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Season's Greetings from Jimmy Todd

Posted by Jimmy Todd on Dec 3, 2020 10:26:32 AM

On behalf of the Nex-Tech Team, I want to thank you for the trust you have put in our team throughout 2020.

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Topics: Nex-Tech

Website Tips for 2021

Posted by Megan Keiswetter on Dec 2, 2020 3:22:34 PM

A great way to keep customers engaged virtually is by strengthening your website. Websites have literally become the front door to businesses over the past 12 months, so it’s incredibly important to optimize them. It’s not just about “having a website” it’s about “having a GOOD website” and driving traffic to it! These tips will effectively enhance your website for search engines and end users in 2021.

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Topics: Advertising Solutions, Website Optimization, Website

Shopping for a Laptop, Monitor or Wi-Fi? Here's a Must-Read

Posted by Loren VonLintel on Dec 2, 2020 3:12:13 PM

Buying a New Monitor

Everything you do on your PC may seem a bit off if you are not using the right monitor. Whether you are immersed in spreadsheets or running around in Call of Duty, your monitor has a big impact on your experience. Different display specifications have flooded the market recently and it could be a bit confusing choosing the right one.

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Cordell Newsletter Winter 2020

Posted by Bill Mathews on Dec 2, 2020 8:37:32 AM

Cordell News

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Topics: Nex-Tech, Network Monitoring, Carrier, Cybersecurity, NOC, CALEA, Security, Business, Tech Tips, Search Engine Optimization, Communication, cybercrime

Why Does the Webcam Need To Be On?

Posted by Steve Riat on Oct 7, 2020 3:58:34 PM

Well, why does the webcam need to be on?

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Topics: Cybersecurity, Security, SecureIT, Tech Tips, cybercrime, Phishing

DON'T Do What You're Told (Until you know the request is real)

Posted by Shannon Rothchild on Sep 30, 2020 3:50:57 PM

If you are like me, one of the first items you do each day is check your e-mail. Picture this, it is Tuesday morning and you have just poured your favorite drink and sat down at your desk. You open Outlook to see what fun things email has in store for you today.

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Topics: Cybersecurity, Managed IT, Business, Technology, Budget, Phishing

­­How to Assess Physical Risk to Your Business—Five Steps to Get You Started

Posted by Olga Detrixhe on Sep 30, 2020 3:46:50 PM

Let’s talk security. It’s everywhere, whether your business has 5 or 500 employees: encryption for your emails, surveillance cameras, or all the cloud services requiring multi-factor authentication. IT departments can’t get around it anymore, but it’s still a tough and complex conversation, especially when budget time comes.

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Topics: Cybersecurity, Security, SecureIT, Tech Tips, cybercrime, Phishing

An Interview With Nate Rohleder On the State of Physical Security

Posted by Olga Detrixhe on Sep 30, 2020 3:40:51 PM

Nate Rohleder is the Security Solutions Representative at Nex-Tech. He works with business customers to design video surveillance, electronic access control, and alarm systems to meet their individual security needs. With 10 years of sales and technical design experience, he is an expert in the fast-paced security industry.

Olga Detrixhe: Hi Nate, good to have you. Your working world revolves around physical security. Tell us what that means to you and why you are passionate about it?

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Lessons Learned on the Farm

Posted by Seth Ritter on Sep 14, 2020 12:33:54 PM

How Shortcuts Can Turn Into Headaches – Whether That Be in Cattle Driving or CALEA Compliance.

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Topics: Network Monitoring, Carrier, NOC, CALEA

Monitoring Generator Fuel Saves BIG Money

Posted by Doug Kuntz on Sep 14, 2020 12:32:30 PM

Monitoring Generator Fuel Usage Results in Savings for Nex-Tech

Nex-Tech is no different than most Telcos, and performs generator run tests on a regular basis. This practice ensures generators are within operational standards in the event of a power outage. During these tests, we have seen our share of generators fail. Common failures are not starting as scheduled, not turning off after the run test, or even running low on fuel. These can result in network downtime in the event of a power outage.

Documenting generator information has become a regular practice for us over the years and the data can often lead to the detection of issues.

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Topics: Network Monitoring, Carrier, NOC, CALEA