Nortec News: May 2013

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Now more than ever, enterprises are looking for ways to improve workforce collaboration and reduce travel and operational expenses. New advances in technology - and much, much lower costs - are making videoconferencing technologies a more realistic option for many.  Here's a look at some of the recent advancements in videoconferencing >>> 



Public, private, Hybrid cloud and the future data centers

In the the 20th century, small and medium businesses to large enterprises used on-premise data centers to improve operations through the use of digital technologies.  IT decision makers sought to optimize the technology available to improve business efficiency and profitability. 


There has been a revolution underway in the last decade as organizations moved massive workloads to virtualized environments in an attempt to reduce costs, free-up internal resources and to ensure individuals were available for mission-critical tasks from anywhere, from any device, at any time.


Many organizations are still unsure which route to take, when planning for the "next-generation data center." In some cases, IT decision makers are willing to move their IT operations to a third-party datacenter or a cloud-based environment, while others keep sensitive information in an on-premise datacenter or in a private cloud due to compliance and regulatory requirements. A majority of them adopt a hybrid approach, in which both internal and external clouds are used.


The question remains, what type of cloud or datacenter approach will be the best fit for you? 
Read on>>>

Team Nortec
Team Nortec Shali

Meet Shali Tennakoon, Practice Manager with Nortec. Read on to learn what buzz Shali is hearing in the marketplace and where you're most likely to find him on the weekends. (Hint: it involves batting and bowling).


Q: Please Explain Your Role with Nortec:


A: As Practice Manager, I work with the sales and technical team to put together Nortec solutions to help our customers. I also work with our partners to retain those relationships and explore new solutions for our customers.  And I also do demonstrations and whiteboarding sessions. Basically, I pull all the resource together for our customers and make sure they have the right solution for their needs.  Read On >>>

  1. 25 leading-edge IT research projects
  2. Four tools for checking bandwidth
  3. Don't wait till it's too late to prepare your cloud governance
  4. 12 easy PC tasks you should be doing (but aren't)
  5. 3 Ways We'll Communicate in the Future
  6. What's new in Microsoft Office 365
  7. Little Details: SkyDrive gets nicely overprotective
  8. Symantec Report Says Android And Small Businesses Most Targeted By Hackers In 2012
  9. Extending the Business Value of Videoconferencing with Microsoft Lync 2013

News, Events & More

Nortec Welcomes New Team Members

Daniel Cornell, Account Executive, Falls Church

Janet Manuel, Director of Strategic Accounts, Philadelphia


Nortec Receives Microsoft Lync 2013 Gold Competency

Nortec has received Microsoft's Gold Communications competency in Lync 2013. Our engineers have successfully completed a rigorous approval process, so our customers can now benefit from these best-in-class capabilities.


Nortec Communications, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has received certifications from Dell in six practice areas.  Details here>>>

Check Out Our Case Studies

Maybe you're considering a server upgrade, or an Exchange migration.  Or maybe you're looking to virtualize.  Chances are, an organization just like yours has done the same thing - and Nortec has helped them along the way.  Learn how the process went for your peers in one our many case studies. 

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Allow us to brag a little:  Despite the economy, our revenues are up, profitability is strong, and we're making huge strides in the competitive marketplace.  Thanks to all our customers and partners for helping to make Nortec so strong!

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