Nortec News: May 2016

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Firm's Executives, Partners Meet Easily, Work Efficiently, Travel Less 

Learn how this professional services firm significantly reduced travel time and expenses with boardroom-to-boardroom cloud-based video conferencing. 

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Palo Alto and WildFire Save the Day

Read how this international association upgraded its firewall and anti-virus protection in the nick of time. 

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Instant Headache Relief:  Nortec Managed Services
 
Reduce your costs and business risks and allows you to focus on your business - not your technology. Nortec's Managed Services is a flat-rate offering that delivers full service strategy from deployment through the operation lifecycle. 

Our strategic alignment with world class partners has allowed Nortec to be the thought leader in the Mid-Atlantic for IT infrastructure.  As technology has advanced and evolved so has our process driven methodology, which delivers value to our clients and allows them to be competitive in their chosen markets with the latest IT solutions. Our Managed Service offerings include:
  • Managed Desktop Services
  • Managed Email Services        
  • vCIO Services
  • Managed Disaster Recovery
  • Managed Backups
  • Managed Server Infrastructure as a Service (IAAS)
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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 Joe Avveduti. Account Executive, Nortec.   Read on to learn about Joe's journey from oil to wine.

Q: You recently joined Nortec, so tell us a little about that.

A: I joined the company in January.  I'd been in the oil and gas industry working for a company managing waste from drilling and fracking. I wanted to get into the tech industry, and I like the close-knit work environment and approachable management of Nortec.
 
Q: Tell us a little bit about your job.   

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Helpful links to whitepapers, datasheets, user guides and more
  1. Microsoft Azure Wins a High-Profile Customer in BMW
  2. AWS: 10 defining moments for the cloud giant
  3. Gartner Report: Key Services Differences Between AWS and Azure - Availability, Network, Compute and Storage
  4. Azure versus Amazon Web Services 
  5. AWS price calculator
  6. Microsoft Azure price calculator
  7. Lifesize Expands Cloud Communications With Group Chat
  8. Palo Alto Networks Extends Breach Prevention To The Cloud
  9. Weighing the pros and cons of public versus hybrid clouds
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