Advances in Cybercrime Demand Greater Protection: A look at retrospective security versus point-in-time solutions

With cybercrime predicted to reach $6 trillion annually by 2021 and to be more profitable—and therefore, more attractive to criminal organizations—than the global combined trade of all major illegal drugs, businesses can no longer rely on traditional network security tools and expect to achieve protection.¹ More than 75% of all current antivirus engines can’t detect […]

How SD-WAN is Improving Business Outcomes

How SD-WAN is Improving Business Outcomes What customers are getting out of SD-WAN.  Business outcomes. – James Weinbrenner Twenty years of change in technology has created new types of businesses and disrupted entire industries. The current shift from Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)-based networks to Software Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) is such a game changer as […]

Transforming business processes

When you hear the term Robotic Process Automation (RPA), what do you visualize?  Actual robots sitting at desks working?  More of a Jetsons, robot Rosie?  As cool as that sounds – when we are talking about RPA we are talking about “software robots”, think code. And these “software robots” are changing the way we conduct […]

vSphere: Past, Present & Future

PAST Pre-vSphere 6.5 With dates rapidly approaching for older versions of vSphere to go into “end of support” and end of “technical guidance”, SMP wants to make sure you are aware of what that means and to prepare you as much as possible, so it will not be a surprise. vSphere version 5.0 and 5.1 […]

Revolutionize the way you meet!

Share One of the main challenges organizations are faced with daily is the ability to have productive meetings.  Disjointed tools and legacy technology create complexity, resulting in decreased productivity and a poor user experience.  Meetings rarely start on time, and for many participants, meetings can be a giant waste of time. Having just attended my […]

Access Access Access

The concept of a digital workspace has evolved over time. Most clients we speak to can imagine new ways of offering services to their users. Questions remain though;  How much gear do I need to provide them? How can I make it simpler for my users to access and keep pace as the industry continues to […]

Resilience: A Signifier of Success

Throughout the year, many of us find fortified passion and commitment to establish new goals or reinvigorate those that have gone stale. If you think to past goals, you likely began your journey with focus and honest intentions. Perhaps you did reach your vision of success, but you may have drifted off course or lost […]