Why Choose Managed Print Services?

When Office Space depicted three disgruntled employees destroying the universally-hated office printer, how dramatic were they being? With 23% of all IT calls being either print or copy related, your IT department might actually be dreaming of recreating that epic scene more often than you think. Aside from the added frustration of managing your organization’s print fleet, printers can be a cause of many IT security issues resulting in a major drain on already over [...]

By | 2018-10-12T15:58:41+00:00 October 12th, 2018|End User Computing, Professional Services|Comments Off on Why Choose Managed Print Services?

Best Types of Enterprise Data Storage Solutions

With the different types of data storage and data storage methods, IT professionals evaluating enterprise data storage technologies have their hands full. The only thing for certain is your data storage needs are growing at an alarming rate and your current storage solutions won’t be able to handle the demand for long. Most organizations are seeing data growth of 10-24% per year. More alarming, 51% manage between 1 and 99 Terabytes of data and 9% manage [...]

By | 2018-09-05T21:16:03+00:00 September 5th, 2018|Cloud Technology, Converged Infrastructure, Data Storage, General|Comments Off on Best Types of Enterprise Data Storage Solutions

How Blockchain Will Affect the Future of the Healthcare Industry

The value of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies remains a big question mark. Meanwhile, blockchain, the technology that is the foundation of cryptocurrency, is proving to be a massive disruptor for every industry. While virtually every large bank is exploring the use of blockchain technology and in some cases, cryptocurrency, healthcare is slower to adapt. First, what is blockchain? Blockchain technology creates a digital ledger that is decentralized across all users on the chain to allow [...]

By | 2018-08-22T19:07:48+00:00 August 22nd, 2018|Blockchain, Healthcare, Security|Comments Off on How Blockchain Will Affect the Future of the Healthcare Industry

How to Overcome Network Density Challenges in Healthcare

Network density and gridlock are some of the biggest challenges to healthcare today. Applications such as remote diagnostics, multiple devices, and mission-critical applications are consuming massive amounts of bandwidth. Learn what healthcare is doing to counteract network backlogs and free up space in saturated networks for apps like remote diagnostics, advanced telemetry, and education. Join Jason Arnold, NWN Nationa Practice Lead and Mark D’Onofrio, NWN Enterprise Consultant as they discuss the importance of a capacity-planned [...]

By | 2018-08-01T14:10:49+00:00 July 30th, 2018|Converged Infrastructure, Healthcare, Networking|Comments Off on How to Overcome Network Density Challenges in Healthcare

How Blockchain and IoT Are Powering Smart City Platforms

While most of the buzz surrounding crypto surrounds digital coins like bitcoin, the real value of crypto is in combining the technology that supports these coins - the blockchain - with other existing infrastructures and systems. One such combination that offers a number of exciting opportunities is the combination of blockchain and IoT to create Smart City Platforms. Blockchain and the Internet of Things enables local municipalities, governments and businesses to grow their local economies [...]

By | 2018-07-05T17:27:05+00:00 July 23rd, 2018|Blockchain, Internet of Things (IoT), Security|Comments Off on How Blockchain and IoT Are Powering Smart City Platforms

Five Ways to Boost Your IoT Security

The Internet of Things has created a new challenge for companies trying to keep their network secure. As the points of entry into a network increase, so does the attack surface, giving an attacker more opportunities to probe for vulnerability. In fact, Symantec’s 2018 Internet Security Threat Report revealed a 600 percent increase in IoT attacks between 2016 and 2017. So here are five ways your company can boost their IoT security and help defend [...]

By | 2018-08-16T15:46:38+00:00 July 16th, 2018|Converged Infrastructure, End User Computing, Internet of Things (IoT), Security|Comments Off on Five Ways to Boost Your IoT Security

The Benefits of Device-as-a-Service

So you’ve been hearing more and more lately about DaaS — Device-as-a-Service. If you’re wondering exactly what it is and why it’s a benefit to your IT operations and your business, you’re not alone. In a nutshell, Device-as-a-Service is a turnkey, one-stop-shop way to deploy, manage, and maintain all of your devices, from logistics to security and more. It’s all about convenience, flexibility, choice, and efficiency, and it ensures you always have access to exactly [...]

By | 2018-09-18T16:14:22+00:00 July 9th, 2018|End User Computing, Professional Services|Comments Off on The Benefits of Device-as-a-Service

Why Fog is Better Than Cloud Cover in IoT

The Cloud can present limitations in real-time transactions, time-critical tasks, and analytics when it comes to achieving responsive, real-time IoT. For years, administrators have been concerned that too much bandwidth is required to transmit two-way communication and data generated by sensors along a network in IoT implementations. Latency, security, and privacy within a network infrastructure can be problematic if applications rely completely on the Cloud. This is where Fog Computing comes in. It brings autonomy [...]

By | 2018-06-25T20:10:56+00:00 June 25th, 2018|Cloud Technology, Converged Infrastructure, Internet of Things (IoT)|Comments Off on Why Fog is Better Than Cloud Cover in IoT

Avoid Failures With This 3 Step Cloud Onboarding Plan

With many organizations using cloud storage and solutions to some degree, for most organizations there is no longer a question of whether or not you should migrate to the cloud. However, many businesses have been slow to fully adopt cloud storage and seem hesitant to completely commit to the cloud. The benefits of the cloud are clear to IT professionals. A 2018 survey identified the most important benefits of cloud computing as: Eliminates requirement to [...]

By | 2018-07-17T14:56:23+00:00 June 7th, 2018|Cloud Technology, Data Center|Comments Off on Avoid Failures With This 3 Step Cloud Onboarding Plan

Why SD-WAN is a Smarter Choice

Up to 70% of enterprise budgets can be consumed by recurring WAN charges and costs when companies deploy private MPLS circuits. MPLS circuits are very reliable but are also very expensive. They are also slower, lack flexibility, and are inadequate for bandwidth-intensive applications. SD-WAN is better than a private MPLS or backup VPN. Join Mike Louis, NWN National Practice Lead and Brian Soper, NWN Director of Solution Architects as they discuss why SD-WAN is the [...]

By | 2018-06-28T21:26:51+00:00 May 10th, 2018|Converged Infrastructure, Networking|Comments Off on Why SD-WAN is a Smarter Choice