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Business continuity (BC) conversations among business owners and their information technology teams often focus on short-term outcomes—recovering critical voice and data systems in the minutes and hours after a disruption. But are they missing out on the benefits of a broader conversation in a long-term context? Can a different approach to business continuity lead to a stronger, more flexible...

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Imagine for a second…walking up to your office building, only to find the door locked and a sign that reads “Do Not Enter. Closed Until Further Notice.” Asbestos has been found inside your office and it’s closed until, well, “further notice”. All your computers, servers, software and data are inside, on the other side of the locked door, and it looks like you won’t be able to get in any time...

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When Denise Cody joined AIB College of Business in 2012 as Senior Director of Information Technology, the 100 Mbps Metro Optical Ethernet connection was keeping up with student and faculty demand, but just barely. By the spring of 2013, usage had increased even more and she knew a solution was needed to meet the demands of the campus.

“This time last year, we really got sacked with more...

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As the thunderstorms bookended the 2014 Farm Progress Show in Boone, Iowa, hundreds of farmers and vendors rolled in. Their main goal was to see the latest and greatest technology updates, tools and equipment available in the agriculture industry. With this being my first trip back to the Farm Progress Show in several years, I really wasn’t sure what to expect. The new paved roads and...

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Voice, data and video integrate on one IP-based network for multiple advantages

Businesses can now implement multiple communication solutions on a single, high-bandwidth network thanks to network convergence, the backbone of digital Internet activity. Network convergence, also called media convergence, is the coexistence of voice, data and video communication within a single Internet...

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