Cloud firm Backbone relegates X-IO SAN with Atlantis tiered storage

London-based Backbone uses Atlantis USX as storage virtualisation layer on top of PCIe flash and X-IO and as a stepping stone to hyper-converged infrastructures

Encryption hiding malware in half of cyber attacks

Cyber attackers are using encryption to hide malicious activity, making it increasingly difficult to find as more organisations turn to encryption to protect data, a study has revealed

Hewlett Packard Enterprise extends on-demand analytics

HPE adds a set of pre-built analytics functions on to its Haven OnDemand service to simplify business intelligence app development

VMware to help enterprises manage AWS, Azure and Google cloud deployments

Virtualisation giant VMware offers enterprises a helping hand with managing multi-cloud environments, spanning AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform

VMware makes case for IT's involvement in line of business cloud purchases

Cloud software company VMware claims IT departments should not fear the shift in technology buying power to line of business units, as their skills and experience will be in high demand

Apple faces record multibillion-euro tax penalty

Apple has been hit with a €13bn tax bill after European competition authorities ruled the company benefited from an illegal tax deal in Ireland

Less than a third of organisations prepared for IoT security risks

The security industry needs to address the security basics with the growing number of IoT devices in corporate networks, according to security firm Tripwire

Executive interview: Expanding banking through APIs

Western Union’s head of digital ventures, Khalid Fellahi, discusses how the money transfer service is embracing digitisation

Rackspace sold to private equity house Apollo Global for $4.3bn

After weeks of speculation about its acquisition status, Rackspace confirms definitive agreement with private equity buyer

Ramnit Trojan targeting UK banks reactivated

IBM X-Force researchers advise banks to use adaptive malware detection and real-time endpoint malware intelligence to counter the latest evolution of Ramnit banking malware

Samsung Pay used for 100 million transactions

Samsung reports that its mobile payments app, which will soon be available in the UK, has transacted 100 million payments in its first year of availability

UK tech firms spend less, deliver more on training

Survey shows technology firms spend 46% of the national average on learning and development per employee, but deliver an above-average number of hours’ training

Law firms planning litigation market for GDPR

Businesses should be preparing for the storm of litigation that is likely to be unleashed when the GDPR goes into force, warns Stewart Room of PwC Legal

EE pushes further into content delivery with Apple Music tie-up

Mobile network operator will offer six months of Apple Music free to new and upgrading customers as it expands into content provision

Apple patches triple iOS security threat

Businesses and consumers are being urged to update their versions of Apple's iOS to fix three critical, zero-day vulnerabilities that enable attackers to spy on victims

Apple iPhones plagued by device failure and crashing apps, report claims

A report on mobile device performance produced by Blancco Technology Group says the performance of Apple iPhones is flagging compared with Android-based devices

A quarter of financial sector data breaches linked to lost or stolen devices

Financial sector breaches in the US doubled in 2015 over the year before, according to a report by security firm Bitglass

French submarine maker data breach highlights challenges of IP security

French naval contractor data breach proves that protecting intellectual property is challenging, say security experts

Forum to drive cloud adoption in the Philippines

An online forum has been set-up in the Philippines to promote cloud take-up in the country

UK organisations still not taking ransomware seriously

Security experts say UK organisations are not taking ransomware attacks seriously enough, after two studies reveal that tens of UK universities and NHS Trusts have been attacked

Career Opportunities


At TCB, we are constantly looking for qualified individuals.  We only accept online applicants, but please be assured your resume and application will be reviewed.


+ Position Title: Network Technician

Responsibilities:
Consult and advise customers on their computer and network needs.
Help customers troubleshoot issues with workstations, servers and peripheral devices
Schedule service tickets and escalate issues as needed
Provide front end support in a wide array of technical areas from configuration of workstations to configuration and management of servers and network infrastructures
Travel in the DC Metropolitan area and after hours work as needed

Requirements:
Honesty and Integrity in all dealings
At least basic knowledge of TCP/IP networking and DNS
Working knowledge of Windows XP Pro, Windows 7 and Windows 8
Experience working with desktop and laptop hardware
Experience troubleshooting and resolving software, OS and application errors
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong work ethic and ability to contribute to the growth of a small company
Eager to learn about new hardware and software technologies
1-2 years of professional computer troubleshooting experience is required
Experience in an IT managed services role is preferred

Optional:
A+, Network+,

Location: 
Chantilly, VA

Summary:
This position will be helping business users solve a variety of IT problems that they encounter. These problems vary greatly, but are typically related to Windows, Windows Networking, and PC Hardware. The person who fills this position will be a person who enjoys working with people and solving problems. The ideal candidate will have a passion for solving problems and learning new skills. This position will provide great opportunity for the candidate to learn different skill sets and provide input to a growing company. The candidate will be able to see the direct impact of their actions and grow as the company grows.

