If you’re interested in Lifeline Data Centers Capability Statement, we’ve published it and you can download it here. It includes are core competencies, how we lead the industry in compliance, our codes and certifications, the internal processes we’ve adopted, as well as our experience. Please distribute if you’d like!
Cyber crime, the latest transgression of the 21st century is at its peak, and while the masses are unaware of the act that is causing trillions of dollars worth of losses to the world economy, cyber crimes are increasing and are producing some severe breaches in highly secured networking systems.
Cyber crimes will cost the world around $6 trillion annually by 2021
According to IT experts, there are three types of organizations in the world: one that has been hacked in the past, the other that will be hacked in the future
Lifeline Data Centers offers corportions with the opportunity to migrate mission critical mainframe platforms to the cloud with their newest offering, Mainframe in the Cloud. Moving your mainframe to Lifeline’s FedRAMP/HITRUST Cloud is seamless, secure and provides an immediate ROI; saving nearly 70% annually.
Lifeline’s solution protects the millions of dollars invested in your COBOL source code. Lifeline’s facilities are built for and used by Fortune 500 corporations, but priced within the reach of SMB users faced with arduous uptime and/or compliance requirements.
Lifeline facilities, products, and services offer:
Secure – industrial-strength facilities,
The International Data Center Authority (IDCA) recently interviewed me about what their organization and standards have to offer. Here’s the video:
IDCA is a forward-thinking, modern-day standards organization. IDCA, to Lifeline, is all about modernizing standards and carrying standards of uptime and resiliency all the way up the stack for a cloud service provider.
We’re a TIA 942 shop and we had no standards to apply to the upper layers of our service offering. [00:00:30] Our customers are almost demanding, and the market is demanding, that we somehow quantify the quality of
Infrastructure as a Service and Platform as a Service, Cloud Computing is Becoming the Way Business is Done.
Even as recent as five years ago there were concerns about cloud computing.
Will it take our jobs?
Is it wise for our business to be even more dependent on internet access?
Is it secure?
However, every day we see the technology grow, becoming more versatile with ever-evolving security measures and practices and ever-increasing benefits. The Key Benefits of IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) and PaaS (Platform as a Service) are:
Of course this always leads to the concern “Will it take our jobs?” The answer is a resounding “No.” Instead, this will enable
Indianapolis, IN, December 12, 2017– Lifeline Data Centers is announcing its adoption of the International Data Center Authority (IDCA) standards framework used to grade the effectiveness of the entire Application Ecosystem. IDCA standards go beyond the current industry methods of grading only the data center facility infrastructure in silos.
IDCA standards tackle every component of Site, Site Facility Infrastructure (SFI), IT Infrastructure (ITI), even the logical layers of Compute, Platform and Application as part of a living and integrated ecosystem for optimizing the seven efficacies of availability, capacity, efficiency, safety &
NIST 800-53: Implementing Recommended Security Controls for Federal Information Systems and Organizations
One sure way to improve any organization’s information security is to adopt the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s security and privacy controls as outlined in its NIST special publication 800-53.
NIST 800-53 recommends policies and procedures for topics such as access control, business continuity, incident response, disaster recoverability and several more key areas, and is an ideal starting point for an InfoSec team who has a desire to improve their controls.
In May 2017 a ransomware attack called “WannaCry” affected more than 300,000 computers according to White House homeland security
CPI Solutions provides their simplified global service from a single source versus having to coordinate multiple acquisitions with their product, ESI. It was essential that this Enterprise Telecommunication and IT Infrastructure Services (EIS) comply with the stringent NIST 800-53 r4 and NIST 800-171 r1 controls.
That is why they chose the defense of Lifeline Federal Hosting Services by Lifeline Data Centers. The implementation and use of these control sets are mandated for US Defense Contractors that maintain Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI), Secret Information and Top Secret Information. A secondary site provides
Everything You Need to Know About NIST Special Publication 800-190: Application Container Security Guide
Whenever agencies like the National Institute of Standards and Technology, or NIST, publish new recommendations and guidelines, it’s worth taking note. In a world where software comes in novel forms and fulfills diverse applications, relying on these industry standards can provide computer systems users and government contractors with effective game plans for making the most of their tools.
NIST’s September 2017 Special Publication 800-190, or Application Container Security Guide, is no less worthy of attention than other special publications. Here’s what it entails.
What Is an Application Container?
Containerization is a virtualization practice
IT Transformation refers to the process of enhancing information and communication technology and drive business results through technological efficiencies. However, unlike traditional investments in technology that require heavy capital investments followed by years to gain a return on investment, today’s technology investments are seeing an immediate return on investment.
IT transformation centers on improving infrastructure to encourage efficiency in systems with reduction in the waste of resources. Because so many companies are dependent on Internet-based systems and platforms, IT Transformation tends to focus on server technologies, internet infrastructure, along with advancements