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Greg LaBrie

Greg LaBrie has more than 20 years of network architecture and engineering experience designing networks that exceed technical requirements, improve operational proficiency and reduce total costs of ownership. Greg holds a number of technical certifications for HPE, Cisco, Fortinet, and much more.
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Posts by Greg LaBrie

Is Your Public Enterprise Equipped To Meet New SEC Disclosure Requirements?

By Greg LaBrie |   Nov 09, 2023

Investors with significant stock in public companies expect a high level of disclosure on information concerning new market competitors, shifts in product demand, and operational disruptions stemming from either natural disasters or cybersecurity. In catering to this need for transparency, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has recognized that cybersecurity incidents also warrant equal attention.

Charting Responsive Shifts In The Cloud Evolution

By Greg LaBrie |   Oct 26, 2023

Every day, IT leaders read articles about why their organization needs to be in the cloud. In this article, we want to lay out how the journey to the cloud has unfolded and identify how HPE continues to play a key role in defining what the cloud is becoming. While many enterprises have embarked on a cloud journey, the destination may still be on-prem.

How HPE Primera's All-In-One Solution Transforms Your Data Storage Game

By Greg LaBrie |   Oct 24, 2023

Picture yourself as the proud owner of a classic car, a vintage beauty you've painstakingly restored with a significant investment of resources. It's more than just a car; it's a symbol of your dedication. Data, like your classic car, is a business’s most valuable asset. Just as you wouldn't leave the car exposed to the elements, you need to securely store and protect your organization’s information. 

How This Four-Point Hybrid Solution Transforms Wireless WAN

By Greg LaBrie |   Sep 26, 2023

Businesses must be flexible to meet the demands of customers, streamline processes, and pivot to evolving business needs. Just as enterprise networks have evolved to handle and virtualize the wider distribution of data, applications, and users, the evolution of wide-area networks (WANs) takes the network edge to the next level.

What WEI’s Microsoft MPO Authorization Means For You

By Greg LaBrie |   Sep 20, 2023

As a value-added reseller (VAR), WEI relentlessly pursues avenues to enrich the solutions our customers opt for. Our enhanced value propositions encompass installation and ongoing support services, software and hardware integration processes, solution customization, and much more. Recently, WEI added another groundbreaking value add as we received authorization to facilitate Multiparty Private Offers (MPO) for Microsoft commercial marketplace customers who purchase eligible cloud solutions. For Microsoft Azure Marketplace customers who have unused Microsoft Azure Consumption Commitment (MACC) funds, any qualified software purchase through MPO will count toward filling their pre-committed cloud spend.

As of this writing, WEI is just one of a handful of VARs in the United States that has earned this authorization as it is an early adopter of the MPO program.

An AI-Driven SD-WAN Solution That Has The Numbers To Back Up Its Promise

By Greg LaBrie |   Sep 12, 2023

The managed SD-WAN global market was estimated at $7 billion in 2022. It is expected to grow to $19 billion in 2027 for a 22% annual growth rate. While not every organization can benefit from an SD-WAN solution, all organizations do use wireless. The managed Wi-Fi global market that was almost $5 billion in 2022 is expected to grow 21% a year to $12.5 billion in 2027. Managed security tells a similar story as managed VPN and network monitoring is projected to grow to $88.5 billion in 2027.

HPE ProLiant: Compute Engineered For The Hybrid World

By Greg LaBrie |   Aug 31, 2023

Hybrid work, hybrid vehicles, hybrid energy and of course, hybrid cloud. It is a hybrid world as the hybrid transformation is affecting so many aspects of our lives. For enterprises, the shift to the hybrid cloud didn't happen in isolation. It is the result of multiple, incremental changes across business and technology:

Navigating Data Management: Which HPE GreenLake Storage Solution Is Best For You?

By Greg LaBrie |   Aug 29, 2023

Have you ever cleaned your house and identified random items scattered around or realized an appliance needs maintenance? Businesses experience similar scenarios when dealing with data and workloads. It's like navigating a cluttered space in desperate need of organization. That’s where HPE GreenLake comes in. This technology can be your personal organization guru and bring order to your data.

Why You Should Invest In HPE Alletra For A Robust Digital Transformation

By Greg LaBrie |   Aug 15, 2023

Cloud operations have significantly reshaped digital transformation, especially storage-as-a-service. The focus for storage management is shifting from infrastructure to applications, revolutionizing how businesses handle data. Despite these advancements, challenges such as costly services, data availability rates, scalability, and complex management require careful consideration and resolution.

Top 5 Reasons to Embrace Juniper Network's AI-Driven SD-WAN

By Greg LaBrie |   Aug 08, 2023

In the competitive world of technology, one of the biggest challenges for IT leaders is adapting to evolving tactics and changes in network connectivity. This is similar to professional sports, as offensive and defensive schemes often change during a season due to trending playbook wrinkles. Team leaders that deploy dated scheming eventually fall behind in on-field play and their win-loss record will reflect this. In the world of IT, outdated network architectures and middleware lead to more serious burdens with hindered device management and security. As a result, many enterprises can’t fully enjoy the benefits of cloud technologies and digital transformation.

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