As residents become more tech savvy, Chateau Girardeau recognized the need to offer more enhanced technology driven amenities. In order to accommodate these changing expectations the campus was in need of a more advanced wireless network that allowed for a secure network and seamless connectivity.
In the ever changing world of technology it is so easy to fall into the trap of being a product based salesperson instead of a solutions based salesperson. As a seasoned salesperson, here are a couple of reasons why I think this happens:
The global professional Audio/Visual (A/V) industry is expected to total $114 billion by 2016. With that much money being spent, how do you make certain that your company is getting the best value for the technology you need to enhance your business? It’s simple – select an A/V business partner who can effectively demonstrate the value of those A/V systems to you. Here are some things to consider as you start the process:
Video surveillance technology is becoming more advanced each year. As technology evolves, security solutions providers are able to give customers more coverage and better picture quality with less equipment. What solution makes this possible – 180 degree and 360 degree multi-sensor cameras. As a security solutions provider we have seen a surge in the installation of these higher mega-pixel, multi-sensors cameras and here is why.
Recently the story of a Texas couple who was given the wrong baby in an El Salvador hospital hit the . Luckily, both sets of parents have since been reunited with their biological babies but as a healthcare technology solutions provider, it does raise a red flag. Although this happened in El Salvador – where the healthcare standards differ from those in the United States, that does not mean it doesn’t happen here and it is more common than one would think. In fact, some experts say that 1 out of every 8 babies are given to the wrong parents at some point during their hospital stay and that in high-capacity hospitals its closer to 1 in 4 but its hard to have the exact statistics because hospitals are not required to report data about baby switching. Although most mix-ups are corrected before the family leaves the hospital – in a world and industry ruled by technology what solutions are there to prevent these mishaps.
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month and we are getting involved. As a technology services organization, our experts want to help raise awareness on the realities of cyber-attacks. The fact is that a cyber-attack can happen to anyone and to any business, no matter the size, everyone and everything is a target. In fact, statistics show that over 44% of small businesses reported being the victim of a cyber-attack, costing them an average of $9,000 per attack. Statistics also show that almost 59% of SMB owners do not have a contingency plan for when they experience a data breach.
It’s no secret that our expectations of service and customer service have changed over the last few years. In an era where Amazon has same day shipping and Google can provide instant information on virtually anything means – if it’s not immediate, then it’s not good enough. As a technology services provider, if you’re not addressing these changing expectations then you will soon find yourself on the outside looking in.
When one is faced with six minutes from the time a fire is started to catastrophic failure, one must understand that time is of the essence to properly detect very early signs of a potential fire.
Search SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) on Google and you will find SIP Service, SIP Trunking, VoIP Service, Hosted IP, etc. With so many definitions out there, it’s hard to really know what it is and what it can do for your business – luckily we are here to clarify.
As stories of data breaches fill our news feeds daily, security should be the focal point of all business IT plans. Unfortunately, for some small and medium-sized businesses this is not the case. Firewalls are purchased and installed for the sole purpose of securing the business network and are left in the back closet to do so for the next 3-5 years. Many owners of small and medium-sized businesses don’t have the time or the resources for regular maintenance. They assume the firewall is serving its purpose, because after everything is working. Until it’s not…..leaving your business’s data more susceptible to hackers, viruses, etc. If time and resources are the reasons behind outdated or unmaintained technology, how can owners of small and medium-sized businesses make sure their network is secure? Enter – firewall as a service.