A look at business communication – where does mobility fit in?

Brett Harney BYOD, Cloud, Communication, Hosted Phone, Unified Communications

Cloud computing and mobility of technologies have forever changed how we live, work, and communicate. Digital tools and mobile devices have advanced to the point where remote working is no longer an exception. In fact, surveys reveal that 70% of the U.S. population works remotely at least once a week. (Source: IWG). What’s powering this remote working revolution? Part of …

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How to Implement a Successful BYOD Policy

Brett Harney BYOD

It’s quite obvious that BYOD is here to stay, especially with the increased popularity and sales of smartphones and tablets. The benefits are apparent, and we hear them over and over again. But that doesn’t mean all businesses are doing it the right way. There are still concerns surrounding BYOD, but there’s a way to move past them. IT naturally …

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Is a Mobile Workforce a Win or a Security Nightmare?

Brett Harney BYOD, Hosted Phone, Unified Communications, VoIP

Mobility is becoming less of a perk and more of a requirement. It’s not a nice-to-have, it’s a must-have. Some estimates say 50% of the workforce will be mobile by 2022. Enterprises that don’t enable their staff for mobility will lose in talent acquisition to those that do. However, are all those individual devices accessing your business data creating chinks …

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Millennials Shaping the Future of Unified Communications

Brett Harney BYOD, Unified Communications, VoIP

Are we tired of hearing about Millennials and catering to their demands? Probably. But, because they make up 34% of the US workforce, we need to pay them mind. This generation is made of ‘digital natives’ – people who confidently take advantage of new tech like cloud-based apps and VOIP phone systems. They bring a new perspective to how organizations …

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Cloudshift and Bandwidth: Is Your Network Ready?

Brett Harney Bandwidth management, BYOD, Cloud, Internet of Things, Network Performance

Cloudshift is occurring across all categories of business from single applications to total cloud solutions. It’s not surprising. The cloud delivers scalability, mobility, redundancy, and security all at a lower cost over traditional network cores. But, shifting to the cloud isn’t as simple as flipping a switch and all your data and operations just work seamlessly.  You need to consider …