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Southeast United States
Business Communications, Inc is the South's leading technology provider featuring innovative IT services for diverse business entities. Specializing in fixed cost IT, networking, cloud computing and support.
Interests: Cloud Computing, network infrastructure, IT, Data Center
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You use the cloud everyday. If your company has embraced WebEx for video conferencing or Cisco Jabber for IM, real-time interaction and collaboration, you’re already operating in the cloud. If your company has established a Facebook page, created a Twitter account, or a LinkedIn company page, those are additional examples... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2012 at BCI Answers
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While attending a virtualization panel discussion three years ago, a question was asked of the panel: “with email on its way out, how are you preparing for the shift in the way we work?” The Panel was taken back by the question and their responses to the interesting question were... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2012 at BCI Answers
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“We are not here to participate. We are not here to compete. We are here to WIN!” By now the hash tag CISCOSP12 must be trending worldwide on Twitter. #CISCOPS12 represents the chatter surrounding Cisco’s Partner Summit (CPS), which is happening this week in San Diego, CA. For those not... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2012 at BCI Answers
Disillusion, Enlightenment and Productivity The technology industry is based on creating, improving and evolving technologies. Each year, dozens of new technologies are invented; some stick, some come and go and come back again and others never get off the ground. These days, it’s all about the cloud and how the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2012 at BCI Answers
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The Virtual CIO, today's IT difference maker. Business managers are faced with daily challenges that require quick decisions; having the right tools in place to provide accurate information is vital to making the right choices. Some of the tools may include: managers, financial reporting, benchmark scoring, technology and customer service... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2012 at BCI Answers
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The Bottom Line on Storage Virtualization As the growth in data and digital files continues to scale exponentially, storage capacity must keep pace. Storage virtualization enables organizations to drive more users on existing platforms and delivers payoffs to the bottom line that strained IT budgets will appreciate. Virtualizing storage works... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2012 at BCI Answers
“Look what I got for Christmas!” Although the holidays are long gone, those six words are still affecting IT managers months into the new year. Then come the next eight words “When can you connect it to our network?” - turning the awe factor into a network nightmare. The excitement... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2012 at BCI Answers
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School Data Systems Need Backup and Recovery It all starts with a plan. Creating a comprehensive plan to protect school data should be as commonplace as executing a school fire drill. Although the reporting of state and federal test scores drives much of the concern about school data, a major... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2012 at BCI Answers
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Video Goes Mainstream in the Workplace – Are you ready? Over the last five years, video technology has evolved, removing the frustrations and difficulties with using it and transforming it into a mainstream tool for business communications and content sharing. Examples of the changes that are helping to mainstream video... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2012 at BCI Answers
While healthcare providers have always been focused on controlling costs, the provision of equitable access to health services and improving the patient care experience are now claiming more attention—along with developing new sources of revenue. Facilitating those goals requires that healthcare CIOs empower clinicians, nurses and care providers with collaboration... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2012 at BCI Answers
Business Communications, Inc Announces Acquisition of VO2 Networx Information Technology Service Provider Expands Unified Communications Expertise Through Merger Ridgeland, MS – January 23, 2012 One of the Southeast’s top information technology companies, Business Communications, Inc. (BCI) announced today the acquisition of Memphis, TN-based VO2 Networx - leaders in business telephony,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2012 at BCI Answers
Cloud computing is a nebulous concept for many which ends up (more times than not) making it seem scary, undefined, or risky. I hope to simplify the concept in this post (or over a series of posts) for many of you – specifically business users that are not so technical.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2011 at BCI Answers
Business Communications Inc. Launches New Customer Focused Website Plug into Cloud Computing Services with one of Mississippi’s Top Information Technology Companies Ridgeland, MS - November 17, 2011 One of the Southeast’s top information technology companies, Business Communications, Inc, shifts its focus to customers and cloud services with a newly redesigned... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2011 at BCI Answers
My introduction to the information technology world came 2 short years ago. When you consider that I came from a non-technical background, I can be considered an infant in technical years. Right at the time I was on-boarding at BCI is when cloud technology was really beginning to build momentum;... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2011 at BCI Answers
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