Sanity News

Sanity Solutions named to 2017 Top 250 Private Companies in Colorado

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

It’s no surprise to the scores of newcomers to Colorado that the state’s economy is growing at a fast clip. A hard to beat quality of life combined with growth across health care, energy, technology, construction and more mean opportunities for individuals and businesses alike.
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Spectre and Meltdown Microprocessor Security Flaws

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Meltdown and Spectre are the latest in what seems to be a never ending run of data threats and vulnerabilities IT personnel are working to neutralize. Sanity’s Nick Cupery shares several resources to help keep your infrastructure in tact. Read More

IT Transformation: The "What" and the "Why"

Tuesday, January 02, 2018

IT Transformation is getting up to speed with your organization’s technology needs to best serve your customers and employees. We can look at this in multiple ways, but one of the simplest is to look at our lives over the past couples of years.  Read More

Acropolis 5.5: An Engineer's Review

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Graphic from nutanix 5_5 upgrade announcementThe Acropolis 5.5 release unveils too many features to enumerate, but a few that get me excited include Reduced RPOs, Prism Central Updates, and Network Micro-Segmentation. Read More

Modern Data Protection 101

Monday, November 27, 2017

The goal of data protection over the past decade has not changed. That stated goal is to protect and preserve the integrity of an organization’s data assets. Data protection for an organization is predicated by compliance requirements, internal retention policies and the value of long tail content data.  Data protection should entail an aggregated process based on multiple defense mechanisms and not a singular response to an event that places corporate data under duress.   Read More

Modern IT security requires a modern approach

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

tech tuesdayIt’s “Technology Tuesday” – my bi-weekly blog about innovative and/or important technologies that can help IT professionals both modernize their data centers as well as aid in their company’s IT Digital Transformation journey. Read More

IT Support: Technical Assistance When You Need It

Monday, November 06, 2017

consider tech supportIT support options are available with most IT purchases your team will make. Below is a basic rundown of support types to help decide what levels you may want to consider. Read More

Security (or the lack thereof) is the scariest thing this Halloween!

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

In my October 23rd blog, “Security or Insecurity? That is the question” I highlighted a very scary and disheartening trend of spending more and getting less. Read More

Security or Insecurity? That is the question.

Monday, October 23, 2017

Every week, and what often seems like every day, we are bombarded with news of high-profile security breaches that threaten our companies, our government, our personal identities and our society.  Read More

3 Key Ways to Keep Ransomware at Bay

Friday, October 06, 2017

It seems every week we hear of another Ransomware attack, which are most likely the tip of the iceberg. Below the surface is a slew of attacks that we do not hear about as businesses are naturally reluctant to publicize these. The bad guys are getting more sophisticated and are using social media reconnaissance not only for phishing exploits to get in, but to also understand the company's revenue pattern, both size and timing. For example, with that research, they can easily wait until the last two weeks of the quarter and then demand 1/2 the expected revenue, knowing that there is not enough time for the company to restore the necessary.  Read More