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  • High Availability, Inc. Expands into D.C. Metropolitan Area

    High Availability, Inc. Expands into D.C. Metropolitan Area

    July 13th, 2016
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    High Availability, Inc., a premier solution provider and integrator of data center, networking, security, mobility, collaboration and cloud strategy products and services, announced plans to expand into the Washington, D.C. region, by opening its fourth office in the company’s 17 year history. 

  • High Availability, Inc. Named NetApp's Overall Partner of the Year - PA District FY16

    High Availability, Inc. Named NetApp's Overall Partner of the Year - PA District FY16

    July 12th, 2016
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    On Monday, July 11, NetApp announced High Availability, Inc. as the Overall Partner of the Year- PA District for FY16. This award was received for outstanding services, partnering and commitment.

  • What is a Virtual Extensible LAN?

    What is a Virtual Extensible LAN?

    July 8th, 2016
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    Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN) is a LAN segmentation and overlay solution. VXLAN is designed to provide up to 16 million layer 2 segments. It can be utilized to extend a layer 2 segment over underlying layer 3 network infrastructure. VXLAN uses 24-bits to identify a network segment, which is known as VXLAN network identifier.

  • Small and Medium Sized Businesses Need DR plans too!

    Small and Medium Sized Businesses Need DR plans too!

    July 8th, 2016
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    As a small or medium sized business, what do you think about when you hear the words "Disaster Recovery"? Does just the thought of it make you nervous? Do you think it's something that only large companies need to worry about?  Maybe you feel like a disaster won't happen to you… or perhaps you are completely prepared for any that may come your way.

  • Characteristics of a Good IT Professional

    Characteristics of a Good IT Professional

    July 8th, 2016
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    Recently, my golf partner asked me a question while we were waiting for a storm to pass.  We were sitting in the clubhouse talking about what kind of person makes a good IT professional, and what qualities or circumstances make for a really great IT person.  After thinking about this for a while, I came to a few conclusions...

  • H. A. Storage Systems, Inc. Places #321 on CRN's 2016 Solution Provider 500 List

    H. A. Storage Systems, Inc. Places #321 on CRN's 2016 Solution Provider 500 List

    June 10th, 2016
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    H. A. Storage Systems, Inc., announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named H. A. to its 2016 Solution Provider 500 list. The SP500 list is CRN’s annual ranking of the largest technology integrators, solution providers and IT consultants in North America by revenue.

  • How to Choose an All-Flash Array

    How to Choose an All-Flash Array

    April 5th, 2016
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    As of June 2015, Gartner recognized 13 vendors in their Magic Quadrant for Solid-State Arrays -- four leaders, one challenger, three visionaries and five niche players. All 13 vendors provide a roughly 10X IOPS performance increase as compared to spinning disk and submillisecond latency. With so many choices, and nearly identical IOPS and latency numbers, how does one choose an all-flash array that is best for them?

  • Utilizing the UCS Capability Catalog

    Utilizing the UCS Capability Catalog

    April 4th, 2016
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    I recently worked with a customer who had a UCS environment with UCS 6248 Fabric Interconnects and 5108 blade chassis with B200 M3 servers. They wanted to create a new workload in UCS and sought to boot the OS from the newly purchased 120G SSDs supplied by another Cisco reseller.

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