Category Archives: IT Pro Tip

Block of Time Reduces IT Cost

Some of our clients aren’t aware that Broadview offers a Service Block of Time option.  By purchasing a block of time the customer can take advantage of discounted service rates for all tier 1 and tier 2 support calls.  Service … Continue reading

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IT Pro Tip: One thing you must be aware of when upgrading to Office 2016

The time has come. You’ve read the information, you’ve had the conversations, you’ve crossed the last t and dotted the last i. It’s time to upgrade to Office 2016! You’re halfway through the installation process when you get the following … Continue reading

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IT Tip: What is HaaS, and how can it benefit you?

We do love our acronyms in IT: OS (Operating System), PHP (Hypertext Preprocessor), MCSE (Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert)…but what about HaaS? You may be slightly more familiar with SaaS – Software as a Service, sometimes called on-demand software. It’s the … Continue reading

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IT Tip: Public or Private Cloud – Which is Best for Your Business?

When considering infrastructure models for cloud services, there are three options: public cloud, private cloud, or a hybrid cloud computing environment. But which service adds the most value to your organization? Private Cloud A private cloud hosting environment resides on … Continue reading

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IT Pro Tip: A Clear Roadmap for Launching Lean IT

Lean IT provides principles, methods, and tools to help you balance demands for information, functionality, accuracy, and efficiency. The next step is a clear roadmap of the exact steps needed to successfully launch a Lean IT initiative. The webinar below … Continue reading

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IT Tip from Deb: What Data Would You Like?

A few weeks ago, I received an email from Amazon with my Data.  They sent me a fascinating report of the music that I listened to over the past year – to include the artists, songs and albums I’d purchased.  … Continue reading

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IT Pro Tip: Microsoft Licensing

As an IT professional, you should be versed in Microsoft licensing and all the ways it can benefit your company. Need a little refresher? See below for an overview of what you should know as an IT Pro. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WHyCDj014-o At … Continue reading

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IT Pro Tip: Setting up the IBM Storwize V7000

Ever wonder what goes into setting up the IBM Storwize V7000? You should. Having a basic understanding of IT principles can help you communicate with your IT team (internally and/or externally) and ensure installation and testing processes run as smoothly … Continue reading

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IT Tip: Three Things to Consider About Virtualization

Virtualization has changed the way computer systems operate in business environments. Gone are the days of one-server-for-one-workload. Cloud economics, from server cost to scalability, from lifespan to security, are making migration of workloads across servers, both internally and across data … Continue reading

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IT Tip: Free Microsoft Exam Voucher!

After training at Broadview Networks, consider taking a Microsoft Certification Exam.  Microsoft Certifications validate your skills on Microsoft Technologies and can help differentiate you when finding a job or boosting your career.  In fact, independent research by IDC concluded that … Continue reading

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