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November 11, 2022

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The global market for audio/visual technologies has grown rapidly as organizations seek to support remote and hybrid work models. Technavio expects the pro A/V market to see a...

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By Bill Evanger Solutions Architect
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Gartner analysts project that by 2025, three-quarters of all data will be processed at the network edge. The objective is to minimize latency, improve application response...

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Although digital signage is primarily used in retail, there are applications and use cases in a wide range of industries. In fact, virtually any company can use digital...

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5 Ways SD-WAN Addresses Today’s Business Challenges

Companies across all sectors of the economy have embraced digital transformation initiatives in order to accelerate and optimize business activities. However, fully achieving...

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PoP: Point of Presence Micro Data Centers

What is a POP Data Center? PoP is the new culture among data centers. The cloud is getting crowded and its result could be slow responses to your internet searches. Many tech...

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By Rahi
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Aisle Containment Helps High-Density Data Centers Beat the Heat

“Close the door! We’re not paying to air condition the whole neighborhood!” Turns out that universal parent rant about energy conservation actually had practical...

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By Bill Evanger Solutions Architect
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Assessments Play a Key Role in Successful Long-Term Cloud Plans

Many organizations had to quickly transition to cloud computing infrastructure in order to support remote operations. Now, they should be thinking about their long-term...

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By Matt Robinson CTO
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November 11, 2022

Why More Organizations Are Adopting Cloud-Managed Wi-Fi

Organizations are increasingly dependent on high-speed, high-capacity wireless networks to provide users with access to applications, services, and data. However, deploying, managing, and scaling these networks has become a significant burden as Wi-Fi traffic has surged to record levels over the past two years. Analysts say Wi-Fi traffic has increased by up to 80 percent...

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By Prathamesh Rahate Sales Engineer
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Enhancing Business Resilience with Hyperconverged Infrastructure

Unplanned network outages due to natural disasters, system failures, cyberthreats, or human error are on the rise, with 90 percent of organizations reporting they’ve had at least one such outage in the past year. While there are a number of strategies to consider, implementing hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) as part of your disaster recovery (DR) processes...

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By Bill Evanger Solutions Architect
Cloud Services
October 20, 2022

How Edge Colocation Supports the Distributed Workforce

Gartner analysts project that by 2025, three-quarters of all data will be processed at the network edge. The objective is to minimize latency, improve application response times and preserve bandwidth in highly distributed computing environments. That’s easier said than done, however. Managing storage, compute, and networking resources across multiple geographic locations can quickly become complex...

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By Matt Robinson CTO
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September 21, 2022

Assessments Play a Key Role in Successful Long-Term Cloud Plans

Many organizations had to quickly transition to cloud computing infrastructure in order to support remote operations. Now, they should be thinking about their long-term plans. The rapid adoption of cloud services without upfront planning can lead to budget overruns and management challenges. A more lasting approach to the cloud requires organizations to plan properly, exercise...

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By Matt Robinson CTO
Cloud Services
July 29, 2022

​​Gain Control of Multi-Cloud Environments with CMPs

Cloud adoption was already growing steadily before rapidly accelerating during the pandemic. Nearly 90 percent of organizations now have a multi-cloud strategy, with most using a combination of public and private clouds in a hybrid approach, according to Flexera’s 2022 State of the Cloud study. While a multi-cloud strategy has undeniable benefits, it also creates...

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By Matt Robinson CTO
Cloud Services
July 6, 2022

What to Consider When Planning a Data Migration Project

Data migration sounds simple enough: just move information from one place to another. However, most organizations today have millions of files and database records. Data migration is often a massive and highly complex project. A Dimensional Research study found that 62% of data migration projects failed or were much more difficult than expected. Over half...

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By Gill Wichi Technical Solutions Architect
Cloud Services
June 30, 2022

Can Your Wi-Fi Network Support Demand as Your Team Returns to Work?

Employees returning to the office are entering a different environment than the one they left in March of 2020. There are more empty desks because employees are splitting time between the office and working remotely, whether at home or in shared workspaces. Mobile devices are more prevalent and important than ever. Video meetings have become...

