End of Support for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2

End of Support for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2   Been avoiding upgrading? With end of support for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2, the time has come. July 2019 is the big date. But don’t worry, AIS Network has your back! A lot has changed since 2008. Over the past 10 years, Microsoft … Read more

AISN Data Centers Prepared for Hurricane Florence

AISN Data Centers Prepared for Hurricane Florence

Due to upcoming severe weather related to Hurricane Florence, which has been downgraded to a Category 2 hurricane, AISN is monitoring the storm closely and taking all necessary precautions to ensure the safety of our employees and uninterrupted service for our customers. As you may know, the governor of Virginia has declared a state of … Read more

Why Is Pen Testing In Demand?

Why Is Pen Testing In Demand

Why is pen testing in demand? Well, these days, criminal hacking has become an automated process. It’s no longer a matter of if you get hacked. It’s a matter of when you get hacked. And that’s where pen testing comes in. Increasingly, customers are asking us to test their network and application security before a … Read more

Defend Your Business From Cyber Threats

Defend Your Business From Cyber Threats

Cyber threats continue to be a major concern for business owners. You must defend your business from cyber threats. Not having a cybersecurity strategy in place is no longer an option. You must be proactive with your cybersecurity prevention strategies. Here are 5 easy ways to defend your business from cyber threats. 1. Know Your … Read more

What’s Driving Your Cloud Initiatives?

What’s Driving Your Cloud Initiatives?

What business goals or objectives are driving cloud initiatives at your company? Could they be among these? Lower total cost of ownership (TCO) Improving customer support or services Gaining a competitive edge Enabling innovation Enabling business continuity Speed of deployment Replacing on-premise legacy technology  Savings on CAPEX (capital expenditures) Reducing resource waste Greater flexibility to … Read more

Cost of Downtime

Cost of Downtime

Cost of Downtime Ever calculate the cost of downtime? A major new survey by Veeam Software did, and the results reveal that there’s far more to system downtime than the bracing hard costs. In its fifth annual “Availability Report,” Veeam interviewed 1,140 senior IT staff in 24 countries, including 150 U.S. folks.  All of the … Read more

Azure’s Growth Is Explosive

Azure’s Growth Is Explosive   This week marks the annual Microsoft Cloud and Hosting Summit, and I must say they’ve started off with a bang — beginning with an initial session today that revealed just how explosive Azure’s growth has been. With Azure and AWS currently running neck and neck in the public cloud space, … Read more

PCI DSS Requirements 3 and 4

Questions about PCI DSS Requirements 3 and 4? You’ve come to the right place. As you may know, AISN is a PCI compliant cloud hosting provider. Previously, we addressed questions about PCI DSS Requirements 1 and 2. Today, we’re reprinting highlights from an exclusive online interview sponsored by our valued partner, KirkpatrickPrice. In this interview, … Read more