My Firewall is a Load Balancer?

Denis Savage Blog, Notes From the Field

With the Sophos XG Firewall it can be We hate making mistakes. Sometimes our brain is too fast for our fingers to comply and the dreaded fat-finger rears. Groans ensue. Very rarely, it produces a hesitant, albeit slightly joyful, “Oh. Ooohhhh. Ha!” When we were experiencing some issues with our F5 Load Balancers related to random dropped connections, we were …

Veeam 9.5 update 4 – vCloud Director Integration

Jorge Bujazan Notes From the Field

As service providers, we have had the opportunity to start experimenting with Veeam 9.5 update 4 before it became generally available. Being a VMware multi-tenant Cloud operator that uses vCloud Director, we were very interested in what this “integration” would mean for our clients. Before we get into the new functionality, it may be pertinent to show how AIS has …

Guest Clustering of Microsoft Applications on Top of Virtualization Platforms

Marcus Bauer Blog

Summary In today’s age of cloud computing, virtualized applications are very common. While the deployment details may vary, i.e. where these applications are deployed, the common characteristic among environments is that they all reside in virtualization platforms. This is true for private clouds, AIS Community Cloud, and public clouds alike. While cloud environments, when properly deployed, provide virtual machine instance …

AIS Announces New Director of Technology

Ross Ford Blog, Press Releases

Marcus Bauer to become new Director of Technology SAN DIEGO, Calif. – October 5, 2017 – AIS Technology Services, southern California’s leading technology services provider, announced today that Marcus Bauer has been appointed Director of Technology effective immediately. Bauer, formerly the Solution Architecture Manager at KIO Networks, brings expert experience and new insight into hybrid cloud development and management. “With …

AIS Names Jeremy Fitzpatrick VP of Sales

Ross Ford Blog, Press Releases

Technology veteran brings expertise to management team as company continues to evolve its portfolio of IT support services San Diego, CA – August 16, 2017 – AIS Data Centers, southern California’s leading information technology services provider, announced today that Jeremy Fitzpatrick has been appointed the new Vice President of Sales effective immediately. Fitzpatrick, formerly VP of Sales at Kio Networks, …

AIS is Hiring

AIS Team Blog

AIS Data Centers is currently on the lookout for a few great IT professionals to help us deliver business-ready IT infrastructure for companies that value security, compliance, connectivity and support. Are you or someone you know an AIS match? HEAD IN THE CLOUDS BUT FEET ON THE GROUND? You could be our next Cloud Architect. We’re looking for the right …

4 Reasons to Consider Colocation

AIS Team Blog

Too many organizations feel locked in to the ongoing capital expenditures, IT and facilities upgrades as well as staffing requirements that on-site data centers demand. Colocation promises real freedom from the complexity and costs of maintaining a data center on your own. With colocation, you can leverage multi-tenant data center resources, optimal infrastructure and expert personnel that far exceeds the …

Healthcare Data Bloom: 48% CAGR

Brian Wood Blog

Crazy. Insane. “Impossible”. And yet it’s your job to secure and manage it all. AIS Data Centers can help. Summary article by Emily Poe in FierceCIO; original by Kenneth Corbin in CIO. Emphasis in red added by me. Brian Wood ——– In the land of healthcare IT: How to organize all that data Few industries have as much data as …

Infographic: Financial Services Regulatory Compliance

Brian Wood Blog

“Around 45 percent of financial services firms say they have been hit by a distributed denial of service attack over the past year.” Summary article by Fred Donovan in FierceITSecurity. Emphasis in red added by me. Brian Wood ——– Infographic: US banks struggle with regulatory compliance and risk U.S. banks and credit unions are struggling to comply with stringent regulations …