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By Prathamesh Rahate Sales Engineer
Cloud Services
June 8, 2022

How BaaS Reduces the Cost and Complexity of Data Protection

Backup has always been one of the most challenging functions in the IT environment. The difficulties increased with the fast growth of data and the distribution of that data across on-premises, cloud and edge environments, and endpoint devices. Many organizations have no idea where all their data is located. According to a recent study by...

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By Gill Wichi Technical Solutions Architect
Cloud Services
April 6, 2022

Recruitment Trends – How well is it shaping up, post-pandemic?

Covid-19 exacerbated the world’s already-increasing economic downturn and employment losses. With businesses closing and going bankrupt, the recruiting landscape saw one of the worst freezes in history. Millions of employees were laid off in a single month, pushing the unemployment rate to an all-time high. Recruitment had come to a halt and was anticipated to...

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By Mustafa Shaikh Executive - Technical Content Writer
Cloud ServicesIT Infrastructure
November 11, 2022

Why More Organizations Are Adopting Cloud-Managed Wi-Fi

Organizations are increasingly dependent on high-speed, high-capacity wireless networks to provide users with access to applications, services, and data. However, deploying, managing, and scaling these networks has become a significant burden as Wi-Fi traffic has surged to record levels over the past two years. Analysts say Wi-Fi traffic has increased by up to 80 percent...

231 views

By Prathamesh Rahate Sales Engineer
IT Infrastructure
October 5, 2022

5 Ways SD-WAN Addresses Today’s Business Challenges

Companies across all sectors of the economy have embraced digital transformation initiatives in order to accelerate and optimize business activities. However, fully achieving digital transformation requires network modernization. Mobile, cloud, collaboration, and remote access technologies are fundamentally changing how organizations operate and deliver value to their customers. But these technologies place significant strain on traditional...

441 views

By Prathamesh Rahate Sales Engineer
IT Infrastructure
July 29, 2022

Does Your CI/CD Pipeline Support Modernization Efforts?

Outdated or obsolete applications make up nearly a third of the typical organization’s software portfolio, increasing the risk of cyberattacks, data loss, and operational failures. Poor software quality costs U.S. businesses more than $2 trillion a year, according to the Consortium for Information & Software Quality. The CI/CD Pipeline To address these levels of risk...

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By Bill Evanger Solutions Architect
IT Infrastructure
May 3, 2022

Rahi Announces Strategic Partnership Agreement with Digital Realty

Global Data Center “One-Stop” Delivery, Empowers Chinese Enterprises Overseas Shanghai, China – April 27th, 2022 – Global IT solutions provider Rahi has officially reached a strategic partnership agreement with Digital Realty (NYSE: DLR). The two companies have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU). With their integrated resources and global presence, Rahi and Digital Realty will...

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By Rahi
IT Infrastructure
April 12, 2022

Today’s System-on-Chip Platforms Have the Power to Drive Edge Computing

A system-on-chip (SoC) is an integrated circuit that incorporates all of the components of a computer system. These components might include controllers, timing units, memory units, transistors, peripherals and more depending upon the type of application. An SoC also includes software embedded in the system. SoCs have long been incorporated into electronic devices such as...

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By Rahi
IT Infrastructure
April 4, 2022

What to Look for in an All-Flash Array?

It’s that time of year when IT industry analysts make predictions about the trends that will drive technology spending. Storage remains a major line item on 2018 IT budgets, and more and more organizations are investing in flash storage platforms as opposed to legacy, disk-based systems. According to the Spiceworks 2018 State of IT report,...

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By Rahi
IT Infrastructure
April 4, 2022

How to Prepare Your Network as 100G Becomes Mainstream

Operators of large-scale data centers have been steadily increasing the transmission speeds of their Ethernet networks. While many organizations continue to rely upon 10Gbps (10G) technology, with some migrating to 40G, large-scale data centers are rapidly moving to 100G and beyond. Research firm IHS Infonetics has predicted that 100G will make up more than half...

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By Rahi
IT Infrastructure
March 9, 2022

How to Define a Comprehensive Enterprise Security Strategy

Over time, organizations often adopt multiple security tools to address specific threats. According to the Ponemon Institute’s Cyber Resilient Organization Study, the average organization has more than 45 different security tools. However, a plethora of tools won’t improve the organization’s security posture. In fact, “tool sprawl” can create management, interoperability, and governance issues. These challenges...

