Category: Infrastructure

Did you know that water is the fastest rising utility expense in the United States?  Businesses and companies all across the country face similar challenges in their utility costs, making the area of utility management one of the most desirable business solutions today. Effective utility management services can ... Read More
June 12, 2017Stacey Larson
Lately, in order to remain competitive, companies are running leaner, meaner budgets, making significant cutbacks, and getting creative to save money. However, it’s not just about companies improving their bottom-line anymore, customers are looking to do business with environmentally conscious organizations, and looking for companies that will pass some of ... Read More
May 19, 2017Stacey Larson
In this day and age, it seems as if there are more and more stories of hacking on the news or floating around the internet. However, it is even more bothersome to those who are IT professionals in charge of keeping their utility management system safe from these hacking attacks. Nobody ... Read More
May 11, 2017Stacey Larson
If you’ve never heard of the process of utility management, then you’ve possibly been price gouged by one of your company utilities more than once without knowing it. In the time we’re living in, when a volatile economy affects business profits, you might not realize how much money ... Read More
January 26, 2017Stacey Larson
Many small companies use a 10/100 ethernet installation, which is fine if you intend to stay small. A company with an eye towards growth, however, will soon find itself hampered by this slower speed and will be looking to upgrade to a gigabit Ethernet installation. What’s a 10/100?... Read More
December 13, 2016Stacey Larson
In “When Lightning Strikes – Protecting Your Business Network from Thunderstorms Part I” we discussed steps you can take to safeguard your business network and computers from lightning strikes. In Part II, we discuss ways to protect your business crucial ... Read More
November 21, 2016Stacey Larson
Thankfully, direct lightning strikes aren’t common but protecting your business network this spring and summer means taking the steps necessary to prevent surges in wiring and damage that can occur. Unfortunately, you can’t unplug your gear and hide when the sky rumbles. Here are some tips to keep your business network ... Read More
November 17, 2016Stacey Larson
I believe one of the foundations for a successful implementation with Business VoIP is reliable internet service. Each business has several different choices for internet service which have positives and negatives associated to each one. Over the last several blog posts, we’ve reviewed the choices ... Read More
November 15, 2016Stacey Larson
In this post, we continue our foundation series for successful implementation of Business VoIP. We will review Ethernet (Metro Ethernet, Ethernet over Copper) internet services provided by competitive phone companies. We will also review internet speed and reliability with a focus on ... Read More
November 8, 2016Stacey Larson
In this post, we continue our foundation series for successful implementation of Business VoIP. We will review traditional DSL service in relation to internet speed and reliability with a focus on implementing an IP Phone system. DSL ... Read More
November 8, 2016Stacey Larson