Tips and Secrets of Successful Teams in Project Delivery

Today, delivering successful projects requires different teams of people working together for a common goal or an agreed output.  At Plow Networks we harness collaborative working utilizing Microsoft Teams. Here are our top tips for how Microsoft Teams can help in delivering successful projects harnessing the power of teamwork, collaboration, and ultimately project delivery. For those unfamiliar with Teams, It’s Microsoft’s ‘one-stop-shop’ [...] Read more

Microsoft 365 Has Some Good Email Security Features, But Also Some Significant Vulnerabilities

A Defense In Depth Strategy Can Compensate For These Weaknesses, And Create A More Secure Email Environment. Do you need a defense-in-depth (DiD) strategy for Microsoft 365? MS 365, the new name for Office 365, Microsoft’s cloud-based office productivity suite, serves more than three-quarters of the business email users in the U.S., according to analysts and with more employees telecommuting [...] Read more

Top 7 Considerations When Choosing an SD-WAN Vendor and Platform

Making the right decision now leads to long-term success Even as we navigate the ongoing challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, SD-WAN adoption continues to accelerate at a breakneck pace. In fact, with fewer (or no) employees in branch sites for the time-being, some enterprises are accelerating deployments. Why? Many now recognize that WAN transformation is essential to realize maximum value [...] Read more

What is fiber internet for business?

Is fiber internet really better? Long, thin strands of pure glass about the size of a human hair are the foundation of the world’s fastest internet, capable of connection speeds and bandwidth that is 300 times faster than traditional internet. When bundled together, these strands create a cable that allows information to travel through them in a beam of light over long [...] Read more

The future of work after COVID-19

The business change driven by the COVID-19 pandemic has been both sudden and lasting At the start of 2020, no one predicted a novel coronavirus would disrupt global supply chains, lead thousands of organizations to close their office space, and have countless employees work remotely for the first time. But now that we are months removed from the scramble to [...] Read more

5-Step Guide to Microsoft 365 License Optimization

Ways to save money on and optimize one of the world’s most popular software products Microsoft’s Office is the world’s go-to business toolkit. Few businesses choose not to supply licenses to their employee base. But as simple as Microsoft 365 is to buy and deploy – perhaps even because of this – there is a trend when it comes to [...] Read more

Why Your Company Needs Business Class Internet

The Benefits of Business Class Internet No matter what business you’re in, connectivity is at the heart of how you get work done. You rely on your business internet connection to give you access to the tools and web apps you depend on to collaborate effectively with your team. The last place you want to skimp on is connectivity because your connection affects [...] Read more

How secure is your remote work infrastructure?

Disaster Recovery Testing Most organizations couldn’t even conceive a completely remote workforce, but earlier this year the world experienced an unpredictable circumstance that forced professionals to take on a new form of “business as usual.” Virtual meetings and business collaboration tools, previously used in the background, suddenly became the primary form of communication. This transition from physical office to work-from-home [...] Read more

Cloud is the urgent business imperative: how to maximize its value

The smarter route to maximizing value Everyone knows the cloud is the place to be It has offered greater flexibility, more agility and new opportunities for innovation. No surprise, then, that more than 90 percent of today’s enterprises have adopted cloud in some form. So what’s the challenge? Many enterprise efforts to adopt and scale to cloud have slowed or [...] Read more

Optimize Your Technology Investments To Enable Your Teams

Deliver sustained business value by reexamining technology budgeting and investment strategies Modernizing and optimizing your IT landscape is no longer an option. It is a mandate. Aging and inconsistent technology slows down your business, frustrates your staff, and may even impact your ability to deliver excellent service. Optimizing technology investment isn’t just about cutting costs — it’s about investing the [...] Read more