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By now, most of us are well aware of the threat posed by hackers and scammers. But that doesn’t stop them from attempting new and more sophisticated ways to attack businesses and individuals. Just in July of this year, Twitter was breached and hackers took over user accounts—including Elon Musk, Barack Obama, Bill Gates and […]

Sept 25, 2020 – Joel Estrin joined NFINIT, a provider of managed services for cloud migration, colocation, and network security and performance, as Business Development Manager for Phoenix and surrounding markets. San Diego-based NFINIT, previously known as AIS, has operated a secure data center in Phoenix since 2012. Through acquisitions and growth in target industry […]

IT departments have experienced a sudden impact from the COVID-19 virus that brought about an immediate short-term challenge of providing a solution for their employees to access applications and maintain productivity from remote locations.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has issued a customer bulletin advising of a critical flaw in four of their Enterprise Class Solid State Drive models. According to the bulletin, a vendor supplying the firmware of these drives has identified a defect where the drives, which are 800GB and 1.6TB models, will fail after 40000 hours of […]

SAN DIEGO, CA, October 1, 2019 – AIS Technology Services (AIS), a leading provider of enterprise-class connectivity, cloud, colocation, and technology services, is pleased to announce that Fortitude Technology (Fortitude), a trusted provider of enterprise-class, flexible technology solutions, will become an integrated part of the AIS Cloud Division. AIS and Fortitude have maintained a successful […]

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  Recent months have seen an increase in ransomware attacks targeting business and local governments. The financial incentives for ransomware campaigns will likely only increase, as criminals shift from indiscriminate attacks that include home PCs to more lucrative, targeted attacks on businesses and government entities. While anti-malware mitigation like Sophos’ Intercept-X has proven to be […]

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The go-to resource for organizations looking to review high-profile instances of cyber attacks. With the relentless pace of ransomware attacks and data breaches against large organizations, we have started a list of notable attacks. Check back periodically for updates to this list. Notable Ransomware Attacks Approximate Date Type Target Company Link to Article 8/19/19 Ransomware […]

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Working with the AWS default hardware VPN solution often leaves a lot to be desired, especially when trying to establish a tunnel to a policy-based VPN like the NSX Edge Appliance.  In the past, we often turned to third-party software VPNs to work around the limitations and compatibility issues imposed by AWS’s VPN solution. Recently, […]

Another Veeam Cloud Connect (VCC) feature included on 9.5 update 4 that has made our life easier is the inclusion of Cloud Gateway Pools. These give us the ability to create groups of VCC Gateways that can then be assigned to individual clients. Before Cloud Gateway Pools We have a ‘unique’ issue where this functionality […]

With the Sophos XG Firewall it can be We hate making mistakes. Sometimes our brain is too fast for our fingers to comply and the dreaded fat-finger rears. Groans ensue. Very rarely, it produces a hesitant, albeit slightly joyful, “Oh. Ooohhhh. Ha!” When we were experiencing some issues with our F5 Load Balancers related to […]

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Summary In today’s age of cloud computing, virtualized applications are very common. While the deployment details may vary, i.e. where these applications are deployed, the common characteristic among environments is that they all reside in virtualization platforms. This is true for private clouds, AIS Community Cloud, and public clouds alike. While cloud environments, when properly […]

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Appointment Reflects Company’s Focus on Cloud and Managed Services SAN DIEGO, CA, July 6 – Continuing its investment in talent, technology, and transformation, AIS Technology Services’ announced the appointment of Matt Thoene, long-time San Diego resident, as its new CEO, effective immediately. Thoene, previously Senior Vice President, Global Operations with the Uptime Institute, is an […]

Marcus Bauer to become new Director of Technology SAN DIEGO, Calif. – October 5, 2017 – AIS Technology Services, southern California’s leading technology services provider, announced today that Marcus Bauer has been appointed Director of Technology effective immediately. Bauer, formerly the Solution Architecture Manager at KIO Networks, brings expert experience and new insight into hybrid […]

Technology veteran brings expertise to management team as company continues to evolve its portfolio of IT support services San Diego, CA – August 16, 2017 – AIS Data Centers, southern California’s leading information technology services provider, announced today that Jeremy Fitzpatrick has been appointed the new Vice President of Sales effective immediately. Fitzpatrick, formerly VP […]

AIS Data Centers is currently on the lookout for a few great IT professionals to help us deliver business-ready IT infrastructure for companies that value security, compliance, connectivity and support. Are you or someone you know an AIS match? HEAD IN THE CLOUDS BUT FEET ON THE GROUND? You could be our next Cloud Architect. […]

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Too many organizations feel locked in to the ongoing capital expenditures, IT and facilities upgrades as well as staffing requirements that on-site data centers demand. Colocation promises real freedom from the complexity and costs of maintaining a data center on your own. With colocation, you can leverage multi-tenant data center resources, optimal infrastructure and expert […]

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Crazy. Insane. “Impossible”. And yet it’s your job to secure and manage it all. AIS Data Centers can help. Summary article by Emily Poe in FierceCIO; original by Kenneth Corbin in CIO. Emphasis in red added by me. Brian Wood ——– In the land of healthcare IT: How to organize all that data Few industries […]

“Around 45 percent of financial services firms say they have been hit by a distributed denial of service attack over the past year.” Summary article by Fred Donovan in FierceITSecurity. Emphasis in red added by me. Brian Wood ——– Infographic: US banks struggle with regulatory compliance and risk U.S. banks and credit unions are struggling […]

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“Hybrid Cloud: what is it?” “Heck if I know, but let’s hurry up and get some!” “Agreed, I’m all in!” Summary article by Cheryl Kemp in The WHIR. Emphasis in red added by me. Brian Wood —— Most Companies Would Ditch Infrastructure and Switch to Public or Hybrid Cloud Tomorrow: Report Sixty-five percent of companies […]

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