Reducing the cost and complexity of network security

The prospect of a security breach is a fact of business life. Just consider a couple examples from recent months: a simple phishing attack conned a payroll employee at Arizona-based supermarket chain Sprouts

Published on: June 9th, 2016 Lynn Greiner

How upgrading your network can deliver a competitive advantage

In 2014, Gartner reported that the average cost of network downtime to an enterprise was $5,600 per minute. And even if the network isn't completely non-functional, high latency can potentially impact productivity, especially

Published on: June 2nd, 2016 Lynn Greiner

Keeping it simple: Tackling infrastructure complexity

Canadian businesses are struggling with spiraling costs to maintain and update IT infrastructure because of the growing demands of mobile connectivity and increasing numbers of tools required to ensure an efficient, secure network.

Published on: May 26th, 2016 Suzanne Robicheau

Three ways businesses can shed the burden of managing mobile devices and data

There was a time when futurologists thought the Information Age was going to abolish drudgery for people. Machines and software programs would take care of most menial tasks while humans could be free

Published on: May 19th, 2016 Lynn Greiner

The top three network security challenges for 2016

Securing the network has always been a challenge, but it’s only getting more complex, thanks to the rise of cloud applications, programmable networks and bring-your-own-everything. The Enterprise Connectivity Series Future-proofing your business For

Published on: May 12th, 2016 Vawn Himmelsbach

3 ways the connected workspace can make your business better

It’s not headline-making news that the way people work has changed dramatically over the past decade. But with changing demographics — including more millennials entering the workforce — and the rise of disruptive

Published on: May 5th, 2016 Vawn Himmelsbach

Why ‘anywhere connectivity’ is key to stronger business collaboration

Only a few years ago, Rick Duha was languishing in what he describes as “email hell,” waking up each morning to 50 or 60 emails from Asia, Europe and Australia. Now he uses

Published on: April 28th, 2016 Suzanne Robicheau

Managing UC in a BYOD world

Not long ago, using a personal smartphone or tablet in the workplace was a contentious issue. Nowadays, it’s becoming the norm, and any IT department hoping to clamp down on the bring-your-own-device trend

Published on: April 21st, 2016 Vawn Himmelsbach

Using UC to find the fast lane

Picture unified communications (UC) as the passing lane: a fast-driven convergence of technologies and applications that reduce the typical roadblocks to efficient communications. Now picture your business accelerating into this new digital space with

Published on: April 14th, 2016 Suzanne Robicheau

Why Unified Communications Matters

Making the business case for moving to unified communications (UC) requires attention to detail — and a rationale that focuses as much on process as on money saved or revenue generated. The Enterprise

Published on: April 7th, 2016 Dave Webb

The Top Ten Reasons UC Implementations Fail

Unified communications (UC) is a double-edged sword. Done right, it can enhance and improve communication across a company, with customers and suppliers. It can save money, improve productivity, and enhance employee engagement by

Published on: March 31st, 2016 Lynn Greiner

Improving business practices with unified communications

Unified Communications (UC) may be as transformative as mechanical printing when it comes to changing the face of business and improving the way we exchange information. The Enterprise Connectivity Series Future-proofing your business

Published on: March 24th, 2016 Suzanne Robicheau

Unified Communications: Powering the workplace of the future, today

It was not so long ago that you could understand the hierarchy of a corporation simply by studying the floor plan of the main office: New hires were in the central cube farm,

Published on: March 17th, 2016 Dave Webb

Cutting the cord in a wireless world: Why looking at a managed services provider makes strategic sense

Today's users don't sit still for long. And, when on the move, they expect to have connectivity to whatever resources they need to do their jobs. The old-fashioned fixed wired network connection just doesn't

Published on: March 10th, 2016 Lynn Greiner