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press release, voice, 8x8, vlcm communication technologies

VLCM Achieves Peak Partner Status in 8x8 Elevate Partner Program for FY25

VLCM is proud to announce the achievement of Peak Partner Status in the 8x8 Elevate Partner Program for FY25. This prestigious recognition highlights VLCM's dedication to delivering exceptional...

press release, mitel, voice, awards

VLCM Wins Mitel 2024 US Growth Partner of the Year

Awards recognize Mitel Partners who showcase exceptional performance as a trusted and reliable customer advisor.

HP, Cybersecurity, education, K-12, HP Wolf Security

HP computers and cybersecurity: What you need to know as a K-12 IT professional

As a K-12 IT professional, you know how critical cybersecurity is for your school. Cybersecurity protects your network, data, and devices from unauthorized access, theft, or damage. It also...

press release, awards

EY Announces Mike Linton of VLCM as an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2024 Mountain West Award Finalist

Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates ambitious entrepreneurs who are shaping the future.

Storage, HPE, hpe greenlake, HPE Alletra

Leverage HPE Alletra for High-Performance Integration with SAP, Oracle, and SQL Server

How HPE Alletra can be integrated with popular enterprise applications like SAP, Oracle, or SQL Server, enhancing performance and data management. 

Cybersecurity, zero trust, zerto

Using Air-Gapped Recovery Systems To Be More Cyber Secure

How Zerto's Cyber Resilience Vault can help businesses protect and recover their data from ransomware and other cyber threats. 

HP, compute, AI

Leveraging HP's Latest AI PCs for Enhanced Productivity and Security

The pandemic has accelerated the shift to hybrid work, where employees can work from anywhere, anytime, and on any device. However, this new work mode also brings new challenges, such as...

HP, sustainable future

How HP and VLCM are Working Together to Create a More Sustainable Future

At VLCM, we are proud to partner with HP, one of the world's most sustainable companies. Several global rankings and awards have recognized HP for its environmental, social, and governance (ESG)...

HPE, hpe greenlake, backup

How To Simplify and Secure Your Data Protection Strategy with HPE GreenLake for Backup and Recovery

As global threats to data become more serious, modernization efforts are pushing data in many forms into a bewildering array of silos and novel hosting environments, from edge to cloud. This...


11 Reasons to Upgrade to HPE ProLiant Gen11 Servers [Infographic]

Data is the new oil, and it powers every aspect of your business. Whether you want to improve customer experience, optimize operations, or drive innovation, you need data that is fast, secure, and...


VLCM Announces 2023 Vendor Awards

Earlier this month, at VLCM's Sales Kickoff, themed 'Accelerating to New Heights,' we celebrated the achievements and contributions of our partners who have been instrumental in helping VLCM and our...

Cybersecurity, veeam

Everything You Need to Know About Veeam's Latest Cybersecurity Update [Infographic]

At VLCM, we are always eager to share breakthroughs in cybersecurity that have the potential to revolutionize how businesses protect their vital data. This month, Veeam released general availability...

Cybersecurity, Barracuda, backup, veeam, microsoft, microsoft 365

Maximizing Cybersecurity with Microsoft 365: A Look at M365’s Essential Security Features

Microsoft 365 is a cornerstone in modern enterprise technology, essential for productivity and collaboration. Yet, its effectiveness hinges on the diligent activation and management of its built-in...


Choosing Between Penetration Testing and Vulnerability Assessments

As cybersecurity threats evolve and become more sophisticated, organizations must understand the most effective ways to protect their systems. Two essential methods in this regard are penetration...


Data Management and Storage Solutions for Enterprises

Effective data management and storage are essential for enterprises seeking to maximize the value of their data. With the increasing volume and complexity of data, it's imperative for businesses to...

Common Cybersecurity Compliance Mistakes Businesses Should Avoid

Cybersecurity compliance is not merely a box to tick; it's a necessity for safeguarding business assets and data. Despite this, many companies fall into the trap of making basic errors that...


VLCM Wins Salt Lake Tribune's 2023 Top Work Place Award for Second Year in a Row

Salt Lake City, UT – VLCM has again been recognized as one of Utah's Top Workplaces Among Small Companies by The Salt Lake Tribune, marking its second consecutive win in this prestigious ranking....


Step Inside VLCM’s Little Wild Horse Conference Room for Audiovisual Inspiration

At VLCM's headquarters, the Little Wild Horse conference room is more than just a meeting space—it's a nod to modern, efficient, and user-friendly design. Named after Little Wild Horse Canyon in...

verkada, physical security

How to Easily Scale Security Cameras and Access Control with Verkada

Companies with disparate or legacy physical security systems may find themselves navigating a minefield of challenges. You might be wrestling with outdated technology that demands frequent manual...

VLCM Recognized as a 2023 Green Business Honoree by Utah Business Magazine

Salt Lake City, UT - VLCM, a leading IT solutions provider headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, is pleased to announce its recognition as a 2023 Green Business Honoree by Utah Business Magazine in...


VLCM Named Among MountainWest Capital Network’s Utah 100 Winners for 2023

Salt Lake City, UT — October 19, 2023 — VLCM, a leading IT solutions provider specializing in enterprise technology and data and cybersecurity solutions, has been recognized as one of MountainWest...


