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Involta Named CRN® Triple Crown Award Winner

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa – Involta, LLC, an industry-leading managed IT, cloud computing and data center services company, was recently named a 2018 Triple Crown Award winner. CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has recognized 46 solution providers in North America this year. These outstanding providers reached the qualifying revenue, growth and technical expertise to be named to three of CRN’s prestigious solution provider lists, earning them the Triple Crown Award.    

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Cyber Security Week 1 - Make Your Home a Haven for Online Safety

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Now in its 15th year, this annual initiative has been focused on creating a “collaborative effort between government and industry to ensure every American has the resources they need to stay safer and more secure online, while increasing the resiliency of the Nation during cyber-threats”..

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The Security Of Medical Devices – What’s Being Done?

The connected medical device market is booming, driven by the need to increase efficiency and accountability, lower treatment costs, and improve patient care. There are currently 3.7 million connected medical devices in use today and the number of remotely monitored medical patients will reach 50.2 million over the next four years. Thanks to the Internet of Things (IoT) based medical devices patients can get out of the hospital more quickly and in some cases even skipping a stay altogether saving organizations money.

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How Will You Handle a Cyber Security Attack?

How much is your social security number worth to you? On the dark web, it’s being sold for just $1. It only costs a hacker $7/hr to DDoS someone, $150 to buy your healthcare data and $150 to buy mobile malware and push it to your phone. Hacking is cheap and easy, protecting yourself and your business from getting hacked takes some work and cleaning up after you’ve been breached can be so expensive your business may never recover. Companies have spent $121 billion so far in 2018 on cleaning up breaches.

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Involta Announces BluPrairie Acquisition

Cedar Rapids, Iowa – Involta announced today the acquisition of Iowa-based BluPrairie, LLC. This is Involta’s second public cloud business acquisition in less than a year and is part of the company’s focus on driving transformation through innovative planning, execution and management of hybrid IT strategies and services.

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Backup vs. Disaster Recovery vs. DRaaS

By now you should know that you need some sort of disaster recovery plan. If not, read this… and this.  (links back to previous two blogs) But what exactly does “having a disaster recovery plan” mean and what options are available for your business? Thanks to ever-improving technology, cloud computing has created an opportunity for a new kind of DR: Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS). DRaaS is the flexible, scalable, affordable kind of DR businesses have been waiting for.

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Involta Cares Event Promotes Healthy Lifestyles in the Duluth Community

Duluth, MN – Involta, LLC, an industry-leading hybrid IT, cloud computing and data center services company, hosted Involta Cares Day in Duluth on October 2, 2018. The event focused on promoting healthy habits for business and personal IT security, financial well-being and overall health. The event featured expert speakers on the various topics and provided local organizations the opportunity to come together, educate and network.

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Involta Cares Event Promotes Healthy Lifestyles in the Pittsburgh Community

Pittsburgh, PA – Involta, LLC, an industry-leading hybrid IT, cloud computing and data center services company, hosted Involta Cares in Pittsburgh on September 27, 2018. The event focused on promoting healthy habits for business and personal IT security, financial well-being and overall health. The event featured expert speakers on the various topics and provided local organizations the opportunity to come together, educate and network.

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What Do Hybrid Cloud Solutions Do For Medical Device Manufacturers?

Medical devices do so much more than collect and display patient data. They can provide healthcare organizations and their patients with life-saving information in an instant. An alert from a patient’s insulin pump or heart monitor can be quickly sent to a physician or family member. For a premature baby girl, receiving and analyzing real-time data such as the potassium levels in her blood, her heart rate, and incubator temperature, the computing power of the cloud is capable of delivering medical insights that humans simply can’t.

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Will You Survive or Will You Become Another Statistic?

There is a very slim change that your business will never experience a disruptive event or disaster. Natural disasters are at the highest level they have ever been – up 400% in the last two decades – and man-made disasters are threatening businesses like never before – data breaches alone were up 40% in 2016 and in 2017 they were larger in scope and faster moving than previously. As a business owner, you should be afraid of what the 2018 reports will say when it comes to disasters.

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