Is Hyperconverged Infrastructure Worth the Hype?

How HCI is Transforming Businesses In a data-driven world, data creation is rampant.  And as the depth of data increases and technology advances, a cost-effective, scalable solution is key for businesses in order to remain relevant and competitive.  This is part of the reason why interest in Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) is growing. As businesses of all sizes seek to simplify, increase protection and improve productivity of their organization, they are beginning to [...] Read more

The Debate: Cloud vs. On-Premise

Is cloud or on-premise right for your business? Many businesses are starting to face a similar dilemma when deciding between on-premise and the cloud: Which is better? Cloud based solutions are on-demand services, computer networks, storage, or applications accessed via the internet and through a providers shared cloud computing infrastructure. While, on-premise means your business' storage and network remains in the data center that your business privately owns and controls.    While [...] Read more

The Importance of Digital Adoption in the Workplace

Why Digital Adoption Matters Let's start by defining digital adoption. Digital adoption is achieving a state where technology tools are being used to their fullest extent. This is sometimes confused with digital transformation, which is defined as the acceleration of business activities, processes, and models to fully leverage the opportunities and impact of new digital technologies in a strategic way. [...] Read more

February COmmunIT Breakfast

What is 5G technology and how will it impact IOT? You’ve probably heard of 5G technology and how much more advanced it is than current 4G technology. 5G is predicted to dramatically change the Internet of Things (IOT) very soon. At our February CommunIT Breakfast, local leaders came together to discuss what exactly 5G technology is and what its impact [...] Read more

The Benefits of Managed IT Services

Optimize your company's success by outsourcing IT Services Picture this: your business’s IT department is overwhelmed with requests and is having a hard time solving the issues in a timely manner. On top of that, they’re experiencing quite a bit of network slowness, but the IT staff is so busy with other problems, that it takes them a while to [...] Read more

Why Switching to SD-WAN is Good for Business

Reasons to make the switch to SD-WAN Software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN) represents a simplified, cost-effective, and flexible alternative to traditional wide area network (WAN) solutions. Forward-thinking businesses are quickly realizing the benefits that SD-WAN can offer and switching from their traditional WAN solutions. Let’s explore the benefits of SD-WAN and how it is helping businesses get ahead of the competition. [...] Read more

What’s driving IT budgets in 2019?

IT Budgets are Growing. Why? Spiceworks, a professional network for the IT industry, surveyed 780 technology leaders and found that 89% of respondents expect their IT budgets in 2019 to either increase or stay the same, with 64% of respondents feeling the need for IT to upgrade their outdated infrastructure. Most importantly, companies of all sizes expect IT budgets in [...] Read more

What every CEO needs to know about the Cloud

Moving to the cloud? What to know before the move More and more businesses are moving to the cloud for the promise of agility, efficiency, innovation and cost reduction. The cloud can be extremely transformative for your business. However, migrating applications to the cloud doesn’t happen overnight. Before making the move to the cloud, it is important to first understand [...] Read more

Dooming Digital Transformation

Common Digital Transformation Mistakes Digital transformation is defined as the acceleration of business activities, processes, and models to fully leverage the opportunities and impact of new digital technologies a strategic way. Essentially, digital transformation is business transformation. There is a lot at stake - the ability to strengthen customer relationships, create new revenue opportunities, and streamline costs. However, these benefits [...] Read more