How to Sell Cybersecurity Investments to Executives: A Guide for IT Professionals

In every organization, the conversation around cybersecurity often feels like a tale of two cities: On one side, IT professionals understand the looming threats and the dire need for robust...

HP, remote work, end user devices, hybrid workplace

Redefining Workplace Flexibility: The HP EliteBook 805’s Role in Empowering a Mobile Workforce

When we talk about hybrid work, we're usually faced with a common dilemma: mobility or power? Traditionally, remote workers got a laptop they could carry with ease but had to deal with its inherent...

HP, intel, microsoft, sustainable future

How HP, Intel, and Microsoft Are Shaping a Greener Future

In an industry marked by rapid innovation and transformation, the commitment to sustainability often serves as a distinguishing factor. The collaboration between HP, Intel, and Microsoft—three...

VLCM TECH NEWS, Cybersecurity, sentinelone, awards

VLCM Wins SentinelOne 2023 West Region Partner of the Year

SentinelOne recognizesleading channel organizations for delivering next-generation protection and customer outcomes

SD-WAN, aruba networks, networking, network security

Navigating the Essentials: A Blueprint for WAN and Security Transformation with Aruba [Infographic]

Discover how to navigate the complexities of WAN and security transformation without getting lost in the technical weeds. Our latest infographic, "Your Blueprint for Simplified WAN and Security with...

backup, veeam, microsoft 365

Why Microsoft 365's Native Recovery Tools Fall Short and How to Fill in the Gaps

With the ever-growing volume of crucial data stored in Microsoft 365 applications like Exchange Online and SharePoint Online, organizations face the daunting task of ensuring effective data...


VLCM Announces Leadership Transition: Brandon Madsen Promoted to President

SALT LAKE CITY, UT / ACCESSWIRE / September 1, 2023 /VLCM, a leading technology solutions provider today announced a pivotal change in its leadership structure, promoting Brandon Madsen, formerly...

HPE, vdi

How to Accelerate and Protect Business Productivity with VDI Solutions from HPE

Managing dispersed and complex IT environments can become a laborious challenge for businesses striving to stay ahead. With an increasing need for flexibility, security, and performance, traditional...

Cybersecurity, aruba networks, networking

The Future is Now: Overcoming Centralized Networking Service Bottlenecks with Aruba's CX10000

The evolution of the data center has been nothing short of transformative. Traditional data centers, with their siloed infrastructure layers, purpose-built hardware, and fragmented management, stood...

Cybersecurity, press release, stratodesk

VLCM Partners With Stratodesk to Deliver Secure and Easy to Manage Endpoint Solutions

Stratodesk's NoTouch Software Empowers VLCM Customers to Embrace Enhanced Endpoint Security and Streamlined Work Environments

Cybersecurity, HPE, zero trust

How HPE ProLiant Implements the Zero Trust Model

Trust nothing, verify everything. This is the essence of the Zero Trust model—an innovative security strategy that treats every user, device, and network flow with suspicion, regardless of its...


Veeam Architecture: Dissecting the Components and Its Synchronized Operation

Data management and protection strategies form the pillars of today's information-centric business landscape. To navigate this terrain, a solution like Veeam® Data Platform - a beacon of...

40th Anniversary, voice, unified communications

40 Years, 40 Partnerships: Amplifying Our Voice Solutions Alliances

As we celebrate our 40th anniversary this year, we devote our final spotlight to the partnerships we've fostered in the Voice Technology sector. These collaborations have been crucial in enabling us...

40th Anniversary, physical security

40 Years, 40 Partnerships: Celebrating Our Physical Security Alliances

Continuing on with our tradition of highlighting our top partnerships in our "40 Years, 40 Partnerships" series, we now turn our attention to our vendors within the Physical Security sector. These...

networking, 40th Anniversary

40 Years, 40 Partnerships: A Tribute to Our Networking Alliances

In the span of  VLCM's 40-year journey, our strategic partnerships within the Networking domain have been a pillar of our success. We have established strong alliances with leading industry...

VLCM TECH NEWS, Cybersecurity, Barracuda

VLCM Honored as Barracuda Discover23 Americas Marketing Partner of the Year

SALT LAKE CITY, UT — June 28, 2023 — VLCM, a front-runner in the provision of comprehensive cybersecurity and IT solutions, is thrilled to announce its recognition as the “Marketing Partner of the...

Cybersecurity, backup, veeam

Maximizing the Benefits of Veeam for Advanced Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

If you're considering Veeam for your Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BCDR) strategy, you're moving in the right direction. Veeam isn't just about restoring data - it's an all-encompassing...

40th Anniversary

40 Years, 40 Partnerships: Showcasing Our Infrastructure Alliances

As part of our ongoing 40th-anniversary celebrations at VLCM, we turn our attention to the integral domain of Infrastructure. This field forms the backbone of IT systems, supporting the services and...

