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Rachel Roach

Rachel Roach

As part of iland’s Marketing team, Rachel is responsible for planning and executing demand generation efforts in addition to drafting and managing articles for iland's customer reference program. Prior to her career at iland, Rachel earned her degree in International Studies, worked as a teacher in Thailand, and completed an internship in corporate communications. Outside of the office, Rachel volunteers for Child Advocates Inc., and enjoys playing kickball and flag football. Her diverse experience has enabled her to relate to and work well with all members of the iland organization and adapt to the ever-changing climate in the technology field.

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Leader in High Tech Cleaning Systems Leverages iland Secure DRaaS

Rachel Roach

I don’t know about you, but when I think of dry ice I think of spooky Halloween punch and middle school science experiments. As it turns out, it’s also a great cleaning agent for heavy machinery. That’s multi-purposing at its finest!

iland’s customer, Cold Jet, specializes in dry ice cleaning and production for companies across the globe. They’ve developed innovative, environmentally responsible cleaning solutions that help companies in various industries keep their machines up to snuff. Cold Jet’s dry ice blasting systems use recycled carbon dioxide and eliminate the need for chemicals and water in the cleaning process.

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Topics: DRaaS, Zerto

New York City Dance Company Protects Business with iland's Secure DRaaS

Rachel Roach

iland’s customer, New York City Ballet (NYCB) keeps their IT systems on pointe by implementing secure disaster recovery solutions. (You see what I did there?)

The IT team of five at NYCB manages everything in-house— from networking to servers to application programming— for more than 300 users. Needless to say, they’ve got a lot on their plates with day-to-day operations without adding the stress of an ineffective DR solution.

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Topics: DRaaS, Zerto

iland Secure Cloud Helps to Power Cybersecurity Company

Rachel Roach

Lately, it feels like the threat of ransomware is everywhere. Organizations of all shapes and sizes have been hit. I’m sure you’ve read the headlines and heard about the recent WannaCry attack. Hopefully, you haven’t had to experience first-hand what a virus like this can do. If you’re like a lot of IT professionals these days, you’re securing your systems to ensure that you never have to find out.

iland’s customer, My Digital Shield (MDS), is a cybersecurity company that is staying on the forefront of preventing cyber-attacks like WannaCry. With just one simple yet sophisticated piece of equipment, MDS provides small businesses with the same level of security used by the federal government and fortune 500 companies.

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Topics: IaaS, security, cloud, ransomware

Legal Firm Boosts IT Resiliency with iland Secure Cloud Services

Rachel Roach

If you’re hip to the cloud scene, you know that more and more businesses in the legal sector are transitioning to the cloud. Many firms were hesitant to make the switch as data privacy and security were major concerns. However, according to The American Bar Association, cloud usage in 2016 grew by more than 20 percent.

One Tennessee firm, Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, found that the iland Secure Cloud services met their business needs for a reliable, secure, and efficient backup and disaster recovery solution.

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Topics: DRaaS, Veeam, backup, IT Resiliency

The A-Z of Cloud Compliance: Privacy Shield. EU GDPR. HIPAA. ISO 27001 & SOC2 [WEBINAR]

Rachel Roach

It’s a new year with new business continuity objectives, new industry standards, new audit regulations, and… you catch my drift.

If you’re managing IT for your business, you know the incredible juggling act that is keeping your systems up to par. There are numerous standards you could be held to, like HIPAA, PCI, GDPR or Privacy Shield to name a few, and the specifics of some regulations change frequently. Luckily for you, we’ve got an in-house compliance expert who lives and breaths this stuff. Enter: Frank Krieger. 

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Topics: Compliance, HIPAA

Interviewing do’s and don’ts at iland

Rachel Roach

I remember the chaos that is job hunting. It’s a whirlwind of emails, phone calls, and endless edits to your resume and cover letters. There’s a lot to keep in mind.

A substantial amount of my efforts at iland are focused on recruitment and hiring. Over the past year working as a part of the Human Resources team, I’ve noticed what makes certain candidates standout and become fellow ilanders.

Below are a few simple do’s and don’ts for the iland interview process. I hope this list can help you as you prepare to knock your interview with us out of the park!

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Topics: careers

Not just a great cloud; iland's a great place to work as well!

Rachel Roach

Last week, iland was announced as one of Houston’s “Best Places to Work” by the Houston Business Journal.

It’s no surprise that we’ve been recognized every year we’ve participated. While I’ve only been at iland for the most recent award, I can personally attest to the incredible people and our stand-out company culture.

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Topics: iland Enterprise Cloud Services

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