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Billions of IT Modernization Funds Hidden in the American Rescue Plan Act

This summer, Americans will again enjoy “normal” activities, like community gatherings and baseball stadiums filled to capacity. The ease in COVID-related restrictions stems from rapid vaccination rollouts, which were made possible through significant investments in connectivity and IT modernization. Vaccination mega-sites, for example, were aided by CARES Act funding, allowing them to have reliable connectivity […]

07.20.2021

Announcements

How to optimize your return to the office for hybrid work

As you plan your return to the office, focus on these factors to maximize productivity and collaboration, while facilitating a sustainable work-life balance. As organizations begin implementing various models of hybrid working, employees need improved strategies to navigate this change. The always-on nature of our interconnected world led to blurred lines between our work and […]

06.28.2021

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Thought Leadership

Billions of IT Modernization Funds Hidden in the American Rescue Plan Act

This summer, Americans will again enjoy “normal” activities, like community gatherings and baseball stadiums filled to capacity. The ease in COVID-related restrictions stems from rapid vaccination rollouts, which were made possible through significant investments in connectivity and IT modernization. Vaccination mega-sites, for example, were aided by CARES Act funding, allowing them to have reliable connectivity […]

07.20.2021

Announcements

How to optimize your return to the office for hybrid work

As you plan your return to the office, focus on these factors to maximize productivity and collaboration, while facilitating a sustainable work-life balance. As organizations begin implementing various models of hybrid working, employees need improved strategies to navigate this change. The always-on nature of our interconnected world led to blurred lines between our work and […]

06.28.2021

Cloud

Building Resilience Through the Cloud in a Post-Pandemic World

As we look to a post-pandemic world, one of the areas of investment we can expect to see is in building resilience to destructive type attacks. 2020 saw a record number of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) and ransomware attacks, which is only expected to continue through the rest of this decade. Many organizations are now looking to the […]

06.21.2021

Networking

Embracing Work from Anywhere with SD-WAN

If there’s one thing the last year has taught us, it’s the need for flexibility. The IT teams working at businesses around the world didn’t have “global pandemic” on their radar, yet they had to work to shift processes and business models almost overnight with a SD-WAN solution. And in many cases, they had to […]

06.15.2021

Announcements

Build your cybersecurity team: Which roles to outsource, which to keep in-house?

In an earlier post we looked at typical headcount costs and other expenditures to build and maintain the full scope of cybersecurity capabilities in-house. Those figures often put a completely internal team out of reach, but the good news is that a strong cybersecurity strategy doesn’t need to be an all-or-nothing effort. Here we’ll explore […]

05.27.2021

Announcements

NWN Acquires Carousel Industries Delivering Improved Cloud Communications

We are excited to announce that Carousel Industries, a National leading IT and Managed Services firm is now a part of the NWN family. NWN pursued this acquisition to deliver more complete solutions to our customers and the wider market. Together, NWN and Carousel will form a new kind of cloud communications services provider that’s […]

05.12.2021

Security

MDR services and managing cybersecurity within your business

No matter the size, industry, or location, nearly every company today has a cybersecurity strategy. But there are many methodologies your organization can use to protect its digital assets and determining the right approach for your business means balancing your desired cybersecurity posture against your resource availability of staff and money. Given the evolving threat […]

04.19.2021

Announcements

Securing Tomorrow’s Smart Cities With Lessons From Today’s Enterprises

This article was originally posted on Forbes.com. Today’s modern enterprises are fully dependent on a complex amalgam of connected technologies that extend beyond the usual mix of IT gear. Servers, routers, switches and computers now operate alongside connected HVAC and facilities management equipment, building access controls and surveillance cameras, manufacturing robots, scientific sensors, medical devices […]

04.09.2021