The hybrid cloud offers well-known cost savings, scalability and agility advantages compared to running applications completely in house. For small and mid-size organizations, however, a hybrid cloud deployment can add an important strategic business advantage – access to larger customers. MESVision Medical Eye Services is a national provider of vision care and benefit programs to […]

Flash storage is quickly gaining ground as a key component of enterprise IT strategies—and with good reason. The technology offers a number of major benefits compared with other storage methods. As a result, the concept of an “all-flash” environment is becoming a reality for many. In a September 2016 report on the worldwide enterprise storage […]

Summer is conference season. Now that the weather is getting cooler and the days are getting shorter, we have a little bit of time to breathe, and take in what we saw during all those information-packed days. One of the events that stuck with us was Cisco Live. For those of us trying to figure […]

  Key Information Systems is proud to accept the award for Business of the Year 2017 for the City of Agoura Hills. In an interview with the Mayor, President Lief Morin proudly accepts the award and discusses KeyInfo’s local presence. Mayor Denis Weber was quoted saying, “Our annual State of the City event is the […]

Recently, I’ve noticed a shift in conversations about hyperconverged infrastructure. It’s not that they happen less often – quite the opposite – or that the meat of every discussion has changed. The difference happened slowly, but looking back, it’s striking: I don’t need to start every conversation with a definition about what “hyperconvergence” truly means. […]

Do you feel like your data storage costs keep eating up more and more of your IT budget? You’re not alone, and, more importantly, you’re not wrong. According to IDC, 30 percent of a typical organization’s IT budget is spent on storing data, as of 2015. If that sounds like a lot, consider it’s likely […]

With the number of virtualized compute resources and workloads continuing to increase, it’s inevitable that organizations worry about how to protect all those valuable, virtualized resources. Fortunately, VMware created VMware NSX virtual networking with micro-segmentation. “Micro-segmentation” is pretty big word for a fairly simple idea. It sounds complicated, but it’s really not. Traditional networking and […]

Let’s face it. Backups are generally a thankless job and the consequences for getting it wrong can be grave. A successful backup implementation requires more than just a safe place to store your backups. It requires a full evaluation of your current environment, a personalized architecture and a proactive plan to monitor and manage your […]

At this point, Flash in the data center isn’t cutting-edge news. The concept has been around for a couple of years and proven with companies of all sizes. That doesn’t mean, however, that everyone is on board and comfortable with it. We get it. The tried-and-true technology can be difficult to give up. Now that […]