Is Blue the Color of IT?

During the revamp process of the SSI logo a point was raised that the dominant color must be blue.  When asked why, a simple response was given, “Blue is the color of IT.”  No one had a good argument against this.  Is blue truly the color most associated with information technology? Blue is used for […]

Deciphering the 2013 Data Breach Investigations Report

SSI is part of the IT security provider community, so it is important for us to ensure that our security services are up to date.  We need to know what the new threats are and where they are coming from so we can defend our data and our customers’ networks. The Verizon 2013 Data Breach […]

Tips to Navigate IT Projects Gone Wrong

IT projects can go horribly wrong in many fantastic ways when permitted.  Project managers and project team members have to be vigilant and communicate any problems to keep projects on track.  Here are a few tips—compiled from various sources—for what can go wrong, how to fix it, and how to avoid it in the future. […]

SSI’s Comfortable, Collaborative, Contributive Company Culture

It’s your first day back at the office since the completion of THE BIG project.  A sigh of relief escapes your lips knowing that you get a break from the endless emails and meetings, and that’s when you see them.  Those sugary, delectable, doughy treats that ensure the start of a good day.  You grab […]

SSI transitions to Virtual Machines: A Private Cloud 9

  In order to stay current in the expansive field of IT companies we must be progressive, efficient, and flexible—and so must our hardware.  We are making the transition over to multiple virtual machines rather than housing many physical machines at our office.  A virtual machine (VM) provides a means of communication between software and […]