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How to: Create your Own Dell Update Repository

Today, we’re going to go through the process of creating your own update repository for Dell servers-Generation 11 and up. To start, you’re going to need a standalone computer that you will use as the CIFS file share computer. You’re also going to need all of the update files which can be found as a downloadable ISO from dells driver pages. These pages have the firmware for all generation 11-13…

Benefits of Onsite, Network Attached Storage Solutions

Over the last decade there has been a lot of hype and an increased push towards a cloud based storage solution and many companies believe that this is the logical next step for their network solutions. However, maintaining onsite network storage without physical hardware may not be as appealing as it sounds for some companies. Today, we are going to give you a few key reasons why an onsite stor…

Optimal Effects of Network Virtualization

IT professionals are constantly working towards making their networks faster, more secure, and ultimately, more efficient. Virtualization helps in all aspects when we are looking at reaching these goals. First off, what is virtualization? Virtualization, in the simplest of terms, is a way for one machine to run multiple environments without setting up additional servers and hardware. Vir…

How To: Reset an MD3000i to Factory Defaults

This How to tutorial will run you through the steps needed to reset your MD3000i to the original factory default settings. To start, you will need to have PUTTY and Dells Modular Disk Storage Manager software installed on the computer you plan to use to manage the array on. In addition, you may need a password reset cable if you can not get access to the management port IP address. First, p…

Penetration (Pen) Testing: The What, When, and Why

There is no doubt that one of the most important factors to consider when architecting a network solution and infrastructure is security. According to the IDC, the total solution security market will reach up to $91 billion worldwide in 2018 alone. If we are spending such a large amount on implementing and crafting solutions shouldn’t we also be making sure that these cyber security measures ar…

Introducing: Velocity Tech Solutions’ Velociraptor Award

As a company, we are thrilled to announce that we have implemented an internal award that promotes our Velocity Heroes and their amazing actions that highlight our abilities to put our customers first. The Velociraptor award is earned, on a monthly basis, by an employee through nominations put forth by their colleagues. These nominations are based on our companies core values and the pr…