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DC Infrastructure
March 8, 2023

The Role of Network Virtualization in Modern Data Centers

In today's digital age, data centers play a critical role in the efficient operation of businesses. As companies generate more data, the need for scalable and secure data...

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By Rahi
DC Infrastructure
March 7, 2023

Keeping Your Data Center Cool: Best Practices for Efficient and Effective Cooling

As data centers become more critical to the success of businesses, ensuring that they are properly cooled has become increasingly important. Efficient cooling not only reduces...

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By Rahi Thinker & Designer
DC Infrastructure
March 6, 2023

Data Center Network Automation: Simplifying Network Management and Operations

Data centers play a crucial role in the efficient operation of businesses, providing secure and reliable hosting solutions for critical IT infrastructure. With the increasing...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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By Rahi
Cloud Services
March 20, 2023

Complete Guide to Alibaba Cloud

Alibaba Cloud, also known as Aliyun, is a Chinese cloud computing company, which was officially launched in 2009. Alibaba Cloud is the subsidiary of Alibaba which is considered to be one of the world’s biggest technological companies, owning one of the largest web portals in the world, alibaba.com, as well as aliexpress.com. Alibaba Cloud is...

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By Pablo Puig Global Director of Cloud Solutions
Cloud Services
March 16, 2023

Complete Guide to Microsoft Azure China

Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing service provider for building, testing, deploying, and managing applications and services through Microsoft-managed data centers. It provides software as a service (SaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), and infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and supports many different programming languages, tools, and frameworks, including both Microsoft-specific and third-party software and...

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

Building an AI Powered Call-Center with AWS

The rise of artificial intelligence technologies enables organizations to adopt and improve self-service capabilities in contact center operations to create a more proactive, timely, and effective customer experience. Voice bots, or conversational interactive voice response systems (IVR), use natural language processing (NLP) to understand customers’ questions and provide relevant answers. Businesses can automate responses to...

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By Muktar SayedSaleh Cloud Solutions Architect
Cloud Services
March 14, 2023

Complete Guide to Amazon Web Services (AWS) China

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a cloud-based platform that provides a reliable and cost-effective infrastructure to power millions of businesses in 190 countries worldwide. Since its launch in 2006, AWS has become the most widely adopted platform for transforming businesses in various geographical regions. AWS offers its services on a large scale, catering to startups...

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

Managed Cloud Services in China: Advantages and Opportunities

Managed Cloud Services in China: Advantages and Opportunities As the Global Director of Cloud Solutions, I have seen firsthand the growing demand for managed cloud services in China. With the rapid pace of digital transformation and increased adoption of cloud technologies in China, businesses are looking for ways to stay ahead of the curve and...

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By Pablo Puig Global Director of Cloud Solutions
Cloud Services
March 10, 2023

Managing Cloud Operations in China

Managing Cloud Operations in China: Centralization or Localization? A Cloud Center of Excellence (CCOE) is a team that helps organizations to effectively and efficiently use Cloud Computing Services. A CCOE is responsible for developing the cloud strategy, implementing best practices, and managing cloud usage across an organization. China’s cloud market has grown significantly in recent...

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By Pablo Puig Global Director of Cloud Solutions
Cloud Services
March 3, 2023

Hybrid Cloud in China

Hybrid cloud is a combination of public and private cloud services that are used together to provide the best possible combination of cost, performance, and security. The use of Hybrid Cloud Solutions has increased in popularity in recent years, especially in the Chinese market. The Chinese market has shown a growing interest in the adoption...

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By Pablo Puig Global Director of Cloud Solutions
Cloud Services
March 2, 2023

Cloud Migration in China: A Comprehensive Guide

The use of Cloud Computing is rapidly growing in China, with more and more companies shifting their operations to the cloud. In this article, we’ll explore the motivations behind cloud migration in China, the benefits and challenges of cloud computing in this market, and the future trends and outlook for the cloud computing industry in...

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

Supporting European Companies on their Cloud Journey to China

Supporting European Companies on Their Cloud Journey to China The cloud computing market in China is growing rapidly, with local cloud services providers such as Alibaba Cloud and Tencent Cloud emerging as major players. European companies are increasingly looking to expand into China, but face a range of challenges in terms of data privacy, security,...

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By Pablo Puig Global Director of Cloud Solutions
IT Infrastructure
October 28, 2021

How to Test Orion Wireless and Get Flexible IT Procurement Options

You read articles, look at industry reviews, attend webinars and speak with different manufacturers. You think you found a technology that will help meet business goals, but the real work is now beginning. Not only does the technology need to be tested within your IT environment to make sure everything works together correctly, but you...