Cybersecurity, backup, veeam

Maximize Veeam's Security Features for Robust Data Protection

In the face of persistent IT disaster threats, the proactive protection of critical data is more essential than ever. Understanding and addressing this challenge involves equipping infrastructure...

end user devices, 40th Anniversary

40 Years, 40 Partnerships: Showcasing Our End User Computing Alliances

As part of our ongoing 40th-anniversary celebrations at VLCM, we now shift our focus to the realm of End User Computing (EUC). This important field directly addresses the technologies that employees...


Syxsense and VLCM Partner to Bring Comprehensive Endpoint Security and Management Solutions to Customers

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. Syxsense, a global leader in Unified Security and Endpoint Management (USEM) solutions, today announced a partnership with VLCM, an IT solutions and services provider focused...

Cybersecurity, partnership, 40th Anniversary

40 Years, 40 Partnerships: Showcasing Our Cybersecurity Alliances – Part 2

Continuing our 40th-anniversary celebrations at VLCM, we are once again turning the spotlight on the partnerships that have bolstered our cybersecurity prowess over the years. These strategic...

Cybersecurity, partnership, 40th Anniversary

40 Years, 40 Partnerships: Showcasing Our Cybersecurity Alliances – Part 1

In celebrating VLCM’s 40th anniversary, we wanted to take a moment to shine a light on the partnerships that have helped us create a safer digital world for our clients. The realm of cybersecurity is...

backup, 40th Anniversary

Protect Your Business Data with Top Backup and Recovery Solutions: VLCM’s Partnerships with Cohesity, ExaGrid, Veeam, and Zerto

audiovisual, partnership, 40th Anniversary

Enhancing Communication and Collaboration: A Look at VLCM's Audiovisual Partnerships

As VLCM celebrates 40 years of Getting IT Right, we are proud to reflect on the many collaborations and partnerships that have contributed to our growth and success. Among these valuable partnerships...

VLCM TECH NEWS, aruba networks

VLCM Named HPE Aruba Networking’s 2023 West Region Partner of the Year

Las Vegas, NV - VLCM, a leading provider of innovative networking solutions, has been awarded the 2023 West Region Partner of the Year by HPE Aruba Networking. The award was presented at the annual...

HPE, HPE Alletra

How HPE Alletra dHCI is different from traditional HCI

Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) has been a popular solution for modernizing data centers by combining storage, computing, and networking into a single, integrated appliance. HCI has several...

HP, HP Elite Dragonfly

Maximizing Efficiency and Performance: Why the HP Elite Dragonfly Pro is an Excellent Laptop for Business Professionals

Business professionals are always on the lookout for laptops that can deliver high performance, mobility, and security without sacrificing design and convenience. The new HP Elite Dragonfly Pro...


Creating an incident response plan in six steps:

Assessing your organization's readiness for a security incident and preparing a response plan are crucial steps in minimizing the impact of cyber threats, which are constantly evolving in frequency...

aruba networks, networking, network security

What is Aruba Central used for?

Aruba Central is a cloud-based network management platform developed by Aruba Networks. It provides a centralized and secure way to manage and monitor wired and wireless networks from a single...

remote work, hpe greenlake, vdi

Empower your distributed and remote workforces with HPE GreenLake for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

The world of work has changed, and organizations need to adapt to a persistent move to remote work. This requires a solution that enables and secures a distributed workforce, providing high levels of...


Cyber Insurance 101: Everything you Need to Know

With the rise of cyber-attacks and data breaches, it's crucial for businesses and individuals to take steps to protect their sensitive information. One of these steps is to consider purchasing...

aruba networks, networking

The economic benefits of cloud-managed networking with Aruba Central

IT teams are under increasing pressure to manage complex networks while ensuring business agility, operational efficiency, and security. According to a research study by Tech Target's Enterprise...

IT Exchange

Where IT goes to Get IT Right: 2023 IT eXchange kicks off tomorrow morning at Mountain America Expo Center

The countdown is over! VLCM’s 2023 IT eXchange (ITX) kicks off tomorrow morning at the Mountain America Expo Center, and it's time to get excited. This event is packed with exciting sessions, expert...

microsoft, microsoft 365

Microsoft announces new AI-powered productivity assistant: Microsoft Dynamics 365 Copilot

Microsoft recently announced the launch of its new AI-powered productivity assistant, Microsoft Dynamics 365 Copilot. This revolutionary tool harnesses the power of generative AI to provide...

Cybersecurity, backup, veeam

Veeam Releases NEW Veeam Data Platform with 500 New Features to Keep Businesses Running as Ransomware Continues to Increase

"As hybrid cloud becomes the deployment architecture of choice, and cyber security threats become pervasive, the need to robustly provide backup and replication is crucial to enterprises. Veeam has...

Cybersecurity, sentinelone

Protecting Against Identity-Based Attacks with SentinelOne ITDR

In today's digital age, protecting enterprise identity has become an essential aspect of cybersecurity. Enterprise identity includes user identities, device identities, and application identities....

VLCM TECH NEWS, 40th Anniversary

40 Years of IT Innovations - Infographic

As technology continues to evolve at an unprecedented pace, it's easy to forget the groundbreaking innovations that paved the way for the advanced IT solutions we have today. From the early days...

