Wan-Op
Feb, 21st, 2017
Is WAN Optimization Dead?

Last week one of our customers said “Looks like WAN Optimization is dead. For me, control and visibility is more beneficial than SD-WAN.” I have to confess – I really enjoyed hearing this. It was completely unsolicited and during a time when his company was being aggressively courted by both a WAN Optimization vendor and […]

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Higher-Ed-Needs-Network-Visibility
Feb, 15th, 2017
4 Reasons Higher Ed Needs Better Network Visibility & Control

As a campus IT professional, the pressure to provide a consistent and reliable experience for all faculty, students, staff and guests is greater than ever. Every year more devices come to campus, more content is downloaded and more network resources are used. With this unique, 24/7 IT environment, there are four reasons Higher Ed needs […]

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Uc-deployment
Feb, 7th, 2017
UC Deployment: 5 Facts Every IT Team Should Know

Learn how to maximize your Unified Communications investment and get the voice and video quality your users expect.

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K12-Bandwidth-Management
Jan, 31st, 2017
Don’t Max Out: Your Checklist for More Effective K-12 Bandwidth Management

Providing reliable and consistent Internet access so that students and faculty can effectively instruct, learn, collaborate, and test online is a difficult challenge given today’s constraints on IT budget, staff, and other resources. There’s no denying the transformative impact of technology on education. More schools are embracing BYOD alongside the hottest new educational apps and […]

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SharePoint-Migration
Jan, 24th, 2017
3 Reasons Your SharePoint Migration Could Fail

SharePoint for the Win. Management has spoken. Options have been reviewed. Pros and cons have been weighed and after careful consideration, you’ve decided to jump aboard the cloud train and advantage of one of the most popular collaboration and productivity applications, Microsoft SharePoint. YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE: 3 Ingredients for Exceptional Office 365 Performance And while […]

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bandwidth-draining-trends
Jan, 17th, 2017
5 Bandwidth Draining Trends to Watch for in 2017

Whether you’re managing an enterprise, ResNet, healthcare or financial services network, you’re destined to encounter applications (whether critical or non-critical) that will drain your network resources and potentially hamper the performance of other applications, which as we all know, will result in an abundance of user complaints. You can’t always predict when hot new applications […]

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Skype
Jan, 10th, 2017
4 Pain Points New Skype for Business Users Encounter (and How to Solve Them)

It happens every time. Your company deploys some new software and tells everyone, “Okay, this is what we’re using now!” Sometimes they give training. Sometimes they do not. Inevitably, the change in technology causes trouble. People have trouble learning the new system, the training material gets lost…it’s a pain. YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE: On-Demand Webinar: How […]

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network assessment
Jan, 3rd, 2017
4 Good Reasons You Need a Network Assessment

Maintaining a network is hard work. It requires a deep technical knowledge as well as a good feel for the business and its goals in order to prioritize applications and services to keep them running at an optimum performance level. It would be nice if one could simply take an 80’s infomercial approach and just […]

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UC and QoE - web
Jan, 1st, 2017
Infographic: When UC (Unified Communications) Fails, is IT to Blame?

We recently conducted a survey of IT professionals to better understand the challenges of Unified Communications and how it affects IT teams and end users. Check out our infographic below for a few interesting stats that reveal the truth behind quality of experience and how it impacts the ROI of your UC investment. You Might Also […]

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Office 365 Performance issues
Dec, 23rd, 2016
Santa’s Little Helper: Improving Office 365 Performance

Now that Santa is fully available 24×7 thanks to sites like North Pole Times and Elf HQ, it got me thinking about Santa’s distribution partners here in the Northeast, and how they manage their online email services. One of our customers is the 3rd largest toymaker in the world with annual revenue of approximately 4.5B. […]

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