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Reno Provine
CEO of Great America Networks Conferencing and Co-Founder.
Interests: Hobbies: Golf, Computer Games, Next Gen Gaming Consoles, MMORPG's, Virtual World Environments, Most sports in general, consumer electronics technology, HD-DVD and Blu-Ray, HDTV
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I recently had to attend an appointment at my dentist’s office, and as I was waiting there I had the option of reading a six month old Sports Illustrated, an Entertainment Weekly from November or the latest Highlights magazine. So... Continue reading
Posted 9 hours ago at GAN Conferencing Blog
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Has your company moved over to a Unified Communications system yet? If not, what are you waiting for? Unified Communications systems are going to be the key to the telecommunications systems of 5-10 years from now but are available today.... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at GAN Conferencing Blog
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This is a question that many business owners will think about when they are first starting out. While it may seem like there are multiple answers to this question, there is in fact only one. Your business is never too... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at GAN Conferencing Blog
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How does your company host its quarterly earnings meetings? Are you hosting them as unassisted conference calls or are you still doing them as an in person conference? Have you tried hosting them as an operator assisted call yet? Operator... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at GAN Conferencing Blog
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As businesses have evolved over the last 50 years, so have the security threats that they are faced with. Thieves no longer just look like people in black ski masks with a gun demanding that you open your cash register,... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at GAN Conferencing Blog
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When was the last time you evaluated what you are currently paying for your telecom services? Have you recently shopped around to see if you could get your rates lowered by a different provider? Better yet have you had a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2016 at GAN Conferencing Blog
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Has your company thought about what it is going to do once support for the POTS network drops? My guess is that your conversations have been focused around finding a Hosted VOIP product that fits your business’s needs. Have you... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2016 at GAN Conferencing Blog
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Are you getting what you pay for with your audio conferencing and internet speeds? Both of these services are critical to a successful business and both of these services have issues that can cause you to not get your money’s... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2016 at GAN Conferencing Blog
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We now live in a time period where data about your customers is almost more valuable than them actually making a purchase. Big data is one of the fastest growing industries in the world because of the rampant use of... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2016 at GAN Conferencing Blog
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You can sell all of the newest and best products on Earth at the lowest price and none of that matters if you don’t have a great customer service team to back it up. While customer service won’t necessarily bring... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2016 at GAN Conferencing Blog
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Do you understand exactly how your Wi-Fi network and VPN’s work? Is your company just paying an outside IT firm to take care of all of it for your or are you paying someone a huge salary in house to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2016 at GAN Conferencing Blog
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Keeping office morale high is one of the easiest ways to increase the productivity of your employees and keep everyone in good spirits. Plus, it makes your company a desirable destination for people actively seeking jobs. There are quite a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2016 at GAN Conferencing Blog
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Has your company taken a look at how Hosted VoIP phone systems can help not only increase efficiency but also save money? Are you aware that support for the copper telephone lines that most people are using is set to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2016 at GAN Conferencing Blog
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How are you hosting your meetings currently? Are you doing all of them in person, over the phone, or over the web? What you should be doing is a mixture of all three at one time. Hybrid meetings are a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2016 at GAN Conferencing Blog
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Quick, look around your desk and count the amount of devices that can connect to the internet. Is it 1 or 2, or is more like 5? Did your IT guy have to connect all of those to the network... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2016 at GAN Conferencing Blog
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One of the main things that our sales people hear as a reluctance is that conferencing isn’t a good fit for my business. This is a huge misconception as most industries have at least one area in which conferencing can... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2016 at GAN Conferencing Blog
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Non-Profit organizations have very tight budgets and need to do everything they can to optimize their funds. This can be hard to do when their conferencing and communication costs keep rising. This causes some non-profits to lag behind in the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2016 at GAN Conferencing Blog
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Many companies will be hiring summer interns and new employees in the coming months. This can be a huge burden on your current IT staff to get all of those people connected to your network and give them access to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2016 at GAN Conferencing Blog
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Does your business have multiple locations? How are you managing the telecommunications services in each of these locations? Most businesses manage them individually which takes a large amount of time and effort, and forces you to keep a bloated IT... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2015 at GAN Conferencing Blog
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Who knows what the telecommunications industry will look in 50 years? If we look back to what people thought the 2000’s would hold 50 years ago there is a huge difference between that and reality. Where are the affordable flying... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2015 at GAN Conferencing Blog
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Hosted VoIP is the future of the telecommunications industry. It is a great way to get your business connected to the world and future proof your business from the loss of support for the POTS network. However, Hosted VoIP also... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2015 at GAN Conferencing Blog
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Support for the copper telephone lines will be dropped in the very near future. Where does that leave your business’s phone systems at that time? Have you already made the switch to a VoIP system and if not, what are... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2015 at GAN Conferencing Blog
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I’m willing to bet that you have some sort of Wi-Fi network running in your building. How safe is that network though? Is it just setup on a router from a big box retailer and relying on the firewall that... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2015 at GAN Conferencing Blog
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Adapt or perish, this statement has held true for centuries. This doesn’t only apply to animals and plants however, Businesses that fail to adapt are also unfortunately doomed to perish. As such, many businesses need to change direction and focus... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2015 at GAN Conferencing Blog
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Hosted VoIP is the future of telecommunications. It can also be the present of telecommunications for your business. Hosted VoIP has many advantages over traditional PBX systems. Three of the biggest advantages are the low upfront cost, the ease of... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2015 at GAN Conferencing Blog