[Webcast Playback] Leveraging Atlassian in Contegix FedRAMP Cloud

Last month, Don West, Manager of Solution Architecture at Contegix, presented “Leveraging Atlassian in Contegix FedRAMP Cloud,” a webcast hosted by Carahsoft, a Contegix Strategic Alliance Partner. Listeners of this webcast tuned in to hear Don discuss the challenges government DevOps teams face and the ways in which organizations can better leverage Cloud Application Solution Providers… Read more »

Contegix Hires New Chief Financial Officer

The following Press Release was issued today announcing a new addition to our executive team. Chuck Cioffi joins Contegix as our new Chief Financial Officer. He brings with him a wealth of talent and experience, and we are very excited to welcome him to the team. Contegix Hires New Chief Financial Officer Chuck Cioffi joins cloud… Read more »

Once I Declare a Disaster

In my last blog series (part 1/ part 2), we disussed when to declare a disaster and the significance of IT Resilience. Now, let’s walk through what happens once you declare and it’s time to bring your business critical systems back online. By this point, we have created our DR test plan.  The plan contains… Read more »

Diving Deeper into what “CASP®” Really Means

In the last article, I focused on how traditional hosting and MSPs were a thing of the past, while introducing the new concept of a Cloud Application Service Provider or “CASP®”.  In this piece, I want to focus a little more on what really defines a CASP and why we at Contegix believe it truly… Read more »

Why is Contegix an “Atlassian Expert”?

“DIY” is a great way to save money, but any cost savings come at the price of your lost time. Instead of dealing with your business, you are hammering away at system issues and the 3am support calls. Managed hosting is a good way to save time and money on your end, that is, if… Read more »

When to Declare a Disaster: Part 2

Once you have a working and proven DR solution (see the first post in this series), you will need to create and document your procedure for declaring a disaster.  Detail the following procedure in your DR Runbook: Start with who has the authority to declare a disaster.  I always recommend that only members of the… Read more »

Our Response to Meltdown and Spectre

To All Contegix Customers, Contegix would like to address computer vulnerabilities named Meltdown and Spectre that have been in the news recently and detail the steps we are taking to protect your environments. Computer hardware manufacturers and other core industry parties were informed of these vulnerabilities in November 2017 and have been working to address… Read more »

When to Declare a Disaster: Part 1

Business impacting disasters are serious and can have long-term effects on a company’s health.  According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), 75% of companies believe their DR plans are inadequate, 40% of businesses do not reopen after a disaster, and another 25% fail within one year. Do I have your attention yet?  What’s the… Read more »

Top Tech Trends Anticipated for 2018

A pile of different mobile devices

Along with a new year, comes a whole new set of tech trends. In 2018, many of the trends we anticipate are not completely unexpected. The vast majority of trends will focus on improving and perfecting the existing areas of focus that were noted in 2017, such as enabling smart objects to sync up with… Read more »

Choosing the Right BDR Partner

A business continuity plan to ensure you can continue business in the event of a disaster is essential. Hiring a backup and disaster recovery(BDR) partner can make this a much easier process, but you must make sure you choose the right partner. Here are 10 questions to ask each vendor to ensure you are making the right choice. 1.… Read more »