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Top 3 Challenges to Bringing Fiber to College Campuses

Top 3 Challenges to Bringing Fiber to College Campuses

When considering the entities that can benefit most from the speed and reliability of fiber, colleges and universities are top of mind. As centers of learning, their underlying mission is connectivity and the sharing of knowledge. Installing fiber on campus, however,...

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How Azure Stack Can Benefit Your Business

How Azure Stack Can Benefit Your Business

Microsoft Office 365 is now the most widely used cloud service, with an estimate that one out of every five corporate employees uses it. Despite the popularity of free Google Docs, Microsoft continues to dominate the office space. Microsoft’s success only continued...

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Ten Things to Know About DDoS Attacks

Ten Things to Know About DDoS Attacks

According to industry estimates, nearly 400,000 DDoS attacks are recorded each month worldwide. If you haven’t yet experienced a DDoS attack, unfortunately, chances are you may experience one in the near future. The good news: a DDoS attack doesn’t have to be...

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The Top 5 Benefits of Data Center Colocation

The Top 5 Benefits of Data Center Colocation

With cloud computing, 5G on the horizon, and the proliferation of IoT devices, it’s no surprise that data is growing at a rapid pace. The projected amount is rather stunning. According to IDC, data will grow by 61% — up to 175 zettabytes —  by 2025! Where will the...

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Is Dark Fiber the Right Choice for You?

Is Dark Fiber the Right Choice for You?

Dark fiber is a popular choice for organizations that have a need for high capacity connectivity and want as much control over their connectivity as possible. However, it’s not a be-all and end-all solution for every type of business. While many benefits can be had by...

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Disaster Recovery for Government Entities

Disaster Recovery for Government Entities

In the last few years, a new target has emerged for cyberattacks: government entities. Though national headlines have mostly centered on corporate attacks and national security breaches, government agencies on the local and state level have also seen a sharp increase...

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What You Need to Know About 5G and Fiber

What You Need to Know About 5G and Fiber

Over the last century, technology has evolved at a faster pace than any other time in human history. One smartphone holds more processing power than the computers that helped land mankind on the moon, and that moon landing was only 50 years ago. We are now at the...

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The Importance of Disaster Recovery for Healthcare

The Importance of Disaster Recovery for Healthcare

When it comes to cyberattacks, the healthcare industry is attractive to hackers for two primary reasons: It’s one of the fastest-growing industries in the United States, and it has a treasure trove of corporate and personal information. It’s proven so popular that...

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Why Your Call Center Needs the Cloud

Why Your Call Center Needs the Cloud

Many call centers still run on legacy technology and old software. The end result is using more resources to support the system and network, having less time to properly service customers, and losing out on valuable information to help the business grow. All three are...

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What Not Having a Disaster Recovery Plan Could Cost You

What Not Having a Disaster Recovery Plan Could Cost You

Downtime after a natural disaster, major equipment failure, or even human error negatively impacts your bottom line. Statista found that downtime could cost some companies more than $5 million per hour. Why is downtime so costly? It’s unpredictable. A business...

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5 Things You Should Know About DR But Were Afraid to Ask

5 Things You Should Know About DR But Were Afraid to Ask

Some companies have a dirty little secret. They lack an adequate disaster recovery (DR) plan. Medical software developer Dr. First conducted a DR preparedness survey that revealed that only 29% of healthcare organizations have a comprehensive DR plan in place....

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5 Reasons Why the Cloud Is Ideal for Manufacturers

5 Reasons Why the Cloud Is Ideal for Manufacturers

The manufacturing industry is embracing cloud computing. According to the IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Manufacturing 2018 Predictions, by 2020, 75% of manufacturers will be using cloud models and services designed for the industry. Why are manufacturers turning to the...

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5 Must-Have UC Tools

5 Must-Have UC Tools

Unified Communications (UC) is becoming increasingly popular. Grand View Research attributed the rise in adoption of unified communications to a changing workforce dynamic. More organizations are employing remote workers. Companies are also expanding their reach,...

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How Encrypted Waves for Utilities Enforce National Security

How Encrypted Waves for Utilities Enforce National Security

Water, oil, and gas utilities are a vital part of our national infrastructure, making them attractive targets for bad actors hoping to shut down the power grid or deprive large populations of vital resources. Instead of stealing personally identifiable or financial...

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The Hidden Truth About Data Security for Higher Education

The Hidden Truth About Data Security for Higher Education

While higher education institutions may not seem like typical targets for cybercriminals, colleges and universities hold a treasure trove of valuable information. Colleges and universities handle the personal and financial information of their students, making...

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Why Managed Edge Security May Be the Future of Finance

Why Managed Edge Security May Be the Future of Finance

In July, the finance world was rocked by the news of a large breach at a major financial services company. A single hacker stole enormous amounts of data from its customers, and the New York Attorney General quickly started an investigation into whether this finance...

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Top 6 Ways the Cloud Can Revolutionize the K-12 Classroom

Top 6 Ways the Cloud Can Revolutionize the K-12 Classroom

Over a decade ago, Google started targeting the U.S. classroom. Throughout K-12 grades, students began receiving Chromebooks to help facilitate learning. By 2015, Google Chromebooks accounted for half of all classroom device purchases. It was a huge change from the...

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