We frequently determine that problem with slow Internet are caused by peer-to-peer sharing using the BitTorrent protocol. This protocol allows for the distribution of large amounts of data over the Internet and accounts for a huge amount of the total traffic on the Internet.
The problem is that often the user... Read More
This is yet another in a sporadic series of postings about Avid's use of Google Apps for Business.
I've written before that I had gotten used to the web browser interface to Gmail and was using that to manage to torrent of email that I get every day. I'd now like... Read More
The oscillating fan my parents bought in 1951 still runs like the day it was new. I don't know how many fans I've bought and thrown away since then, but it's more than a few. This fan has a motor that must weigh 15 pounds, and the base would anchor... Read More
Needing more reliable email performance and better group calendaring functionality, Avid switched to Google Apps for Business. We use it for email, calendars, contacts, on-line storage (Drive) and groups. Overall it has been a success, but not without maddening exceptions.
The Calendar function works great. It was easy to migrate year's... Read More
Using several key attributes of Avid's Hosted PBX service, our clients can limit the impact of bad weather (such as today's snow, icy roads and 45 mile-an-hour winds). Here are several ways to do this:
Since our IP phones can work over any broadband connection, some clients anticipate tough commuting by... Read More