Switch Layer Levels

When trying to understand and select the right switch for your needs, you will need to know which layer it will operate on and what functionality is available for that layer. There are seven layers in the open system interconnection (OSI) model of networking framework. These layers are: Physical Data [...]

By |2018-11-30T02:54:39-06:00November 30, 2018|Networking, Uncategorized|

Top IT Job Growth Areas

Information Technology jobs are among the fastest growing in the country. That trend is not slowing down anytime soon and we’re excited about that. Being in the IT industry means constantly being open to technological changes and advancements. This makes IT an exciting industry, but with this fast-pace comes challenge [...]

By |2019-01-28T21:24:59-06:00November 16, 2018|Uncategorized|

Avoid Price Increases by Buying Used

With the recent price increases announced by Cisco on October 20, 2018, it’s important to remember that you have options when it comes to buying Cisco equipment. There are several reasons why buying used equipment can be the right financial decision. Tariffs and Fluctuating Markets Prior to the recent tariffs [...]

By |2018-11-05T23:12:37-06:00November 5, 2018|Networking, Uncategorized|

The Evolution of IT Jobs

If you were in IT in the 1990s or early 2000s, you could probably tell some stories about things that have dramatically changed. Today’s opportunities and challenges in tech careers were virtually impossible to imagine before the Internet was widespread, before smartphones existed, and before connectivity was expected everywhere we [...]

By |2018-11-16T19:30:04-06:00October 24, 2018|Uncategorized|

Biggest Stories in Networking of 2016

What will 2017 hold in store for the world of IT? Well, some say the biggest predictor of the future is a quick look at the past. That’s why we’ve recapped some of the biggest IT and network stories from 2016 and wrapped it all up with a few prognostications [...]

By |2021-08-18T14:16:56-05:00January 9, 2017|Uncategorized|

What Do Tech Layoffs Mean For Me?

With major companies like Cisco, Hewlett Packard, and even Intel cutting jobs and restructuring their existing workforce as a result of the consumer move to cloud-computing continues, it begs the question — how will all of this affect consumers and businesses looking for solutions and service from these companies.

By |2021-08-18T14:16:25-05:00December 19, 2016|Uncategorized|

Why the Big Guys Aren’t Always the Best Deal

When shopping for a hardware partner, it can be tempting to simply go with whichever company is the biggest. You figure you can save some time by picking the quickest, most obvious option. It’s a little like choosing a place for lunch. The fast food joint around the corner is [...]

By |2021-08-18T14:13:54-05:00August 23, 2016|Uncategorized|
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