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: Live 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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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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Unified Communications Exinda
Nov, 30th, 2016
5 Best Practices for Migrating to Skype for Business

If you’re migrating to Skype for Business for your next generation Unified Communications solution, here are 5 best practices in order to ensure a successful and smooth transition. 1. Determine the Business Value Make sure you are clear on why and how Skype for Business is driving value within your organization. Most organizations are deploying […]

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Students working on the couch
Nov, 22nd, 2016
Podcast: How to Simplify Application Management

Last week we sat down with Thomas Ingle, Director of Technology Services at Community Colleges of Spokane to record our first ever Exinda Podcast – How to Simplify Application Management. YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE: [Video] How to Control Shadow IT To give you a little background, Community Colleges of Spokane is a 12,300-square-mile state community college district that […]

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Control-Shadow-IT
Nov, 16th, 2016
[Video] How to Control Shadow IT

Almost everyone in an organization at one time or another has been guilty of bringing an unauthorized device into the workplace or using an unsanctioned application to help accomplish specific tasks more efficiently. In fact, 80% of end users have admitted to using software not cleared by IT. Purchasing and using applications and devices outside […]

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Skype-for-Business-Performance
Nov, 9th, 2016
Network Requirements & Beyond – 3 Steps for Awesome Skype for Business Performance

Over the past couple of years the growth of Skype for Business, in terms of both revenue and its user base has been a wild success for Microsoft. In fact, Skype for Business eclipsed $2 billion in sales in 2015 and has seen growth in its enterprise and small business adoption with a 42% and […]

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Office-365-Blog
Nov, 1st, 2016
3 Ingredients for Exceptional Office 365 Performance

Microsoft’s Office 365 platform is a force when it comes to market demand. Businesses of all sizes and across virtually all verticals are increasingly inclined to move their collaboration and productivity tools to integrated cloud platforms with Office 365 being one of the most prominent among them. Evidence of this market shift is demonstrated in […]

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Eye Opening SharePoint Stats
Oct, 24th, 2016
[Infographic] 10 Eye-Opening SharePoint Stats

Microsoft’s SharePoint is the document management application of choice for many organizations. It helps employees collaborate in new and creative ways and allows information and knowledge to flow more freely throughout the business. But for some organizations, SharePoint deployments do not go as planned and the benefits remain to be seen. Here are 10 SharePoint stats that may surprise you. YOU MIGHT […]

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