4 Good Reasons You Need a Network Assessment

Maintaining a network is hard work. It requires a deep technical knowledge as well as a good feel for the business and its goals in order to prioritize applications and services to keep them running at an optimum performance level. It would be nice if one could simply take an 80’s infomercial approach and just […]

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K-12 Digital Learning Trends: Is Your Network Ready?

Today’s K-12 classroom is occupied by a new breed of students that were born into technology, with a passion for learning that extends well beyond the conventional classroom. They are perpetually connected, absorb knowledge at a tremendous rate, and consume information in innovative ways. As our new generation of Internet savvy students move through K-12, school boards are being forced to do more with less…

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Infographic: When UC (Unified Communications) Fails, is IT to Blame?

We recently conducted a survey of IT professionals to better understand the challenges of Unified Communications and how it affects IT teams and end users. Check out our infographic below for a few interesting stats that reveal the truth behind quality of experience and how it impacts the ROI of your UC investment. You Might Also […]

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Santa’s Little Helper: Improving Office 365 Performance

Now that Santa is fully available 24×7 thanks to sites like North Pole Times and Elf HQ, it got me thinking about Santa’s distribution partners here in the Northeast, and how they manage their online email services. One of our customers is the 3rd largest toymaker in the world with annual revenue of approximately 4.5B. […]

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How To Limit Video Streaming On Your Network

Many companies are negatively impacted by streaming video, and as much as 60% of a network’s resources can be used when employees are watching the games at work. I’d like to explain how you can use Exinda’s network orchestration solution to control bandwidth usage during the World Cup, or to allow your employees to follow their passion without hurting business application performance…

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5 Best Practices for Migrating to Skype for Business

If you’re migrating to Skype for Business for your next generation Unified Communications solution, here are 5 best practices in order to ensure a successful and smooth transition. 1. Determine the Business Value Make sure you are clear on why and how Skype for Business is driving value within your organization. Most organizations are deploying […]

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Podcast: How to Simplify Application Management

Last week we sat down with Thomas Ingle, Director of Technology Services at Community Colleges of Spokane to record our first ever Exinda Podcast – How to Simplify Application Management. YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE: [Video] How to Control Shadow IT To give you a little background, Community Colleges of Spokane is a 12,300-square-mile state community college district that […]

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[Video] How to Control Shadow IT

Almost everyone in an organization at one time or another has been guilty of bringing an unauthorized device into the workplace or using an unsanctioned application to help accomplish specific tasks more efficiently. In fact, 80% of end users have admitted to using software not cleared by IT. Purchasing and using applications and devices outside […]

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Network Requirements & Beyond – 3 Steps for Awesome Skype for Business Performance

Over the past couple of years the growth of Skype for Business, in terms of both revenue and its user base has been a wild success for Microsoft. In fact, Skype for Business eclipsed $2 billion in sales in 2015 and has seen growth in its enterprise and small business adoption with a 42% and […]

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3 Ingredients for Exceptional Office 365 Performance

Microsoft’s Office 365 platform is a force when it comes to market demand. Businesses of all sizes and across virtually all verticals are increasingly inclined to move their collaboration and productivity tools to integrated cloud platforms with Office 365 being one of the most prominent among them. Evidence of this market shift is demonstrated in […]

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