Cyber Security: Physical Infrastructure to Web Applications

Protect your network with the latest in Cyber Security Cyber-attacks can be devastating. Not only are they becoming increasingly prevalent, they are also becoming more destructive. In December 2014 Target experienced a huge cyber-attack. Hackers stole data from up to 40 million credit and debit cards from shoppers that visited the store during the holiday season. The repercussions were huge …

Virtual Reality: Interactivity on a new level

Virtual Reality (VR) is a concept that we’ve all probably heard of. If you haven’t here’s the basics: Virtual Reality is a computer generated experience where the user has a three-dimensional, physical presence in an environment that is completely generated using computer technology. In other words, VR users can interact in real time with their environment, allowing them to have …

Lessons learned from ACQUIRE 2016

Strategic Communications recently exhibited at the 2016 ACQUIRE conference and expo held in Washington D.C. The purpose of ACQUIRE is to bring together Federal IT contracting and procurement specialists in order to educate them on recent contracting trends in the Federal space. ACQUIRE brings together a number of Federal agencies across the board; from The Department of Defense, to The …

Strategic Communications Named Member of the Trust X Alliance

World’s Leading Technology Distributor Recognizes Strategic Communications as an Elite IT Service Provider Louisville, KY 2/26/2016 — Strategic Communications, a local technology solution provider, today announced it has been selected as a member of the Trust X Alliance. Founded by the world’s largest technology distributor Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM) and led by its members, the Trust X Alliance is …

Smart Stores – Staying competitive in the digital age

With the introduction of Amazon Prime’s free 2-day shipping, Target’s free shipping for REDCard holders and many other sites offering free shipping and easy, lenient online return policies, shoppers may not want to travel to a store anymore. If your business model depends on a brick and mortar store-front you need to read this and begin thinking about new strategies …

2015: The Year of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)

When I walk around the office here at Strategic Communications, I notice more and more people using tablet technology to do their day-to-day tasks. Accounting, Sales, Engineering and Service have utilized mobile devices in place of their laptops and desktops without issue. When they go to meetings, they just unhook their tablets from the dock, disengage the HDMI cable that …

How the Internet of Things (IoT) Will Impact Your Business and Life

The Internet has become a crucial part of our daily lives in a very short time. We use it for information, entertainment and it has also become a big part of our social interactions with one another. In the business world, the Internet has become even more crucial. It is the backbone of literally every department: Marketing, Sales, Accounting, Operations, …

The Impact of Virtualization and How It Can Help Your Business

The concept of Virtualization has become more widely known over the last 5 years, however it has been around since the 1960’s. During the 60’s it was used in mainframe computers as a way of dividing system resources provided by mainframes between different applications. In the late 90’s and early 2000’s Virtualization really started to take a foothold in the …

Freedom With Cloud-Based Collaboration

Today, voice, voice mail, unified messaging, video, and mobility are some of the most sought after features federal IT executives are looking for in a cloud solution. Being able to obtain these services via a low risk, subscription-based model means not having to worry about capital expenditures. However today’s federal IT executives are faced with a sea of cloud offerings …