Cybertrails announces new contracts utilizing Professional Services and Managed Backup Services

Cybertrails is proud to announce that we have new customer contracts in which our Engineering staff is being utilized to perform a Platespin migration, onsite PST migration, and server migration. Along with these Professional Services we also have new utilization of our Managed Backup Services and Managed Hosting Services for Veeam backup.

Microsoft Joins Open Compute Project

Microsoft is contributing a specification it uses for the cloud servers that run services like Windows Azure, Bing and Office 365. What disruption will this cause and is it an industry game changer? http://www.crn.com/news/data-center/240165744/microsoft-open-sources-cloud-server-designs.htm?cid=nl_alert&elqTrack=true

New employee – Welcome back Network Operations Technician Justin Bleyle

After a brief hiatus we have Justin Bleyle back in the NOC. Justin is an experienced Network Operations Technician that has rejoined us to help our customers with all of their hardware, software, and network issues. We are definitely happy to have him back, so please join us in welcoming Justin Bleyle back to the… Read more »

4 Points About the Target Breach and Data Security

There seems to be a surge in data security attacks lately. First came news of the Target attack. Then Neiman Marcus. Then the U.S Courts. Then Michael’s. Here are four points to consider about data security: http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140127051213-2259773-4-points-about-the-target-breach-and-data-security?trk=eml-ced-b-art-Ch-2&ut=3XQFP1GvUmKS41/

Google lays $2.7M on the line for Pwnium hacking contest

Google yesterday said it would again host its Pwnium hacking contest at a Canadian security conference in March, putting $2.7 million at stake to draw out researchers who can hack its browser-based operating system, Chrome OS. Dubbed Pwnium 4, the challenge will again pit researchers against Chrome OS, but this year will let them choose… Read more »

Microsoft ditches SkyDrive for OneDrive

The sky isn’t falling, but Microsoft’s SkyDrive name is. Nothing else changes about the cloud-based storage service, Microsoft says, just the branding. http://news.cnet.com/8301-10805_3-57617836-75/microsoft-ditches-skydrive-for-onedrive-after-bskyb-dispute//

Google, Samsung strike patent cross-licensing deal

Google and Samsung on Sunday unveiled a broad, long-term cross-licensing deal that will cover their existing patents as well as those filed over the next 10 years. http://news.cnet.com/8301-1035_3-57617807-94/google-samsung-strike-patent-cross-licensing-deal/

Gmail Went Down And Everyone Panicked

It’s not just you. Gmail went down, and everyone flipped out. At around 2 p.m. EST, Google’s email service became largely inaccessible, as confirmed by the website Down For Everyone Or Just Me. Gmail Down!

Lunch-and-Learn with CyberTrails, Silver Peak, and Nimble Storage: Backups Byte!

Join us to explore the latest advances in backup technology and learn the best ways to improve recovery point objectives (RPO’s) and recovery time objectives (RTO’s). And, you’ll learn about cost-effective solutions for data replication that minimize disk usage and lower bandwidth needs. Register Now!

Join Aerohive, CyberTrails, and Nimble Storage for an Event at The Scottsdale Gun Club!

You’re invited to CyberTrails’ Wireless and Storage Forum at the Scottsdale Gun Club Thursday December 5th at 2:00pm! We will be having presentations by Nimble Storage on their flash-optimized hybrid storage systems and Aerohive Networks cloud-enabled networking solutions. We will be having appetizers and refreshments during the presentations. Register Now!