Cybersecurity, dell

Simplify modern data protection with Dell PowerProtect Data Manager

Organizations face multiple challenges, including cyber threats, diverse cloud-native applications, and limited resources. This complexity drives the need for solutions that allow organizations to...

HP, Cybersecurity, HP Wolf Security

Top 4 Cybersecurity Risks and How HP Wolf Security Can Help You Mitigate Them

Cybersecurity risks are a major concern for businesses of all sizes. With the increasing sophistication of cyber threats, it is essential for organizations to have a comprehensive cybersecurity...

verkada, infographic

Verkada’s powerful new tools that better protect people and places [Infographic]

Verkada, a leading provider of enterprise video security solutions, has recently launched a new product line that promises to better protect people and places. In addition to introducing new tools,...

VLCM TECH NEWS, press release

VLCM Celebrates 40 Years of Helping Utah Get IT Right

Salt Lake City, UT, Release: March 1, 2023.

VLCM, the biggest IT solution provider in the State of Utah, marks its 40th anniversary

VLCM will be celebrating its 40th anniversary throughout 2023...

aruba networks, HPE, dell, supply chain

VLCM Can Help You Solve Supply Chain and Pricing Issues

The current supply chain situation is not pretty

We’ve all heard, and most of us have seen first-hand, how the tech sector’s supply chain problems are affecting productivity and growth. Many...

SD-WAN, aruba networks

How Aruba EdgeConnect SD-WAN enables secure cloud migration and application performance

As more and more applications move to the cloud, enterprises are faced with the challenge of providing secure and reliable access to those applications from anywhere and on any device. This is where...

HP, amd, end user devices, windows

How AMD Ryzen™ processors improve performance on HP laptops

When it comes to laptop performance, the processor is one of the most important components to consider for your business users who are on the go and need a machine that can handle demanding...

hpe greenlake, vdi

Choosing the Right VDI Solution: On-Premises vs. VDI as a Service - A Comprehensive Comparison

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) is a rapidly evolving technology that is changing the way organizations deliver desktop environments to end-users. With VDI, desktops are executed in the data...

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

Growing Compliance Risks from Business Communications - New Cyber24 Podcast

As cyberattacks become more prevalent and regulations increase, it can be a lot for companies to stay on top of. Even large companies like WhatsApp are in the news for noncompliance with policies...

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

Data-Driven Analytics - New Cyber24 Podcast

It seems like every company wants to be data-driven and use its “insights” to get a leg up on its competition. But do they really even know what they mean by that? Do they know what insights...

HPE, hpe greenlake, HPE Alletra

What is HPE Alletra? Get to know the product line and HPE’s recent release of storage servers

Two years ago, Hewlett Packard Enterprise introduced a new approach to storage, designed to deliver architectural flexibility without the complexity of traditional storage management. Named HPE...

SD-WAN, aruba networks, networking

What is SD-WAN?

VLCM TECH NEWS, Cybersecurity

VLCM Named NetSPI US Partner of the Year 2022

Salt Lake City, Utah, December 28, 2022 - VLCM, an enterprise technology and data solutions provider announced it has received the NetSPI US Partner of the Year for 2022. VLCM demonstrated...

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

Open Standards - New Cyber24 Podcast

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

HTML Malware - New Cyber24 Podcast


VLCM Honored As A Top Work Place, A Salt Lake Tribune Employees’ 2022 Choice Award Winner

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

2022 Nastiest Malware Report - New Cyber24 Podcast

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

Russia-Ukraine and the Impact on Cybersecurity - New Cyber24 Podcast

In the early days of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, speculation about upcoming cyber-attacks was rampant. Russian-based hacking organizations were already notorious, and many assumed that...

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

Digital Extortion - New Cyber24 Podcast

Extortion is nothing new. Mob bosses and regular, non-digital criminals have been doing it for ages: using some form of coercion or threat to get people to do what they want them to. In our...

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

Overlooked Security Vulnerabilities - New Cyber24 Podcast

Cyberattacks often happen over the internet. A type of attack that can get overlooked (often the most dangerous kind) is an attack over the Internet of Things. On this episode of Cyber 24, Dr....

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

Physical Attacks- New Cyber24 Podcast

Companies spend a lot of time and money protecting themselves from digital attacks—for good reason. Many companies also spend resources on physical security, from locks to keycards to security...

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

Women In Cybersecurity- New Cyber24 Podcast

Central to the field of economics is the perpetual balancing act between supply and demand. Not enough supply sends prices skyrocketing; a lack of demand means less options and losses for firms....

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

Cyber Risks in the Remote-Work World- New Cyber24 Podcast

If you were to guess, who would you say is the most likely target for cyber-attacks: a tech-savvy, in-touch professional, or someone largely unfamiliar with internet technology? Perhaps...

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

Online Brand Protection- New Cyber24 Podcast

Say, hypothetically, that an internet user is lured into a scam by someone illicitly using a company’s brand or logo. Who bears the responsibility? Obviously, the person perpetuating the scam, but...

aruba networks, networking, higher education

Why Higher Education Chooses Aruba [Infographic]

The university campus is highly complex and requires continuous collaboration between academic, facility, and IT staff to support student success. To enable always-on, secure, and everywhere...

