All health care providers and their business associates are hot targets for cyber attacks regardless of size or industry! At AccountabilIT we understand that technology advancements make information exchange among health care providers easier, flexible and more virtual. Which is wonderful when it comes to patient experience and for operational efficiencies, however, we also understand how quickly it can become complicated when viewed through the lens of compliance requirements. The result is a need for a full-time staff or service provider that is HIPAA compliant and dedicated to ensuring your environment stays secure and compliant. This is where our Health Care Cybersecurity solution comes in. We solve your needs. Our Cybersecurity and HIPAA Compliant [...]
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The 11th Annual Arizona Technology Summit will be held on September 11, 2019 at the Phoenix Convention Center in the South Ballroom from 7am-5pm. The theme for 2019 is “Evolutionary Technology for 2020: Enter the 4th Industrial Revolution”. The summit will focus on the IoT Disruption, -Ops, Agile, Next Generation Data Management, Bots, AI, SAP, Blockchain, Decentralization, Digital Transformation, Cybersecurity, and other evolutionary concepts. This B-B event is targeted for the Technology and Security community. Attendees consist of IT/IS Executives and Direct reports across all verticals within the state of Arizona interested in Networking, Researching/Learning, Career Advancement, and Purchasing. Attend the Arizona Technology Summit to get the right tools and make vital connections to best prepare [...]
Azure Sentinel: New Microsoft SIEM almost free to trial 2019 is the year to invest in learning about Azure Sentinel. A key reason: during the Public Preview period Azure Sentinel services are provided at no extra charge. The economic motivation: popular cloud-based Enterprise SIEM services (Security information and event management) are among the most expensive and business critical cloud services large and high-value organizations contract for. For hybrid cloud customers already vested in Office 365 and Azure Active Directory, the integration of cloud identity management and security analytics with Azure Sentinel can be piloted with production data at virtually no charge. A finding could be that a pivot to the Microsoft SIEM would increase security, [...]
AccountabilIT’s CEO has been nominated as one of the unstoppable entrepreneurs transforming our world. We are extremely proud to announce that AccountabilIT’s CEO, Chuck Vermillion, has been nominated to be the Entrepreneur Of The Year® for 2019. There is no shortage of successful people in the world. But to build something truly remarkable, you can’t let anything stand in your way. And only a few leaders are part of this special group: the ones who never give up. Driven by their desire to better the world around them, they stop at nothing to achieve their greatest ambitions. They cut through the noise of this transformative age by breaking away from the pack — and then end [...]
Prepare for end of support. Support for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 will end Jul 9, 2019. Support for Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 will end Jan 14, 2020. The Time to Act is NOW! AccountabilIT is here to help you upgrade and adopt the innovative technologies you need to carry your organization into the future. Don't let your infrastructure and applications go unprotected. We're here to help you migrate to current versions for greater security and performance. We've got you covered with new options. Now is the ideal time to upgrade, modernize and transform to current versions of SQL Server, Windows Server and Azure services for more security, performance and innovation. SECURITY [...]
In a move that creates one of the most comprehensive and advanced IT companies in the industry providing solutions and services that are being demanded by the market, AccountabilIT, today announced the acquisition of ClearPointe Technologies based in Little Rock, Arkansas. ClearPointe is a managed services provider specializing in cloud-based transformations, migrations and managed services. ClearPointe marks the second acquisition for AccountabilIT since its founding in August of 2016. AccountabilIT, based in Scottsdale, Arizona, is a preeminent managed services firm with a focus on cybersecurity. “This acquisition is critical in providing AccountabilIT with additional scale and experience needed to maintain our position in the industry,” said Chuck Vermillion, AccountabilIT’s CEO and founder. “We are thrilled to [...]
AccountabilIT's technical staff is engaged every day with customers in a variety of environments – on-site datacenters, collocation facilities, and full or hybrid cloud infrastructure. Regardless of the environment, a core skill each of our staff needs to be able to effectively address customer issues is networking. "Network connectivity is the foundation of all services. Servers and their services simply can’t function if the network is down," explains John Allis, Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) and Client Support Engineer. Allis launched an internal effort to prepare Network Operation Center (NOC) analyst that were interested in achieving a Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT) designation. The program focused on core networking fundamentals and improving troubleshooting skills. "We tend [...]
A client was severing ties with their parent company and wanted to use the transition as an opportunity to evacuate on-premises data centers and move to a hybrid cloud model. After full discovery and a thorough assessment of the client’s business goals, AccountabilIT designed a plan to move all infrastructure to Office 365 and Azure except for a small footprint of hyper-converged host clusters the would serve for office automation functions. The strategy gave the client their desired level of independency as well as agility and scalability for their future plans. MIGRATION STRATEGY Migrate 60 business servers to Azure utilizing IaaS platform A full O365 migration for over 700 users Deploy two-node hyper-converged Hyper-V host clusters [...]
John Joyner, AccountabilIT’s Senior Director of Technology, was recently presented with the 2018-19 Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award in recognition for his outstanding contributions in cloud and datacenter management. This award acknowledges Joyner’s exceptional leadership in the technical community over the past year. Joyner is one of 302 individuals in the world to receive this specific designation, and one of only 46 in the United States. “The Microsoft MVP program is one of the most distinguished awards in our industry. John is continuously pushing the envelope in our field and exploring new paths - he is a true technologist and we are thrilled for his success," said Chuck Vermillion, AccountabilIT CEO. Joyner received his first [...]
The Arizona Technology Council (AZTC), Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) and Arizona Cyber Threat Response Alliance (ACTRA)/Arizona InfraGard host the fourth annual Cybersecurity Summit on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at the Hilton Scottsdale Resort and Villas. The Cybersecurity Summit is an opportunity for government and business leaders to learn about the threats, vulnerabilities and consequences related to data security and privacy matters. Join the Council for this educational summit that provides actionable solutions, as numerous AZTC and ACTRA member organizations showcase their available resources, products and services geared toward helping protect your intellectual property and customer data. There will be panel discussions, keynote speakers, sponsor expo and other exceptional presentations. To register to attend this great [...]