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IEEE 802.11ac: A Better Wireless LAN

by Kevin Gillingham | Dec 21, 2012

Let’s face it, no matter the setting (business, institution, retail, manufacturing, etc), wireless has become a ubiquitous part of everyday life.  Not only do your employees and customers expect Wi-Fi, but they expect it to be flawless.  That can be tough when every person is using not just one, but several wireless devices from laptops […]

The Bandwidth Blues & Diversity Planning | It’s Your Move | Part 2

by Kevin Gillingham | Oct 12, 2012

The second installment in the ‘It’s Your Move’ series is dedicated to bandwidth considerations. To recap, you’re an office manager—the Decider—and you have to relocate your head office. Last week we explored phone considerations. Today’s all about bandwidth. The Bandwidth Blues Bandwidth is one of those Internet terms that everyone intuitively understands but few can define.  So […]

Moving Considerations: Replacing Your Business Phone System | It’s Your Move | Part 1

by Kevin Gillingham | Sep 21, 2012

Last month, we introduced the topic of technology considerations when moving or expanding your business.  Today, we kick off a six-part blog series for Deciders on the different areas of technology that need consideration. Assume you’re changing office locations, which means you’ll likely use this as an opportunity to reassess your existing phone system.  What […]

Technology Considerations When Moving Your Business: Series

by Kevin Gillingham | Jul 31, 2012

Companies often move locations because they are expanding or contracting their business. In both scenarios the technology they use to operate, such as phone systems and bandwidth requirements, may be affected. Other factors such as timing, new technology upgrades, and budgeting also play critical roles in the moving process. In this six-part blog series, Activo […]

CommScope iPatch + Cisco Energywise

by Kevin Gillingham | Jul 23, 2012

Energy consumption has become a fundamental concern for most businesses. In response to rising energy costs, government directives, and environmental concerns, businesses are focusing on understanding and controlling their energy usage. Many businesses are now seeking solutions to: Cut operational costs while improving efficiency Comply with energy regulation and legislation Reduce and remove energy management […]

Activo’s First Annual Golf Tournament a Major Success

by Kevin Gillingham | Jul 13, 2012

On June 27, we hosted our 1st Annual Customer Appreciation Golf Tournament at Lionhead Golf and Country Club. The day started out with a little bit of rain, but by mid-morning, it cleared and we enjoyed a perfect day for golf. Highlights Our “Closest to the Pin” contest on the 11th hole was a hit […]

Activo and Cisco Premier Partnership Certification Announcement

by Kevin Gillingham | Jun 25, 2012

Activo is proud to announce that we have been recognized as a Cisco Premier Certified Partner. As a Cisco Premier Certified Partner, Activo will benefit from an increased level of support from Cisco, including access to best-in-class products and services, technical support, productivity tools, and online training. Cisco Premier Certification also expands Activo’s technical competency […]

IPv6: How to get started

by Kevin Gillingham | Jun 21, 2012

On June 6, World IPv6 Day participants, including Akamai, AT&T, Facebook and Google, turned IPv6 support on and left it on. However, a poll conducted by Information Week in May revealed that 38% of poll respondents have no plans to run IPv6 in the foreseeable future. This data provoked Information Week’s writer Andrew Lientz to publish […]