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Cloud Services
June 2, 2023

Azure China: Factors to Consider

Microsoft Azure is a popular cloud computing platform that offers various services to support organizations in various industries. Azure Global and Azure China are two...

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By Pablo Puig Global Director of Cloud Solutions
Cloud Services
May 31, 2023

AWS Global vs AWS China: Services Comparison

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a cloud computing platform that provides a wide range of services for building, deploying, and managing applications and services through a global...

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By Pablo Puig Global Director of Cloud Solutions
Cloud Services
May 29, 2023

How to Install and Configure Docker on Alibaba Cloud ECS Instance

Docker is an open-source platform from the Moby Project that helps package applications into containers and automate the deployment. You can deliver the application quickly...

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By Pablo Puig Global Director of Cloud Solutions
Cloud Services
May 26, 2023

How to Create a Microsoft Azure Account in China

Azure China is independently operated and transacted by 21Vianet. Microsoft Azure services are running in 6 regions in China such as China North, China North 2, China North 3,...

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By Pablo Puig Global Director of Cloud Solutions
Cloud Services
May 24, 2023

How to Create an AWS Account in China

AWS China is independently operated and transacted by two local partners: Sinnet and NWCD. AWS services are running in 2 regions in China, such as Beijing and Ningxia. The...

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By Pablo Puig Global Director of Cloud Solutions
Cloud Services
May 23, 2023

Understanding Alibaba Cloud Container Service for Kubernetes (ACK)

Running containerized applications in the cloud is no longer optional but a requirement. Given the elasticity and efficiency of containers, most large companies have already...

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By Pablo Puig Global Director of Cloud Solutions
Cloud Services
May 19, 2023

Pros and Cons of Azure China

Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing platform and infrastructure created by Microsoft for building, deploying, and managing applications and services through a global network...

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By Pablo Puig Global Director of Cloud Solutions
Cloud Services
May 17, 2023

Pros and Cons of AWS China

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a cloud computing platform that offers a wide range of services such as computing, storage, databases, analytics, and machine learning. AWS is one...

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By Pablo Puig Global Director of Cloud Solutions
Cloud Services
May 15, 2023

How to book a Tencent Cloud Certification Exam

Follow the next steps to book a Tencent Cloud certification exam: 1. Sign up directly on Kryterion through this link. 2. Click on "Create a New Account." Note: If...

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By Pablo Puig Global Director of Cloud Solutions
Cloud Services
May 31, 2023

AWS Global vs AWS China: Services Comparison

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a cloud computing platform that provides a wide range of services for building, deploying, and managing applications and services through a global network of data centers. AWS is a leader in cloud computing, offering an extensive range of services and tools that cater to the needs of a diverse set...

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By Pablo Puig Global Director of Cloud Solutions
Cloud Services
May 29, 2023

How to Install and Configure Docker on Alibaba Cloud ECS Instance

Docker is an open-source platform from the Moby Project that helps package applications into containers and automate the deployment. You can deliver the application quickly since you can separate your applications from your infrastructure. Docker offers two versions: Docker Community Edition (CE) and Docker Enterprise Edition (EE). Docker CE is available in the Docker Store...

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By Pablo Puig Global Director of Cloud Solutions
Cloud Services
May 26, 2023

How to Create a Microsoft Azure Account in China

Azure China is independently operated and transacted by 21Vianet. Microsoft Azure services are running in 6 regions in China such as China North, China North 2, China North 3, China East, China East 2, and China East 3. China North 1 and 2 regions are located in Beijing, China North 3 is located in Hebei,...

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By Pablo Puig Global Director of Cloud Solutions
Cloud Services
May 24, 2023

How to Create an AWS Account in China

AWS China is independently operated and transacted by two local partners: Sinnet and NWCD. AWS services are running in 2 regions in China, such as Beijing and Ningxia. The Beijing region is operated by Sinnet, and the Ningxia region is operated by NWCD. There is no direct connection between AWS Global and AWS China. So,...

