Category: Knowledge

Key Elements for a Successful Drupal Migration

From leveraging the advanced features of the latest Drupal version to needing to switch from WordPress or another content management system (CMS), migrating content to Drupal makes sense for any number of reasons. However, content managers should take into account a few factors that will ensure the process runs smoothly. Here are a few key… Read more »

Drupal Performance & Tuning Tips

Site performance is essential to garner leads and potential clients. Sometimes updates are required to achieve this.  However, if the site is still not performing at its optimal speed or at the level it should be performing at, then it may be time for a tune-up. Developers and site managers can overhaul their Drupal-based sites… Read more »

Ramping Up System Audits for HIPAA Compliance

The healthcare industry is more complicated than ever. If you’re a healthcare provider, a business associated with healthcare, or even a patient, changes in healthcare IT are important to you – especially in regard to the security and storage of confidential data. In recent years, one major focus of healthcare IT has been compliance. As you… Read more »

Five Technical Benefits of Managed Hosting

To be competitive, a business or organization must prioritize its mission – providing products or services to its clients or supporters. With today’s technology-centric business environment, these groups attempt to manage their IT infrastructure themselves. Unfortunately, too many get bogged down in the mundane, technical components, which can displace resources and efforts that could be… Read more »

More Banking, Less Hacking: Protecting your Financial Data

John Dillinger. Bonnie and Clyde. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid … The most notorious bank robbers are long gone – as are the days when you could actually put a name and face to the person committing the heist. However, robberies are not the only concern for today’s financial institutions or their clients. The… Read more »

Atlassian Plugin Best Practices

Contegix is proud to be an Atlassian Expert Partner and has many customers who rely on our expertise with the Atlassian suite to keep their critical instances of JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket, etc. running. We make sure your instances are fast, stable, and up-to-date. With the number of Atlassian instances that we host, we have learned… Read more »

Safe and Efficient Application Migration

We do a lot of migrations, some require additional work, but most are fairly routine.  That’s because our extensive experience, has allowed us to develop a solid process that helps get you migrated to Contegix Hosting in a safe and well tested manner. With migrations, we can see diverse problems upon import. It can be anything… 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 »

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 »

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 »