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Top Reasons to Provide Employees with Laptops

Bring-Your-Own-Device policies seem like the best of both worlds for many corporations. Employees have the freedom to work how they choose, and you don’t have to invest in purchasing or upkeep for new computers. Unfortunately, this often isn’t the case, with BYOD policies contributing to reduced productivity, security risks, and increased complexity for regulation. As […]

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How to Calculate Network Load and Needs for Business

Setting up a business network means calculating what you need and why, so you can distribute hardware to meet those needs. While these calculations are relatively complex, chances are, you can get a ballpark idea of what you need before you go to an installer, so you’ll have a better idea of what to ask […]

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How to Choose an ICT Solutions Provider

The end-quality of ICT solutions will heavily depend on an outsourced partner. Your ICT solutions provider will be a partner and one who must be able to meet your organization’s needs, anticipate and solve issues, optimize solutions over time, and provide real value. This means that it’s important to review and carefully choose an ICT solutions provider that can operate with your organization, at a level that meets your needs, budget, and organizational goals.

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Network Management for Cloud Servers and Software

Most organizations are increasingly implementing cloud networks and applications. Navigating change to manage those networks is crucial to seeing value, retaining safety, and avoiding issues relating to bottlenecks, speed, and user access.

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Choosing Network Hardware for SMBCs

Most organizations are in a constant state of growth. You will likely have to add on more workstations, more servers, more printers, more modems, etc. It’s important to plan your network for these needs, so that you can easily scale up, expand your network, and add switches and connections to continue to meet the needs of your organization.

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Networking Solutions for Small Business: Everything You Need to Get Started

Small business networking solutions allow your organization to work using both private networks and the Internet. They are essential for functionality such as payments, printing, data storage, and even linking computers together. Most importantly, choosing a quality network will enable your organization to perform work more quickly, more efficiently, and with greater security, which will benefit your business as a whole.

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What Are the Business Benefits of Wireless Infrastructure and Networking?

Wireless networks are increasingly efficient, affordable, and capable. Most organizations can install and maintain wireless networks at less than the cost of wired, typically with comparable performance. This is especially true as more organizations move to cloud, virtual computer, and virtual private network solutions. Adding wireless networking as a default adds to convenience, network flexibility, and user access control, all of which benefit your business.

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How to Select Video Conferencing Hardware

Video conferencing is today’s solution to remote work, busy schedules, and offices spread across the globe. The more diverse your organization is, the more likely it is to have workers who either cannot or cannot afford to come into meetings. Video conferencing is an affordable alternative to traveling to meetings, offers better communication than calling, and caters to even the busiest work schedule. 

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Pros and Cons of Always-On Video-Conferencing Portals for Remote Offices

Organizations are increasingly working further apart, with teams in different geographic locations or even different countries, and with flex work and freelancing as a standard part of operations. Creating visual communication tools like video conferencing is an important way to bridge those gaps, allowing individuals to maintain quality of communication without having to travel to see each other.

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Bridging Remote Workers with Video Conferencing

Video conferencing improves how individuals communicate, adding more depth and nuance to interpersonal communication. While it’s not right for every form of communication, and a quick call or chat may sometimes be ideal in some cases, video adds a lot of value, especially in circumstances where remote workers never or rarely meet their teammates or teams.

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How to Integrate Network Performance Management

Network maintenance is crucial to ongoing performance, no matter what you’re running on that network. Network performance management is an essential because it’s the only way to ensure networks offer performance throughout the day, handle peak periods without crashing, and that data-loss and latency aren’t causing issues on your servers, application, or signage. 

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Optimizing IT Infrastructure to Achieve Digitization and Efficiency Goals

Your IT infrastructure optimization will heavily depend on your current structure, IT teams, resources, and ability to upgrade or make changes. In some cases, you won’t have the tools or resources to truly optimize for digitization in-house. In this case, outsourcing your solutions is likely the best option, and will likely offer more in terms of efficiency than investing in your own resources. 

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