12 Articles Tagged IT

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Cloud Service Providers Talk About Their Ventures Into the Lucrative Communications-as-a-Service Market

  • Camille Campbell
  • October 5, 2015 | 5 minutes to read
  • The cloud is increasingly taking a front seat among IT decision-makers, and for good reason. Looking solely at cloud-based communications, recent market data shows that…
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How to Avoid These 5 Key Solution Outages

  • Pat Patterson
  • January 28, 2015 | 4 minutes to read
  • The New Year brings new opportunities to look back, and--more importantly--look forward. In 2015, many IT managers will resolve to keep their systems up and…
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5 Reasons Why Right-Brain Thinking Is Driving Cloud and IT Decisions

  • Pat Patterson
  • January 12, 2015 | 4 minutes to read
  • Have IT managers lost their minds? Or are they only using half their brains? And if so, which side are they using now? Which side…
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Keep It Real, Open, and in Real Time!

  • Pat Patterson
  • October 15, 2014 | 3 minutes to read
  • As the Cloud gains momentum in 2014, so has crowdsourcing, one of seven 2014 emerging trends that we identified ten months ago. Thanks to gamification,…
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How Ahead of the Curve is Your Network Provider?

  • Luke Stangel
  • July 16, 2014 | 3 minutes to read
  • Think about your smart device. Think of all of the apps and all of the tasks you can do on it. Now think about how…
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BYOD: 4 Trust & Security Issues You Need to Address Right Now

  • Luke Stangel
  • June 3, 2014 | 3 minutes to read
  • With BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) becoming more common in the workplace, the issues surrounding them are becoming more necessary to address. With a device…
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Live from #Converge2014: 15 Unconventional Video Conferencing Use Cases

  • Luke Stangel
  • April 28, 2014 | 5 minutes to read
  • Roughly half of the world's largest companies have adopted video conferencing, making it a $2.6 billion market. What's remarkable, perhaps, about those video deployments is…
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Midmarket Companies: 8 Key Questions for your Future IT Services Provider

  • Pat Patterson
  • March 13, 2014 | 4 minutes to read
  • Recent data shows that the “great thaw” continues and the economy is coming back. Unemployment is less than 7 percent, the GDP expanded at the…
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Defining What the Terms 'Midmarket' and 'Midsize Business' Mean

  • Luke Stangel
  • February 17, 2014 | 3 minutes to read
  • If you think the word “midmarket” might apply to your company, read on, as we explore the elusive meaning of this widely used (and perhaps…
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The Top 7 Communications Trends for 2014

  • Pat Patterson
  • December 17, 2013 | 4 minutes to read
  • Each year brings breakthroughs, evolutions and benchmarks in equipping organizations and individuals through technology. These new developments have implications for IT departments and the broader…
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(Updated Nov 2013) 123 Largest iPad Deployments by Enterprises and Schools

  • Luke Stangel
  • November 26, 2013 | 2 minutes to read
  • Back in the day when I blogged heavily about mobility, I maintained a list of the largest rollouts of iPads by schools and businesses. It…
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Data Center Automation: Why Are We Still Sending Humans to Do a Machine's Job?

  • Luke Stangel
  • August 21, 2013 | 4 minutes to read
  • Robots are on the rise. One forecaster, the Freedonia Group, predicts that the use of robots in manufacturing globally will grow nearly 11 percent annually…