IT Service

5 Things to Know about Hosted VOIP/UCaas Microsoft Teams Integration

In the spring of last year, we got a lot of calls at ProfitComm about setting up a remote workforce. As office spaces shut down, companies needed to set up employees at a work-from-home environment. People needed to be able to take calls from home, as well as communicate with their staff. Some companies had…

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Top 4 Considerations for Your Business’s Bandwidth Usage

Bandwidth, like most technology solutions, is not one-size-fits all. Most companies need to do an evaluation of what they use bandwidth for before they can figure out how much bandwidth they need. A single circuit mentality is a thing of the past when so many applications require access to the cloud. You need to be…

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4 Resources ProfitComm Offers that Others Don’t

Traditionally, figuring out what technology or IT services you need and then evaluating the providers is a headache. First, you have to figure out what you have, what can be improved and where you will need to be in the years to come. Then, you narrow in on what you need, but there are hundreds…

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4 Tips to Secure WFH Employees

ProfitComm is based in Baltimore, and in November, data security hit close to home. The Baltimore County Public School system was hit with a ransomware attack. With remote learning in place, the attackers locked teachers and students out. They are hardly alone when it comes to cybersecurity attacks. In 2019, the FBI received “467,361 complaints…

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3 Takeaways from the Avant Special Forces Summit

We all know the scene of a large industry conference. Thousands of people, milling about a convention center, approaching tables and booths on the convention floor, mingling and making connections during happy hours, and learning from trainings, sessions, and keynote speeches. This is the usual look and feel of the Avant Special Forces Summit, the…

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21 Leading SD-WAN Providers and What They Offer

SD-WAN (Software Defined – Wide Area Network) is transforming cloud storage, making it more efficient and affordable for companies. With more meetings, telephone calls, and work being done over the internet, SD-WAN gives you the power to prioritize bandwidth, ensuring that the applications most critical to customer experience don’t skip a beat. The service offers…

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How SD-WAN is Transforming Cloud Storage

At the most basic level, Software Defined – Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) is a combination of technologies designed to offer a simpler approach to the WAN. This new virtual architecture is fundamentally about efficiency. Imagine instead of one clogged road that everyone is trying to drive down, multiple highways that get you where you need to go.…

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Six Tips for Working Securely from Home

Currently, many workplaces are asking or allowing employees to work from home (WFH) to minimize the spread of covid-19. These “safer-at-home” policies have upended the traditional office workplaces. Gone are the cubicles or open-office desks, meeting rooms and private offices, desktop computers and hard phones. Many companies had been moving towards more cloud and WFH-friendly…

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ProfitComm’s Covid-19 Rapid Response

Under normal circumstances we help businesses evaluate, deploy and manage dozens of different technology services from over 100 vendors.  Recent stay-at-home and social distancing orders have created an environment where companies are focusing on three very distinct items: cost cutting, security, and collaboration. As an expert in the technology services field, ProfitComm can help. Why are cost cutting,…

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11 Technology Platforms Offering Free Communications Services

We are now in the world of remote work. Normally only about 5% of the American workforce works from home. In the last two weeks as a response to the coronavirus and COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve seen a huge surge in the number of people urged to stay home from local governments and federal agencies. You’re probably already well aware this…

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