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Blog | Apr 27, 2017

IT Security, a 24-Hour Concern

Posted by Pete Salamanca

Security issues are keeping IT professionals up at night, and not just with worries. A breach can come at any time of day or night, and they have to deal with it right away. Internet crime costs over $1 billion a year. Criminal organizations emulate business and open-source models, putting sophisticated malware in the hands of amateurs. It's a 24-hour job to stay ahead of them.

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Blog | Mar 15, 2017

How to Build Your IT Dream Team

Posted by Pete Salamanca

Buzzer-beaters, Cinderella stories and unlikely heroes: March Madness is here. As we dive into the 2017 NCAA Tournament, it has us thinking about the IT dream team needed to address today’s infrastructure demands.  What players are necessary? Who is your MVP? How can you build your IT dream team with expertise for both private and public cloud? Perhaps outsourcing could be your best offense to support your hybrid cloud strategy.

We know what it takes to build good teams at TriCore Solutions. No one skillset trumps the other as team members work together to keep hybrid cloud infrastructure humming. Yet whether you hire yourself or work with a trusted partner, here’s who we’d put in the lineup:

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Blog | Jan 31, 2017

Insight from Experts on the State of Application and Data Security

Posted by Pete Salamanca

Author: Peter Salamanca, V.P. of Infrastructure, TriCore Solutions

As we look back at last year, reflecting on the state of the IT industry, it’s clear that there’s still a long way to go before companies feel confident that their systems are protected. Where is application and data security headed, exactly? Tom Smith, research analyst and writer for DZone, was recently thinking the same. Over the past few months, Smith has been asking industry executives and experts (including myself) for their insight on all things application and data security. Recently, he compiled his findings into a comprehensive report on the topic. What did he discover?

Below, I’ve summarized the key findings – seven of the most important things to keep in mind to keep your applications and data secure:

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