When you think of your health, what are the things that you do every day to keep yourself healthy and strong? Maybe you go to the gym, or simply take a walk around your local park. Maybe you take a daily vitamin or drink a protein shake. There are numerous things that we do to […]Read Story
When you think of your health, what are the things that you do every day to keep yourself healthy and strong? Maybe you go to the gym, or simply take a walk around your local park. Maybe you take a daily vitamin or drink a protein shake. There are numerous things that we do to keep ourselves able-bodied because we want to live our lives to the fullest and keep writing our own stories.
Team Fortified Data knows the importance of health and, in our own everyday lives, we focus on making sure that we maintain our self-defined healthy lifestyles. Our CEO, Ben DeBow, champions this lifestyle, and it is his decisions that have helped Fortified Data construct the Core Health® services.
Ben, an avid hiker and biker, was at his local gym when his new trainer asked him whether he had been focusing on strengthening is core. This led Ben to pause and think about what he was doing in his fitness routine around his Core Health®. Was he doing the right exercises to build up those core muscles? But, that is not the only thing Ben’s trainer was referring to. Most of the time, we think of our core as the outwardly abdominal area, but there are layers underneath that also need to be considered. Our core goes deeper and includes whether we are keeping ourselves hydrated, whether we are providing ourselves with the right nutrients, and whether we are staying abreast of the food that we are putting into our bodies.
After having a conversation with his trainer about the intricacies of Core Health®, Ben began considering the similarities between our bodies and technology. Most individuals know there are critical processes in place to keep servers and data healthy, but what they don’t know is what is missing that can make the servers more stable, predictable, reliable, and available. They may be unaware of what will make the server or database stronger and provide it a stronger core long term, so it can scale to handle your Peak Workload. Core Health® was born due to this lack of awareness. It was developed to ensure businesses that their systems can be stronger and hence, highly Available, highly Scalable, and ready to take on any challenge with increased Capabilities.
Databases and servers are similar to the human body, and Ben recognized that. Like our bodies, servers and databases require training and nutrients which are delivered through Fortified Data’s Core Health® services. At Fortified, we focus on making sure we understand the true health of each system and work on creating a Core Health® Roadmap so the Fortified DBAs know the training regiments and goals that the server must accomplish.
We take into account the workload, business and technology goals, and the unique data of each individual client. It is because of this holistic approach, when dealing with databases, that our team is able to transform clients and their servers into the data athletes they strive to be.
On the final destination of the Core Health® journey, the Fortified Data team wants to take you beyond your environment’s Availability and providing you Scalability. Most organizations can work with clients to achieve the former, but Fortified Data possesses unique expertise and experience that enables us to be a catalyst for change and work with […]Read Story
How do we define a crisis? Is it something that has to occur on a national or global scale or can it be something that happens on a singular and personal level? Many of us will look at a crisis differently and define it based on our personal experiences. Even when the crisis is affecting […]Read Story
The journey that Fortified Data takes its clients on is one that is focused on transforming how data is managed, analyzed and leveraged by the business. The journey towards Core Health® is not only transformative but also transcending. We work with our clients on scaling and streamlining their data applications so they can grow with […]Read Story
At Fortified Data, we focus on providing clients an enterprise experience for their database platforms. One of our focuses is to take our clients on a journey of transformation with the first step of the journey being increased database AVAILABILITY. It is imperative that databases and the servers they run on are highly available so […]Read Story
COVID-19 aka Coronovirus has put the United States in a national emergency. In this national emergency, school districts (K-12) are closing for an undetermined amount of time and universities are sending students back home to finish out the semester. Institutions are developing plans to have students finish out the school year online, and teachers are […]Read Story
One of Fortified Data‘s core values is to give back. The team embodies this value by actively giving back to the community, and this summer, members of Fortified Data will be heading to the Grand Canyon for Xtreme Hike. Team Fortified participated in the hike that took place in Charlotte, NC in the Spring of […]Read Story
Silent Passenger®, powered by VTS, is a fleet intelligence solution that provides customers with key business insights through 360-degree connectivity between the fleet, back office staff, internal systems, and decision makers. Processes such as maintenance, fuel levels, driver safety, ELD automation, fleet routing, and others attributed to both the vehicle and driver are normally siloed, […]Read Story
Silent Passenger®, powered by VTS, is a fleet management solution that provides business with data-driven insights through 360-degree connectivity. By connecting data and processes between the vehicles, drivers, back-office staff, internal systems, and decision-makers, fleets are now empowered with the insights needed to drive business decisions and accelerate revenue growth. As an enterprise-ready solution, Silent […]Read Story
You may not be ready for a full-time resource yet, or you may be sensitive to the cost of recruiting and retaining a person with such a specialized skill set. When managing a growing business, database administration will inevitably become critical to delivering for your customers.Read Story