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    How the Right Video Surveillance System Increases Revenue

    Video surveillance systems might be one of the most misunderstood business tools out there right now. Businesses are consistently undervaluing its benefits and underutilizing the technology—losing time and money as a result. For many in upper-level management, it falls in the category of “We solved this a few years ago, right? Let’s move on.”  However, […]

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    Trends in IT Physical Security

    While the pandemic raised questions and concerns about data security for remote workers, there’s another side of the coin in IT security which is often overlooked. With traditional in-office setups becoming a thing of the past, and work-from-home models swiftly becoming the norm for most companies, one is left to wonder, “How can we keep […]

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    How IT Can Contribute to Having a More Sustainable Business

    In 2019 alone, the world disposed of around 300 million tons of plastic. (How do you even wrap your mind around that?) Then, floating around somewhere near that sea of plastic in 2019 was 53.6 million tons of e-waste, according to the UN. And in the US, only 15% of it was recycled.  This all […]

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    A Look at the Top Data Breaches of 2021 and How Breaches Happen

    Every business had its ups and downs in 2021. We know you had some bad days, but did you have a “We just leaked the personal information of 533 million users!” kind of day?  Facebook woke up to this data breach nightmare in April. Meanwhile, data breaches grew by a massive leap of 17 percent […]

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    Will Cloud Computing Kill Mainframes? Maybe, Not Yet.

    For companies in data-driven industries like healthcare, insurance, and finance, mainframe systems have been the trusted workhorse in business IT solutions for seventy years. They easily process behemoth volumes of information and transactions and offer secure data storage, catch errors quickly, and are dependable for avoiding crashes and downtime. Tech experts predicted the decline of […]

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    Four Reasons Why Your IT Team Needs a Technical Program Manager

    The sad reality is that an estimated 71% percent of IT projects fail. (Sorry, that’s just facts.) No matter if you’re setting up a data center, transitioning your workforce to being 100% remote, or implementing a new approach to security measures—you’ll be juggling numerous individual projects that all must see success in order to reach […]

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    Three Ways to Develop Internal IT Talent

    In the wake of the “Great Resignation,” LinkedIn has been buzzing with career update posts and job change notifications. With 60% of tech professionals on the hunt for a new job in the next 12 months, you may be wondering what you can do to retain the talent you have (and maybe even attract some […]

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    How to Recover Value on Your IT Junk Closet

    Ever watch Storage Wars? The reality TV show follows people who purchase abandoned storage units at auction, in hopes of acquiring a forgotten treasure trove of items that can be resold at top dollar. IT closets and surplus storage rooms are a similarly overlooked source of value for companies. Packed with forgotten equipment that’s gathering […]

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    Should Commodity Businesses Care about CX? Yes, Here’s Why

    For many businesses, a high quality Customer Experience gives them a competitive edge, drawing customers away from “the other guy.” But what if you provide a service in an industry where customers traditionally haven’t had a preference or weren’t given an option about which services they use? Yes, CX matters to you, too!  Times are […]

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    Why Invest in a Fiber Optics Network for your Business?

    If your business is in tech (and aren’t all businesses these days?), you know the importance of a smooth-running, secure network that imposes limited downtime for employees and customers. And if your network architecture is still built on older copper cabling, you’ve probably considered upgrading to a fiber optic network. Perhaps you’ve been hesitant to […]

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    How WFH Is Changing Cybersecurity and Shifting Responsibility

    The COVID-19 pandemic has radically changed the meaning of “business as usual,” particularly when it comes to working from home. Yet, remote cybersecurity is something many companies continue to struggle with, even after a year of living in this new normal.  A survey of 3,000 tech execs and IT professionals found that 61% of companies […]

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    Common Network Bottlenecks—and What You Can Do to Avoid Them

    A slow network is a drag—both on your patience and on your business’ productivity. At their most benign, network bottlenecks can be a minor inconvenience or temporary annoyance. But left unresolved, network bottlenecks can create performance and user-experience issues for customers, negatively impacting your bottom line and reputation. We rounded up several common causes of […]

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