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Mighty Oaks Moves into Vancouver Data Centre

Mighty Oaks Moving In to Harbour Center

To ensure our Canadian customers benefit from the fastest performance possible we recently relocated our Victoria server farm to Harbour Center in Vancouver.  With connections into the main internet exchange in BC this provides the best options in BC.  Ensuring the fastest response possible for users on our platforms.

Creating an Ideation Centre

Samsung Flip2

One of Mighty Oaks defence and aerospace customers was in need of a center to support project ideation, customer engagement  and training.  Looking to create two spaces where both local and remote members of the team could collaborate and exchange ideas.  Mighty Oaks used a combination of Samsung Flip 2, Lenovo Nano and Owl Labs video conferencing technology to achieve these goals.

IT Services Division Spin-off

Mighty Oaks has entered into an agreement with Total Support Solution where the IT Servvices busienss unit  of Mighty Oaks will merge with Total Support Sollutions on Feburary 1st, 2019.  

THe new IT Services business will operate under the Total Supprot Solutions brand and for a new 'super' team designed to better serve your needs. This team will more than double the existing available IT support resources and will allow us to serve you better. Over the coming months we'll be providing client portals that allow you to view and manage any tickets or projects in real time. There will also be more direct and faster access to technicians with longer hours of operations which allow us to help you in the evenings and on weekends.

Ransomware: the most devastating cyberattack on Small and Medium Business

Ransomware is a type of malware installed on your computer without your knowledge it then begins to encrypt and lock your files.  The developers of this software are criminals.  They developed and released this software with the intention of charging victims for access to the encryption keys to unlock their computers.

Public vrs Private Cloud

Interesting question to ask.  Over the past two years we have seen a significant movement to the public cloud, specifically public cloud providers AWS (Amazon), Microsoft, and Google.  Now we are seeing another shift in the industry that back to private cloud.

A 451 Research study (VofE Cloud) found that there is an increasing desire to repatriate into a provide cloud configuration to drive down cost and gain better control of enterprise date. On average, those who planned to migrate workloads from public to private cloud environments within two years expected to move 40% of their public cloud workloads to private clouds.