Biometric fingerprinting – as ‘high-tech’ as it might sound – is actually nothing new. As a usable technology, it has been around since the mid – Seventies – that’s around 50 years – but it is only now that more and more corporations and businesses are beginning to implement its use in the workplace. But the question that many who do not have is why should they consider it? What benefits might biometric fingerprinting offer to them? That’s the ‘big question’ we are going to begin answering here.
As technology continues to evolve at a very rapid pace so do the opportunities that businesses – and people in general – have to make use of it to manage their homes and workplaces more efficiently, to help streamline everyday processes and tasks, improve security, reduce costs and much more. The media tends to refer to it as ‘smart tech’ because the fact is that technology really is becoming more intelligent and intuitive than ever before.
The single biggest reason why so many businesses are making the switch to VOIP these days is a very simple one – it costs less. But just how does it do that and how much can you save? After all, your current traditional PBX system provider seems to have been offering some decent deals recently. But can those deals match VOIP? Maybe not. Here are some examples of what we mean.
Is your company growing? We certainly hope so! But when a company is growing its’ operational needs quickly become more complex. Not just your hardware and software needs, but the sometimes-overlooked day to day functions as well.
For example, just how do people get in and out of your building? You need an access control system that can keep up with the new employees and perhaps an increase in visits from clients, customers and the general public as well.
Your California home is probably one of your most valuable investments as well as the place that you and your family spend so much time and create so many great memories. But what if technology could make your home so much more than that? A place that is as safe and secure as possible, or one that is truly connected and efficient, offering you, your family and your guests the best in wireless technology, multi-media consumption and more. With the services offered by Data Installers, it can be all of this and more. Allow us to explain…
If you run a service-based location business – a bar, restaurant, cafe, hair salon, doctor’s office and more – no doubt you have heard by now all about the benefits of offering free WiFi to your customers. It can help attract new business, help you garner more online reviews and other user-generated content, make collecting demographic data easier and cheaper, increase social media engagement and increase sales and customer satisfaction in general. What’s not to love?
In the first part of this blog series we discussed the role of social media usage in the workplace and its possible effects on security. We closed the piece by suggesting that companies address the issue with the creation of a formal Communications Security Policy. Today we are going to be offering some common-sense pointers on just how that should be done:
At any given moment nowadays, on-the-clock staff are checking and updating their social media statuses, reading feeds and networking on business media sites. Moments will often stretch to minutes: A recent study by the Ponemon Institute found that 60% of social media users spend a minimum of half-hour daily on these sites when at work.
One of the most common questions people often have when it comes to Ethernet cables is what do the numbers mean and what’s the difference? We hear this question from both people looking to change or upgrade their home network and from businesses hoping to do the same.
If you have ever paid attention to your current ethernet cables – which it is probably unlikely you do – you know that would each cable is labeled with the abbreviation “Cat,” followed by a number like 6, 6a, or 7. Essentially, “Cat” just means “category.” The number that follows refers to the cable’s specifications, such as bandwidth and transmission speed.
The digital element of a huge number of businesses operating in all kinds of niches continues to experience tremendous growth. And while that growth may be great for both a customer or client’s experience with a company, and for that company’s bottom line it can place huge stresses on the cabling systems that keep a business computing network up and running.