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Gibraltar Solutions has recently made the Employee Recommended Workplace List as a finalist for 2018. This award recognizes excellence in achieving a healthy, engaged and productive workforce. This award uses an analysis of mental and physical employee health in both the workplace and outside of work to determine which companies qualify as employee recommended workplaces.
Gibraltar Solutions - a leading Canadian virtualization, security and cloud solutions provider - is pleased to announce that we have joined forces with IT4ce. IT4ce has been a part of the IT industry for 16 years and is a leading Citrix Education and Services provider, headquartered in the GTA.
One month into 2018, a number of rising technology trends are growing increasingly apparent for Business IT. Here are some of the key technology trends that will be affecting businesses in the upcoming year:
1. Growing importance of cyber security
2. Cloud becoming mainstream
3. 5G and Mobile Capabilities
As of January 2018, Gibraltar Solutions has joined MISA Canada (Municipality Information Systems Association Canada). MISA's mission is to be the national voice of municipalities in regards to information and communications technology. They aim to represent member associations with the Government of Canada in matters regarding the delivery of IT and Communications technology among municipalities and member associations.
Gibraltar Solutions is proud to announce that we are now partnered with Infoblox. Infoblox is a leader in network security services, providing automation and network intelligence on one unified platform. Their unique DNS security solution helps to proactively detect, isolate and stop data exfiltration from ransomware attacks with enhanced security and real-time threat intelligence.
December 12, 2017 marks the date when XenApp/XenDesktop 6.0 and 6.5 for Windows 2008 servers will reach End of Maintenance (https://support.citrix.com/article/CTX122442). Furthermore, Citrix NetScaler models MPX 5500, MPX 7500 and MPX 9500 are also end of maintenance on September 30, 2018. This means that businesses using these products will soon have to replace them with updated versions.
On September 26, 2017, Citrix and Gibraltar Solutions held a seminar to introduce and explain the benefits of cloud sharing and Citrix ShareFile. They were joined by representatives from the Town of Milton who also provided a presentation to explain their experience using Citrix ShareFile and illustrate how it benefitted their specific case.
Most business leaders recognize the need to create a disaster recovery plan, but it rarely ever gets prioritized until it’s too late. With virtualization, DR planning has become much more feasible and affordable, allowing smaller and midmarket organizations the opportunity to have the same kinds of failsafe backup and recovery plans as their larger competitors. The growing trend towards utilizing cloud technologies in disaster recovery definitely has its advantages, but there are a number of things to consider before implementing a cloud-based strategy.