Posted: Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Enterprise Security: Risks, Rewards, and New Regulations

Enterprise Security: Risks, Rewards, and New Regulations

Were you one of the 90,000 Canadians whose data was stolen when two Canadian banks were recently hacked? 

Even if you weren’t, you can probably imagine the distress it caused – not just to the victims, but also to those at the banks responsible for safeguarding customer data and enterprise systems. Yes, the banks acted swiftly to launch investigations and enhance online security measures, but what could have been done to prevent the hack from happening in the first place?

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Posted: Monday, March 5, 2018

Device-as-a-Service: Redefining Device Ownership in a Subscription Economy

Device-as-a-Service: Redefining Device Ownership in a Subscription Economy

Whether your business is large or small, the as-a-service model for client devices warrants your attention if you purchase or lease PCs, mobile computers and other devices for your company.

If you own your machines and devices, you know only too well that maintaining, updating, keeping them secure, and replacing them takes a big toll on your IT team, or if you don’t have one, can get expensive and cause workplace disruption hence impacting productivity. What about security threats? Are your devices adequately protected and backed-up? When time comes for imminent replacement, do you have the budgets to proceed when you should?

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Posted: Monday, January 15, 2018

Rethinking IT to Create New Business Opportunities

Rethinking IT to Create New Business Opportunities

It’s 2018, and with a new year, a new chapter begins. If you’re rethinking your IT department and how it can contribute to opening up new opportunities for your business, I’ve come across a thought-provoking piece from Deloitte’s, The Symphonic Enterprise that I think you will enjoy.

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Posted: Friday, December 29, 2017

The Year Ahead and a Look at the Latest Technology Trends

The Year Ahead and a Look at the Latest Technology Trends

As is the tradition at Sentia, we like to wrap up the year by looking forward to emerging trends and highlight those that could have a significant impact for our customers moving forward.

From a general perspective, 2017 was a great year for Canada in many ways. Did you know that we were ranked the 2nd in the annual Best Countries” survey from the U.S. News & World Report? The survey evaluated 80 countries in a variety of categories including economic influence, citizenship and quality of life. 

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Posted: Friday, November 17, 2017

The Changing Nature of Data Protection in Today’s Business World

The Changing Nature of Data Protection in Today’s Business World

Data solutions are at the core of our business at Sentia. This provides us a front row seat to help our customers with the increasing challenges in keeping growing amounts of data secured and protected. A tremendous amount of pressure is being put on businesses to store more information, have it easily accessible and agile across diverse environments.

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Posted: Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Device-as-a-Service: Why It Might Make Sense For You

Device-as-a-Service: Why It Might Make Sense For You

Whether your business is large or small, the as-a-service model for client devices warrants your attention if you purchase or lease PCs, mobile computers and other devices for your company.

If you own your machines and devices, you know only too well that maintaining, updating, keeping them secure, and replacing them takes a big toll on your IT team, or if you don’t have one, can get expensive and cause workplace disruption hence impacting productivity. What about security threats? Are your devices adequately protected and backed-up? When time comes for imminent replacement, do you have the budgets to proceed when you should?

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Posted: Friday, December 2, 2016

The Transformation of the Classroom with a Cloud-based Productivity Suite

The Transformation of the Classroom with a Cloud-based Productivity Suite

As someone that works in the IT industry, I was recently very impressed with the tools now available to our kids to help them learn in new ways. It’s amazing to see what is available to them now, from devices to portals and apps, all free of charge, connecting teachers, students and parents. What a difference a generation makes since I was in school!

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Posted: Monday, July 25, 2016

The Top 10 Characteristics and Benefits of Hyper-convergence

The Top 10 Characteristics and Benefits of Hyper-convergence

In our last blog (The next wave of virtualization: Why does Hyper-convergence matter?) we introduced the concept of hyper-convergence and how it evolved. We had touched on the beginnings of Server Virtualization and that typically everyone thought of VMware in that respect. 

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