Doug Mays

C Spire Authority expert Doug Mays is Senior Product Manager and has more than 20 years of IT experience. Contact him at

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2022 IT trends driven by supply chain, remote workers

By: Doug Mays on Dec 13, 2021 12:00:00 PM

As we move into 2022 and the ripple effects of the pandemic persist, more organizations will realize the value in cloud-based digital business. Over the next year, we predict cloud technologies will help businesses in two ways:

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Topics: Cloud, Working Remotely, IT trends

3 tips for better cybersecurity during national awareness month

By: Doug Mays on Oct 6, 2021 3:32:00 PM

With the drastic increase in remote work during the COVID-19 pandemic over the past 18 months, organizations need to make daily, hourly, minute-by-minute efforts to protect their business IP, data and assets. And that means a strong security posture should be at the forefront of your IT strategy.

There is no one-size-fits-all approach or magic bullet to prevent intrusion, but by incorporating some sensible practices into your cybersecurity approach, you can build a framework for protecting your organization’s assets.
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Topics: cybersecurity, Cisco

3 reasons backups aren’t enough

By: Doug Mays on Sep 17, 2021 3:47:00 PM

Eventually, a disruption in business happens to everyone. There will be a breach, or someone will get phished. Credentials will get leaked. An extended loss of power or a natural disaster like a fire, flood, hurricane or tornado will happen. Someone will mis-click. Data will accidentally get deleted.

But that’s why you do regular data backups, right? Unfortunately, scheduled backups are not enough to keep your business running smoothly in the face of a major disruption.

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Topics: disaster recovery

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