By David Scott, Managing Member at Avid Communications. Back in 2015 in the wake of the Royals World Series victory, I wrote about explaining to my son that such things are rare. He first started following the Royals in 2014 and, boom, they win the pennant that very year. And just a year later they’re back […]
About Dave Scott
This author has yet to write their bio.
Meanwhile lets just say that we are proud Dave Scott contributed a whooping 97 entries.
By David Scott, Managing Member at Avid Communications. We’ve made extensive changes on Avid’s web site, and we thought it was worth saying why. Now before you go to www.avidphone.com, be prepared for it to look nearly the same as it always has. There are still five colorful boxes on the home page. It’s still […]
By David Scott, Managing Member at Avid Communications. Avid Communications announces that it has opened an office in Des Moines, IA and is now offering our services throughout the Des Moines metro area. It is our first expansion outside the Kansas City area. Our new office is located in West Des Moines in an area […]
By David Scott, Managing Member at Avid Communications. A firewall is no longer enough. Today’s security threats are sophisticated, pervasive, potent and ever-evolving. A firewall – even a next-generation firewall – is no longer enough to protect you from cyber-criminals. Did you know that there are over 300,000 open positions for cybersecurity professionals in the […]
By David Scott, Managing Member at Avid Communications. When you’re a company named Alphabet and you own a sprawling empire that controls 87% of all global economic activity, I suppose it should be no surprise when you struggle to name your products and services consistently. And of course by “Alphabet,” I really mean “Google.” Alphabet […]
By David Scott, Managing Member at Avid Communications. This year I bought both a new car and a new bike. As of last week, the bike had more miles on it. Okay, that’s cheating–since the bike had a two month head start–but it’s no lie to say that I’ve commuted more miles on my bike […]
Usually, protecting clients from cyber-criminals is the first order of business in the deployment of AvidFirewall NG. For a multi-location, retail user that had been on an AT&T MPLS network, the huge increase in network reliability was the most tangible immediate benefit. Not to mention the cost savings. Before I talk more about AvidFirewall NG, […]
By David Scott, Managing Member at Avid Communications. The deployment of AvidFirewall NG for a municipality has been a vivid demonstration of the importance of a holistic approach to network design and management, especially when it comes to increased security. In this case, we started with the basics: new wiring and new Ethernet switches. This […]
As I was thinking about what to write for our story this week, I decided to share our “Welcome Letter” with you. This is the letter that we send to all of our new customers. We talk about the fact that we’re locally owned and managed. In my experience, people prefer to support local businesses […]