Insights

What we’re seeing out in the boundless world of IT and how you can make the most of it

Insights focusing on: Digital Transformation

Access Tech: The TSP will support a more accessible and sustainable future for Portland.

TSP to keep Portland accessible and moving

Portland has pioneered much of the innovation and policy for transit nationally and internationally. They are planning for the next 20 years.  The Transportation System Plan (TSP) is ...
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Access Tech: Does your company use Microsoft Teams?

Microsoft removing Teams from bundles

Announced on April 1st, Microsoft Teams will no longer be included with Microsoft 365 Enterprise and Office 365 Enterprise licensing.   As per an email sent to Access ...
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Access Tech: Is your company using multi-cloud? How has that affected your IT department?

The fall and rise of IT: Multi-cloud

A 2022 survey of 1,000 technology practitioners suggests that as more organizations embrace multi-cloud computing, the number of challenges being encountered is starting to multiply as well.   ...
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Access Tech: How much do you spend on cloud costs? Are you using all the features you pay for?

Cost of the cloud: Who’s paying?  

How much money do you spend? When it comes to big purchases with your business, we are specific and meticulous with what we are paying for. ...
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Access Tech: Do you have the foundations right for your security system? Have you set up barriers for the basics before diving into more complex security?

Cybersecurity: Do you have the basics right?

A common thread to cybersecurity is getting the basics right. There are “low-hanging fruit” that could make a positive impact on your organization’s risk profile with relatively little time, effort, and expense. ...
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Access Tech: Are you doing all you can to ensure your business gets the optimal amount of uptime?

Top 4 ways to improve business uptime

of the easiest and most common ways for a business to lose money is for the internet to go down in any offices or locations because most of the important applications businesses depend on are now cloud- and internet-based ...
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Access Tech: SD-WAN has become an emerging network system for growing businesses. Do you need to upgrade your network?

SD-WAN 101 – What you need to know

The emergence of a widening variety of latency-sensitive and bandwidth-heavy applications is driving a need for increased demands on corporate networks, while at the same time reinforcing a certain cost consciousness and security awareness. ...
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Access Tech: Businesses that are making communications and collaboration pillars of their digital and cloud transformation are leveraging the many productivity tools, security benefits and the flexibility that UCaaS provides. We know the switch can be hard, so here are a few comparisons to help you decide what’s best for your business.

Battle of the phones: On-Premises vs Cloud

Businesses are realizing that on-premises systems just aren’t cutting it for today’s digital times and many of those critical systems are End of Life or End of Support, creating a significant risk of breaking down the excessive cost of maintaining them. ...
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