Sanity News

Is Artificial Intelligence the Future of IT?

Monday, July 10, 2017

Many of us are familiar with depictions of artificial intelligence (AI) in movies, from humanity’s machine overlords in The Matrix to rebelling machines in i, Robot. However, we’re now seeing AI appearing in the real world. In our day to day lives AI is becoming prevalent. Applications such as Siri and Amazon's Alexa are automating our homes. Our viewing habits influence both the development of new content and recommended content on Netflix. Both Pandora and Netflix leverage predictive technology based on customer's listening or viewing patterns. Both companies analyzes billions of records to suggest content that you might like based on your previous reactions and choices. Read More

Flash Part 2: How Flash contributes to a hyper-converged environment

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

flash_stroage_pt_2_iconIn Part 1 of our Flash series, we explored how this storage technology contributed efficiencies in both time and cost. Click here to revisit that story.  Read More

Sanity Solutions Ranked 388 on CRN SP500

Thursday, June 01, 2017

Sanity Solutions, Inc. Named to CRN’s 2017 Solution Provider 500 List Denver, Colorado, June 5, 2017 – Sanity Solutions, Inc., announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Sanity Solutions to its 2017 Solution Provider 500 list. The Solution Provider 500 is CRN’s annual ranking of the largest technology integrators, solution providers and IT consultants in North America by revenue.  Read More

6 Cloud Storage Security Best Practices

Thursday, June 01, 2017

Cloud Storage is best described as data storage that is presented as a service via a network. While the methodology of presentation varies from traditional storage, the implementation of sound and secure practices is key when protecting your critical data. The fundamental and essential practices of patching software, implementing multi-factor authentication, encrypting critical data and instituting the segmentation of your network are all basic building blocks in an overall strategy to protect your most valuable asset, your data.
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Flash Part 1: Addressing the increasing demands of the business environment

Friday, May 26, 2017

Flash technology answers the question of "How can I modernize my IT infrastructure to keep up with demands for more
agility, efficiency, and speed?”  Read More

Dell EMC World Rewind

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Last week, Las Vegas hosted the first ever showcase of the newly merged Dell EMC. Dubbed “Dell EMC World,” the event didn’t disappoint and Sanity Solutions was in attendance to take it all in.  Read More

WannaCry Hits Hard

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Ransomware is real. On Friday May 12, 2017, it became even more real when hundreds of thousands of people across the globe became tragically familiar with “WannaCry”. In what has been called the largest and furthest reaching cyber-attack ever, a strain of ransomware dubbed WannaCry or WannaCrypt ran rampant through approximately 150 countries. The reach of WannaCry is staggering with manufacturing giants such as Renault and Nissan losing production time due to this invasive attack. Telefonica in Spain and FedEx in the US have also reported being impacted due to WannaCry. Hospitals with older versions of the Windows Operating System, which have not been patched recently, have been hit hard as well. Some experts say the attack may have been built to exploit a weakness in Microsoft systems that had been identified by the NSA and given the name EternalBlue. Organizations that take a pragmatic approach to distributing Windows updates risk learning the hard way how this type of practice leaves them vulnerable to exploitation. Read More

Sanity Q&A: Mike Gluck on the 2017 NAB Show

Monday, May 08, 2017

We sat down with our very own Mike Gluck upon his return from the 2017 NAB Show in Las Vegas and this is what he had to say:  Read More

10 Questions to Ask a Potential Data Storage Provider

Thursday, April 27, 2017

If you have outgrown your current data storage capabilities or don’t possess the resources to store your data securely, then partnering with a company that specializes in data storage may be beneficial. With your company’s data at stake, finding an expert and reliable partner is essential. To help with your vetting process, here are ten questions that you should ask a potential data storage providerRead More

Hyperconverged Infrastructure and Your Business

Monday, April 24, 2017

Due to advances in Solid State Drive (SSD) technology and a corresponding decline in SSD prices, Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) is quickly becoming the go-to data solution in enterprise IT. HCI can potentially eliminate many enduring IT concerns, including service-impacting upgrades, non-compatible hardware, and application downtime. Whether you’re looking to upgrade your existing architecture or building IT infrastructure for a new business, HCI may be the solution you’ve been seeking. Below are several ways that HCI can be beneficial to your business. Read More