Free Communication Tools Aren't Always Free: A UCaas Workaround

We all love free apps and communication tools that make our lives easier. We use them as consumers, and we use them from home, but when you bring those same tools to your work setting, it can be...

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Topics: Mobile Devices, Phone Systems, Business Services, UCaaS, communication systems

Proximity Marketing Increases with Wi-Fi Access Apps

You know the saying that there is no such thing as a free lunch. The same is true when it comes to Wi-Fi. It’s become so common to jump on a network - for free - after quickly clicking “I agree”...

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Topics: Mobile Devices, Marketing

What Do the Russian Hacks Mean to Your Organization?

There has been quite a bit of talk – and jokes – about the “Russian attackers” in recent days. So is the threat real and how does it impact your organization?Russian hackers claim they will try to...

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Topics: Mobile Devices, Security, Network Security

4 Reasons NOT to Implement a Wireless Solution

In order to compete in a mobile world, businesses are pressed to adopt wireless technology to make life easier. I know what you are thinking… making the change to a wireless network sounds...

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Topics: Communications Services, Networking, Mobile Devices, Wireless, flexibility

How Do You Manage Mobile Devices?

Mobile devices are increasingly becoming the go-to devices at work – and at home. Gartner, Inc., a leading industry research firm states, by 2018, more than 50 percent of users will pick up a...

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Topics: Mobile Devices

A Guide to Transition to Mobile Classrooms

Classrooms are changing rapidly as they integrate today’s technology into their curriculum. Rather than handing out textbooks, some school districts are handing out tablets for students to use....

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Topics: BYOD / Bring Your Own Device, Mobile Devices, Education, Future Technology, Integrating

Banning Devices in Meetings

At the start of a recent Management Essentials training session for new and aspiring managers at Marco, we told participants that the use of tablets, laptops and mobile phones would not be allowed...

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Topics: Mobile Devices

Tablet, Laptop, SmartPhone: How Do I Choose?

When it comes to computers, we have more choices than ever and that can easily lead us to carry more devices than ever. I have eight or nine. Yes, that is too many and mostly due to the fact that I...

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Topics: Mobile Devices

4 Advantages Cisco's Video Conferencing Systems Provide Businesses

The best business meetings happen face-to-face. You have the opportunity to read body language, hear voices and truly grasp the meaning and “personality” of the meeting. But due to travel costs and...

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Topics: Office Supplies, Mobile Devices, Cisco, Audio/Video, Upgrading

What is MS Lync and How Could My Employees Utilize It?

For more than two decades now, Microsoft has dominated the landscape when it comes to business software. Windows OS, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint; you name it, Microsoft makes it. Lync is...

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Topics: Communications Services, Mobile Devices, Microsoft, Unified Communication, file sharing