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Ease of Management and Flexibility Lead to Long-Term Relationship for IGEL at Texas Credit Union
Randolph-Brooks Federal Credit Union was looking for a more powerful endpoint computing solution to deliver e-mail and core financial applications through its Citrix-based infrastructure to its end-users, and IGEL’s Universal Desktop thin clients and Universal Management Suite (UMS) software fit the bill.

Randolph-Brooks Federal Credit Union is more than just a bank. It is a financial cooperative intent on helping its members save time, save money and earn money. Over the years, the credit union has grown from providing financial resources to military service members and their families to serving hundreds of thousands of members across Texas and around the world. RBFCU has a presence in three major market areas — Austin, Dallas and San Antonio — and has more than 55 branches dedicated to serving members and the community.

First and foremost, RBFCU is people. It’s the more than 1,800 employees who serve members’ needs each day. It’s the senior team and Board of Directors that guide the credit union’s growth. It’s the members who give their support and loyalty to the credit union each day.

To help its employees provide the credit union’s members with the highest levels of services and support, Randolph-Brooks Federal Credit Union relies on IGEL’s endpoint computing solutions.

Secure Printing Using ThinPrint, Citrix and IGEL: Solution Guide
This solution guide outlines some of the regulatory issues any business faces when it prints sensitive material. It discusses how a Citrix-IGEL-ThinPrint bundled solution meets regulation criteria such as HIPAA standards and the EU’s soon-to-be-enacted General Data Protection Regulations without diminishing user convenience and productivity.

Print data is generally unencrypted and almost always contains personal, proprietary or sensitive information. Even a simple print request sent from an employee may potentially pose a high security risk for an organization if not adequately monitored and managed. To put it bluntly, the printing processes that are repeated countless times every day at many organizations are great ways for proprietary data to end up in the wrong hands.

Mitigating this risk, however, should not impact the workforce flexibility and productivity print-anywhere capabilities deliver. Organizations seek to adopt print solutions that satisfy government-mandated regulations for protecting end users and that protect proprietary organizational data — all while providing a first-class desktop and application experience for users.

This solution guide outlines some of the regulatory issues any business faces when it prints sensitive material. It discusses how a Citrix-IGEL-ThinPrint bundled solution meets regulation criteria such as HIPAA standards and the EU’s soon-to-be-enacted General Data Protection Regulations without diminishing user convenience and productivity.

Finally, this guide provides high-level directions and recommendations for the deployment of the bundled solution.

Solution Guide for Sennheiser Headsets, IGEL Endpoints and Skype for Business on Citrix VDI
Topics: IGEL, Citrix, skype, VDI
Enabling voice and video with a bundled solution in an existing Citrix environment delivers clearer and crisper voice and video than legacy phone systems. This solution guide describes how Sennheiser headsets combine with Citrix infrastructure and IGEL endpoints to provide a better, more secure user experience. It also describes how to deploy the bundled Citrix-Sennheiser-IGEL solution.

Virtualizing Windows applications and desktops in the data center or cloud has compelling security, mobility and management benefits, but delivering real-time voice and video in a virtual environment is a challenge. A poorly optimized implementation can increase costs and compromise user experience. Server scalability and bandwidth efficiency may be less than optimal, and audio-video quality may be degraded.

Enabling voice and video with a bundled solution in an existing Citrix environment delivers clearer and crisper voice and video than legacy phone systems. This solution guide describes how Sennheiser headsets combine with Citrix infrastructure and IGEL endpoints to provide a better, more secure user experience. It also describes how to deploy the bundled Citrix-Sennheiser-IGEL solution.

IGEL Software Platform Step by Step Getting Started Guide
Welcome to the IGEL Software Platform: Step-by-Step Getting Started Guide. The goal for this project is to provide you with the tools, knowledge, and understanding to download the IGEL Platform trial software and perform basic installation and configuration without being forced to read many manuals and numerous web support articles.