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

Cultural Needs of Tech Businesses - New Cyber24 Podcast

It has long been known that any initiative or project is only as good as the people making it happen. Businesses are no different: good products and inventive business models depend on people to...

Product News, HP, laptops

Product Spotlight: HP EliteBook 645 14 inch G9 Notebook PC

Get back to business.

Following up on our previously posted Product Spotlight on the HP ProBook 445 G9 PC Notebook, we wanted to shine a light on another hybrid work PC workhorse: the HP...

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

Protecting the Strategic Assets of the United States and Your Business - New Cyber24 Podcast

The threat of cyber attack looms large over just about any organization with an online profile--the government of the United States of American included. For years now, a dedicated Cyber Corps has...

K-12, aruba networks, networking

Why K-12 Institutions Choose Aruba [Infographic]

Schools are embracing digital learning, issuing laptops to students, and are building out smart spaces for not only interactive and collaborative learning, but to support campus safety initiatives....

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

Protect Your Software Supply Chain - New Cyber24 Podcast

Any general worth his stars knows an army is only as good as the supply chain keeping it running. Without necessary food, weapons, fuel, and other supplies, even the biggest army is as good as...

HP, state and local government

5 ways HP laptops and desktops can help State and Local Governments serve the public with confidence

Following Covid, government agencies have faced strict requirements to adapt to hybrid technologies and increase cybersecurity measures. To take the ease off of State and Local agencies from adding...

hpe greenlake, compute

How to solve 6 key compute management challenges

Your quick guide to simplifying and securing server management from edge to cloud, using HPE GreenLake.

Today’s organizations need compute resources to be available in more environments than ever...

Cybersecurity, HPE, compute

The four elements of a Zero Trust compute strategy

The complexity of today’s cyberattacks, expansive attack vectors, and constant threats can often paralyze even the nimblest enterprises. Zero Trust helps simplify your approach to security, to make...

aruba networks, state and local government

Why state and local governments choose Aruba Networks [Infographic]

State and local governments are under increasing pressure to connect their workers and their citizens to critical services in new and innovative ways. 

Everyone wants life to be easier, to feel...

HP, education

Built-in security for K-12 devices makes protecting schools easy for IT

IT professionals within the education industry are often strapped for time and resources. Between ensuring network uptime, repairing end-user devices, and connecting the classroom to remote...


VLCM Managed Print Services Division Will Be Acquired by Fisher’s Technology on September 1, 2022

September 1, 2022 – VLCM, Utah’s largest IT solution provider as named by CRN, is excited to announce the acquisition of our Managed Print Services business by Fisher’s Technology effective today....

HP, Cybersecurity

Product Spotlight: HP ProBook 445 G9 PC Notebook

Power, style, and value - just what your hybrid employees need.

Today, in the latter half of 2022, we’re seeing more and more employees taking a hybrid approach to getting back to the office -...

Cybersecurity, sophos

Insights into ransomware attacks, payments, and cyber insurance - Read The State of Ransomware in Education  2022

VLCM valued cybersecurity partner Sophos recently released The State of Ransomware in Education 2022, an insightful report based on a Sophos annual study of the real-world ransomware experiences of...

Cybersecurity, sophos

Insights into ransomware attacks, costs, and cyber insurance - Read The State of Ransomware in Financial Services 2022

VLCM valued cybersecurity partner Sophos recently released The State of Ransomware in Financial Services 2022 report, which offers fresh insights into ransomware attacks, costs, recovery, and ransom...

Cybersecurity, HPE

Three Ways HPE Helps Businesses Achieve 360-Degree Security

Data is the new currency, and the rapid adoption of emerging technologies is greatly increasing business efficiency while adding dynamic cybersecurity challenges for organizations. Cyberattacks...

HPE, hpe greenlake

How to break free of hardware lifecycle management

As we enter the second half of 2022, we’re seeing many organizations emerge out of the pandemic fog only to face the inevitable heavy price tag of a compute refresh.

For some, the budget isn’t...

hpe greenlake, it as a service

Four Essential Steps to Adopting It as a Service

A blueprint for delivering the cloud experience for your on-premises apps and data.

Achieving a cloud-like experience is challenging. Line of business managers want IT to operate like a public cloud...


Work-From-Anywhere Dilemmas and the Employee Experience: What IT Leaders Need to Know [Infographic]

In the wake of the pandemic, distributed work emerged as a viable, long-term strategy—sparking new ways of collaborating, innovating, and achieving business goals. But reaching a place where work...


Networking Essentials for a Secure, Modern Business [Checklist]

Network modernization is essential for digital transformation. Today’s networks aren’t ready for tomorrow’s challenges.

The network acts like a central nervous system for today’s digital business....

VLCM TECH NEWS, Cybersecurity, Ostrich Cyber-Risk, partnership

VLCM and Ostrich Cyber-Risk Announce Partnership To Help Organizations Better Assess Cyber Risk

VLCM, July 7, 2022

VLCM customers now have access to Birdseye, by Ostrich Cyber-Risk, an easy-to-use comprehensive risk assessment and reporting application that allows customers to quickly...

