Posts Tagged: Cloud and Managed Services

Desktop Virtualization in the Modern Workplace

Evolving technology is changing the modern workplace. The old picture of an office full of employees, file cabinets, and fax machines is gone. Now 50% of US employees work remotely, all of our information is stored and backed up on servers, and even faxing can be done through the cloud. Today, the picture of the modern workplace is shaped by business technology. Desktop Virtualization is one of the most popular types of Managed Services on… Read more »

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 »

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 »

Top Technology Tips:
#1 Don’t be intimidated, Embrace Technology

Man and woman working behind the counter in a clothing store

Recently we started a discussion about technology tips for small businesses.  This week we will look at the most challenging of them all: Technology Tips: #1 Embrace Technology– Like there’s a choice in the matter. Computers, Internet, phones, fax, the Internet of Things, whether you’re a financier or a farmer, you can’t get by without technology.  The key is to know what technology to employ, and more importantly, whether you’re up to the task of… Read more »

Are You Ready for Zimbra 8.8? It’s just around the corner!

Zimbra 8.8

Zimbra 8.8 upgrades will be unlike any of the previous. This release is a melding of the refined code base from Zimbra 8.7, the Administration modules from the proven Zextras Suite. It also has some nice new features including the reintroduction of Chat, Zimbra Drive for file sharing, a high-performance IMAP engine, and a ton of bug fixes. The Zimbra 8.8 upgrade offers both challenges and opportunities Zimbra releases over the past few years have… Read more »