The Case for Preparedness

Are you prepared for the unexpected? If your answer is yes—are you sure? In the early minutes of a Saturday morning in April 2011, a water main broke below the streets of Columbia, S.C. A $30 billion lending provider a few feet away from the break had over 1,200 servers in their basement Data Center. The massive subterranean flood destroyed the entire electrical subsystem beneath the building rendering it…

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Cutting Edge of Technology in State-of-the-Art Healthcare

Keeping state-of-the-art healthcare on the cutting edge of technology is a difficult feat. Advances and discoveries in healthcare are happening every minute of every day. The same is true in information technology. Computers emerged in healthcare in the early 1970s (Becker’s Health IT & CIO Review 2015) after legislation enacted Medicare reimbursement, but it wasn’t until the late 1970s that computers became widely used. (USF Health 2017) 
 Over…

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eGroup Ranked Among Top 501 Global Managed Service Providers by Channel Futures

eGroup ranks among the world’s 501 most strategic and innovative managed service providers (MSPs), according to Channel Futures 11th-annual MSP 501 Worldwide Company Rankings. The MSP 501 is the first, largest and most comprehensive ranking of managed service providers worldwide. This year Channel Futures received a record number of submissions. Applications poured in from Europe, Asia, South America and beyond. As it has for the last three years, Channel…

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The Power of the Trust X Alliance

Technology Solutions of America (TSOA), a information technology organization based out of Florida, was in need of assistance with a major healthcare customer and turned to the Trust X Alliance program through IngramMicro to partner with a like-minded organization with Citrix Subject Matter Experts. eGroup rose to the occasion, assisted and delivered immediate success for TSOA customer’s Citrix project. Since the initial inquiry in 2015, TSOA has partnered with…

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eGroup Named to CRN’s 2018 Solution Provider 500 List

Mount Pleasant, SC, June 4, 2018 – eGroup, Together, we make IT happen, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named eGroup to its 2018 Solution Provider 500 list. The Solution Provider 500 is CRN’s annual ranking of the largest technology integrators, solution providers and IT consultants in North America by revenue. The Solution Provider 500 is CRN’s predominant channel partner award list, serving as…

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eGroup Named One of 2018 Tech Elite Solution Providers by CRN

Mount Pleasant, SC, March 26, 2018 – eGroup announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named eGroup to its 2018 Tech Elite 250 list. This annual list honors an exclusive group of North American IT solution providers that have earned the highest number of advanced technical certifications from leading technology suppliers, scaled to their company size.   To compile the annual list, The Channel Company’s…

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eGroup named to Elite 150 of MSPs by CRN

eGroup, Together, we make IT happen, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named eGroup to its 2018 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Elite 150 category. This annual list recognizes North American solution providers with cutting-edge approaches to delivering managed services. Their offerings help companies navigate the complex and ever-changing landscape of IT, improve operational efficiencies, and maximize their return on IT…

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eGroup Achieves Cisco Advanced Data Center Architecture Specialization – 7 Years Running

Official Press Release Mt. Pleasant, SC, September 8, 2017 – eGroup, the Southeast’s leading provider of data center architecture, cloud and managed services, announced today that it has achieved the Advanced Data Center Architecture Specialization from Cisco for the seventh year in a row. To fulfill the specialization, eGroup has met the program prerequisites and training requirements to sell, design, deploy and support Cisco products, technology and solutions that…

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eGroup + Zerto + Azure = IT Resilience

In last Friday’s post, I discussed the concept that “Things that have never happened before, happen every day” and the need for a posture of resilience to remain operationally ready for anything. Storage industry veteran Paul Zeiter, currently president at Zerto, said recently that “One of the big challenges facing companies today is the need to change the way they think about coping with change. Traditional approaches to managing change…

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Availability = Survival

As IT veterans, I’m certain we all have stories like the one I shared previously – many of those without the happy ending. It reminds me of the prime concepts of a (fascinating) survival book I read several years ago by Laurence Gonzales called “Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why,” where the key themes of accident investigation are: Things that have never happened before, happen every day (for example, the…

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