Connect with Us |

Solutions Stories

SD-WAN – MPLS Mesh Network Gives Medical Practice Resilient, Secure Telecom

SD-WAN - MPLS Mesh Network solution
Phones are critical for a doctor’s office. Their business relies on patients calling to schedule appointments and clinicians being able to call patients about medications or lab results, for example. Without a highly available telephone system, such as the SD-WAN – MPLS mesh network featured here, the office cannot function optimally. For a multi-location physician…Read More

E-commerce Firm Starts Fresh with ITaaS Strategy

ITaaS solution story graphic
A change in business strategy often necessitates a change in IT strategy. For a 50-employee Midwestern company shifting from an advocacy platform to an e-commerce model, a forthcoming office move created an opportunity to start fresh and build an IT as a service (ITaaS) strategy that made sense for the new business model. Reaching out…Read More

$6 Million Thumb Drive: All Flash Arrays Help Law Firm Maintain Confidentiality

Photo for All Flash Arrays story
Although cloud storage is increasingly popular, it’s not an option for companies where confidentiality and security are paramount. Contractually obligated to keep data on premises, these companies often opt to lease storage equipment but find they run out of space long before the lease ends. Faced with this predicament, a global law firm turned to…Read More

Cumulus Linux Helps Growing Company Move to Open Networking Model

Open Networking
Growing pains are part of any successful business. For a 250-user marketing data company based in the western U.S., rapid growth translated into a significant problem — running out of space for all of that data. As the company prepared to move into a new office, the IT team had an opportunity to build a…Read More

Powering Up a Rural Utility’s Network Security and DR

Utility Network Security photo
A rise in security breaches is causing IT managers in various industries to take note and examine the systems they have in place to prevent and remediate attacks. The IT team at a power company that maintains more than 12,000 miles of lines in the rural Midwest recognized that their industry was vulnerable; they knew…Read More

VeloCloud SD-WAN Freezes Network Outages for HVAC Client

VeloCloud SD-WAN
A network outage brings business to a screeching halt, especially when there’s no resiliency to help a company prevent losing access to critical apps. Fortunately, such outages are history for a national commercial heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) provider; MicroAge devised a software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) solution that eliminated downtime. The VeloCloud SD-WAN…Read More

UCaaS System Saves Time and Hassle for IT Team

UCaaS photo
In the life of every technology, there comes a time when it simply no longer makes sense to keep the old system, no matter how much you want to save money. For one division of a large national commercial real estate company, it came time for a legacy phone system to go — and time…Read More

Benefits of a Software-Defined Data Center: Agility, Security, Economy

Benefits of a Software-Defined Data Center include agility, security and economy
When it’s time to make improvements to your organization’s IT infrastructure, there’s a lot to consider — your IT strategy, your current environment and hardware, your budget and your team, for starters. The IT leadership at one large credit union in the Southwest understood the importance of evolving their technology while maintaining the utmost security…Read More

Surviving Ransomware: How MicroAge Got Client Back in Business

Surviving Ransomware
Being faced with a vicious attack on your network, and the uncertainty of even surviving ransomware, is every IT director's worst nightmare. At one 2,000-employee equipment manufacturer, no one saw it coming. Related: [Blog] 7 Best Practices to Protect Against Ransomware. On a Saturday, a ransomware virus appeared on all of the company’s desktop and…Read More

Ransomware Attack Remediation with a Successful Outcome

Ransomware attack remediation
“Our network is secure. We don’t need to worry about ransomware attack remediation.” “We’re too small.” “We don’t have the budget for that level of security.” For many companies, the objections to anti-ransomware software are real — and understandable. But they don’t hold true for a lot of organizations. In fact, one health care company…Read More