MSP’s Price, Reputation Are Key Factors for IT Executives

Spiceworks: MSP’s Price, Reputation Are Key Factors for IT Executives New survey highlights the top five IT functions that are being outsourced this year.   Many IT executives said they believed managed service providers (MSPs) will help them overcome budget and … Continued

Cloud storage

Disaster recovery a gateway drug to public clouds

IT pros leery of the public cloud may want to consider disaster recovery as a first step. Enterprises have a bevy of disaster recovery (DR) options, but those considering cloud-based backup may realize it also can serve as a conservative … Continued

hosted PBX VoIP

Planning Your Migration to Unified Messaging

At Optimum Bandwidth we like to share information that benefits our customers and site viewers.  We encourage our team to share when they find good reads. Resulting from constant research we cross some excellent info like the post below on Unified Messaging. Visit … Continued

cloud storage

6 Essentials of Hybrid Cloud Backup

Optimum Bandwidth is responding to customer demand for robust, secure, accessible, and efficient cloud storage solution. All in all, 6 Essential Benefits of Hybrid Cloud Backup 1. Business Continuity 2. Data Insurance 3. Local Storage Flexibility 4. Cost Benefits of … Continued

Cyber security, IT security

Secure vulnerabilities: Patch management best practices

Optimum Bandwidth publishes and shares informative blog content that is practical to our audience of current and prospective customers and partners. Patch Management Best Practices Sponsored by: LabTech Software A top priority for IT service providers is to keep clients’ critical systems … Continued

Verizon Brings Thunder to the Cloud – Optimum Bandwidth Blog

Verizon is building out its cloud infrastructure to appeal to customers looking to take advantage of the benefits of the cloud without having to abandon tried and true enterprise infrastructure. Familiarity is key to Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ)’s strategy. It wants … Continued

Prevention is no Match for Persistence

Rethinking Cyber-Security in the Age of Relentless Attacks CYBER-INSECURITY:   ARE WE DRAWING LINES IN SHIFTING SANDS? Today, most IT security is based on prevention – an attempt to create counter measures against previously identifd tactics and threats. In theory, understanding … Continued

IT budget

Top enterprise IT spending trends and priorities of 2014

Through our blog, Optimum Bandwidth aims to shed light on the issues that matter most to our customers and our target audience and provide supporting data for trends in IT. Investments in technology reveal IT priorities across the enterprise TechTarget’s annual IT … Continued

CIO technology priorities

Top 2014 IT Priorities for State CIOs

Security, consolidation, cloud services and enterprise portfolio management top the list of critical state CIO priorities in 2014, according to state information technology leaders surveyed by the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO). The prioritized rankings of strategies … Continued