Global Supply Chain Disruption Impacting Long Term Network Planning

Dec 9, 2021 There has been a significant disruption to our global supply chain, which started in early 2020. Demand for products drastically increased during the pandemic, and companies have struggled to keep up with the influx of demand. There has also been a massive labor shortage, supply shortage, shipping delays, all of which have…

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Benefits of Using Hardware as a Service

Dec 1, 2021 Over the past decade, organizations and consumers witnessed a rapid adoption and advancement of technology. Some examples include significant advances in network infrastructure, security systems, teleconferencing, AI (artificial intelligence), VR (virtual reality), and IoT (internet of things). The research and development budgets of technology manufacturers also continue to grow each year. Consumers…

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Tips for a Successful E-Rate Program Submission

Nov 15, 2021 The rapid adoption of digital learning technology has led to an increase in demand for bandwidth in schools and libraries. However, many K – 12 schools and public libraries do not have the funding necessary to keep their students, faculty, staff, or customers connected.  In 1996, the FCC launched the Schools and…

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How Corning Technology is Designed for Future Network Needs

Nov 4, 2021 On October 19th, 2021 Corning brought together industry leaders to discuss the benefits of implementing a future-ready network during the Smart Building Summit III. These industry leaders used Corning to deploy a fiber to the edge technology to enable the convergence of information technology (IT) & operational technology (OT). Today, there are more connected devices than…

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Ransomware Impact on Small Businesses

Oct 29, 2021 Ransomware is identified as one of the most dangerous cybersecurity threats facing businesses of any size as attacks become more widespread. Ransomware is a category of malware that blocks access to a computer or network until a ransom is paid. Recently cybercriminals have begun to deploy more strategic tactics when gaining access…

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The Importance of Building Security into Processes

Oct 24, 2021 Anytime new processes are considered by companies, many industries are focused on how the process will be created, developed, and implemented to solve needs or pain points in the market. One area of focus that is often overlooked is security measures being built into the process. In today’s world, security, particularly cybersecurity,…

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Why Simple Password Management is a Major Threat to Your Business

Oct 21, 2021 Two of the most valuable assets a company has are its employees and its data. Keeping data secure with appropriate identity and access management (IAM) solutions is something that keeps technology leaders up at night. Due to major advancements in criminal digital attack methods, we have surpassed simple password management solutions to…

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4 Key Elements to Consider When Building Your Technology Road Map

Jul 27, 2018 In today’s technology-driven world, it’s essential for any organization to have a clear strategy to unify workforce computing and devices. To be useful, a plan must directly relate to your organization’s goals, while also taking your IT infrastructure into account. The following offers a more expansive overview of why integration of an…

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5 Common Mistakes in IT Performance Monitoring

by Ken Shafton | Jul 27, 2018 Know about issues before they affect your business. Everyone knows they need monitoring to ensure site uptime and keep their business humming. Yet, many sites still suffer from outages first reported by their customers. Having managed data center operations for decades, we have the experience to monitor systems…

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The Importance of IP Video Surveillance in Schools

The Importance of IP Video Surveillance in Schools by Ken Shafton | Jul 27, 2018 For the quality of the educational experience as well as the safety of the students, it’s important that schools view safety as the highest priority. Administrators need to closely examine the security options available to them in the video surveillance…

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