Once upon a time, desktop hardware purchase cycles were simple and rigid. Five-year cycles for hardware were based on the realities of leasing finances and synchronizing with operating system release cycles. Now, simplicity is a thing of the past, and that’s not necessarily bad because it gives CIOs and IT executives a legitimate opportunity to respond to two truly disruptive forces in the industry: Windows 10 and cloud technology.
Current Technologies has partnered with Dropbox to offer SMB customers its market leading sync and storage solution, Dropbox for Business. This solution is designed to let your team collaborate on important projects anywhere, while keeping IT in control.
The clock is ticking on Microsoft’s offer of a free upgrade to Windows 10. Time runs out on July 29, a year after Microsoft rolled out the new operating system. It’s a powerful incentive to upgrade. It’s also a good time to tie in a hardware upgrade to make the most of the new features...
It sounds easy: never negotiate with terrorists or other criminals. It’s not so simple, however, as the Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center found out after its communications systems were held hostage by ransomware in February...
No one wants new technology more than young people and, sometimes, their teachers. As technology insinuates itself into every aspect of life, we’re all in danger of falling into the new-technology trap. The best way to avoid it in education is with an overarching, simple question: is this technology right for our classrooms?
“If security is decentralized on a major university then police cannot use that system to its maximum capacity. Making the argument for surveillance cameras can be particularly tough in the higher education environment, but the efficacy of the Milestone system helped to make the case to campus administrators.” - Chief of Police Barbara O’Connor, Executive Director of the University of Illinois Department of Public Safety...
“I’ve worked with other consultants before, but they have never been as knowledgeable as Current Technologies,” says Darryl Kollins, Network Administrator at Kendall County. “Current Technologies is able to tap into the local Dell technical and sales staff to help with anything we need. That shows us the strength of their partnership, and it gives us a lot of confidence that we’re making the right choices...”
Police Chief Jim Clark stated, “This is a perfect example of why we wanted to incorporate the camera system into our crime prevention strategy for the downtown and Church Street areas..."