I recently set up my Synology DS1515 NAS servers to back up my 12 terabytes of images and video to Amazon’s I have two Synology DS1515 NAS servers, each with 20TB of spinning disks. I used to have one at home and one at a remote location, but I no longer have the remote location […]
Most IT professionals will agree that good documentation is important to maintaining stable, easily manageable infrastructure. However, many are so busy and rushed that they put off or completely ignore documentation because of all the pressing fires they feel pressured to stamp out. They rush from one fire to the next, swatting at the flames, […]
How do you create a honeypot for a cyber-criminal? Install Fortinet’s FortiDeceptor (what an uncreative but awesome and effective name. I may have come up with Fortinet Deceptacon or something.) Fortinet makes it easy to find out who is attacking your network and how they are attempting to attack your network. Why? So that you […]
The COVID pandemic has accelerated the migration to cloud-native apps for many retailers, quick-serve restaurants and convenience stores, yet applications still need to run locally for performance and latency requirements. Luckily, the advent of hyper-converged infrastructure and the ability to integrate these environments into a cloud-managed strategy has made it easier for organizations with hundreds […]
Fortinet SD-WAN and the TIC 3.0 standard allows federal agencies to move from a hub-and-spoke network to a much faster software-defined network at a much lower cost. Best part is that SD-WAN capabilities is included with every Fortigate firewall.