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How Workflow Automation Eases File Transfer Growing Pains

Your IT team strives to deliver non-stop, high-performance services in support of your organization. It can be surprising how big of a role file transfer services can play in that effort. … [Read more...]

Four Ways Network Monitoring Can Strengthen Your Security

The following is an excerpt from our Network Monitoring blog at whatsupgold.com/blog. For most IT organizations, network monitoring is an essential tool. Network monitoring tools play an important role in letting IT pros get complete visibility into the status of network devices, systems, and applications, keeping the IT team aware of problems with services, networks, application … [Read more...]

Podcast – 12 Years Later: How the TJX Hack Changed Security and Compliance

In this episode of Defrag This, we’re taking a look back at one of the most monumental events in hacker history—the 2007 hack of TJX companies, which was, at the time, the biggest breach of consumer data in the history of the United States. … [Read more...]

Podcast: The State of Brexit and the GDPR in 2019

With Brexit in limbo and the GDPR already handing out fines to companies in noncompliance, companies who work in the confines of the EU and UK are left with few details as to how to navigate the minefield that is compliance.  To help, we talked to a lawyer who is an expert in GDPR compliance to learn more on how the GDPR is sizing up. … [Read more...]

Podcast: What it’s like to Start Your Own IT Website

A lot of people dream of leaving their day job and starting their own business, but for many, the risk, and the leap of faith required to take it, is simply to great of an unknown. For the 40th edition of Defrag This, we spoke to someone who's taken that risk to launch his own IT e-learning platform.  … [Read more...]

What The Heck is iPaaS? Do You Need an iPaaS Provider for File transfer?

Ah, the cloud. It's changing the face of IT forever, and while it's at it, it's providing us with a never-ending stream of acronyms. You're probably already familiar with the "big three" of acronyms, the primary as-a-service delivery models IaaS, SaaS, and PaaS, (If you need a quick refresher on your cloud lingo, check out my Cloud Glossary here). But lately a new aaS has been making the rounds, … [Read more...]

How to Download from Azure Blob Storage with MOVEit and PowerShell

One of the main goals of MOVEit Managed File Transfer, and Ipswitch as a whole, has been to help IT teams work more efficiently.  … [Read more...]

Marriott Hotels Discloses Data Breach Affecting 500M Customers

Today, the world's largest hotel chain, Marriott International, disclosed what may be turn out to be one of the largest data breaches in history. … [Read more...]

Bring Some Turkey to the Server Room This Thanksgiving

With the holiday’s right around the corner, it is time to give thanks for the people that are really important in your life—like your SysAdmin (aka your Systems Administrator).  … [Read more...]

How to Increase Collaboration Without Reducing Security

Collaboration is of utmost importance in the modern workplace, but when done incorrectly, a collaborative environment can also be an insecure one. Here's how you can allow increased workplace collaboration, without reducing security. … [Read more...]