Posts Categorized: OTELCO Cloud and Managed Services

Managing Business Technology

OTELCO Cloud and Managed Services is a new branch of the OTELCO family tree that focuses on Business Technolgy. This team has been a part of the OTELCO family since 2014, formally opperating as Reliable Networks, but, like many of our extended family, have just recently taken on the OTELCO name. OTELCO C&MS is run by the same team of experienced IT experts and security engineers that Reliable Networks customers have trusted for years. With… Read more »

Employee Engagement:
Bring Any Team Together With Technology

Top view of creative business team sitting at the table at loft office and working. Woman manager brings the document to mixed race group of people. Colleagues discussing the project.

What is Employee Engagement? Employee Engagement is a workplace approach resulting in the right conditions for all members of an organization to give their best each day, be committed to their organization’s goals and values, and be motivated to contribute to organizational success, with an enhanced sense of their own well-being. Why is it important? High employee engagement leads to higher productivity; staff stays with the company longer, represents the company better, and provides better… Read more »

Tech Tip #3 Business Email:
Can’t live with it, can’t live without it.

Tech Tip #3: Don’t underestimate business email.  Another installment of our Small Business Tech Tips Series. We all seem to have a love-hate relationship with email –particularly business email.  Whether we’re communicating across the country, of with someone down the hall, email has become the first choice: It’s instant It’s efficient It provides a paperless trail of communication It also tends to pile up and get ahead of you: that’s the hate part. Aside from… Read more »

Software Defined Networking:
The uture of Secure, Efficient, Connectivity

Software Defined Networking or SD networking is expected to grow at warp speed in the next couple of years, and here’s why. Today’s current enterprise networks are becoming convoluted as many businesses continue building out their connectivity using legacy technologies (i.e., Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS)), requiring additional hardware at each location to maintain network efficiency. Cloud and Managed Services have altered traffic flows within distributed organizations. Remote users require significantly more bandwidth (e.g., when using… Read more »

Cloud Computing:
Is Employing the Cloud Right for your Business

A managed services provider checks a set of servers with a tablet.

Cloud computing is quickly replacing traditional computing. Just as computers, servers and sophisticated software replaced the more traditional office equipment; the cloud is replacing and streamlining today’s offices. Just what is Cloud Computing? Cloud computing is the practice of using a network of remote servers hosted on the Internet to store, manage, and process data, rather than a local server or a personal computer.  These remote servers aren’t floating up in the clouds though; they… Read more »