Nortec News / Keeping You Connected                    October 2016
Campaign Law Compliance Firm Gets Big Results with One Key Change

Read this case study to learn how this PAC advisory firm overhauled its email, security, and collaboration systems with one strategic change - and saved money in the process.  

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Skype for Business Could Make You Re-Think Your Phone System
Cloud PBX and PSTN Offer Big Benefits at Low Cost

New enhancements to Skype for Business have made it a serious contender as the primary communication management application for any enterprise - large, small or in between.  Three key features make Skype for Business worth consideration as a replacement for your existing PBX, conferencing and collaboration tools. You can get a lot of functionality for a very small investment.

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Your New Backup Superhero: The Cloud

Poor Delta Airlines. When the carrier experienced a system-wide outage in early August, the airlines had to contend not only with angry travelers, but also with the fact that it could not recover data or access backup systems.  

And it was completely avoidable - IF
Delta had a cloud backup systemaccess backup systems. 

If you have recently experienced a major outage, or endure frequent problems with back-ups an
d slow system performance, you are exposed to IT disruptions - and huge risk, which could ultimately affect your customers.

Here are the top 3 disruptions to your business that could cause a Delta-sized failure: Click to read >>> 
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It's On: Microsoft Azure Vs. Amazon Web Services
 
Competition is stiff between leading public cloud services Microsoft Azure and Amazon AWS. But which has the best capabilities? The best coverage? Should you consider using both together? 
 
Clearly, choosing one over the other will depend on your needs and workloads.  However, there are some factors to consider.
 
Team Nortec

Meet Bryan Jones, SharePoint consultant with Nortec.  Read on to learn about Bryan's unique role with Nortec and how he may be a little outnumbered at home.

Q: Tell us a little about your job.

A: I am a SharePoint guru. I handle everything with regards to SharePoint - implementing, development, migrations and report-building.  Whatever customers need SharePoint to do, I make happen.
 
Q: What would you say is the most rewarding part of your job? 

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Helpful links to whitepapers, datasheets, user guides and more
  1. Skype for Business will live translate meetings into 40 languages
  2. 10 good reasons why working remotely makes sense
  3. 5 Signs You're Ready to Upgrade to ShoreTel Connect CLOUD
  4. Windows 10 Anniversary Update: the 10 best new features
  5. For IT admins, remote doesn't have to mean less control
  6. PC Mag Review: ShoreTel Connect CLOUD
  7. 6 Ways SMBs Can Get the Most out of Cloud Computing
  8. Cloud backup could have prevented Delta's meltdown
  9. Four Ways to Avoid an Epic Disaster Recovery Fail - What You Need To Know Before It's Too Late
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