The Cloud Security

February 26th, 2014

With cloud infrastructure, security is a common concern. It makes sense: “If my data moves from inside my company to somewhere outside my company, how safe is it? Is cloud data secure?”

Security requirements for cloud-based environments are often easily met.

What is the Cloud?

February 12th, 2014

Ask ten information technology (IT) specialists for an explanation of "Cloud technology", and you will receive 20 definitions. Your experts aren't being intentionally obscure; the word is an umbrella term (unlike "a iPhone", "a model XYZ laptop" or anything with defined stats). The Cloud is not a specific solution.

Welcome to The i3 Cloud.

February 6th, 2014

Data is an important asset – analysis papers dating back to your Advanced Chemistry class in high school; the summation of your undergraduate career neatly categorized in a digital portfolio; the first business model you presented to investors; and last year’s annual report.

The i3 Cloud: It Just Works

October 9th, 2013

i3 Business Solutions offers a range of cloud options to streamline your IT as an extension of our ReliabilITy services. The i3 Cloud offers a variety of smart, fast, and cost-effective cloud resources to meet the needs of your evolving business.

Cloud benefits include: Cut Capital Expense, Decrease Operating Expense, Boost Responsiveness, Increase Productivity, Unmetered Bandwidth, Disaster Recovery, Simplified Billing and High Security.

Cloud Computing+SMBs = Variety of Savings

August 7th, 2013

These days, many small and midsize organizations are moving their email, servers and storage to the cloud, resulting in increased financial and productivity savings. Moving business apps to the cloud can also save on energy use by up to 87% according to a study conducted by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Northwestern University and commissioned by Google.

Pentagon will spend $23 Billion protecting their computer networks – How much are you spending?

June 14th, 2013

The Pentagon is asking for $23 Billion over the next five years for Cyber security to protect their computer networks.  At i3 Business Solutions, we're asking you, "How much are you spending over the next five years to protect the risk and security of your business?"
Pentagon Five-Year Cybersecurity Plan Seeks $23 Billion
By Tony Capaccio - Jun 10, 2013 1:36 PM ET

The article goes on to say:
"The budget outline shows “increased investment will be made in protecting critical infrastructures,” cyber-attack capabilities “for use against our adversaries and enhancing overall security of DoD networks and systems,” Harry Raduege, chairman of Deloitte LLP’s Center for Cyber Innovation in Washington, said in a statement.

Watch Your CEO and President – They Could be Your Biggest Threat

May 23rd, 2013

Here's a great read from the Wall Street Journal yesterday.   Who's most vulnerable to phishing and spoofing?  The executives in our organizations!
Corporate Security's Weak Link: Click-Happy CEOs
Top Bosses, Exempt From Companywide Rules, Are More Likely to Take Cyber-Attackers' Bait
Here's the salient point that I found fascinating.

Office 365, brought to you by i3 Business Solutions

March 5th, 2013

Office 365 is a cloud-based service hosted by Microsoft brought to you by i3 Business Solutions. It brings together the power of Office with business class email, document sharing, instant messaging and video conferencing to give you anywhere access to the things you need to get things done across your devices - from PCs to smartphones and tablets.

The delusions that companies have about the cloud | GigaOm

January 29th, 2013

Dave Girouard is the former President of Enterprise for Google, and is now heading up a start-up leveraging cloud resources. He outlines three common but illogical "objections" that some business and IT decision-makers use to excuse or deride IT in the cloud.