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So far Bill Johnson has created 9 blog entries.

How Enterprises Benefit by Enabling Mobile Workers with Skype for Business

April 25th, 2017|EarthBend Distribution Vendors, Healthcare, Hospitality, Manufacturing, Retail, Spectralink|

Why mobility coupled with Unified Communications (UC) in the workplace is becoming increasingly important. Many industries, including healthcare, retail, manufacturing and hospitality, have mobile workers moving throughout the enterprise daily versus sitting at their desks, and they need collaboration tools that are available wherever they may go. By 2020, it is projected that 1.75 billion [...]

Ransomware a Growing Threat Across All Industries

March 6th, 2017|AVG Business, EarthBend Distribution Vendors, IT Security, Ransomware, SonicWALL, WatchGuard|

Ransomware Making Headlines and Causing Headaches for Many Types of Organizations It’s not a secret that cyber-attacks, specifically ransomware incidents, are on the rise. Increasingly, cyber-criminals are directing their efforts toward small- and mid-sized businesses and healthcare institutions. The cost to companies can be high, ranging from financial loss to significant damage to company and [...]

Modernizing the Guest Experience: Cetis Hotel Phones

February 23rd, 2017|Cetis, EarthBend Distribution Vendors, Hospitality, Hotel Phones|

Hotels Looking Toward Updated Technology to Gain a Competitive Edge Now more than ever, the hospitality industry is focused on improving the customer experience with hotel in-room technology. Overall findings from Hospitality Technology’s 2016 Lodging Technology Study, produced in partnership with the University of Nevada Las Vegas, revealed that 54% of hotels planned to invest [...]

DITEK: Datacenter Surge Protection

September 1st, 2016|DITEK, EarthBend Distribution Vendors, Power Protection, Surge Protection|

Dave Gattis, DITEK Technology Development Manager, guest blogs today, providing practical advice for protecting against power surges in the datacenter. Dave's Tech Tip:  Datacenter Surge Protection Nothing is more important than your customer’s data.  That data is constantly under threat from potential equipment failures.  A switch can be easily replaced, but replacing a server [...]

New Minuteman Product: Line-Interactive, Entrepid UPS Series

August 18th, 2016|EarthBend Distribution Vendors, Minuteman, Power Management, Power Protection|

New Minuteman Entrepid UPS Series offers automatic voltage regulation and a compact design Last month, Minuteman announced the release of the Entrepid UPS Series, the latest in a line of uninterruptible power supply products, featuring a variety of features and capabilities. Designed to eliminate downtime and costly service calls, this new UPS’s compact height and [...]

Achieve Deeper Network Security: Dell SonicWALL Next-Generation Firewalls

August 9th, 2016|Dell SonicWALL, EarthBend Distribution Vendors, IT Security|

With the growing use of cloud, mobile computing and bring your own device (BYOD) policies, and with the rise of shadow IT, enterprises today are dealing with new levels of risk, complexity and cost like never before. From advanced persistent threats (APTs) to spam and malware, it's critical for organizations to protect themselves against the [...]

Five Ways Call Accounting Can Improve Business Operations

July 29th, 2016|Call Accounting, EarthBend Distribution Vendors, Metropolis Technologies|

EarthBend Distribution is proud to partner with Metropolis Technologies, a leading provider of advanced call accounting, 911/emergency notification and telemanagement applications.  In today's post, Metropolis discusses five ways in which the deployment of call accounting technology can positively impact your customers' business operations. How Call Accounting Can Change Your Business What could tracking and managing [...]

Managing the Ransomware Threat with AVG Business

July 18th, 2016|AVG Business, EarthBend Distribution Vendors, IT Security|

Ransomware has become one of the most prevalent and dreaded security threats facing businesses today, and it represents an incredibly lucrative goldmine for the cybercriminals who carry out these attacks. What is Ransomware? Ransomware is malware for data kidnapping, an exploit in which the attacker encrypts the victim's data and demands payment for the decryption [...]

EarthBend is Headed to New Orleans for HITEC!

June 16th, 2016|Hospitality, Vertical Markets|

Innovation enables greater convenience and satisfaction.  This holds especially true for the hospitality industry, where rapid technology advancements and the evolving expectations of hotel guests have become intrinsically linked.  Now more than ever, hospitality businesses are upgrading their technology infrastructures to better accommodate the changing demands of customers.  The revenue opportunities for resellers are ample, [...]