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Emil Sayegh
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Nov 11, 2015
On behalf of the entire Codero family, we'd like to thank each and every veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces, whose sacrifice makes it possible for us to enjoy the freedoms we so cherish. These freedoms are not the norm throughout most of world, and we have our veterans to thank for them. Codero is blessed to have many veterans in our family, and I want to remind them how honored we are to have them as a part of Codero, and we would like… Read More
Emil Sayegh
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Oct 30, 2015
Codero CEO Emil Sayegh is scheduled to deliver a presentation at the 17th Cloud Expo next month in Santa Clara, California. Sayegh's presentation, “Big Data: How Will Cloud Computing Evolve?” examines how companies need to shift toward combining dedicated and cloud solutions through hybrid hosting to solve inherent issues in the way we host big data applications. Registration for the event is still open. Sign up by Saturday, October 31, and make sure to stop by Emil Sayegh's presentation on November 4 at 5pm. Here is what… Read More
Emil Sayegh
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Oct 29, 2015
It may be the end-of-the-month sales push at the Codero offices, but that doesn't mean there isn't time for a little fun! With Halloween this week, our offices in Austin and Kansas City are celebrating all week long with some Halloween haunts! Yesterday, we kicked things off with delicious Halloween treats. We had great food available all day long -- from donuts in the morning to muffins, cookies, and other tasty treats in the afternoon! Tomorrow, we're capping off the week with a SOUPer lunch… Read More
Emil Sayegh
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Oct 19, 2015
This is a very exciting week for Codero as it marks the inaugural Codero Preferred Partner Summit in Dallas, TX! The two-day summit is a great opportunity for Codero’s preferred partners, customers, and vendors from all over the country to meet with the Codero team and learn about the future of the company. Codero’s executive and management teams are giving our preferred partners the sales tools they need to be in the most advantageous position to sell Codero products and enhance their customers’ experience! Some… Read More
Emil Sayegh
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Oct 9, 2015
(This article was first published at Network World. Click here to view that post.) When more than 20 services on the Amazon Web Services platform failed on Sunday, many of the internet’s biggest sites and apps, including Netflix, Tinder, and IMDb, suffered outages over a 6-8 hour period. The culprit behind these outages was AWS's NoSQL database DynamoDB, which was overwhelmed by metadata queries leading to substantial downtime affecting multiple AWS services (including AWS Elastic Compute Cloud [EC2] and AWS WorkSpaces). This is not the… Read More
Emil Sayegh
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Sep 22, 2015
Codero wants to let you know that the FBI has issued two warnings (here is the second) about a sophisticated scam called Business Email Compromise (BEC), which targets businesses working with foreign suppliers and businesses that regularly perform wire transfer payments. The fraudsters compromise legitimate business e-mail accounts through social engineering or phishing, then conduct unauthorized transfers of funds. Most victims are reporting money lost through wire transfers, others report checks were used instead. Whichever payment method is most commonly associated with normal business practices… Read More
Emil Sayegh
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Sep 21, 2015
Codero CEO Emil Sayegh delivered the keynote address at the Telco Data Center Summit in Dallas, TX, last Wednesday. Sayegh’s keynote looked at hybrid hosting, the future of IT infrastructure, and set out to ask one simple question: Are you ready? IT as Service (ITaaS) has become more prominent recently due to the intense rate of change brought about by cloud computing, social media, and big data. These technologies must be rapidly integrated into modern enterprise, and that’s where ITaaS enters the picture and tries… Read More
Emil Sayegh
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Sep 3, 2015
One of the biggest stories of the past few weeks is the recent breach of affair-oriented dating site Ashley Madison. Hackers released the personal information of more than 37 million users, which has led to embarrassment, blackmail, and government investigations. Regardless of the moral position of a company like this, this kind of breach is an unprecedented disaster for any organization hosting sensitive information. Its entire business was built on the notion of secrecy; in the eyes of the public, it has failed miserably in… Read More