Recent Posts by Jason Pinardi

Jason is a Senior Solutions Architect who has been working at Rutter Networking Technologies for the past 14 years.
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The Dreaded Data Breach: 3 Data Security Tips for Boston SMBs

Last year, government agencies and businesses in the United States suffered losses from 1,093 reported data breaches. That number is likely higher due to the fact that these attacks are rarely spotted for months after the initial attack takes place. As Eva Casey Velasquez, chief executive officer of the Identity Theft Resource Center puts it, “this [number] is the best-case scenario.”

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A Brief Guide to Using PowerShell in an Office 365 Migration

PowerShell is a powerful tool for administrators in an Office 365 migration, as it can simplify the process in many ways. This automation platform and scripting language for Windows and Windows Server that allows you to simplify the management of your systems harnesses the power of .NET Framework. Because there are numerous nuanced aspects to migration, it's beneficial to have a guide to using PowerShell that briefly explores the staged migration process.

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Why You Need Managed Services for Your AWS Deployment

As Amazon Web Services (AWS) instance options increase, selection, deployment, and management of the right solutions become more complex for businesses. The reality of that challenge is reflected in the RightScale 2017 State of the Cloud Survey, which indicates a lack of resources and expertise is still the number one challenge for businesses. Due to limited time, in-house IT team expertise, and personnel, businesses are increasingly looking to managed services partners to supplement their team and provide end-to-end assistance for AWS deployment.

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How to Gain Organizational Buy-In for an Office 365 Migration

According to a recent Office 365 Adoption & Risk Report, Office 365 has eclipsed all other cloud providers to emerge as the most widely used enterprise cloud service by user count. The report from Campbell, California–based cloud security firm Skyhigh Networks analyzed some 27 million employees across countless businesses to deliver the statistic. Despite that result, moving from on-premises Office services to their cloud equivalents can be easily misunderstood at all levels of an organization without the proper communication.

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How to Migrate Public Folders to Office 365

While moving to Office 365 can be a transformative experience in terms of productivity, collaboration, and mobility for your business and its workforce, the migration process must come first. Deciding how to handle the overall migration process can be a significant undertaking that includes dealing with domain names and Active Directory, group and user identification, and migration methods. The primary challenge is the process of how to migrate public folders to Office.  365.

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How Long Does it Take to Migrate to Office 365?

When organizations are contemplating an Office 365 migration, there are many questions that must be answered. Is Office 365 right for my organization? What will it cost to migrate to Office 365? How long will it take to complete the migration?

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How To Protect Your Business With Managed Backup Services

Backups are considered one of the most vital of all IT functions. Without an effective backup strategy, your business is left vulnerable to data loss, but also to threats such as ransomware attacks. Not having the right backup strategy can also put your organization at risk of being out of compliance with the different regulations you need to adhere to.

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Which Network Technologies Should You Be Using?

The first annual Intelligent Technology Index finds that 61 percent of technology leaders say the most pressing area in need of improvement is network infrastructure. That’s no surprise, as the network is the foundation of the business that is constantly facing evolving needs.

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Why Small Businesses Need to Migrate to Office 365

While technology holds great promise of productivity increases and growth for small businesses, they often feel that budget constraints put the most advantageous of those technologies out of their reach. The fact of the matter is that Office 365 can eliminate those roadblocks to productivity and affordability. Still, as a small business, you may ask: Why migrate to Office 365?

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5 Office 365 Features You Should Know

When familiar things change in their most-used applications, people tend to become upset. So when a software suite like Microsoft Office undergoes a new release, you can be sure that people are wary of changes that may cause confusion among their users. People forget that the newly added features are there to make the software more productive and easier to use. Looking at some of the new Office 365 features, you can see how these two goals were accomplished.

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