Welcome to the IGEL Software Platform: Step-by-Step Getting Started Guide. My goal for this project is to provide you with the tools, knowledge, and understanding to download the IGEL Platform trial software and perform basic installation and configuration without being forced to read many manuals and numerous web support articles.

This document will walk you, step-by-step, through what is required for you to get up and running in a proof-of-concept or lab scenario. When finished, you will have a fully working IGEL End-Point Management Platform consisting of the IGEL Universal Management Suite (UMS), IGEL Cloud Gateway (ICG) and at least one IGEL OS installed, connected and centrally managed! 

How to Build a SANless SQL Server Failover Cluster Instance in Google Cloud Platform
This white paper walks through the steps to build a two-node failover cluster between two instances in the same region, but in different Zones, within the Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
If you are going to host SQL Server on the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) you will want to make sure it is highly available with a SQL Failover Cluster. One of the best and most economical ways to do that is to build a SQL Server Failover Cluster Instance (FCI). In this guide, we will walk through the steps to build a two-node failover cluster between two instances in the same region, but in different Zones, within the GCP.
Lift and Shift Backup and Disaster Recovery Scenario for Google Cloud: Step by Step Guide
There are many new challenges, and reasons, to migrate workloads to the cloud. Especially for public cloud, like Google Cloud Platform. Whether it is for backup, disaster recovery, or production in the cloud, you should be able to leverage the cloud platform to solve your technology challenges. In this step-by-step guide, we outline how GCP is positioned to be one of the easiest cloud platforms for app development. And, the critical role data protection as-as-service (DPaaS) can play.

There are many new challenges, and reasons, to migrate workloads to the cloud.

For example, here are four of the most popular:

  • Analytics and Machine learning (ML) are everywhere. Once you have your data in a cloud platform like Google Cloud Platform, you can leverage their APIs to run analytics and ML on everything.
  • Kubernetes is powerful and scalable, but transitioning legacy apps to Kubernetes can be daunting.
  • SAP HANA is a secret weapon. With high mem instances in the double digit TeraBytes migrating SAP to a cloud platform is easier than ever.
  • Serverless is the future for application development. With CloudSQL, Big Query, and all the other serverless solutions, cloud platforms like GCP are well positioned to be the easiest platform for app development.

Whether it is for backup, disaster recovery, or production in the cloud, you should be able to leverage the cloud platform to solve your technology challenges. In this step-by-step guide, we outline how GCP is positioned to be one of the easiest cloud platforms for app development. And, the critical role data protection as-as-service (DPaaS) can play.

Disaster Recovery Guide
In this guide, we provide insights into the challenges, needs, strategies, and available solutions for data protection, especially in modern, digital-centric environments. We explain which benefits and efficiencies Zerto, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, delivers and how it compares to other business continuity/disaster recovery (BCDR) technologies. Within this guide, we want to provide organizations with the right information to choose the best data protection solution for their needs.

In this guide you will learn about Disaster Recovery planning with Zerto and its impact on business continuity.

In today’s always-on, information-driven business environment, business continuity depends completely on IT infrastructures that are up and running 24/7. Being prepared for any data related disaster – whether natural or man-made – is key to avoiding costly downtime and data loss.

-    The cost and business impact of downtime and data loss can be immense
-    See how to greatly mitigate downtime and data loss with proper DR planning, while achieving RTO’s of minutes and RPO’s of seconds
-    Data loss is not only caused by natural disasters, power outages, hardware failure and user errors, but more and more by man-made disasters such as software problems and cyber security attacks
-    Zerto’s DR solutions are applicable for both on-premise and cloud (DRaaS) virtual environments
-    Having a plan and process in place will help you mitigate the impact of an outage on your business

Download this guide to gain insights into the challenges, needs, strategies, and solutions for disaster recovery and business continuity, especially in modern, virtualized environments and the public cloud.