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By Rahi
IT Infrastructure
March 2, 2022

IT Modernization: Where Do I start?

The Foundation of Digital Transformation Initiatives As organizations seek to pull emerging technologies to the changing business and customer demands, Digital Transformation (DX) is key for IT modernization. Organizations that embrace DX are able to bring new products and services to market. They can enhance the customer experience, meet revenue goals, and make better data-driven...

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By Matt Robinson CTO
Global Services
August 11, 2022

Why Diversity is Key to Development

You must’ve heard, ‘Variety is the spice of life,’ right? That transcends to everything we do. We rarely want the same repetitive play of things. Take a look at our lifestyle. What excites us, inspires us and makes our emotions ebb and flow don’t come from just one source or one homogenous group. It’s not...

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By Rahi Thinker & Designer
Global Services
May 18, 2022

Importing and Exporting Products through Indonesia

Indonesia has some of the strictest import regulations worldwide, consisting of complex licensing, documentation, and permitting. Any company moving products through Indonesian customs must have an appropriate import license, import identification number (API), and customs registration (NIK). Without proper documentation, goods can be detained or exported back to their original facility. Most notably, only Indonesian...

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By Amber Miao Finance & Legal Manager, APAC
Global Services
April 27, 2022

How to Do Business in China as a Third-Party Online Payment Provider

Why China? Online sales are on the rise in China. According to data from eMarketer, 2021’s online sales represented 52.1% of all retail sales in China. This is an 18% increase from 2019 when online sales only accounted for 34.1% of all retail sales in China. In comparison, South Korea has the next highest rate...

787 views

By Vivian Qi VP of Strategic Sales & Solutions
Global Services
March 16, 2022

Rahi Delivers IT Solutions and Services to the Philippines Market

Why the Philippines? The Philippines is a rapidly growing market for business process outsourcing (BPO). Evolving from a source for low-cost labor to a center for high-quality services at competitive prices. Companies worldwide are opening contact centers and sales support operations in the Philippines to take advantage of strong English language skills. Health information management,...

595 views

By Paul Mason Vice President for Professional Services
Global Services
February 24, 2022

Rahi Announces Significant Corporate Appointments and Expansions in the US and APAC Region

Fremont, Calif. – February 24, 2022 – Rahi, a global IT solutions provider, announced two significant leadership updates and an expansion that will further advance the company’s strategic capabilities across the US, LATAM, and APAC regions. Global Expansions Rahi is expanding its global footprint by increasing its Bay Area square footage by 150,000 square feet....

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By Rahi
Global Services
February 16, 2022

Latin America: A Land of Opportunities

I have been building international IT businesses in Latin America for eight years. Little has been heard or read about the region’s potential, but instead, we hear a lot about the challenges it represents. You will read about those challenges and our methods to overcome them, turning them into opportunities. Business Opportunities in Latin America...

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By Luis Schilling Latin America Director of Operations
Global Services
December 22, 2021

Rahi Taiwan Team Celebrates its New Office Opening in Taipei with Customers and Partners

Rahi’s presence in Taiwan On December 3rd, 2021, Rahi celebrated its official Taipei office opening in Songshan District, Taipei. Rahi Taiwan team invited some enterprise customers and well-known IT vendor partners to the opening party. Rahi’s CEO, CTO, COO, CFO, and other executive leaders from headquarters and the APAC region also joined the event “virtually”...

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By Rahi
Global Services
June 16, 2021

Why Partnering with a Global IT Solution Provider is more Important Than Ever

The past year brought a new set of challenges to businesses, including supply chain disruptions, increased operational complexity and rising costs. Many executives are looking for innovative ways to grow their business, increase profitability and gain competitive advantages. Global expansion could provide those opportunities. An international presence can allow even smaller organizations to reach new...

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By Rahi
Global Services
December 17, 2020

Rahi Rolls Out New Brand to Better Reflect Who we are as a Business

In 2012, we founded Rahi Systems with a vision of becoming a trusted source for the global delivery of IT solutions and services. The response of our customers and partners has been gratifying and humbling. Thanks to their support, Rahi now has more than 700 employees and offices and distribution facilities on five continents. As we look forward...