Salary: $16-$20 per hour (DOE) + Benefits

Hours: Full Time Only (40+ hours per week)

Start Date: ASAP  

+ Position Title: Executive Sales and Business Development

Responsibilities:
Manage Sales and Business Development 
Follow up on leads that comes into the company
Work with existing clients to expand current relationships
Manage and write proposal for new business service 
Coordinate with Engineers and Technicians to deploy solutions
Represent TCB at corporate events

Requirements:
-Honesty and Integrity in all dealings
-Knowledge of TCPIP networking and DNS
-Knowledge Desktop and Laptop hardware.
-Excellent troubleshooting / problem solving skills
-Excellent communication skills
-Strong work ethic and ablility to contribute to the growth of a small company
-3+ Years Experience in IT Sales and Business Development
-Proven track record of IT Sales and Business Development for SMB

Preferred:
-5+ Years Experience in IT Sales and Business Development
-Experience IT Consulting Sales in SMB sector

Location: 
Chantilly, VA

Salary: $75K+ Commission 

Hours: Full Time 

Start Date: ASAP 

+ Position Title: Account Manager IT Managed Services

TCB, Inc. has an immediate opening for an IT sales professional to further develop the Northern Virginia, MD, and D.C. markets. The ideal candidate will be dedicated to delivering extraordinary customer service, is expert at selling IT services to small and medium-sized commercial businesses, and has a track record of performing above expectations. The objective of the position is to expand TCB’s sales of IT managed services and cloud solutions.

Responsibilities:
Generate leads and develop relationships with new customers
Manage and write proposals for new business services
Coordinate with Engineers and Technicians to deploy solutions
Network with partners and local business community to expand sales

Requirements:
-Honesty and Integrity in all dealings
-Willingness to actively canvass for lead generation
-Knowledge of basic IT network components, functions and architectures and ability to combine this knowledge with sales skills to generate revenue opportunities with new and existing clients.
-Adept at all facets of the sales process from lead generation through account management and development
-High energy, self-managed, hands-on, strong interpersonal, oral and written communications skills
-Strong work ethic and ability to contribute to the growth of a small company
-Experience in IT Sales and Business Development
-Valid Drivers License

Preferred:
-1+ Years’ Experience in IT Sales and Business Development in Small and Medium business sector
-Bachelor’s Degree

Location: 
Chantilly, VA

Salary: $30-35K +Commission

Hours: Full Time 

Start Date: ASAP 

+ Position Title: Senior Computer and Network Technician

Responsibilities:
Manage Projects and Deployments
Resolve Tier-2 Tickets when Tier-1 is unable to resolve.
Work with Tier-1 Technicians and provide support 
Provide front end support in a wide array of areas from configuring PCs to configuring
and management of servers and networks
Limited travel in the area and after hours work may be required from time to time
Eager to learn about new hardware and software releases.

Requirements:
Honesty and Integrity in all dealings
Expert Knowledge of TCPIP networking and DNS
Expert Knowledge of Server 2008/Exchange 2007/2010
Expert Knowledge Desktop and Laptop hardware.
Excellent troubleshooting / problem solving skills
Excellent communication skills
Strong work ethic and ablility to contribute to the growth of a small company
7+ Years Experience in Managed Services Business

Optional:
A+, Network+



Location: 
Chantilly, VA

Summary:
This position will be helping users solve any IT problems that they encounter. These problems vary greatly, but are typically related to Windows, Windows Networking, and PC Hardware. The person who fills this position will be a person who enjoys working with people and solving problems. The ideal candidate will have a passion for solving problems and learning new skills. This position will provide great opportunity for the candidate to learn different skill sets and provide input to a growing company. The candidate will be able to see the direct impact of their actions and grow as the company grows.
Salary: $60-85K

Hours: Full Time Only

Start Date: ASAP