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    5 FAQs About Sourcewell, Answered

    By: Jason Boutwell
    October 11, 2019

    Whether you're the head of a small nonprofit, the superintendent of a school district or the director of a government agency, it's important for you to know about Sourcewell. Sourcewell is an organization that helps not-for-profit entities secure the equipment and technology required to stay competitive in our modern world, without facing the frustrations and potential issues involved with vendor selection or the RFP process.

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    How to Control Telecommunications Expenses

    By: Jeff S. Olson
    August 8, 2019

    Your company relies on many telecommunication services, from telephones and mobile devices to Internet connectivity and the IT infrastructure. No matter how important telecommunications is to your business, it is important to stay focused on your budget. Otherwise, telecom equipment and infrastructure maintenance costs might increase without you realizing it.

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    8 Financial Benefits of Managed IT Services

    By: Dustin Bonn
    September 12, 2018

    Managed IT Services are an investment – and as with all investments, it's only normal to consider the return it can bring. And when it comes to Managed IT Services, there are a number of benefits that directly translate into cost savings.

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    Let Managed IT Services Future-Proof Your IT Infrastructure

    By: Dustin Bonn
    March 29, 2018

    Business in the 21st century moves at the speed of light. Staying relevant and ahead of the competition means keeping your business technologies up-to-date and able to propel your company forward. When these systems become outdated, their performance can negatively impact efficiency. 

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    Key Technology Services Go À La Carte

    By: Steve Knutson
    February 9, 2017

    As a technology provider, we have to change our business model constantly to stay relevant and deliver value to our clients. That means being willing to update the products and services we sell and how we sell them.

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    Business Enablement that Extends Beyond Technology

    By: Todd Erne
    September 1, 2016

    You may have heard the phrase “business enablement” getting tossed around or making its way into business conversation, and if you’re like a lot of people, you don’t quite have a handle on what it means, exactly. Unlike typical business buzzwords, business enablement has actual significance. Here's a brief overview of business enablement and what it could mean for your organization.

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    Is Your School Prepared to Support Mobile Classrooms? [Infographic]

    By: Clay Ostlund
    March 7, 2016

    Today's technology is beginning to surface in classrooms and education environments. Rather than investing in the hard copies of books every couple of years, many schools are handing out tablets to their students. Mobility is the future - is your school prepared to support this shift to enhanced digital education? 

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    5 Reasons to Wait to Buy Your Next Wide Format Printer

    By: Jeff Vetter
    November 10, 2015

    Technology is a wonderful thing, and businesses rely on various pieces of equipment to complete daily tasks. To remain reliable and efficient, which keeps your business competitive in the marketplace, technology requires upgrades. However, there is a time and a place to upgrade equipment like a wide format printer, and there are times when it is better to wait. Here are five reasons to consider holding off on investing in a new device.

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    Upgrade Your School's Telecommunication Systems Affordably with eRate

    By: Jeff S. Olson
    September 14, 2015

    When it comes to adopting new telecommunications technology, school districts often find themselves on the outside looking in. While private corporations have the financial resources, for the most part, to upgrade telecommunications systems as needed, schools aren't always as fortunate. School districts are at the mercy of public funding as determined by local and federal government officials.

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    What Role Do Technology Providers Play in Cloud Computing?

    By: Trevor Akervik
    November 5, 2014

    Not long ago, cloud computing was little more than a buzzword. The concept of the cloud has existed for at least two decades, though the ability of technology to fully support cloud computing has lagged behind the concept itself. However, cloud computing has become mainstream as technology service providers and businesses embrace the necessary infrastructure and support services to implement an effective cloud strategy.

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