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By Rahi
Cloud ServicesDC Infrastructure
October 27, 2022

Enhancing Business Resilience with Hyperconverged Infrastructure

Unplanned network outages due to natural disasters, system failures, cyberthreats, or human error are on the rise, with 90 percent of organizations reporting they’ve had at least one such outage in the past year. While there are a number of strategies to consider, implementing hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) as part of your disaster recovery (DR) processes...

339 views

By Bill Evanger Solutions Architect
DC Infrastructure
September 29, 2022

PoP: Point of Presence Micro Data Centers

What is a POP Data Center? PoP is the new culture among data centers. The cloud is getting crowded and its result could be slow responses to your internet searches. Many tech Goliaths and other IT companies are setting up local hubs or Point of Presence (PoP) data centers in high internet usage areas, to...

763 views

By Rahi
DC Infrastructure
September 28, 2022

Aisle Containment Helps High-Density Data Centers Beat the Heat

“Close the door! We’re not paying to air condition the whole neighborhood!” Turns out that universal parent rant about energy conservation actually had practical applications for the modern data center industry. Over the past decade, the continued development of aisle containment techniques that prevent cold air from mixing with hot has contributed to significant reductions...

551 views

By Bill Evanger Solutions Architect
DC Infrastructure
September 20, 2022

Understanding the Benefits of Three-Phase Power Distribution

Most of us give little thought to electricity — until we get the bill or there’s an interruption in service. But data center operators are keenly aware of the cost, consistency and reliability of electrical power, and that’s driving increased interest in three-phase power distribution units (PDUs). The typical power outlet in the U.S. supplies...

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By Rahi
DC Infrastructure
September 16, 2022

Data Centers Are Getting Hotter, Driving Demand for More Cooling

Data centers are getting denser, hotter and consuming more power than ever, and that’s driving significant growth in the data center cooling market. According to a new report by Global Market Insights (GMI), the market is set to exceed $20 billion by 2024, up from just $8 billion in 2016. That represents a compound annual...

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By Rahi
DC Infrastructure
September 7, 2022

Rahi Acquisition by Wesco
Letter to Our Customers and Partners

Dear Customers and Partners, Rahi has made a strategic decision to join forces with Wesco. As a valued customer, I wanted to be sure to reach out to you first with this news. The press release referenced here provides additional details on the acquisition of Rahi. Wesco International, Inc. (www.wesco.com) is a leading provider of...

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By Tarun Raisoni
DC Infrastructure
August 24, 2022

Weighing the Alternatives to an On-Premise Data Center Refresh

Despite predictions of its impending demise, the U.S. on-premise data center market remains healthy. More than half of all IT workloads are still running in on-premises data centers, and industry analysts predict steady market growth over the next five years — even in the face of economic uncertainty and IT budget restrictions. In-house infrastructure offers...

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By Bill Evanger Solutions Architect
DC Infrastructure
August 17, 2022

The Growing Importance of Physical Security in the Data Center

While most discussions of IT security focus on logical controls, protection of the physical data center infrastructure is becoming increasingly important. The European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which goes into effect next May, illustrates this point. The GDPR is a strict new law governing the security and privacy of the personal data...

440 views

By Bill Evanger Solutions Architect
DC Infrastructure
July 29, 2022

Best Practices for Improving Multi-Tenant Data Center Efficiency

Over the past decade, Multi-Tenant data centers (MTDCs) averaged a 1.6 power usage effectiveness (PUE) globally, with many leading MTDCs achieving marginally lower PUE (1.4-1.5). However, cutting-edge “green” MTDCs have proven PUE figures as low as 1.15 is economically viable and achievable. As worldwide energy prices hit record highs, MTDC operators are looking to identify...

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By Daniel James
Managed & Professional Services
November 5, 2020

The Three Pillars of Rahi’s Managed Services Methodology

Managed services have been popular among organizations of all sizes for many years. In essence, the managed services model allows you to outsource some or all of the maintenance, management and support of your AV/IT environment to a third-party provider. Within that basic definition, however, there’s a tremendous amount of variation. Some managed services providers (MSPs) simply monitor...

