3 Reasons to Upgrade Your Phone System NOW

July 29, 2015

Keeping IT costs manageable is no easy task, is it? You’ve got to stay competitive, and with technology changing so quickly these days it can be harrowing to balance staying current with staying under budget. But we’ve got one way you can keep those bills under control. Hosted PBX is a cloud-based business phone system… Read More

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XConnect Product Launch Happy Hour

June 24, 2015

We’re excited to launch a new product, XConnect, and we’re having a happy hour event to celebrate! XConnect simplifies your telecommunications by bundling your services into one neat package with straightforward, per seat pricing. Join us for made-to-order grilled cheese sandwiches and make-your-own adult milkshakes at the exclusive Vesper Club. EVENT DETAILS Thursday, July 23rd 2015… Read More

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Summer Homework for E-rate Applicants

E-rate Funding Year 2015 was a taxing time for both applicants and providers as we navigated the “new E-rate” learning curve. Now that your 470 and 471 are filed, there a few simple things you can do in the slower summer months to help speed your forms and requests along. 1. Monitor your contact information…. Read More

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Nutritious Meals Continue When the School Year Ends

June 16, 2015

No more pencils, no more books. No more meals for hungry children who need them the most? Not so thanks to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). According to No Kid Hungry, food-insecure children are 90% more likely to have their overall health reported as “fair/poor” and childhood hunger… Read More

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Future Proof Your Wi-Fi With Ruckus Wireless

June 4, 2015

Ruckus Wireless is offering a new “Future is Now” trade-up program for current Ruckus customers as well as organizations working with other Wi-Fi vendors. The program features a cash back rebate when businesses replace Wi-Fi Access Points (AP’s) of any brand with new AP’s from Ruckus, particularly the ZoneFlex F710 Wave 2 and/or the ZoneFlex… Read More

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High Speed Internet and the E-rate Overhaul

June 3, 2015

Back in 2013, President Barack Obama had a vision: connect 99% of America’s students to the Internet via high-speed broadband within 5 years. That year, he unveiled “ConnectEd,” calling on the FCC to modernize and leverage its existing E-rate program to meet this ambitious goal. With only half of last year’s E-rate applicants gobbling up… Read More

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Ruckus Wireless Takes Top Marks in Recent Wi-Fi Testing

May 11, 2015

Ruckus Wireless recently announced that its ZoneFlex Smart Wi-Fi technology outperformed Aerohive, Aruba, Cisco, Cisco/Meraki, JP, Ubiquiti and Zirrus in an intense enterprice performance and capacity testing of 802.11ac and 802.11n indoor access points (APs) conducted recently by the Croatian Academic and Research Network (CARNet). Read the full press release or the Wi-Fi test highlights. Xtel is… Read More

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It’s National PrepareAthon Day. Is Your Business Disaster Ready?

April 30, 2015

Ready.gov’s National PrepareAthon! Day, today, April 30, 2015, revolves around taking necessary actions to prepare for specific hazards like hurricanes and winter storms which are real and documented threats in our mid-Atlantic region. The goal of increasing disaster awareness and preparedness is especially vital to the business community. When an emergency occurs, the need to… Read More

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8 Dogs Who are Sick & Tired of Your Old Phone System

April 17, 2015

Happy Friday, everyone! Since it’s the end of the work week, we thought we would have a little fun. What better way to bring a smile to your face than a post with cute dogs? Everyone loves a puppy, right? So, our Friday gift to you is this: Infographic: 8 Dogs Who are Sick &… Read More

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World Backup Day

March 31, 2015

My Motherboard, Myself. That’s the name of the Sex and the City episode when main character and columnist Carrie Bradshaw’s laptop crashes. When her boyfriend asks if she backed up her work, Carrie’s answer is a simple “Um, I don’t do that.” She’s both horrified and crushed when she realizes what she’s lost and how… Read More

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