Erik Romanek

About Erik Romanek

Erik Romanek – Director, Platform Services - One of the most crucial contributors to many Ironside projects across our different business areas, Erik is the authority on administering any of the technologies we use on a daily basis. He has developed, managed, and hosted countless intricate, highly customized remote environments for an array of happy Ironside clients in many different sectors. Erik’s Specialties: Cloud Hosting, Analytics Platform Management, Infrastructure Outsourcing.
5 Jan 2017

3 Reasons to Start Your Upgrade from Cognos BI to Cognos Analytics Right Now

By | January 5th, 2017|Categories: Advisory, Business Intelligence, IBM, IT|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

As we’ve mentioned before, as of April 2018 there will be limited extended support for Cognos 10.x. Sure, that sounds like a long time from now, but if there’s anything I’ve learned from my time in enterprise IT, it’s that making a change is like turning a battleship. You need to start actively planning for [...]

30 Sep 2015

Ironside Webinar Series: Exploring Data Warehouse Strategies

By | September 30th, 2015|Categories: Business Solutions, Information Management, Webinars|Tags: , , , |

On September 24th, Ironside hosted a webinar on Exploring Data Warehouse Strategies.   You will hear from our experts on different data warehouse strategies for traditional and emerging solutions.  Whether traditional, hybrid, or cloud-based, this webinar will give you insight on finding the best data warehouse option for your business. Topics covered included: Data Moving into the [...]

3 Jun 2015

Driving Analytics SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS with Managed Services: The Difference that Experts Make

By | June 3rd, 2015|Categories: Advisory, Information Management, Managed Services|Tags: , , , , , |

As you can see from the title, there are a lot of “as-a-Services” floating around in the modern marketplace. New vendors appear every day offering software, platforms, and infrastructure over the cloud. In the midst of this wild west-style atmosphere, how can you be sure that the type of solution you choose will be right for you and will consistently perform in the way you expect? […]

17 Apr 2015

Ironside Webinar Series: What to Expect for Your Cognos Environment

By | April 17th, 2015|Categories: Business Intelligence, Managed Services, Webinars|Tags: , , , |

On April 14th, Ironside hosted a What to Expect for Your Cognos Environment webinar, where Ironside's Technical Services Manager presented on how your Cognos environment should behave along with tips and tricks for making any necessary improvements. Topics covered  included: What to Expect From Your Analytics Environment Common Issues and Suggestions to Resolve Ironside Managed [...]

6 Apr 2015

3 Keys to Strong Data and Analytics MSP Relationships: How to Pick a Partner, Not Just a Provider

By | April 6th, 2015|Categories: Advisory, Managed Services, Proven Practices|Tags: , , , |

Thanks to the widespread availability of the cloud and the rampant growth of the remote options it enables, these days it feels like everyone is looking for a Managed Services Provider (MSP) to help manage different aspects of their environment. Whether they provide firewalls, antivirus solutions, or business analytics platforms, MSPs abound. There are many [...]

1 May 2012

Business Intelligence on the Cloud

By | May 1st, 2012|Categories: Newsletter|Tags: , , , , |

Do you need a business analytics platform yesterday? Is your IT team overloaded? Do you want your business analytics environment built on best practices and managed by the best in the in the business? If so, allow Ironside to host and manage your business analytics environment. We will manage everything from the OS, to the [...]

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