Entries by Steve Fisher

SD-WAN Facts

Get the Facts for Affordable SD-WAN Deployment

Adaptation is the operative term for IT leaders navigating today’s new reality. With a rapid shift in enterprise connectivity and network priorities required to meet changing business needs and support a homebound workforce, many are turning to software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN) for future success.

Be COVID Era Business Technology Savvy:

Gain Telecom Expense Confidence and Savings Despite Provider Policy Changes

There’s no doubt business technology needs have evolved over the last six months and will continue to advance in the Corona Era. To prepare for the future, the foundation of telecom services is continually shifting. Case in point: CenturyLink’s new identity as Lumen pledges to help lead enterprises through the challenges and opportunities of the 4th Industrial Revolution.

Secure 4 Steps for Proactive Tech Cost Control

Technology Expense Shifts Demand Steps for Oversight

It’s been said “the only constant in life is change.” For the IT professional managing technology expenses, this statement couldn’t be truer.

From voice, internet and mobility expenses, the struggle to gain control of telecom costs is real. And this reality has intensified as the coronavirus era calls for constant adaptability due to shifts in the cloud, unexpected shadow IT and remote worker demands.

How to Cut Tech Expenses: Our (Video) Show & (Client) Tell

Telecom Cost Facts: 3 Ways Landlines Increase Expenses

Managing an 85 square-mile school district serving more than 6,200 students can present endless challenges — especially in the coronavirus era of distance learning. But for Yorkville Community Unit School District’s Executive Director of Finance & Operations Mindy Bradford, she never thought one of those challenges would be added costs from the school’s telephone landlines.

How to Organize & Thrive: Expand Your Technology Expense Expertise

Take Inventory of Technology Costs for Education Success

Organization is the key to successful education for both teachers and their students. Yet distance learning has redefined how each day is structured, with devices and connectivity essential lifelines for today’s new normal.

As educators create fresh organizational systems for positive and engaging lessons from a far, another inventory will also now need attention: the technology expense accounts required to shape student learning.

VPN Know How

Advance Your VPN Know-How for Security, Service & Costs

For today’s CFO operating in the coronavirus era, shifting employees to remote work has become the norm. And this trend is likely to continue, as recent Gartner survey results show 74% of CFOs intend to transfer some employees to telecommuting on a permanent basis. As a result, a Virtual Private Network (VPN) service to secure data in transit and all internet traffic is not only an option,