Cybersecurity, Firewall, network security, fortinet

Fortinet Network Firewalls: Security at scale that advances user experiences

Today’s most digitally innovative organizations face escalating and often unpredictable capacity needs that are quickly outpacing their security solution’s performance capabilities. 

As a result,...

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

How does JMAP make email better? - New Cyber24 Podcast

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

Product-led SEO connects you to customers - New Cyber24 Podcast

Cybersecurity, Webinar, penetration testing, Webcheck Security

Everything you need to know about penetration testing to be more cyber secure [On-Demand Webinar]

How do you know whether a hacker could access your organizational assets? Hire one! Watch our on-demand webinar to learn why penetration testing is prescribed by NIST and many other frameworks as...

Cybersecurity, Cloud

Five Security Areas To Address When Building And Managing Security In The Cloud

As cloud adoption accelerates, organizations are increasingly reliant on cloud-based services and infrastructures. Yet, organizations often end up with a heterogeneous set of technologies in use,...

Ransomware, Cybersecurity, backup

How to strengthen your organization's business continuity and availablility [On-Demand Webinar]

Ransomware is a disaster that costs businesses nearly two million dollars (US) per incident. To help organizations be more cyber secure, VLCM turns to Veeam's market-leading secure backup for...

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

Creating a Security Culture - New Cyber24 Podcast

Cybersecurity, Cloud

The Grey Cloud of Cloud Security

Now that it is 2022, it is safe to say that people are no longer asking “What is the cloud and where is it?” as most people and their data are now living there. We see increasingly that our...

Cybersecurity, Firewall, fortinet

What to Consider When Choosing a Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW)

What makes for a good NGFW solution? Many factors affect the suitability of an NGFW for a given organization. NGFWs play an important role in threat protection and preserving business continuity....

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

What should you do with old devices to protect data and the environment? - New Cyber24 Podcast

Cybersecurity, SD-WAN, networking, fortinet

Enable Resilient, Seamless, Secure Networking with Fortinet Secure SD-WAN

A unified WAN edge, powered by a single OS, to transform and secure the WAN.

Almost every organization now operates in more than one cloud, and the number of people accessing those resources...

Cybersecurity, imperva

Securing Your Web Application and Data with Imperva

We know cybersecurity is a challenge, and finding the right cybersecurity solution can be overwhelming. To help take the strain out of day-to-day security operations, Imperva's Application...

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

How to do Application Security Right - New Cyber24 Podcast

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

The Future of Passwordless - New Cyber24 Podcast

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

Keeping seniors safe online - New Cyber24 Podcast

HPE, hybrid workplace

What does the future of the workplace look like?

The workplace as we know it has been quickly and irrevocably changed. Organizations with a heavy reliance on physical interactions are being left behind by those who have the flexibility to...

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

Quad9 and the Future of DNS - New Cyber24 Podcast

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

Cyberwarfare in Ukraine - New Cyber24 Podcast

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

Protecting your business from cybercriminals - New Cyber24 Podcast

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

Augmented Reasoning - New Cyber24 Podcast

HP, education, K-12, pcs

K-12 HP PCs Built Tough and Designed for Hybrid Learning

When shopping for a K-12 PC, we recommend machines that pass the DCCC test: Durable, Clean, Collaborative, and Connected. HP’s Education Solutions for K-12 learning cover each letter in DCCC,...

Cybersecurity, aruba networks, hybrid workplace

Top Three Hybrid Work Challenges for IT and How Aruba ESP Can Fix Them

The sudden change from in-office to work-from-home has completely changed how organizations are providing the tools and support that employees need to be productive.

Work from home has...


Why IT Teams Love HPE’s Always-On, Always-Fast Nimble Storage

Businesses in every sector are increasingly reliant on applications to handle everything from back-end operations to the delivery of new products, services, and customer experiences. That is why...

HP, Cybersecurity, pcs

If you’re looking for a new PC - make sure it has these security features

With cyberattacks increasing 238%1 during covid, and primarily targeting remote workers, you’re going to want a PC to protect you as much as possible. In today’s blog, we will be focusing on...


The Importance of Detection

What you cannot see cannot hurt you. Right?

When I talk with clients about cyber security, I ask them what a great cyber security practice looks like from their point of view. The easy answer is...

HP, hybrid workplace

PCs To Help Your Employees Adapt To The Hybrid Workplace

With hybrid work continuing to be the norm, managing employee devices has never been more challenging. IT teams are constantly balancing priorities to meet the demands of changing work...

IT Security, aruba networks, network security, smb

Top 6 Must-Have Security Tips For Midsized  Businesses

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

Cyber Trends to Watch in 2022 - New Cyber24 Podcast

IT Security, Cybersecurity, HPE, smb

Today’s Top Four Security Threats and what SMB’s can do to close their IT security gaps

As the digital landscape widens, so does the breadth of security threats. Since the start of the pandemic, cyberthreats are up 400%, and businesses of all shapes and sizes are on the target list -...

aruba networks, hpe greenlake, network security, hybrid workplace

How to create a secure and connected hybrid workplace in 4 steps

Aruba ESP powers the hybrid workplace with built-in network intelligence and cloud-native capabilities to keep workers safe and productive.

