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Instagram Post of the Week

View this post on Instagram When we asked our Inside Sales Manager, John Gonong his favorite thing about working in IT: "The constant change of technology. New and different projects that can always bring evolving challenges and personal learning.

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VoIP redefines business calling

Traditional mobile calling plans may not be heading the way of the dodo bird quite yet, but there is a viable threat to their existence. The challenge comes from VoIP, and while it’s only in its nascent stages, it is foreshadowing a dark future for Telecoms’ costly monthly plans, sometimes spotty call quality, confusing invoices, […]

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Partner Post: Cisco and Intel: Helping Developers Innovate

Cisco and Intel: Helping Developers Innovate Used with the permission of http://thenetwork.cisco.com/ Posted by mikemaas in Developer on Aug 10, 2016 4:47:23 PM As adoption in technology areas such as Software Defined Networking, Analytics, Cloud, and the Internet of Things continue to move forward, Cisco and Intel have joined together in several related fields to […]

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Network virtualization: why you should care

As difficult as virtualization may be to understand, it continues to march toward widespread adoption. Up until now, the service was mostly limited to making hardware and software resources better allocated based on needs. However, corporate bigwigs AT&T and Verizon are jumping into the game by adding the option to virtualize network services.

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Partner Post: The Pokémon GO phenomenon

Used with the permission of http://thenetwork.cisco.com/. By Sue Tabbitt Pokémon GO has changed the game for commercial AR/VR. Three European companies tell how they’re taking advantage Keeping it real: What’s the difference? • Virtual reality: Digital representations of existing or alternative realities (an artificial, computer-generated simulation), ideally experienced through full immersion (via a head-mounted display) • […]

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Instagram Post of the Week

View this post on Instagram From our Engineering Manager, Troy Muncy, when asked his favorite part of working for Xceptional: "The attitude towards acceptance and the inclusion of all employees.

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Partner Post: Cybersecurity for Education: Learn from the Experts

Used with the permission of http://thenetwork.cisco.com/ Cybersecurity for Education: Learn from the Experts Matthew Gibbs – August 8, 2016 – 0 Comments Previously on the blog, we’ve discussed why cybersecurity is such an important topic in the education space, including the different types of attacks schools, colleges and universities might face, such as ransomware.

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Free and Easy Ways to Stay In Touch When You Go Out of The Country

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been working remotely. Very remotely from the UK and France, as part of what has now become an annual “workcation.” A workcation is where you combine your work travel with your vacation, and avoid the other “cation” which I refer to as the “altercation.

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Prominent virtualization options for SMBs

Keeping up with tech trends as a small or medium-sized business owner is tough. Virtualization may be a great example of this, but it’s definitely worth the effort. Between the boost to network security and ability to scale your workstations and servers according to your business growth, it’s time to start learning a little more […]

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