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By Shreyans Desai Solutions Engineering Manager
IT Infrastructure
October 13, 2021

How to Choose the Right Enterprise Network Function Virtualization (NFV) Solution

Present-day enterprises are increasingly turning to network virtualization as an alternative to physical devices. This is especially true in branches where there are often space, power, and support constraints. By embracing network function virtualization (NFV), it is possible to reduce branch network infrastructure to a single rack unit – a compute node on which virtual appliances like virtual...

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By Rahi
IT Infrastructure
September 29, 2021

Zero Trust Network Access and SASE Demystified

Demystifying Zero Trust & SASE Today, there is a significant emphasis on transforming modern-day enterprise security to a Zero Trust model. The traditional approach to securing enterprise networks focused on securing the networks from outside threats while entities inside the network were trusted. This trust boundary was enforced, but now it has become more impractical...

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By Krishna Kunapuli Manager - Presales
IT Infrastructure
September 8, 2021

SD-WAN Checks All the Boxes for Price, Performance and Value

We’ve all heard this saying: “Good, fast or cheap. Pick any two.” With software-defined WAN (SD-WAN), you can get all three. SD-WAN enables a more agile, manageable and secure network, with greater performance at lower cost. How SD-WAN Works Legacy WAN architectures rely on dedicated circuits and proprietary hardware, creating a network that’s inflexible and difficult...

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By Rahi
IT Infrastructure
July 27, 2021

How LoRaWAN Enables Efficient, Long-Range IIoT Connectivity

We talk a lot about the number of smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices accessing Wi-Fi networks. But that is nothing compared to the explosion of sensors, cameras, automation systems and other network-connected devices. Known as the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), these devices collect and transmit data and perform many useful tasks without human intervention....

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By Shreyans Desai Solutions Engineering Manager
IT Infrastructure
May 18, 2021

How Digital Resiliency can Help Organizations Thrive in the Face of Disruption

Over the past year, organizations have learned that business conditions can change rapidly and on a massive scale. Traditional models of business continuity planning focus on keeping key processes running for the duration of a catastrophic event. Few organizations were prepared to cope with the risk created by global disruptions to supply chains and workforces....

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By Rahi
IT Infrastructure
April 4, 2021

How to Overcome the IT Skills Gap and Get the Talent You Need

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused organizations of all sizes to accelerate their digital transformation initiatives. Organizations are digitizing business processes, consolidating systems and data, and adopting cloud services to facilitate work-from-home models. One major obstacle is the limited supply of IT labor. Many organizations already face challenges managing and maintaining their existing IT infrastructure, particularly with IT...

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By Rahi
IT Infrastructure
March 18, 2021

How This New IT Consumption Model Helps Eliminate Business Risk

Before the pandemic, applications such as Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and other virtual collaboration tools were not considered mandatory for how we work every day. Perhaps only marketing and sales and select other employees needed these types of applications, but then the majority of staff were sent home to work. Now, almost everyone in the company...

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By Rahi
IT Infrastructure
January 6, 2021

Cyber Threat Assessment: A Crucial First Step to Improving Security

The odds that your organization will suffer a cyberattack are extremely high. In a recent Ponemon Institute study, 66 percent of global organizations reported a cyberattack within the preceding year. Increasingly, these attacks are carried out by highly organized and well-funded cybercriminals who use sophisticated tools to infiltrate networks and steal sensitive data. The Ponemon...

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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
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
January 25, 2023

The DCIM Evolution

Once thought to be “nice to haves”, data center infrastructure management (DCIM) tools have become essential to data center operations. By monitoring, measuring, and managing data center resources, DCIM tools enable operators to both manage and optimize their data center infrastructure. Organizations that utilize DCIM system are generally better equipped to meet ever-increasing demand and...

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By Bill Evanger Solutions Architect
DC Infrastructure
January 5, 2023

Exploring the Various Data Center Models

Although businesses continue to migrate more applications and services to the cloud, most also need to maintain a physical data center to ensure the control, reliability, and security necessary for many mission-critical workloads. In fact, ongoing digital transformation efforts are creating strong demand for more data center facilities — analysts expect the global market to...

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By Bill Evanger Solutions Architect
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
DC Infrastructure
December 21, 2022

Micro Data Centers Overcome the Complexity of Data Center Build-Outs

Traditionally, organizations build data centers from the ground up by installing cabinets and racks and then adding overhead power distribution, aisle containment, and other infrastructure components. The process is time- and labor-intensive, and typically involves products from multiple vendors. Data center managers must carefully plan and coordinate each installation to ensure that all components arrive...

