Pay Attention to Petya

The IT world is reeling again as the latest blast of ransomware is sweeping the globe. “Petya” or “NotPetya” (there’s some disagreement) appears to be similar to the “WannaCry” worm we dealt with a couple of months ago but this, it appears, is more aggressive. According to Forbes.com, government-run IT networks in the Ukraine (including radiation…

Some “WannaCry” Words from our CEO

On Friday May 12th a dangerous ransomware worm, nicknamed “WannaCry,” spread quickly through the Internet. It exploited a recently discovered vulnerability in Microsoft Windows and, despite the fact that Microsoft had issued patches to protect against it last March, many healthcare institutions, banks, government agencies, schools, and businesses around the world had unpatched systems that…

VertitechIT and Cisco Team Up For Digital Integration

When Cisco Approached Us About Helping Them To Achieve Global Digital Transformation, We Got Out Our Crystal Ball. We See A Very Bright Future. VertitechIT is proud to have been selected as one of just 15 companies worldwide to join Cisco’s new Digital Solutions Integrators program.  DSI members are an exclusive group of emerging technology advisors, helping…

Former VMware Executive Jonathan Butz Joins VertitechIT

HOLYOKE, MA March 6, 2017 — Having helped to shape the national healthcare platform strategy for one of the largest cloud and virtualization software companies on the planet, Jonathan Butz has joined Holyoke, Massachusetts-based healthcare consultancy VertitechIT as an Executive Project Officer (EPO).  Butz will lead engagements with large healthcare systems as the company continues…

VertitechIT Appoints New Vice President, Engineering

HOLYOKE, MA August 15, 2016 — A nationally-known healthcare leader in the design and implementation of hyper-converged network architecture, VertitechIT has promoted Gerry Gosselin to the position of Vice President, Engineering.  Having formerly served as the company’s Director of Technical Operations, Gosselin brings with him more than eighteen years of programming and network engineering experience.…

How Does Software-Defined Networking Stand Up to the Hype?

Real-world applications for a VMware NSX SDN platform By Paul Korzeniowski TechTarget – June 14, 2016 Early users of VMware’s NSX report that network maintenance requirements diminished after VMware cleared a few ramp-up challenges. There’s a question that typically arises among tech professionals whenever a new technology, such as software-defined networks, starts to take shape.…