Going to the office every day was once the norm. The...

IT Security, Cybersecurity

6 ways Aruba Networks protects the edge

See how Aruba’s built-in network security solutions can protect against advanced threats.

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

Signs of progress in the fight against cybercrime - New Cyber24 Podcast

Cybersecurity, shredding services, intellishred

What to shred and when - a security guide for small businesses

Today, in the modern, digital landscape, the need to be cyber secure is imperative to ensuring future business success - no matter your seat size or industry. While new trends such as zero trust...

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

VPN is a Cybersecurity Must Have - New Cyber24 Podcast

Cybersecurity, zero trust, identity and access management, enterprise, network security

Scenarios For Implementing Zero Trust Security: A How-To Guide For Reducing Cyber Risk

For several decades, the perimeter-based network security model has been the center of information security. This framework assumes users inside the corporate network perimeter are “trusted” and...

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

Public-private partnership aims to upgrade government systems - New Cyber24 Podcast

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

Facebook Offline - New Cyber24 Podcast

HP, IT Security, Cybersecurity, PC

Looking for new PCs? Make sure they're built with hardware-enforced security features.

Data is now the most valuable commodity in the world and attacks are increasing in frequency and cost to businesses worldwide. Choosing the right PC for your business has never been more...

5 Ways Aruba can transform Higher Education Networks into Smart, Digital Campuses

Higher education institutions are under constant pressure to support demands from administrators, faculty, staff, and students. 

Digital curricula, classroom collaboration, and context-aware...

HPE, vdi

4 Ways VDI Can Improve Your Business

Business continuity used to be all about protecting data and being able to restore it quickly. Of course, that’s still incredibly important. But it’s become clear that business continuity plans also...

aruba networks, networking, government

Connect and secure local government starts with this AI-powered tool

Explore advanced network and security solutions for today and tomorrow’s hybrid demands.

Cybersecurity, HPE

Cybercrime pays, and companies are writing big checks

Originally Posted by HPE

Cybercrime is one of the world’s largest industries and defending against it is one of the largest IT spends companies make these days. HPE’s 360-degree view of security is...

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

5 steps you don’t want to overlook when hit with ransomware - New Cyber24 Podcast

IT Security, Network, Cybersecurity, aruba networks, clearpass

Struggling to keep up with IoT? Here’s your roadmap to end-to-end visibility, control, and automation for your network.

Laptops, smartphones, tablets, and Internet of Things (IoT) devices are pouring into the workplace. With every employee now utilizing an average of three devices, the addition of IoT increases the...

education, aruba networks

How Aruba Networks enables K-12 student success

Learning environments are constantly changing. Every day, more schools and educational organizations are embracing digital learning by issuing student devices, creating smarter spaces for...

Storage, HPE, hpe nimble dhci

The HCI that actually saves you money - and how it can help your business THRIVE

Survival is one thing. Thriving is another. Business has always been complex, but now there are more challenges than ever before. With little forewarning, small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs)...

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

How risk assessments can save your business - New Cyber24 Podcast

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

Mixed incentives skew ransom decision - New Cyber24 Podcast

HPE, hpe greenlake

Unleash your business with consumption-based IT from HPE GreenLake

We live in a consumption-driven world. To be more competitive and deliver better outcomes faster, more reliably, and more economically, you need to find better ways to consume IT. Line-of-business...

Storage, HPE, hpe nimble dhci

Top 5 Reasons to consider HPE Nimble Storage dHCI

At VLCM, we can’t stop talking about HPE Nimble dHCI. It gives our HPE ProLiant customers ultra-simplicity for their virtualized environments by delivering FAST app performance, always-on data...

Cybersecurity, HPE

Server refresh coming soon? Make server security a top priority.

With 720 million hack attempts every 24 hours worldwide1, limiting security to firewalls is no longer enough. VLCM’s Cybersecurity division recommends arming your infrastructure starting at the...

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

Vaccine passports come with privacy and security concerns - New Cyber24 Podcast

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

Public tipping point on ransomware - New Cyber24 Podcast

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

Federal crypto and the Double Squeeze - New Cyber24 Podcast

Cloud, HPE, hpe greenlake

HPE GreenLake: The cloud that comes to you

Speed digital transformation efforts, modernize IT, and implement emerging technologies quickly with HPE GreenLake. 

The cloud model can accelerate business outcomes with easy access to...

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

More cyberattacks on US infrastructure raise alarms - New Cyber24 Podcast

audiovisual, conference room

Top 4 Audiovisual Technologies You Need to Consider When Planning a New Conference Room

View Conference Room Linecard

When VLCM made the big move to a larger office space back in 2019, one of our top priorities was to create a functional meeting space for customers, vendors, and...

document technology solutions, managed print services

How to Improve Your Business Processes With Managed Print Services

Printing is still important for most businesses. Managed print services take the hassle out of maintaining printers and printing equipment.

Managed Print Services Make Printing Simple,...