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By Rahi
Managed & Professional Services
July 23, 2019

Managed Network Services Offer Relief from IT Skills Shortages

The IT skills gap has plagued organizations for a number of years, and continues to increase. Gartner has reported that, “by 2020, 75 percent of organizations will experience visible business disruptions due to skills gaps, which is an increase from less than 20 percent in 2016.” This will not only impact new technology initiatives but...

776 views

By Rahi
Unified Communications
November 2, 2022

Why the A/V Market in Australia Is Seeing Dramatic Growth

The global market for audio/visual technologies has grown rapidly as organizations seek to support remote and hybrid work models. Technavio expects the pro A/V market to see a compound annual growth rate of 7.31 percent through 2025, with 41 percent of that growth contributed by the Asia-Pacific region. In Australia, organizations are shrinking their office...

354 views

By Luke Oliver
Unified Communications
October 11, 2022

How to Calculate the Value of Digital Signage

Although digital signage is primarily used in retail, there are applications and use cases in a wide range of industries. In fact, virtually any company can use digital signage to improve employee communication and engagement. Organizations just have to keep in mind that the return on investment (ROI) can be tricky to calculate. Organizations commonly...

413 views

By Simon Daniel Jerke
Unified Communications
September 12, 2022

Rahi Partners with Q-SYS to Deliver Managed Services for A/V Equipment

Conferencing and collaboration technologies are now mission-critical components of the IT environment. Rahi is helping customers in Southeast Asia manage them effectively through its partnership with Q-SYS in Singapore. Rahi now offers a managed service for the Q-SYS cloud-manageable audio, video, and control Platform. With Q-SYS Reflect Enterprise Manager we can securely connect to a...

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By Paul Lee, Sales Director, SE Asia Direct Markets, Q-SYS
Unified Communications
August 10, 2022

Improving Network Scalability and Workload Mobility with VXLAN

Virtualization, cloud, mobile, and other digital technologies have sparked immense innovation over the past decade, but they’ve also increased data center complexity. Organizations must connect multiple geographically distributed network segments and cloud instances in order to support thousands of different applications, virtual machines (VMs), and workloads. This has made network management far more complex than...

431 views

By Prathamesh Rahate Sales Engineer
Unified Communications
August 5, 2022

Internal Communications Are More Important than Ever

Smart companies are naturally focusing on customer communications amid changing market conditions. Smarter companies are also carefully crafting their internal communications; to help their employees be effective and gain confidence in the company. Employees are the lifeblood of any organization, and they increasingly turn to the company for trusted information in times of uncertainty. The...

418 views

By Jeremy Hardie
Unified Communications
May 27, 2022

Is Zoom Hogging Your PC’s Resources? Try These Tips and Tricks

Video meetings have become a way of life in a work-from-home, social distancing world, and Zoom has become the video conferencing platform of choice for many users and organizations. Zoom offers much higher quality audio and video than other solutions, as well as a wide range of features, such as screen and content sharing, messaging, annotation,...

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By Rahi
Unified Communications
April 20, 2022

A/V & Wireless Network Implementation for a Global Cryptocurrency Exchange Company

In a previous post, we discussed the expansion of Rahi’s global footprint into the Philippines market. Rahi’s office in Manila is growing rapidly, providing a full range of technology solutions and services for companies in the Philippines. The Rahi A/V team has extensive experience in the design and implementation of voice and video conferencing, collaboration,...

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By Rizaldy C. Manlapig Country Manager, Philippines
Unified Communications
April 13, 2022

WLAN Bandwidth Management Is Critical in the Era of Hybrid Work

The WLAN Upgrade Wireless LAN (WLAN) usage is rising, and many organizations’ networks are not ready to support the load. Although organizations are hesitant to move to a full-time remote work arrangement, a significant number are adopting a hybrid work model. In a recent Gallup survey, 42% of respondents said they work a hybrid schedule...

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By Prathamesh Rahate Sales Engineer
Unified Communications
February 23, 2022

Taking Advantage of the Return-to-Office for IT Upgrades

Most organizations had to rush to shift to work-from-home models. Now, they’re taking a more strategic approach to the return-to-office process and IT Infrastructure. For many, there’s no real hurry. Because remote work has been so successful, organizations have the luxury of time to plan the reopening of their offices. Many are taking advantage of...

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By Bill Evanger Solutions Architect

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