Cyber Advisors Blog

Gartner general purpose disk array report moves Dell past IBM and NetApp

Posted by Dan Sanderson on Nov 16, 2015 8:58:42 AM

Last week was a fun week for us at Cyber Advisors.  We secured additional Dell storage expansion business with many of our customers.  Also, we held our winter 2015 Dell Compellent/SCXXXX Series user group here in Minneapolis.  The response from those that attended was very positive.

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Tips for #dellworld 2015

Posted by Dan Sanderson on Oct 21, 2015 8:23:25 AM

For those that may be hitting Dell World for the first time this year, here are some tips and tricks to maximize your time spent there. Although we are a Dell Partner, and not necessarily a direct customer, I think many of the tips below will hold true regardless.

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Dell Wyse vWorkspace - An alternative for VDI

Posted by Dan Sanderson on Oct 12, 2015 9:50:52 AM

Cyber Advisors has recently become certified in an emerging VDI solution called Dell Wyse vWorkspace. After pushing it through our labs, getting certified, and piloting some real life scenarios, we are impressed with the solution.  

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Out with SMARTnet, in with Savings

Posted by Dan Sanderson on Sep 23, 2015 1:42:47 PM

There are quite a few things in technology that can make me chuckle.  I can't count how many times I have heard the phrase: "Nobody ever gets fired for buying Cisco!".  Listen up folks, times are a changing and networking is moving much more towards a commodity model.  I dare you to ask yourself: "Who wants to save their company a million dollars and look like a hero?"

 

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Scott Craig Joins Cyber Advisors

Posted by Dan Sanderson on Sep 16, 2015 8:31:06 AM

We are happy to announce a new member to our team.  Scott Craig very recently joined Cyber Advisors and he will lead our Network Architects group as our Director of Enterprise Networking.

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My Vivid Vision

Posted by Shane Vinup on Aug 24, 2015 3:39:08 PM

About this time each year, I sit down and take a moment to think about what we have accomplished during the previous year.  From there, I quickly turn my attention to the future.  I ask the question - "What makes Cyber Advisors unique?" 

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No E-mail Fridays?

Posted by Dan Sanderson on Aug 5, 2015 8:29:18 AM

One item I've learned from our CEO is that sometimes technology is not the answer to a problem. Sometimes technology can interfere or hinder something that needs to get done.  Things often need a human and personal interaction.

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Technology Audits Part of Technololgy Plan

Posted by Joe Moline on Jul 22, 2015 11:12:00 AM

I recently completed a specialized audit for Cyber Advisors and as time consuming and inconvenient as audits can seem, there are always net positives that come as a result. Business owners and financial management are long accustomed to experiencing a wide range of audits whether it be from the government, creditors or investors. These audits are often viewed as a hassle but a necessary evil. After all, they are ultimately meant to protect the bottom line and ensure prudent accounting to their stakeholders.

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Dell Future-Ready Storage Guarantee

Posted by Dan Sanderson on Jul 22, 2015 11:03:00 AM

OK Folks, this is a game changer in the storage world.  What is the biggest risk to a Storage Administrator/IT Director at an organization?  We hear many times the reason for somebody not purchasing new infrastructure is the risk associated if it doesn't work as promised.  Big news....Dell just eliminated this risk by allowing you to return your SC8000 or SC4020 storage array up to 60 days after it has shipped if you are not satisfied.

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Why Consider Managed Services?

Posted by Dan Sanderson on Jul 16, 2015 8:13:33 AM

Why Consider Managed Services?

Nearly half of Cyber Advisors services revenue is providing a level of managed service to our customers.  If you are asking yourself, "What is a Managed Service?", good question.  This article can help paint a clearer picture.

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