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Moving to VoIP? Four Tips for a Better Transition

By | August 25, 2015 | VoIP | [ 0 ]
While plain old telephone service (POTS) remains a mainstay for many companies, voice over IP (VoIP) systems are quickly gaining market share both alongside and in lieu of more traditional systems. Though moving from public-switched networks to more agile VoIP comes with a number of potential pitfalls — here are four tips for a better transition. Check Your Network What happens if your network can’t handle the demands of a VoIP system? Prospective ROI quickly disappears as you rush to…

Why You Should Care About Tech Transitions

At the FCC meeting on August 6th, the Commission approved new rules as part of its widely anticipated “Technology Transitions” order — but why should you care? Well if your business uses broadband to sell…

The Emergence of Hybrid Cloud Architectures

A recent study by IDC revealed that 86 percent of enterprises are likely to connect to four or more cloud service providers within the next two years. Why? Because there is real value in a…

Building Tomorrow’s Network Today

By Chris Ancell True to his word, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is moving forward on an initiative to help secure competition for the future networks. In his blog on Friday, July 10th, the Chairman outlined…

Does Your Network Need to Support Wearables?

By Chris Ancell Wearable technology – wearables – are all the rage these days, and we could be at the start of a tidal wave of mainstream adoption, as the Apple Watch debuted this spring.…

Unified Communications: Let’s Get On the Same Page

By | April 13, 2015 | Unified Communications | [ 0 ]
By Chris Ancell Are you currently deploying a unified communications strategy to power your business? Unified communications (UC) is used by nearly 50 percent of businesses, but a 2014 survey showed that many IT professionals…

Let shadow IT guide infrastructure development

By | February 12, 2015 | Cloud, Shadow IT | [ 0 ]
By John Grady  With a flexible attitude toward application adoption and infrastructure development, this generation’s leaders can harness the momentum of shadow IT. Perceived as bringing security and performance risk to the enterprise environment, employee-driven…