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By Bill Evanger Solutions Architect
DC Infrastructure
December 6, 2022

Understanding Data Centers: Through F1’s Perspective

Data Centers have become an integral part of today’s economy. They empower businesses, governments, and healthcare institutions to store sensitive information. This stored data enables businesses to improve the lives of their customers, citizens and patients by being able to extract actionable insights. Yet, understanding the data center and how it works is a complex...

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By Vishal Muktewar Technical Content Writer
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...

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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...

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By Rahi
DC Infrastructure
September 28, 2022

Rahi Systems and Daxten Enable Data Centre Staff To Easily Lift Heavy Loads

Fremont, Calif. — June 22, 2017 — Rahi Systems announced today a partner agreement with Daxten, a leading specialist for the optimization of data centres, to resell the complete ServerLIFT product range in the Turkish market. These lifters simplify the installation of servers and heavy IT components into cabinets and make it possible for IT...

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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
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...

2172 views

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
November 20, 2019

Effective Collaboration is Key to Driving Workplace Productivity

What exactly do we mean by “workplace productivity”? It’s not the same thing as efficiency, which is simply the output generated versus the resources used. Productivity, on the other hands, refers to both the amount of work completed and the value of that work. Two hours spent cleaning out your email inbox isn’t as productive as two...

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By Rahi
Unified Communications
October 16, 2019

Why You Need Audio & Video Specialists with Expertise in IT Systems

Not that long ago, audio and video components and IT systems were distinct elements of the corporate environment that intersected in only limited ways. Each had its own connectivity requirements and was administered by specialists who only understood their domain. Those distinctions are virtually eliminated now. Audio and video conferencing systems, digital signage, and more now attach...

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By Rahi
Unified Communications
August 27, 2019

Is your Organization Taking Full Advantage of Video Conferencing Technology?

Video conferencing used to require expensive hardware that was installed only in the largest conference rooms and boardrooms. Today, cloud-based technologies have made video conferencing so affordable that organizations are implementing it throughout their facilities. Many organizations with open office plans are even putting webcams and video conferencing apps in the smallest meeting rooms and...

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By Rahi
Unified Communications
August 20, 2019

Tips and Tools for Effectively Planning and Managing Meeting Spaces

Today, many organizations opt for an open office environment — eliminating walls and cubicles in order to break down office hierarchies and encourage collaboration. The problem is that people still need privacy from time to time. While you might have been able to take a private phone call in a cubicle, you now have to...

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By Rahi
Unified Communications
August 13, 2019

How 3-D Visualizations Augment the A/V Design Process

Working with A/V professionals to design your meeting space offers a number of benefits. People who specialize in A/V are going to be familiar with all the latest solutions and know what works in real-world environments. They can apply this knowledge to the customer’s requirements, budget and the specific characteristics of each space to create...

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By Rahi
Unified Communications
July 16, 2019

The Importance of Quality Value Engineering in the Design of A/V Solutions

In World War II, shortages of raw materials and components often forced manufacturers to look for substitutes. A couple of engineers at General Electric found that some substitutions resulted in a better product at a lower cost. This led them to develop a process called “value engineering” that they applied to product development. You might...

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By Rahi
Unified Communications
June 19, 2019

The Audio Video Bridging Standard is Key to Successful A/V Deployment

In our last post, we explained why audio video solutions requirements should be considered when designing the network infrastructure. A/V has become mission-critical but many networks lack the bandwidth and Quality of Service (QoS) capabilities needed for an optimal user experience. In some instances, there are physical constraints — there aren’t enough IP addresses and...

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By Rahi
Unified Communications
June 13, 2019

Why A/V Requirements Should be Considered When Deploying Campus Networks

Video conferencing, digital signage and other A/V components are an increasingly critical part of the IT environment. These components must connect to the data network for content distribution and control. However, few organizations consider A/V when designing the network infrastructure, which creates bottlenecks and performance problems and limits an organization’s ability to support many A/V...

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By Rahi
Unified Communications
June 5, 2019

Design Standards Help Ensure the Success of A/V Implementations

The commercial A/V industry is growing at a fantastic rate. Products are becoming more affordable, which puts cutting-edge technology within reach of companies that might not otherwise have had the opportunity or desire to explore them. Armed with the support that integrators such as Rahi Systems provide, A/V technology has never been more accessible. The...

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