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How to Reduce Latency, Improve RPO, RTO Under Budget

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Figuring out how to reduce latency issues for a company with nearly 1,000 employees across nine offices in five countries is a challenge. Now, imagine doing it with just two IT staff. That’s what the new director of IT at an international retail company was tasked with. “The IT director was hired to fix the…Read More

E-commerce Firm Starts Fresh with ITaaS Strategy

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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

Cumulus Linux Helps Growing Company Move to Open Networking Model

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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

SD-WAN vs MPLS – A Meraki Lesson Learned

SD-WAN vs MPLS
This is a lesson on how doing things the way they have always been done can negatively impact your business. While building the Communications Practice  at MicroAge, I’ve had the opportunity to speak with hundreds (if not thousands) of different organizations about their individual approaches to the wide area network and as of late I’ve seen…Read More

Cisco Meraki Wireless Networking Solution Saves IT Staff Time

When you think of all that goes into moving from one facility to another, it can make your head spin. But a move is also a great time and the perfect opportunity to take a closer look at your technology and make improvements. And for the IT director of a medium-sized digital radiology and storage…Read More

Cloud-Controlled Wi-Fi and Security is the Perfect Blend for Coffee House Chain

As coffee houses and cafes have proliferated across the country, they also have become far more than quick stops for “a cup of Joe.”  They are destinations in their own right, complete with Wi-Fi access points and various other technological outlets for customers to utilize. For this client, operating approximately 200 such storefronts across the…Read More