SD WAN: Technologies Wonderful Conundrum

Brandon Fogliano Network Performance, Uncategorized

Almost everyone has heard the term SD WAN, or software defined wide area networking, but most still are not totally sure what it is all about.  An “SD WAN Conundrum” as I like to call it, leads to many questions. Similar to when the word “cloud” became popular, businesses may wonder: What is this vague magical word, what can it …

Business Continuity

5 Pillars of Business Continuity

Brett Harney Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery, Uncategorized

Your business runs on data. If you lose access to it, you immediately incur costs – costs in time, productivity, customer dissatisfaction. If you lose it completely, the costs could be catastrophic. Threats come in many forms and you rarely see them coming. To combat this potential for disaster, you need a thorough backup plan ready in the wings. Here …

Project Management & Support

It’s all in the details… PROJECT MANAGEMENT IS NOT OVERRATED!

Brett Harney news, Uncategorized

Recently, Corporate Technologies Group, Inc. was involved in one of our bigger installations in the past 16 years. It was quite complex and really stretched the staff to get to the next level and be on their “A” game for the client. During the last two weeks of the installation, we were having multiple daily status calls with the client …

Hosted Phone

Are You Leveraging Your Phone System to Improve Your Business?

Brett Harney Hosted Phone, Uncategorized

Businesses often look to new software and updated processes to improve their business. So, why is it that when it comes to their phone system, they are resistant to change and instead want to stick with the status quo? Organizations that seek to leverage technology to improve their businesses should be looking at the ways they could do this with …

Network Performance

Cloudy with a Chance of Poor Network Performance

Brett Harney Cloud, Network Performance, Uncategorized

It is said that currently only 15% of the market is using Microsoft 365 (cloud-based office) and that over the next two years Microsoft is going to phase out premise-based MS office.  The average company has 6 cloud applications working on their network through different departments of their organization.  Many departments set up cloud services without IT knowing about it.  …