For the majority of business enterprises Wide Area Network (WAN) infrastructures will form one of their biggest operational expenses in terms of total cost of networking ownership. Given this fact, selecting the most appropriate wide area solution – or even combination of solutions – is a choice that firms cannot afford to undertake lightly.
Business Thriving? Mike is CEO of Agility Communications and a telecom veteran of 20 years, having worked for CenturyLink (Qwest) and as an independent telecom consultant. His industry expertise makes him adept at advising businesses on telecom strategy, helping SMBs optimize their communications, especially in the rapidly evolving landscape of cloud services. He is committed…Details
When most people hear “fiber” they think “speed.” But fiber-optic internet has much more to offer than faster connections. For small and midsized business (SMB) customers, it can translate into significant business advantages. Three use cases we’ll examine show, fiber offers a number of distinct benefits over traditional cable and DSL.
Cloud phone system popularity has exploded in the small business market. Business owners no longer have to settle for expensive legacy phone solutions that carry a heavy cap X. The functionality of Cloud IP systems far surpasses the ability of legacy systems, is easy to maintain, cost effective and simplifies your telco closet. A cloud…Details
ic The saying goes “Speed Kills” and it is tied to many meanings. In Baseball for example Speed as in pitching kills hitting. In Football “Speed Kills” were the famous words of Al Davis (Owner of the Oakland Raiders) and referred to foot speed and quickness which kills defenses. Mr. Davis used to say “You…Details
Many CIOs want to keep core systems running in-house. Yet there are serious problems with this strategy. Most catastrophic failures trace not to natural disaster but to administrator error.
One location, for a growing business is often not enough. Many businesses as they find success will set up multiple branch offices in different regions to attract and serve customers. Usually a one location business has no real need for a full time IT staff and when they begin to expand the company suddenly…Details
Time Management for most people is a skill you learn along the way. Its what you do to get the job done. Like most things the more you invest in time management skills the more reward you’ll get from it. Time management is critical for prioritizing tasks, scheduling appointments, emails, projects etc. Here are 5…Details