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By Pablo Puig Global Director of Cloud Solutions
Cloud Services
May 23, 2023

Understanding Alibaba Cloud Container Service for Kubernetes (ACK)

Running containerized applications in the cloud is no longer optional but a requirement. Given the elasticity and efficiency of containers, most large companies have already made the jump. Kubernetes has taken the front-runner position as the leading container solution. Today’s user base will no longer accept downtime. We, as the builders of the cloud and...

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By Pablo Puig Global Director of Cloud Solutions
Cloud Services
May 19, 2023

Pros and Cons of Azure China

Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing platform and infrastructure created by Microsoft for building, deploying, and managing applications and services through a global network of Microsoft-managed data centers. Azure has been available in China since 2014 through a joint venture with 21Vianet, a Chinese service provider, under the name “Microsoft Azure operated by 21Vianet”. In...

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By Pablo Puig Global Director of Cloud Solutions
Cloud Services
May 17, 2023

Pros and Cons of AWS China

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a cloud computing platform that offers a wide range of services such as computing, storage, databases, analytics, and machine learning. AWS is one of the largest cloud computing platforms globally and has a significant market share in the cloud computing industry. However, in China, the market scenario is different, and...

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By Pablo Puig Global Director of Cloud Solutions
Cloud Services
May 15, 2023

How to book a Tencent Cloud Certification Exam

Follow the next steps to book a Tencent Cloud certification exam: 1. Sign up directly on Kryterion through this link. 2. Click on “Create a New Account.” Note: If you already have an account at Kryterion, skip this step and continue with step 5. 3. Enter all your personal information and click “Save”. 4. Once...

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By Pablo Puig Global Director of Cloud Solutions
Cloud Services
May 12, 2023

Multi-Account Strategy in Alibaba Cloud

Adopting an Alibaba Cloud multi-account strategy can provide many benefits without a lot of extra effort. Alibaba Cloud makes it quite easy to create new accounts on a whim and can simplify things with consolidated billing. Let’s take a look at why you might want to split your monolithic Alibaba Cloud account into micro-accounts. Before...

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By Pablo Puig Global Director of Cloud Solutions
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
IT Infrastructure
February 10, 2022

How Co-Managed IT Services is Changing the Rules of Organizations

Over the past two years, organizations have recognized bottlenecks and risks in their IT operations. Supporting a remote/hybrid workforce requires different tools and processes than supporting onsite users. Migration of on-premises workloads to the cloud requires new skill sets. An expanded attack surface and increasingly sophisticated security threats demand more resources than organizations have in-house....

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By Matt Robinson CTO
IT Infrastructure
February 1, 2022

MDR, EDR, and XDR: What’s the Difference?

Endpoint: the Start point of the Attacks Endpoints have become the focal point of many cyberattacks. Hackers are taking advantage of the fact that many users work outside the secure perimeter. They exploit vulnerable endpoints in this distributed environment to spread malware and gain access to the corporate network. According to Dark Reading’s State of...

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By Shreyans Desai Solutions Engineering Manager
IT Infrastructure
January 26, 2022

Choosing the Right Security Tools Starts with the Right Strategy

The Right Security Tool: Why Does It Matter For Businesses? The increasing volume and sophistication of cyber threats put organizations of all sizes at risk. To combat these threats, organizations must take a strategic approach to cybersecurity. However, many organizations lack effective information security governance that incorporates the needed policies, processes, and controls. Gartner defines...

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By Prathamesh Rahate Sales Engineer
IT Infrastructure
January 19, 2022

The 4 Trends in Security that You’ll Have to Look Out From this Year

How the Log4j Flaw will Increase Cyber Threats in 2022? The Log4j flaw, also known as CVE-2021-44228, is a critical vulnerability that was discovered in the widely used Apache Log4j library. This flaw allows attackers to execute arbitrary code remotely, potentially leading to complete compromise of affected systems. While the knowledge cutoff for my training...

