IT Budgets: 2020-2021 Planning for business continuity during Covid-19.

Since the world went crazy in 2020 and the fact that we faced a world-wide pandemic,global tech spending dropped by 7.3% in 2020 and forecasts suggest 4.3.% growth in 2021 which is still down from 2019 levels (according to Gartner). The World Economic Situation and Prospects as of mid-2020 report, published on 13 May stated…

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Working from home: 7 Rules for getting it right.

Maintain eye contact, offer a firm handshake, dress appropriately: the basic rules that define a professional attitude at work are well-established, and office etiquette evolves only slowly. But with the office effectively moving online, many codes that make up business etiquette have now been shattered. Many of us barely bat an eyelid at impromptu Zoom…

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Simplify Identity and Access Management

IT is more challenged than ever to manage authentication across a hybrid environment without disrupting end users. Simplifying identity and access management for a more secure enterprise is critical. When poor passwords cause 81 percent of data breaches, it’s clear that passwords alone won’t protect your business. How can you ensure critical information is secure, without adding friction for users? Two-factor…

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7 Video Conferencing Tools for Remote Employees

It’s safe to say 2020 has been the year of virtual meetings. Everything from large-scale conferences to staff meetings, to meetings with prospects, are hosted remotely. Chances are much of your business process has moved fully online as well. Free Download: Video demo Video conferencing tools are a good investment for businesses of all sizes,…

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VoIP features your business can’t live without

Many businesses are making the change to VoIP finding the cost savings and reduction in capital expenditure to upgrade being too compelling to pass up. VoIP offers cost savings with free long distance and multisite calling that isn’t possible with a traditional phone service. There are however several key features available with VoIP that are…

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Are your employees prepared to work from anywhere?

Do you have a great product or service that customers are clamoring for?  What happens if business operations halt for an extended period of time? Business continuity planning is critically important yet how many companies actually do it? Instead of being blind sided by disaster equip your work force with cloud based collaboration tools that…

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What is MPLS network?

What is MPLS network…the quick definition is a wide area network that employs a protocol agnostic routing technology to speed up and shape traffic flows over a service provider network.   MPLS stands for Multi-Protocol Label Switching and is a way to connect your branch offices together. If you deploy VoIP across your network you…

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What is SD-WAN?

More and more organizations are turning away from branch routers in favor of Secure SD-WAN to become cloud-ready. What is SD-WAN? If your organization is like most others then you probably have moved many of your core systems to the cloud. Practice management solutions, CRM solutions, ERP solutions, most software vendors are moving their clients…

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