The Liquit Guide to AVD
In three easy steps to an easy and successful implementation.
In this guide, we describe Liquit’s approach and recommendations to deploying your AVD environment. Just follow the three easy to follow steps.
The Essential Guide to Cloud-Based Backup and Disaster Recovery
Downtime is not an option, therefore having a business continuity plan in place is crucial. Download this white paper to explore a step-by-step approach to building a business continuity plan that will keep your organization up and running no matter the threat.
Whether you’re responsible for keeping your IT systems and data online or you have a vested interest in making sure your team can keep your organization running, you know that business continuity is critical. But how do you get started building a business continuity or disaster recovery plan?

In this white paper, we’ll provide you with a step-by-step approach to get started. We’ll show you how to work with the unique needs of your organization and give you a blueprint for addressing business priorities and requirements. Download this DR guide now and learn the five key steps that will help you drive your business continuity planning.
5 Ways to Strengthen your Active Directory Password Policy
Microsoft Active Directory (AD) is arguably the most common identity and access management platform in today’s enterprise and as a result, a prime target for cyber-attacks. Microsoft Active Directory is used in approximately 90% of the Global Fortune 1000 companies as the primary means of authentication and authorization to resources. This statistical picture holds true in the SMB market as well. As a result, most organizations today use Active Directory to implement their password security and

Microsoft Active Directory (AD) is arguably the most common identity and access management platform in today’s enterprise and as a result, a prime target for cyber-attacks. Microsoft Active Directory is used in approximately 90% of the Global Fortune 1000 companies as the primary means of authentication and authorization to resources. This statistical picture holds true in the SMB market as well. As a result, most organizations today use Active Directory to implement their password security and password policies.

Active Directory, by default, contains the ability to create basic password policies. Are these enough to protect your organization from attackers? In this comprehensive guide we look at five ways to strengthen your existing Active Directory Password Policy and explore additional solutions available to ensure complete confidence in your first line of defense.

Let's look closer at native Active Directory password settings and see which settings are found in the default password policies businesses use with Active Directory. Download the whitepaper to learn the five ways to strengthen your Active Directory Password Policy.

Gorilla Guide to Real-Time Ransomware Detection and Recovery
Not only does Ransomware threaten the very way we do business it also forces us to adapt as rapidly as it grows in variety. This Gorilla guide includes rethinking your disaster recovery strategies to ensure you do not rely solely on backups Any potential threat to any piece of data must be detected the moment it appears, but if all else fails then we must be able to recover all data from any point in time – fast – if we are to keep pace of our attackers.

Rethink Your Ransomware Resilience and Disaster Recovery Strategy

Ransomware attacks are on the rise and the ability to detect when an attack has begun is critical to the ability to recover quickly. Attackers are constantly evolving their attack methods and traditional backup and recovery technologies simply can’t detect encryption quickly enough.

This free Gorilla Guide outlines the dangers of ransomware, the impacts to organizations, and the need to detect attacks as they are occurring in real-time. This Gorilla Guide topics include:

-    The growing threat of ransomware
-    Challenges of traditional data protection solutions
-    Comparing solutions
-    Real-time ransomware detection & recovery
-    Zerto as an all-in-one CDP solution

Understanding how early detection can help mitigate a ransomware attack and allow recovery more quickly is vital to any ransomware resilience strategy. Don’t become a victim of delayed ransomware detection by relying on periodic backup solutions.
Download the free Gorilla Guide now to get informed!

Cyber Attack Survival Guide for Healthcare
With alarming statistics of ransomware attacks on the rise, healthcare organizations need to have a comprehensive disaster recovery plan in place. As healthcare organizations continue to evolve and store data in disparate locations and in the hands of more users than ever before, they have to take data protection as seriously as prevention. Prevention alone is not enough, and recovery must be a crucial component of every cybersecurity strategy.

It’s Time to Attack Your Ransomware Recovery Strategy

For healthcare organizations, experiencing a cyberattack is no longer a matter of if—it’s a matter of when. Developing a clear ransomware recovery strategy is your best defense. 

