We work with Jason Terry of Blue Gurus to support a number of mutual clients, and he called the other day from a client’s site about their Internet bandwidth. We were in the process of upgrading their connection from 20 MB to 50 MB of total Internet bandwidth. A simple speed test can confirm the […]
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Cyber-security is admittedly a complex topic, and most of the information out there is geared for those with some familiarity of the topic, making it jargon heavy and difficult to consume for executives and business owners. Knowing this and the temptation for procrastination, we at Avid have been working for quite some time to simplify […]
Now that you’ve paid several thousand dollars for your ticket, it’s time to be ushered to your seat because the show’s about to begin. No, you’re not in the front row for Hamilton on Broadway. You’re watching a dramatic comedy about your very own business unfold in Security Theatre. Wikipedia defines “Security Theatre” as: the […]
By David Scott, Managing Member at Avid Communications I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the challenge faced by our clients when it comes to cyber security. And reading a lot. And getting lots of headaches. Most of the material is jargon heavy, and reads like, “Sophisticated cyber attack vectors and multi-layer advanced threats, whether […]
By David Scott, Managing Member at Avid Communications Avid Communications has boldly entered the world of digital marketing in recent months. We’ve ads running on Google, LinkedIn and, ugh, Facebook. I’m not a Facebook fan. For those of you who are, I won’t judge you. (But I will market to you!) So writing a check […]
By David Scott, Managing Member at Avid Communications As a business owner, you don’t have to look very hard to find a wealth of resources and statistics warning you about the increasing threat and resulting damage of a Phishing, Botnet or Malware incident at your company. Some statistics state that a single incident can cost […]
“Avid Communications is working closely with AT&T to serve our customers.” Now that’s a line we never thought we’d write. Avid founder Dave Scott has been in competition with AT&T for over 35 years now. At times it’s been a bitter fight. In the 1990s, Dave’s company Birch Telecom and AT&T waged war before state […]
Q&A with Jeff VanOrsdal, Chief Engineer at Avid Communications, about getting the Best Business Internet in KC. Q: So what kinds of Internet connections do I have to choose from in KC, and which can Avid provide? Jeff: T1, fiber, coax, DSL and fixed wireless. Avid delivers them all. Q: So what’s your favorite type […]
Sometimes, you want to get straight to the punch line. This is especially true for many people we meet who are considering moving their phones to the cloud by using business VoIP services. It’s pretty easy to fall into a world of jargon and confusion. So we sat down with our resident expert on business […]