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By Prathamesh Rahate Sales Engineer
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
Global Services
June 17, 2020

How Rahi’s ELEVATE Framework Helps Customers Meet their Business Objectives

Over the past several years, the role of IT has been slowly transitioning from managing technology to enabling business outcomes. However, many technology solution providers continue to focus exclusively on delivering a manufacturer’s product. The traditional solution provider model does not align with today’s mindset. At Rahi Systems, we recognize that this model is outdated....

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By Rahi
Global Services
June 1, 2020

Excerpt from CEO Tarun Raisoni

Dear Rahi Team, The past week in the US has been witness to an ongoing debate about better inclusivity and the racism that has now come to the forefront with the injustice to Mr. George Floyd and his family. Our goal in life, no matter where we live, is to make it better for others...

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By Rahi
Global Services
December 4, 2018

The Importer of Record Plays a Critical Role in Global IT Deployments

Massive amounts of data travel around the world at the speed of light, so it’s easy to underestimate the complexities associated with moving physical IT equipment across international boundaries. However, organizations must navigate an array of laws, regulations and taxation requirements as well as the logistics of shipping the equipment. The Importer of Record (IoR) is an...

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By Rahi
Global Services
August 29, 2018

Rahi Systems Expands Portfolio of IT Solution Offerings via Acquisitions and Growth

Strategic Acquisitions, New Locations and Enhanced Solutions Enable Rahi to Support Integrated Environments and Workplace Productivity Fremont, Calif. —  August 29, 2018 — Rahi Systems continues to advance its strategy to provide end-to-end IT, data center infrastructure and productivity solutions to its customers worldwide. The company has completed two strategic acquisitions and expanded its U.S....

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By Rahi
Global Services
October 16, 2017

The Value of a Trusted Partner in Global IT Deployments

Deploying and maintaining IT infrastructure on a global scale is challenging for even the largest enterprises. It’s difficult to build a network of reputable suppliers, and coordinate the tasks involved in getting the right products to the right location at the right time. On top of that, diverse regulations and tax considerations add a layer...

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By Rahi
DC Infrastructure
March 4, 2023

The Advantages of Data Center Virtualization for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) often face unique challenges when it comes to managing their IT infrastructure. Limited budgets and resources can make it difficult to keep up with the latest technologies and trends, while also maintaining security and reliability. Data center virtualization is a solution that can help SMEs overcome these challenges and achieve...

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By Rahi
DC Infrastructure
March 3, 2023

Virtualizing Your Data Center: Tips for a Smooth Transition

Virtualizing your data center can bring many benefits, including reduced costs, improved scalability, and greater agility. However, the transition to a virtualized environment can be a complex process that requires careful planning and execution. In this article, we’ll share some tips to help you make the transition to a virtualized data center as smooth as...

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By Rahi
DC Infrastructure
March 2, 2023

Understanding the Basics of Data Center Virtualization: A Comprehensive Guide

As the digital world evolves, so does the need for more efficient and cost-effective data management solutions. One such solution that has gained popularity in recent years is data center virtualization. This technology allows multiple virtual servers to run on a single physical server, reducing hardware costs and increasing flexibility. In this article, we will...

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By Rahi
DC Infrastructure
February 24, 2023

The Essential Guide to Data Center Raised Floor Design: Standards, Specifications, and Best Practices

In modern data centers, the raised floor has become a ubiquitous feature, providing an efficient and flexible way to manage the infrastructure of servers, cabling, power distribution, and cooling systems. But not all raised floors are created equal. In this article, we will explore the best practices for data center raised floor design, including standards...

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By Rahi Thinker & Designer
DC Infrastructure
February 23, 2023

Powering Up: The Basics of Data Center Electrical Design

Data centers are critical components of the modern digital economy, providing the infrastructure to support everything from social media to e-commerce. But with this increasing demand comes the need for advanced electrical systems to keep these centers running. In this article, we will explore the basics of data center electrical design, including key components and...

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By Rahi Thinker & Designer
DC Infrastructure
February 22, 2023

Data Center Design Consulting: The Importance of Expert Advice

In today’s digital world, data centers play a crucial role in the efficient operation of businesses. From hosting servers to processing large amounts of data, data centers are a critical component of a company’s IT infrastructure. To ensure that data centers are designed and built to meet the specific needs of a business, it is...

