ARP Poison Routing: Wireshark Without a Monitor Port

2019-07-08T12:05:37+00:00Categories: T2 Tech Blog, Technical Insights|

It’s 11:00 pm and the network isn't working. You need to figure out a way to get a copy of Wireshark somewhere useful without digging through network closets for the monitor port on the master switch. But you’re too tired (or maybe too lazy) to go set up a monitor port and figure out where it’s [...]

A Migration Strategy for an Application-Centric World

2018-06-08T14:15:20+00:00Categories: Industry Insights, Project Management Insights, T2 Tech Blog, Technical Insights|

Over my career, I’ve worked on the EHR vendor side and as a vendor-neutral consultant, where I continue helping healthcare providers transform their technology infrastructure and clinical application environments. Every hospital I worked in hosted a plethora of applications with different requirements. Many of these have to be available 24x7 and carefully mapped to workflows specific [...]

You Know Your Data Center Strategy, Now What?

2018-06-08T14:17:34+00:00Categories: Industry Insights, Project Management Insights, T2 Tech Blog, Technical Insights|

Technology transitions in the healthcare industry can be challenging because even the smallest hospitals depend on hundreds of applications in a 24X7, always-on environment. In the patient care space, we need to minimize scheduled downtime and can’t afford unscheduled operational disruption. The complexity to manage data center projects is intensified further because every application is different [...]

Entering the Dynamic World of IT Consulting

2018-06-11T16:05:19+00:00Categories: Industry Insights, T2 Tech Blog, Technical Insights|

Imagine you have a favorite burger joint and eat at the same place every day. This would be really exciting when you first go, but the same burger and ingredients will eventually vex you. Similar to this, most IT technical jobs can become unstimulating because they require the same operations day in and day out. You [...]

EUC Takeaways from VMworld 2017

2018-06-06T11:06:30+00:00Categories: Events, Industry Insights, T2 Tech Blog, Technical Insights|

This year at VMworld was a great time to be an end-user computing (EUC) specialist and VDI engineer. VMware hit strong with their EUC announcements, which will propel the centralized end-user computer space into the limelight. Is 2017 the year for hosted applications and virtualized desktops? While that question has been asked every year now for [...]

Healthcare and Cloud Are Ready to Mingle

2018-06-12T12:52:10+00:00Categories: Industry Insights, T2 Tech Blog, Technical Insights|

Cloud computing has been a buzz word in the IT industry for a decade. For the past ten years, we’ve seen companies in software, real estate, biotechnology, education, construction and many other industries migrate to the cloud. Only within the past couple of years, cloud has arisen as a hot topic in healthcare, and for the [...]

Visually monitor your IT environment with the T2 Alert Insight

2018-06-21T16:02:00+00:00Categories: Kevin Torf's Blogs, T2 Tech Blog, Technical Insights|

IT help desks and technology executives responsible for staff and system performance need to quickly answer and triage problems, incidents and service requests. To help organizations quickly cut through the noise, T2 Tech Group developed T2 Alert Insight – an innovative real-time visual notification system that allows teams to easily monitor the status of any new [...]

The Future of Password Management

2018-06-21T16:10:53+00:00Categories: T2 Tech Blog, Technical Insights|

With more and more services moving to the cloud, all of us are being asked to create and manage more accounts than ever before. And although we’ve all probably heard security experts tell us, “Don’t reuse passwords,” this can be difficult as the number of usernames and passwords increases. All the while, additional protection is more [...]

A Journey to Self-Service Analytics: A HIMSS Published Article

2018-06-21T16:14:54+00:00Categories: Paul Conocenti's Blogs, T2 Tech Blog, Technical Insights|

As a longtime HIMSS member and active participant in the Southern California HIMSS Chapter, my article, “A Journey to Self-Service Analytics,” was published in the SoCal HIMSS Q3 2017 Newsletter. The blog, also posted here, reflects on the transformation healthcare has been undergoing with data management and the journey to effective data governance and self-service analytics. You can [...]