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6 Things to Look for When Outsourcing Computer Network Support Specialists

Posted by Jenni Duke on Nov 20, 2019 9:15:00 AM

When it comes to finding computer network support specialists for your business, building a large internal IT department often doesn’t make sense. Instead of hiring full-time staff to manage your computer network, you can outsource your IT services to an agency specializing in providing these services to businesses. 

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Topics: IT Management, Networks & Security

Featured Product: Xerox Iridesse Production Press

Posted by Jenni Duke on Nov 15, 2019 4:13:02 PM

If you own a color printer, you’ve likely had to replace one of four ink cartridges used in your device. Cyan, magenta, yellow, and black have long been the standard color model used to produce high-quality prints of any kind. Whether you’re printing on ink-jet or laser printers, these four colors are used together to reproduce the entire color spectrum on the page.

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Topics: Printers, Copiers & MFPs, Production Print

SumnerOne Employee Spotlight: 5Qs with Tracy Searcy

Posted by Jenni Duke on Nov 8, 2019 10:31:06 AM

How well do you know your coworkers? Here at SumnerOne, we pride ourselves on being a company that values family, and we strive to extend that value to how we treat our fellow employees. We’ve decided to introduce you to one of our SumnerOne family coworkers each month.

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Topics: SumnerOne Insider, Small Business

5 Key Benefits of Managed Print Services for Healthcare

Posted by Jenni Duke on Nov 7, 2019 8:26:00 AM

In the ongoing effort to protect patient information from hackers, malware, and other external cybersecurity threats, hospitals and healthcare systems too often overlook the vulnerabilities inherent in their current printer hardware and printing practices.

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3 Ways Upgraded Business Technology Attracts and Retains Talent

Posted by Anita Robben on Nov 5, 2019 2:53:49 PM

Attracting and retaining top talent is becoming a bigger challenge. 27% of employees voluntarily left their jobs in 2018, looking for better opportunities elsewhere. If this trend continues, by 2023 this percentage will reach 35% putting US companies at a huge risk that will only continue to rise. The cost of unfilled jobs varies, but on average a vacant seat at a company costs around $14,652 to fill, but there are also the unseen costs—like decreased productivity, increased workload for other employees, and suffering morale.

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Topics: IT Management, Technology

6 Crucial Steps for Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Preparation

Posted by Jenni Duke on Oct 31, 2019 11:54:21 AM


No business is completely safe from the dangers of unforeseen circumstances disrupting its day-to-day operations. A 2017 survey of cybersecurity professionals found that 67 percent of respondents believed a major security breach was “somewhat likely,” “highly likely,” or all but guaranteed at their organization within the following year.

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Topics: Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity

6 Reasons to Use a Session Border Controller (SBC) in your Phone System

Posted by Jenni Duke on Oct 23, 2019 10:38:05 AM


If you’re new to the world of unified communications, or managed voice, learning the different components can be a bit daunting. Just keeping the acronyms involved in these new phone systems straight can be confusing. Take SBC, for example. SBC is an acronym for Session Border Controller—a network element deployed to protect SIP based VoIPs. SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) is another acronym for a signaling protocol that initiates, maintains, and terminates voice, video, and messaging applications—all functions usually included in VoIP services. VoIP stands for Voice over Internet Protocol, which essentially is voice and related services over the internet. (If you’re interested in learning more about VoIP, there’s a helpful blog about it here.)

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Topics: VoIP