Category: IT Strategy Archive

Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service: Why it Makes Sense

Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service: Why it Makes Sense Dave Kluger CTO, Storcom   Storcom has focused on disaster recovery for many years now. DR/BC was one of the founding technology practices upon which we started the company. My background before working at Storcom, besides working for a few different hardware manufacturers, was focused on providing disaster recovery […]

Planning for Cloud Adoption is Not Easy

Planning for Cloud Adoption is Not Easy Dave Kluger, CTO of Storcom     2019 Was the Year of the Cloud-First Strategy  Cloud-first strategies were all the rage in 2019. What do I mean by “cloud-first?” A cloud-first initiative is when organizations consider operating a project, workflow, process, application, as cloud-based before any other methods. In […]

Cloud Migration Questionnaire

Cloud Migration Questionnaire My name is Dave Kluger. I am the CTO for Storcom, an information technology solution provider located outside of Chicago in Lombard, Illinois who specializes in cloud planning, cloud strategy, and cloud migrations.  I have compiled this list of questions to help you make informed decisions when considering a cloud migration project.  […]

Data Protection in Storage and Hyperconverged Infrastructure

Data Protection in Storage and Hyperconverged Infrastructure: Demystifying Fact from Marketing Hype Part One Today’s topic is on data protection in storage and hyperconverged infrastructure. Specifically, “backup software” and its ability to be replaced by what capabilities storage arrays (SAN) or hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) solution vendors claim they can provide. This is a multi-part blog […]

VDI and Desktop as-a-Service Blog Post

VDI and Desktop-as-a-Service: Why they make so much sense   My name is Dave Kluger. I am the Principal Technology Architect at Storcom. Storcom has been in business in the Chicagoland area for 20 years. We specialize in the management, movement, and protection of data since its inception in 2000. Today, I will discuss VDI […]

Private Cloud Migration for Finance Company Due to COVID-19

Private Cloud Migration for National Equity Fund: Reshaping a Cloud-First Strategy Due to the Economic Impact of COVID-19 “Storcom has been providing disaster recovery capabilities and managed our systems for over 15 years. We were going to have them manage our Azure tenant, but decided ‘why not just execute the DR plan, fail-over, and keep […]

IT Security Strategy for American Tools Manufacturer

Provided an IT Strategy and Direction Dealing with Data Compliance and Security for a Large American Designer, Manufacturer, and Marketer of High-End Tools and Equipment “Storcom provided a myriad of different solutions that allowed us to be an integral part of the technology selection process. Not many service providers do that!” – VP of IT […]

Cloud Migration Strategy for Logistics Company

Created a Public/Private Hybrid Cloud Migration Strategy for Chicago-based Logistics Company “Now that we’ve migrated to Storcom’s private cloud, we’re realizing the return on investment by leveraging Storcom’s services.” – CEO of Chicago-Based Logistics Company. a . Business Challenges the Company Faced A Chicago-based logistics company faced aging infrastructure at their current colocation facility and […]