Top Ten Technology Priorities for Local Government – Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity

Jennifer Noto Business Continuity, Compliance Leave a Comment

The Public Technology Institute recently released a list of top ten technology management and application priorities for local government in 2016. PTI asked local government technology executives to rank a list of priorities from one to ten. Carolinas IT has a solution for each of these technology priorities and we will explore how we can help you with each of …

ICD-10 Cutover: Will Claims Go Smoothly?

Chris Walters Business Continuity Leave a Comment

The long-anticipated, and dreaded ICD-10 cutover has now passed. All the years of preparation on behalf of EHR vendors and medical practices is now being channeled into processing new claims utilizing the new 68,000 code claim processing system. October 1st came and went with relatively few issues according to Carolinas IT EHR support manager Justin Waychoff. “Our clients were extremely …

Developing Your Private Cloud Computing Strategy

Chris Walters Advances in Computing, Business Continuity, Managed Services, Operations Leave a Comment

We’re very excited to partner with Lenovo for the latest upgrades to our private hosted cloud computing offering. http://blog.lenovo.com/en/blog/carolinas-it-flies-high-in-the-cloud-with-flex-system/ As a leading provider of Hosted Private Cloud Services, we’ve been refining and expanding our private cloud computing architecture since version 1.0 back in 2011.   The goal has always been to provide our clients with a high performance, secure, reliable, scalable platform for …

You Can Stuff Your Sorries In A Sack, Mister

Chris Walters Business Continuity, Managed Services, Operations, Security Leave a Comment

There’s a great quote from George Costanza on Seinfeld, “…you can stuff your sorries in a sack, mister“.  Basically, saying “I’m sorry” just doesn’t cut it sometimes.  This post examines some situations where saying “I’m sorry” just won’t be enough. Consider this: How much should an executive be concerned that inattention to security causes damage to another person or organization?  What if by failing to implement proper security …

The dirty secret about cloud computing

Chris Walters Advances in Computing, Business Continuity, Operations Leave a Comment

A stealthy threat is sapping the life out of the productivity gains that technology offers.  Not only is it killing productivity, it is directly causing frustration, security breaches, HIPAA violations, and is draining precious funds.  The threat is poorly designed cloud architecture.   Often driven by end user demands, IT architectures that formerly were centralized, secured, and well managed are now suffering …

Importance of Checking Backups

Chris Walters Business Continuity Leave a Comment

Over the years, I’ve run into many situations where we were called into a business to help with a situation where their server had crashed and they needed to restore data, or someone had mistakenly deleted data and they needed it recovered.    We check their system and there hasn’t been a backup in months or even years.  When we ask …