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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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What Enterprise Decision-Makers Need to Know about the Workplace of the Future

This article is posted here with the consent of the author. The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy, position, view, or opinion of Crestron Electronics, Inc., or of any of its employees. Crestron Electronics is not responsible for, and does not […]

03.23.2021

Security

Apply Ordr to your IoT chaos

Businesses have leveraged Internet of Things (IoT) capabilities for years and the use of these devices – sensors, monitors, and other smart technologies with Internet connectivity – is exploding. Unlike cell phones and laptops, IoT devices aren’t usually linked to any one user. Instead, they’re the communication component in a heart monitor that lets hospital […]

12.22.2020

AI

Contact Center

AI Enriches CX and Contact Center Operations

Here’s a fun fact: by 2025, 53.5% of customer interactions are expected to use AI combined with self-service and workflow automation to guide them to resolution (Nemertes Research). Are you ready for this shift to digital interactions? It’s clear your customers are ready and willing to use digital self-service options. Here’s another fun fact: more than 60% of […]

11.20.2020

UC&C

Unified Communications as a Service: How UCaaS is Driving the Modern Workforce

The global COVID-19 pandemic fundamentally altered the way many of us around the world work, learn, and communicate with each other. Pre-pandemic, working from home was considered by many to be a perk, not the norm. Then widespread stay-at-home orders forced offices, schools, restaurants, malls, and gathering places to close their doors, accelerating the adoption […]

11.11.2020

Announcements

Businesses Fast-Tracking Agile Workforce Deployment

The unprecedented global events of 2020 have moved next-stage digital transformation strategies to the top of business agendas. Although many enterprise, commercial and educational organizations have long been working on plans to shift to a hybrid or agile workforce models, those have now been thrust into hyperdrive. With that, the agile ecosystem has taken on […]

Security

Apps in the Firing Line: The Enduring Power of DDoS Attacks

This blog was originally posted on F5.com. Applications are the face of your company. Customer goodwill is won or lost in a heartbeat these days, so downtime of any description is not an option. Every second you are out of commission is a potential prelude to financial and/or reputational loss. While there are a multitude […]

10.28.2020

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Security

Carousel Industries and Ordr: Uncovering the IoT Surprises Hiding Within Your Network

This blog post was originally featured on the Ordr blog. First, some straight-up pragmatism: IoT devices probably won’t get much more secure as time goes on. There’s just not enough impetus for manufacturers to add security capabilities. Couple that lack of onboard security with the fact that IoT usage is rapidly increasing, and the onus […]

10.26.2020

E911

E911 Checklist for a Remote Workforce

Working remotely in the safety of our homes has become the new business normal. As organizations find new ways to ease team communication and collaboration with cloud-based platforms, 911 connectivity remains a necessity for all. Your clients may wonder what are the applicable Enhanced 911 (E911) requirements for remote users. Read on to learn more […]

10.16.2020