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Nov 15

Avaya has been a leader in the Business Communications market for the greater portion of the last 16 years, however 2016 has reflected multiple warning signs of serious vulnerability. In February 2016 Moody’s Investors Service downgraded Avaya from a B3 credit rating to a Caa1 rating (moving them from the “high risk” bracket to the “very high risk” bracket). Moody’s also downgraded Avaya’s...

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Last week Cisco hosted it’s second Partner Summit of 2016 in San Francisco, CA. At the summit Cisco announced the release of numerous new products and product updates to its partners. A few members of the LookingPoint team attended the summit and shared with us their top takeaways and exciting announcements from the Partner Summit.

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Today, the most significant cyber threat is Ransomware – a type of malicious software designed to hold a user’s files (such as healthcare records, financial contracts, software codes, and other documents) for ransom by encrypting them and demanding the user pay a fee to decrypt them. Ransomware attacks use sophisticated infrastructure and resilient techniques to target data and hold critical...

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Meraki does it again! Meraki is no longer just simplifying networking; they are on a mission to simplify IT as a whole. On Tuesday, September 13, 2016 Meraki announced the launch of a brand new product line; Security Cameras.  Just like all things Meraki, the MV series is plug and play, requires no additional on-premise hardware and is 100% cloud managed. This means no more network video recorder...

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Sep 20

This weekend Cisco released a high severity Security Advisory confirming a vulnerability in its implementation of the IKEv1 protocol in products running Cisco’s IOS, IOS-XE and IOS-XR software.

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In trying to come up with a managed service blog entry, I’ve decided to write about an experience I had as a managed services customer, rather than as the manager of the LookingPoint Managed Services Team. Years ago, working for the first corporation in my career that had a full-time managed service agreement, I had an eye-opening experience.

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Aug 10
Olympics 101
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Ancient Olympic games date back to the 8th century B.C. The first Olympics consisted of a single event – a 192 meter footraces called the stade. As time passed more events were added to the games, including:

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Sep 20

 

It’s Tuesday. The room is dimly lit with the warm orange glow of Edison bulbs and tea candles. The sounds and smells of the kitchen waft into dining room and join the low roar of people filling the air. It's time for an epic dinner at San Francisco's, Lolinda..

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Jul 25

“Cisco Spark is a premium cloud collaboration solution that enables users to easily and securely communicate with voice, video, messaging and meetings. Accessibility is available via a full featured web client, desktop client, mobile app, or supported endpoint. Spark empowers organization’s by providing next generation collaboration through the cloud with reduced overhead typically required...

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Cisco Live 2016 has come to a close and the LookingPoint engineers who attended are feeling excited and inspired by all they learned in Las Vegas last week. They have shared with us their favorite takeaways from CLUS 2016 and we want to share them with you!

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