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Joe Gillis, a graduate of Loyola University, began his career with FTG Technologies, a New Era Technology company, in 2010 as an Account Executive. After proving his skills in team-building, client interaction, and developing strategic relationships, he was promoted to Sales Manager in 2012. Today, Joe continues to lead the sales team and serves as a member of the senior management team. When Joe isn’t leading the sales team he enjoys time with his young family and is an avid golfer. Prior to joining FTG, Joe worked for the PGA Tour within Tournament Operations.

Four Advantages of IP-based Security Systems in Schools

Most educational facilities are shifting to IP-based security systems and mass notification / paging systems when they upgrade. After all, any alternatives would be a step backward in technology. But, apart from it being the latest technology, are there advantages to IP-based systems compared to CCTV cameras and separate communications systems for schools? If you […]

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What’s the Big Deal About 5G?

With the new year around the corner, 5G is approaching fast. Reports originally stated we’d start seeing 5G wireless by 2020. Now, AT&T and Verizon are in a race to bring 5G to businesses in 2019. Verizon FIOS already has 5G wireless connectivity available in the home for mobile devices that support it. 5G for […]

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3 Technologies to Build a Healthier Workplace

Today’s advanced technology is helping to revolutionize healthcare by enhancing the patient experience. But technology is also making corporate workplaces healthier in many ways. In the past, workplace health has focused predominantly on occupational hazards and worker safety. But today’s smart managers are concerned about everything from a healthy working environment to fostering good psychosocial […]

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Digital Signage Security: Why Aren’t We Talking About This?

Digital Signage Security: Why Aren’t We Talking About This?

Whether you realize it or not, digital signage has been hacked into over the past few years—either as a prank, for a cause, or for damage. It’s not always front-page news, but maybe you’ve heard some stories. Like the restaurant employees using a digital menu to play on their Xbox – while the restaurant was […]

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How Integrated Security Systems Can Save Money and Create Safer Schools

How Integrated Security Systems Can Save Money and Create Safer Schools

Keeping school security elements such as access control, video surveillance, fire protection and voice alarms systems in separate silos, integrated by different companies, can slow down response times and add unnecessary costs to crucial technology. Shifting to IP-based systems and integrated solutions remotely managed by one firm can make school security systems more reliable, more […]

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Reducing Downtime With Virtualization

Reducing Downtime With Virtualization

Years ago, VDI or virtualized desktop infrastructure was developed. It started out as a tool used for operating systems to be hosted remotely at a data center and then viewed over a network on a PC. Even a few short years ago, migration could cost a business astounding hardware upgrades, transfers of settings and user […]

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Four Hidden Benefits of Hiring a Managed Service Provider

Four Hidden Benefits of Hiring a Managed Service Provider

If you have been researching a managed service provider for your company, you may be aware of the overarching and obvious benefits. For example, an MSP can help you save time and money, all while improving your productivity and efficiency. MSPs add security protection to your data and ensure your backup plan is ready to […]

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Five Steps to Upgrade Your Healthcare Network Security

Five Steps to Upgrade Healthcare Network Security

Last year was a record year for the healthcare industry and cybersecurity. Attacks against patient records are common, and hit an all-time high. According to a recent Ponemon Institute report, this industry accounted for more than 23% of the data breaches in 2017. Is there a way to lessen the blow? Is there a better […]

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Increasing Physical School Security with AV Installations

physical school security

Anytime is a good time to begin improving and increasing school security. In fact, schools and campuses across the country are stepping up their security game now more than ever. It is often thought that the only way to enhance physical school security is through the use of security guards, metal detectors and other security […]

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Secure Mobility — Staying Safe While on the Go

Secure mobility

Working remotely is increasing in popularity for businesses around the world. In fact, a survey completed by Gallup states that out of 15,000 adults surveyed, 43 percent of them are working remotely in some capacity. With mobile applications being one of the top ways to communicate, it is safe to say that many employees access […]

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