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February 2014 Newsletter — After the Olympics

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And now a word from our sponsor… Comments from CEO Greg Rollet Dear Valued Clients, Thanks for being our customer. All of us at AIS recognize your central importance to our mission, which is to provide innovative & trusted enterprise-class IT infrastructure solutions that enable you to focus on your core business. What we’ve accomplished on your behalf in the …

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August 2013 Newsletter — Updated Compliance

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Ahhh, summer: longer days, meals from the grill, family vacations…. Enjoy! Updated Compliance Audits and Certifications AIS recently completed its second round of SSAE 16 SOC Type 2 audits — this time spanning an entire year of Security and Availability validation from May 1, 2012 through April 30, 2013. AIS is the ONLY Southwestern service provider with SSAE 16 SOC …

AIS ClearCompute SaaS for Life Sciences Market – November 2012

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Happy November! We hope your Halloween was scary and that your Thanksgiving will be bountiful. We’re definitely hitting our stride here at AIS, with lots of exciting news to share – so here goes. [divider] ClearCompute Unveiled We just unveiled our special Life Sciences Software as a Service (SaaS) platform that supports a growing library of popular research tools including …

AIS BusinessCloud1 In Phoenix – October 2012

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Hello, Folks! It’s been about a month since our last update. September flew by with big emphasis on Disaster Recovery and the Cloud. Summaries are below. In addition to product announcements, we also welcomed new customers to the AIS family, including CtrlS Datacenters, Hold-Free Networks, and Phoenix Children’s Academy. There are many reasons why companies choose AIS for their data center services; just a few are listed …

New VP Sales, VP Marketing – August 2012

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This news update comes on the heels of a fantastic two weeks of the Summer Games where we witnessed some phenomenal performances on land and water. As the host, London performed really well too. Prime Minister David Cameron was quoted saying, “Britain delivered. We reminded ourselves of what we can do.” At AIS, one of the things we can do for our …

Launch of AIS BusinessCloud1 – July 2012

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AIS has been very busy – lots of activity as we roll into the summer. AIS BusinessCloud1 was officially rolled out on June 27. Our Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) offering is based on the widely used VMware software suite with state-of-the-art compute and storage technology featuring Arista Networks, Cisco, Dell, and NetApp. We remove cost barriers so companies can quickly and …

AIS Completes SSAE 16 SOC 1, 2 Audits – June 2012

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We had a very active May and have rolled into June with a lot of momentum. We made two very significant announcements. We have passed the rigorous SSAE 16 SOC 2. On May 21 we announced successful completion of the SSAE 16 SOC 1 Type 2 and the SSAE 16 SOC 2 Type 2 audits for our San Diego and Phoenix enterprise-class …

Cloud Storage Is Gaining Popularity – May 2012

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One thing that seems to be trending is cloud storage, thanks to the arrival of Google Drive. There is a sort of grass roots effort coming from the employees who are using Dropbox or Box or the new Google offering as a means for moving their work between their various devices. According to Steve Hodgkinson, research director at Ovum, employees …

New Managed Security Offering – March 2012

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Spring is right around the corner. For AIS, that brings thoughts of Life Sciences. As you may recall, last year we hosted a well-regarded Life Sciences Panel in our Lightwave facility in San Diego. This year, we are packing up and heading out to Phoenix to participate in the Life Sciences Technology Forum by Q1 productions, which is taking place March 22 – …

New High Availability Offering – January 2012

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I hope 2012 has been treating you well so far. We’ve been particularly busy with our Enterprise Managed Services offerings. Right before the holiday break, we unveiled e-ManagedSecurity. Based on security and compliance solutions powered by Security On-Demand, a leading provider of hybrid cloud security and compliance solutions, this Managed Security Service (MSS) products line enables companies to easily and cost-effectively implement …