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By Rahi
DC Infrastructure
February 21, 2023

Data Center Colocation: Understanding Pricing and Hosting

In today’s digital age, businesses are generating an enormous amount of data, which requires secure and reliable storage solutions. This is where data center colocation comes into play. Colocation services enable businesses to host their servers and IT equipment in a secure and managed data center environment, without the need for investing in their own...

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By Rahi
DC Infrastructure
February 20, 2023

A Guide to Data Center Power System Design and Energy Efficiency

Data centers are the backbone of the modern digital economy, supporting everything from social media to online banking. But with this increased demand comes a growing need for sustainable and efficient power systems to keep these centers running. In this article, we will explore the essential elements of data center power system design and share...

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By Rahi
DC Infrastructure
March 7, 2023

Data Center Cooling Best Practices: A Comprehensive Guide

As our reliance on data grows, data centers have become critical components of our digital infrastructure. As these facilities expand, the challenge of keeping them cool becomes increasingly important. Cooling plays a vital role in ensuring the performance, reliability, and lifespan of the hardware housed within data centers. In this blog article, we will discuss...

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By Rahi Thinker & Designer
Managed & Professional Services
April 5, 2023

Maximize the Value of IT Investments With Managed Services

As organizations look to achieve digital transformation through the adoption of new technologies, the biggest challenge they face is focusing the right people and resources on strategic initiatives. Given the growing complexity of the IT environment, in-house IT staff are often overwhelmed by day-to-day management tasks, making it difficult to complete projects on time and...

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By Krishna Kunapuli Manager - Presales
Managed & Professional Services
March 22, 2023

5 Essential Steps for a Successful Wi-Fi Upgrade

The transition to remote and hybrid work models has underscored just how dependent we’ve become on wireless networks. Wi-Fi activity last year increased dramatically, with record numbers of users connecting to corporate networks with their mobile devices. However, that increased activity also exposed some of the weaknesses in the current wireless network infrastructure. A recent...

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By Prathamesh Rahate Sales Engineer
DC InfrastructureManaged & Professional Services
December 28, 2022

The Benefits of Combining Managed Services and Colocation

As the costs of building and maintaining an on-premises data center continue to escalate, more and more organizations are choosing to conserve capital by moving their IT hardware to third-party colocation facilities. While colocation delivers many proven benefits, it can also create management challenges. In a colocation arrangement, customers lease space in a provider’s data...

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By Bill Evanger Solutions Architect
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...

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By Rahi
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...

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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
Unified Communications
October 20, 2021

How can a Workspace Utilization Analysis Enable a Safe Return to Work and Hybrid Work Model?

Why is Workspace Utilization Analysis more important now than ever before? Organizations need to understand how many people are using common areas, conference rooms, workspaces and other parts of the office environment. The objective is to control the number of people who occupy small spaces and determine how to best configure the environment to support hybrid...

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By Bill Evanger Solutions Architect
Unified Communications
September 15, 2021

How can we Align the Conference Room and Remote User Experience?

With everybody joining calls remotely through Zoom and other conferencing platforms, the priority for the conference room has changed. It used to be that employees would have to come to the office and be in a conference room to have the best experience and be the most effective in a meeting. The tables have turned on that....

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By Kyle Prescott VP of Services
Unified Communications
August 25, 2021

A/V Should be a Core Consideration in Office Redesign Projects

As organizations look at redesigning their office space to support today’s hybrid work model, they should consider audio/visual requirements from the outset. The configuration of rooms and the choice of materials have a big impact on the A/V user experience. All too often, Rahi’s A/V team is brought in after interior design decisions have already been...

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By Rahi
Unified Communications
June 10, 2021

How to Realign A/V and Collaboration Tools for the New Hybrid Workplace

In our last post, we discussed five things that organizations should consider before bringing employees back into the office. While pandemic-related restrictions forced organizations to move quickly to work-from-home models, the return to work doesn’t need to be rushed. Organizations have an opportunity to assess what worked and what didn’t, and develop a strategy that will...

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