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Nex-Tech & Fort Hays State University Partner to Bring Cloud Phone to Campus

Posted by Amanda Rohleder on Mar 15, 2018 3:46:49 PM

Cloud Phone has been the game changer in telecommunications for the last several years – it’s feature-rich, very scalable and easy to deploy, manage and use. The 2017 project at Fort Hays State University is a great showcase of how switching can be the best thing you’ve ever done.

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Topics: Business, Technology, Solutions

FACEBOOK ZERO

Posted by Aubree Broyles on Mar 15, 2018 2:49:50 PM

Call it Facebook Zero or Facebook Apocalypse. The date was January 11, 2018. The Facebook corporation announced a new focus on bringing people closer together. While this has a feel-good charm to it, what it means for social media marketing is that the goalposts are moving again.

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Topics: Business Technology Watch, Marketing, Business

Why We Focus on Partners, Not Vendors

Posted by Olga Detrixhe on Mar 15, 2018 2:37:13 PM

by Olga Detrixhe and Kathy Marihugh

Here at Nex-Tech we work with many different manufacturers, vendors and distributors to deliver the most cutting-edge and relevant technology to you. We pride ourselves on the fact that we have a history of long-standing and deep relationships with our vendors, and that they are much more than vendors – they are truly partners. That means we work together beyond ordering and delivering; we have a stake in each other’s success and collaborate to achieve the best outcomes. Through that, we get the honor to be invited as members to serve on advisory boards to help shape the solutions that are most relevant for you, our customers.

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Topics: Business Technology Watch, Network Assessment, Business, Technology

It's that time again! Tech Edge is back!

Posted by Peggi Axelson on Mar 15, 2018 11:40:50 AM

On May 24th 2018, Nex-Tech will host Tech Edge for the 5th year! Tech Edge has established itself as the largest tech event in Western Kansas, bringing together vendors, end users, business executives, and IT lovers from all over the state!

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Topics: Nex-Tech, Business, Technology, Tech-Edge

I Am Tired of Scare Tactics and Cybersecurity

Posted by Curtis Flax on Mar 15, 2018 11:03:57 AM

FUD (Fear Uncertainty and Doubt) are projected everywhere when it comes to cybersecurity. From my Facebook feed running ads of companies that say they can provide cybersecurity, to emails that I am afraid to click on that advertise the final solution to cybersecurity and more, the reality is there is no one click, one buy or single solution to meet your cybersecurity needs.

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Topics: cybersecurity, Internet, Technology

The Difference Between Good and Bad Tips

Posted by Steve Riat on Mar 15, 2018 9:58:52 AM

We were at the dinner table this week and I am not really sure how the topic came up, but Caden, my oldest son, asked the question, “When a server at a restaurant asks you 'How is everything?' you  wouldn’t say bad, would you?” To which my wife stated, “Sure I would” (and for that matter she does!) Why would you pay for a meal that was overcooked, undercooked or just wrong?

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Topics: Business

Are You Productive or Busy?

Posted by Steve Riat on Jan 23, 2018 3:12:44 PM

I have to ask myself, "Are you productive, or busy?" several times a day and have discovered my benchmark of productivity is that day before vacation. You know, you want all those little things off your plate so you can enjoy those days off without thinking about work. That last day of work I am laser focused, I have a list, I don’t respond to the ding of messages on my cell phone, it is all about getting those final tasks completed.

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Topics: Carrier, Productivity

Staying Ahead of the Curve

Posted by Olga Detrixhe on Jan 15, 2018 3:03:22 PM

I recently had a prime opportunity to accompany Steve Riat, our Director of Sales, and Justin Dempsey, our IT Manager to a Heartland Technology Group meeting. For anyone in the IT space, that might ring a bell (“Oh cool”), but for most of you, that probably doesn’t mean anything.

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Topics: Business Technology Watch, Managed IT, Heartland Technology Group, Network Assessment

Into the Future with Cloud Fax

Posted by Roy Inlow on Jan 15, 2018 2:37:23 PM

Are you still hanging on to your good old fax machine? Are you secretly enjoying the familiar high-pitched beeps and low hums as you receive or send faxes? Well, it’s time to face the reality of today’s technology and upgrade to a Cloud Fax solution. Here is why:

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Topics: Business Technology Watch, Cloud Fax

Nex-Tech Assumes Dobson Technologies’ CALEA Contracts

Posted by Dustin Schlaefli on Jan 11, 2018 4:42:07 PM

Nex-Tech is pleased to announce it has reached an agreement to assume Dobson Technologies’ CALEA contracts. The transition was finalized on December 31, 2017.

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Topics: Carrier, CALEA