. A ransomware attack can come from spam email, email attachments, and through malicious web sites set ...

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Who Backs Up the Legal Firm?

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Are you still relying on legacy data backup solutions? Are you still swapping tapes and paying for expensive software licenses?

Many legal firms continue to rely on backup technology that cannot meet acceptable recovery time objectives (RTOs), resulting in loss of productivity, loss of reputation and poor client service.  Use Veeam® and you are guaranteed to have a reliable solution – not only for backup, but more importantly for recovery as well!

 

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GridWay leverages open-source software to boost productivity and reduce cost for their Semiconductor Design customers

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Accelerate EDA simulations and make more efficient use of tools and infrastructure for multiple managed clusters.

GridWay has been providing high-value cloud computing solutions for over fifteen years. From their stateof-the-art data centre, GridWay provides hosting, co-location and managed services. A significant portion of GridWay’s success has come from their expertise working with the semiconductor design companies where the GridWay team has assisted in the design, management and support of numerous electronic Design Automation (EDA) environments.

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Why it is important to think twice about using Microsoft’s Exchange Online for your corporate email.

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Businesses considering moving applications “to the cloud” usually start by moving email. It is the most obvious application to host offsite but organizations need to pick the right cloud provider and understand the total cost.

With Microsoft’s Exchange Online Plan 1, businesses can purchase a hosted email plan for as low as $4.10 a user per month.  Admittedly that is a very tempting offer, however, the $4.10 per user is only a portion of the total cost and does not take ...

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