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

Irish Health Care hacked, American systems targeted - New Cyber24 Podcast

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

Phishing and Malware attacks - New Cyber24 Podcast


Work Smarter and Save More With HP

From education to medicine to business, HP Inc. is impacting how things are done. They create the computers and devices people rely on every day.

How HP Inc. Is Changing Life for the Better


Cybersecurity, Cyber24

US Cybersecurity Strategy - New Cyber24 Podcast

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

Brute force attacks and credential stuffing - New Cyber24 Podcast

HP, IT Security, Cybersecurity, PC, intel

What Is Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) and How Does It Apply to Your Business?

Advanced cyber-attacks target enterprises and small businesses. Advanced threat protection uses multilayered security to protect your business.

Reasons Your Business Needs Advanced Threat...

HP, IT Security, Cybersecurity, PC

Robust Endpoint Security Begins With Hardware

A new malware specimen will emerge on the internet about every four seconds1. Yet this is just the tip of the iceberg - as threats to information security continue to grow, not just in...

Cybersecurity, Cyber24, remote work

The pitfalls of DIY cybersecurity - New Cyber24 Podcast

HPE, hpe greenlake

Compute Power For Your Workloads with HPE GreenLake

Achieve a modern cloud experience in on-premises environments with elastic compute capacity in a pay-per-use model

If you prefer to view this blog as a pdf, click here.

Compute in the cloud is...

Cybersecurity, Cyber24, remote work

What the Chinese hack of Microsoft means for you - New Cyber24 Podcast

HPE, hpe greenlake

Balance IT flexibility, cost, and control with accelerated outcomes on your terms

Click here if you'd like to view this blog as a pdf

The lure of public cloud has been the speed and ease with which new applications can be delivered; however, getting that same experience on-premises...

Cybersecurity, Cyber24, remote work

Solarwinds Recap - New Cyber24 Podcast

mitel, voip

10 Ways MiCloud Connect Makes Your Job Easier

Do you find yourself wishing you could just declutter all of your projects? Wouldn’t that make your job easier? Collaboration is an ever-growing challenge, as the number of emails, conferences,...

IT Information, IT Security, Cybersecurity

Microsoft Exchange Server Vulnerability Exposes 30,000 US Organizations

Last week, Microsoft released new emergency security updates to patch four security vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange Server versions 2013 through 2019. It's estimated that over 30,000 U.S....

hpe nimble dhci

Survival isn’t good enough - Which IT enables business to thrive?

Cybersecurity, Cyber24, remote work

Distributed Denial of Service Attacks pose interesting threat to your business - New Cyber24 Podcast

document technology solutions, shredding services

How to Choose a Shredding Company That Fits Your Needs

Photo by Christa Dodoo on Unsplash

When you are looking for a shredding service company, it’s best to check several factors, including the locality and security compliance.

1. Is the Shredding...

Cybersecurity, Cyber24, remote work

Top 5 Challenges of managing remote work - New Cyber24 Podcast

hpe nimble dhci

Business is complex. IT doesn't need to be.

Many businesses chose to use hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) because they needed technology that made it easier to manage their virtual desktops, apps and data remotely. The promise was that...

Network, aruba networks, remote work

IT’s 5 Toughest Work From Home Challenges And How To Solve Them

Adapted from this eBook

2020 has forced the shift to a hybrid work model

All of a sudden, you (and everyone else) found yourself working from home. The one advantage was the lack of a...

HPE, hpe nimble dhci

HCI 2.0 from HPE powers business recovery through innovation 

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

Attacking the strongest link - New Cyber24 Podcast

HPE, hpe nimble dhci

What would your business sacrifice for simplicity?

“At this point, quite a lot.”

Network, SD-WAN, aruba networks, silver peak

Basic SD-WAN vs Business-driven SD-WAN

While most SD-WAN offerings improve network agility and reduce WAN costs, Silver Peak enables enterprises to build a modern WAN that drives maximum value from cloud and digital transformation...

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

Cybersecurity ROI - New Cyber24 Podcast

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

Hiring a managed security service - New Cyber24 Podcast

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

Awareness training benefits and best practices - New Cyber24 Podcast

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

Ransomeware as a service - New Cyber24 Podcast

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

Crisis Communication for a cyber breach - New Cyber24 Podcast

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

Equipping your team to respond to a hack - New Cyber24 Podcast

dell, pcs, dell latitude

6 New Innovations within Dell Latitude Laptops and 2-in-1s

Adapted from: Innovations within the Latitude portfolio of products Brochure

With a more mobile workforce than ever before, users need technology with portability and connectivity features that...

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

Invest in investigation tools, forensics - New Cyber24 Podcast

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

Knowing who has access to what is a critical part of your security, incident response plan - New Cyber24 Podcast

dell, pcs, dell latitude

5 Reasons To Consider Dell PCs For Your Business

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

Maximum visibility in a cyber incident - New Cyber24 Podcast

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

Keys to buying the cyber insurance policy that’s right for your business - New Cyber24 Podcast

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

Key security efforts to double-check when making an incident response plan - New Cyber24 Podcast

Cybersecurity, Cyber24

Top scenarios for effective tabletop exercises to prep your team for a cyberattack - New Cyber24 Podcast