Nortec News: October 2015

Nortec News / Keeping You Connected                         October 2015

When an international not-for-profit organization needed to update its firewall and anti-virus software to respond to ever-increasing global security threats, Nortec proposed a solution that delivered not only improved security, but also increased bandwidth. Learn how Nortec implemented Palo Alto PA200 next-generation firewall in conjunction with Wildfire malware protection for this global student organization.  Read the case study >>> 
Microsoft is touting Windows 10 as the best Windows yet. But is it right for your organization? Here are 10 reasons it might be:
1. It's familiar. With Windows 10, Microsoft has brought back the best of Windows 7 and 8 in desktop and touchscreen interfaces. The Start menu has returned so you can locate files and apps quickly and easily.
2. It's fast.
Windows 10 is lightning fast at startup and when resuming.
Reasons 3 through 10 here >>> _____________________________________________________________________________________
Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS) gives users a comprehensive solution to secure, manage and administer data, devices and identity with the added advantage of advanced threat analytics. Here's an overview of its features and benefits.
EMS cloud platforms  / EMS Identity Management / InTune Device and Application Management
Team Nortec

Meet Jose Vera-Tudela, Inside Sales Representative with Nortec. Read on to learn how Jose helps customers find the right technology fit for them...and what they might be surprised to learn about him.

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

A: Yes, I joined Nortec in late May. I previously worked with a large company, but wanted to work in a smaller environment that could support my desire to eventually move into outside sales.
Q: Tell us a little bit about your job.   

Read On >>>

  1. The 10 best hidden features of Windows 10
  2. Enterprise Mobility Suite Emerges as Microsoft's 'Hottest' Product
  3. ShoreTel Connect is Here 
  4. Interview: Microsoft's Brad Anderson on enterprise mobility, 'insane mode,' and 4:30 a.m. workouts
  5. 5 ways to shore up security in your BYOD strategy
  6. ShoreTel Simplifies Choice with the new ShoreTel Connect
  7. The key cloud trends for the next few years

  8. 3 dumb mistakes that will kill your cloud initiative
  9. New Microsoft technology sniffs out hackers lurking on in-house corporate networks
News, Events & More
Nortec welcomes our newest team members
Amandeep Singh, Network Administrator, Falls Church VA
Wajiha Saud, Network Administrator, Falls Church VA

Experience the latest technology trends without leaving your office. Nortec experts will demonstrate the tools you may be considering in your own network environment and at your own convenience.

Welcome to Windows 10!
Transform the way you work and play.  It can recognize you, it can respond to you and even learn with you.  Paul Wismar, Nortec Communications Senior Consultant, will demonstrate the exciting new features built into Windows 10. Kevin Wills, Nortec Communications VP Professional Services, will explain how Microsoft EMS Enhances your overall IT strategy.

Click below for more details.

Nortec's Private Advance Screening of Star Wars:  Episode VII

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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