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Events

Tips for Attending Cisco Live!

It’s been dubbed “Geek Summer Camp”, and many make the annual pilgrimage to Las Vegas to attend Cisco Live (CLUS). Whether this is your first time or one of many, we’ve compiled this list of resources to keep handy as you make your way to an event that draws nearly 20,000 attendees. Transform your business […]

06.22.2017

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Carrier Services

UC&C Migration on the Horizon? Don’t Forget Telecom and Carrier

If your organization is in the planning stages of a unified communications & collaboration (UC&C) migration and is nearing the execution phase, now is a great time to take a brief pause to consider if you have checked all the most important items off your migration to-do list. Have you thoroughly vetted all the available […]

06.20.2017

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Security

Ransomware and Things That Go Bump in the Night

In the treacherous world of cyber security—or cyber insecurity—things that go bump in the night are the things that can bring an organization to its knees. Unexpected new breach threats, employee errors, and poor data policies can destroy even the most iron-clad cyber security strategy. Here, we break down three things that keep security professionals […]

03.14.2017

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Thought Leadership

Helping IT Leaders Make Confident Decisions

What’s your competitive advantage? What’s your key differentiator? We hear those questions so often in business and for many, it’s a knee-jerk response to answer “client service.” But with so many companies touting client experience as a differentiator, at what point does it just become table stakes? Using client feedback (be it through focus groups, […]

03.09.2017

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Announcements

Good to Great: Helping Define Your Path for 2017

It’s hard to believe that 2016 is already in the rearview mirror, particularly when we think back to the defining moments of last year. In addition to us witnessing massive disruption in the IT industry—from an unprecedented number of M&As to a surge in cyber-attacks—we saw great innovation come forward in a number of spaces, […]

03.06.2017

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Data Center

Capitalizing on Internet Economics and Building a More Agile WAN

As applications shift toward the cloud and internet connectivity continues to drop in price and improve in reliability, clients have flocked toward hybrid WAN solutions. Historically, IT leaders chose to leverage internet for backup relying on routing protocols for fail-over. In all practicality, these hybrid options are managed as two disparate networks and provide redundancy, […]

02.28.2017

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Events

GAME ON at Avaya Engage, 2017

Experience was everything at last week’s Avaya ENGAGE 2017, which draws more than 2,000 Avaya users, speakers and leadership together each year. Held at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, the event is comprised of content and speakers from the Avaya user community to learn, network and engage with some of the most prolific minds […]

02.27.2017

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Cloud

Head in the Clouds: 2017 Trends

With cloud adoption on the rise, and with so many cloud technologies and consumption models now available, the question for all size businesses is how to best leverage cloud solutions to accomplish business objectives. And, many will be asking questions like: How can we deploy cloud applications rapidly and cost-effectively? Is a private, public or […]

02.24.2017

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Carrier Services

Telecom Considerations for Designing IT Solutions

It’s critically important for organizations to consider connectivity and bandwidth requirements when they are planning to move applications to the cloud. But it is also a microcosm of a larger point, which is that telecom considerations should be taken into account for any solution design. Let’s take Unified Communications (UC) as an example. Oftentimes when […]

02.20.2017

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Carrier Services

Bandwidth for Cloud Applications: Easy to Overlook, Crucial to Address

Two months into 2017, IT finds itself in a challenging yet invigorating time. IT leaders have never had such a wide range of solutions at their disposal, which can be a bit overwhelming but also exciting, as new technologies offer opportunities for IT to help transform the way their colleagues work and gain influence across […]

02.19.2017