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EchoStor Technologies has been supporting the IT infrastructure at the University of Vermont Medical Center for more than a decade working with Director of Compute, Database, and Desktop Engineering Services, CC Larner. She explains how her job directly connects to the patient care UVM’s doctors and medical staff provide every day, and what would happen if she didn’t have a reliable IT channel partner to help her keep operations going. Larner shares a harrowing story of when UVM was hit with a cyber attack in 2020 and how Mike Johnson, now the CEO of EchoStor, literally stopped what he was doing and came to the rescue. Johnson says it was worth it – even though he drove fresh servers across two states all while he was dressed in his Halloween party costume!