Juan Fernandez - VP of Managed IT Services

Juan Fernandez - VP of Managed IT Services

Juan Fernandez is the VP of Managed IT Services for Imagenet Consulting. He has been in the IT industry for over 22 years. Over the last 22+ years, he has worked for several companies, such as San Juan College, Honeywell International, and Sandia Labs. With proficiencies on HIPAA and PCI, compliance he has focused on small business, government, education, healthcare, and financial industries. Juan believes in best of breed technologies education and certifications and was recently selected to assist in writing the CompTIA A+ and Security + tests and was also invited to participate in validating the CASP (CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner). Juan was also selected to join the CompTIA Subject Matter Expert Technical Advisory board. He is dedicated to improving service delivery through embracing effective and efficient use of technology, creating effective business models for delivering new IT-based services such as SaaS, DRaaS, and HaaS. Juan is active in technology collaborations related to strategy, computer infrastructure, and cybersecurity. He has served as a leader to many organizations and is an experienced presenter at technology seminars and conferences. Juan holds a BS degree in computer science from Western Governors University, Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer, Cisco Certified Network Administrator and Network +, Security +, A+ Certified, Certified Internet web professional.
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Cybersecurity

5 Ways to Keep Your Information Off the Dark Web

Juan Fernandez - VP of Managed IT Services
December 3, 2019 at 9:00 AM

Over the last few years, corporate and personal data breaches have become a common occurrence. The 2019 Cost of Data Breach Report found that the global average cost of a data breach totaled $3.92 million, with the average size of data breach totaling 25,757 records lost and a cost of $150 per record stolen. You’ve probably read nightmare scenarios of individuals and businesses who’ve had their sensitive data stolen and then released on the dark web. Unfortunately, this is no exaggeration. The dark web is a perilous place where hackers can buy and sell your personal information, like social security numbers, health records, and credit card numbers, to the highest bidder.

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MIT

Windows 7 Support Ends in 2020 - Here's What You Need to Know

Juan Fernandez - VP of Managed IT Services
November 19, 2019 at 9:15 AM

Windows 7 users have been getting reminders all year from Microsoft. Why? Windows 7 product support is ending on January 14, 2020, leaving users scrambling to figure out what to do next. Thankfully, this isn’t a new phenomenon. It’s not unusual for an operating system (OS) to become obsolete.

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Managed IT Services

How You Can Streamline Business Operations with Managed IT Services

Juan Fernandez - VP of Managed IT Services
October 8, 2019 at 9:15 AM

From the printing press to the electric lightbulb, innovations have driven the world into today’s increasingly tech-based arena. Business and the marketplace constantly push for better, faster, more secure technology. Recent research from CompTIA found 30% of businesses are focused on managed IT services, making it the number one business solution on the market. From e-commerce and customer services to backend operations like supply chain management, it’s clear that technology is the key to unlocking success.

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Managed IT Services

How Using a Managed Service Provider Can Benefit Your IT Department

Juan Fernandez - VP of Managed IT Services
August 6, 2019 at 9:15 AM

Business gets more competitive every single day. The never-ending onslaught of competition makes it imperative to find ways to cut costs and improve efficiency.

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XaaS

“Everything as a Service” (XaaS) Offers Successful Digital Transformations to Modern Businesses

Juan Fernandez - VP of Managed IT Services
May 14, 2019 at 9:15 AM

Defining the Future - What is XaaS?

Looking at today’s business models, As a Service (aaS) models are easy to spot. Once, we had cassette tapes and CDs. Today, we have online music subscriptions. Not only do you pay less with a music subscription service, you now have on-demand access to exponentially more content than you could afford if you had to buy each album individually. You are also no longer responsible for locally storing, organizing, and maintaining a huge library of CD’s.

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Cybersecurity

What Is the Best Data Protection Strategy for My Business?

Juan Fernandez - VP of Managed IT Services
March 26, 2019 at 9:15 AM

While customers are the lifeblood of every business, data is equally valuable. Of course, data and customers are closely related as businesses collect and mine massive troves of customer data.

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Managed IT Services

What Does Managed IT and AI Have in Common?

Juan Fernandez - VP of Managed IT Services
February 19, 2019 at 9:25 AM

Artificial intelligence continues to make headlines as developers consider the technology’s potential to solve the most intractable technical problems with ease. But AI isn’t a magic cure-all for any problem – it’s a very specific set of tools for solving a specific set of problems.

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IT Outsource

What Are the Benefits of Hiring Managed Services Companies for Managed IT?

Juan Fernandez - VP of Managed IT Services
January 29, 2019 at 9:15 AM

Outsourcing high-volume, low-impact tasks can transform the profitability of any business or enterprise. IT managers who enjoy the ability to focus on their most valuable processes can cut out unnecessary inefficiencies and costs from their processes.

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IT Services

How Can Managed IT Services Protect My Company From Ransomware?

Juan Fernandez - VP of Managed IT Services
December 18, 2018 at 9:20 AM

In this digital age, there are countless threats to the data systems of businesses. Hackers are constantly looking for the newest way to gain access to important information. 

This problem is compounded by the number of connected devices employees use throughout the day. There was a time when IT departments only had to worry about the security of the desktop computers on the network. Now, there are laptops, printers, tablets, smartphones, and other connected devices like smart speakers that provide hackers with a new point of entry.

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IT Services

Managed IT Services vs In-House Technicians – Which Works for My Growing Organization?

Juan Fernandez - VP of Managed IT Services
December 11, 2018 at 9:20 AM

When planning for IT services there is one question that must be answered by every business: how do you choose between managed IT services vs in-house IT services? The answer to that question is not always immediately clear. Some businesses may opt for in-house IT services because of the perceived benefit of having someone on staff dedicated to the operation.

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