Our free Cyber Attack Survival Guide for Healthcare lays out the plan of attack needed to have a fighting chance against ransomware. This survival guide features essential information, including:

  • The growing threat of cyberattacks in healthcare
  • How healthcare customers use Zerto to recover in seconds
  • The key to rapid ransomware recovery to dramatically reduce downtime and data loss  

Without a ransomware response plan, your organization remains vulnerable. Download your Cyber Attack Survival Guide for Healthcare now—it’s free!

Microsoft 365 Beginners Guide for IT Administrators
Discover the essential steps to get started with Microsoft 365 as an IT administrator. From setting up email accounts to managing subscriptions, this guide is perfect for beginners.
Dive into the world of Microsoft 365 for Business with this comprehensive beginner's guide designed for IT administrators. This guide covers essential topics to help you make the most of Microsoft's powerful suite of productivity tools and is designed to help you navigate the fundamental aspects of Microsoft 365 business editions. Whether you're setting up a new business email trial account, migrating emails and files, or managing subscriptions, this guide has you covered.
Backup and Disaster Recovery Planning Guide for Small & Medium Businesses
Explore essential SMB backup and disaster recovery strategies in this comprehensive guide. Learn about backup methodologies, cost-effective backup solutions, data loss prevention, high-availability options and more to safeguard your business data.
Unlock the key to safeguarding your small to medium-sized business (SMB) against data loss and disasters with our "Backup and Disaster Recovery Planning Guide for SMB." Discover how to develop effective backup strategies tailored to SMB needs, prevent data loss through reliable methodologies, implement cost-effective backup solutions without compromising security, and explore high-availability options to ensure business continuity. Empower your SMB with the knowledge and tools needed to build robust backup and disaster recovery plans, securing your valuable data and ensuring uninterrupted business operations.
The 2024 Block Data Storage Buyer's Guide
This guide was created for CEOs, CTOs, CFOs, and business leaders who are looking for a comprehensive understanding of a better approach to storage for their business. An approach that will help them to gain control of overall operational costs, ensure the right data storage for their business needs and position their infrastructure to handle data growth. Additionally, IT Team Leaders, Storage Architects and DevOps leaders will gain a comprehensive understanding of evaluating the right storage
A Pragmatic Process to Selecting Primary Shared Block Data Storage

In the ever-evolving realm of data storage…knowledge is your most powerful tool. StorPool proudly introduces the 2024 Block Data Storage Buyer’s Guide - an indispensable compass to navigate the dynamic storage landscape.

  • Data Storage Types Decoded: Unravel the distinctions between Block, File, Object and Unified Data Storage
  • The Age of Software-Defined Media: Explore how Software-Defined Storage stacks up against traditional Data Storage Systems
  • Demystifying Data Storage Media: Get the facts straight on data storage media
  • Tackling Application Problems: Understand how Block Data Storage uniquely solves fundamental application problems, opening doors to innovation
  • Block Data Storage Shortcomings: Discover how to approach solutions, learn workarounds, and understand the consequences
  • Compare the Options: Master the art of comparing one solution to another, understand the caveats, and gain insights on how to look at TCO
The Gorilla Guide to Enabling IT at the Edge
Compute from beyond the datacenter. Download this guide to enable IT at the edge! Are you looking to manage and enable IT applications outside of your central data center? Demand for near-real-time response in critical applications is driving a need to put computing power where it can be best used - at the edge of your network. If you're considering edge computing, then you need to read "The Gorilla Guide to Enabling IT at the Edge." Inside this guide you will: Learn how edge computing deploymen

Compute from Beyond the Datacenter.

Download this guide to enable IT at the edge! Are you looking to manage and enable IT applications outside of your central data center? Demand for near-real-time response in critical applications is driving a need to put computing power where it can be best used - at the edge of your network. If you're considering edge computing, then you need to read "The Gorilla Guide to Enabling IT at the Edge."

Inside this guide you will:

  • Learn how edge computing deployments can be just as secure, efficient, and robust as your local data center
  • Learn how other companies have successfully set up and implemented their edge environments
  • Get plenty of tricks and tips to help you do edge computing right
  • Learn if edge computing is a good fit for your organization and more