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    What is Complete Hybrid IT?

    By: Kevin Simmons
    January 2, 2019

    Typically, organizations have server infrastructure and desktop apps stored one of two ways: 

    1. Locally
    2. In the cloud

    But you and I both know businesses are more complex than this, and so is business technology. Complete Hybrid IT is a way to have app storage that fits the way your business works. It brings businesses the best of both worlds.

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    How Well do You Know Your Data Center?

    By: Kevin Simmons
    June 14, 2017

    I know that might sound like an odd question to ask, but data centers are too important to ignore. As the technological brain of your organization, your data center operates behind the scenes, making a lot of things possible. But when the demand on your data center is greater than its capabilities, it will try to tell you. And by knowing these signs, you'll be able to recognize when your data center is no longer meeting your needs.

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    The Ins and Outs of Cloud Voice

    By: Kevin Simmons
    June 8, 2017

    Outdated communication technology is pretty common in today's businesses and organizations. It's not unheard of to be scraping by on an on-site PBX system where half the devices don't have basic functionality like working speakerphone or the ability to transfer calls without dropping them. 

    Quality communication is one of the cornerstones of successful organizations, which makes subpar communication technology a pretty important problem to tackle.

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    What is LAN? And Other Local Area Networks Q&As

    By: Kevin Simmons
    May 18, 2017

    The majority of today's network connectivity conversations focus on spreading out. Many organizations with remote locations and remote employees will be familiar with WAN (wide-area network) and the ability it gives them to stay connected across geographical hurdles. LAN is different. 

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    4 Facts about Managed Firewall

    By: Kevin Simmons
    April 28, 2017

    The basic purpose of a firewall is to keep the bad stuff out and the good stuff in. While it does get a little more complex the deeper you get into the subject, that's the gist of it. All types of businesses and organizations have internal information that's supposed to stay internal. When an unauthorized person tries to access this information, firewalls put a stop to it. A firewall secures you from the outside world, and it secures your users too.

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    4 Ways Cisco Spark Improves Your Conferencing and Collaboration

    By: Kevin Simmons
    July 1, 2016

    In business, time is one of the most valuable resources. It’s all too common to find yourself with more tasks than you have time. And although you can’t add any more hours to the day, you can use your time in better ways.

    When it comes to using time efficiently, communication hurdles are one of the most pressing issues businesses currently face. As the landscape evolves, business technologies are developing solutions that work with how employees want and need to communicate. One solution making considerable waves is Cisco Spark.

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