Cisco Advanced Security Architecture

Strategic Communications renews their Cisco Advanced Security Architecture Specialization

IT and Audio Visual integrator earns coveted Cisco Security recognition Louisville, KY – 1/28/2019: Strategic Communications, a leading IT and audiovisual integrator, announced today they renewed their Cisco Advanced Security Architecture Specialization.  The certification recognizes Strategic Communications fulfilled the training requirements to design and deploy the full suite of Cisco Security solutions. “Our Cisco Security offerings continue to grow and …

Top IT Solutions Trends 2019

Top IT Solutions Trends For 2019

In 2018, the world witnessed many technological breakthroughs being implemented in both the public and private sectors.  These IT solutions trends have created a pathway for even more breakthroughs in 2019.  In brief, IT advancements are set to make a serious impact for consumers and businesses. The top IT solutions for 2019, delivered at Gartner’s Symposium/ITxpo in October of 2018, …

Texas DIR Cloud Services Contract

Strategic Communications Awarded Texas DIR Cloud Services Contract

Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) looks to modernize their IT processes 12/13/2018 – Louisville, KY:  Strategic Communications, an technology and audiovisual integrator based in Louisville, KY, announces being named one of the vendors for the Texas DIR Cloud Services contract.  To elaborate, the contract provides a vehicle for State and Local government agencies within Texas to modernize their IT …

Contact Center

Trending Contact Center Technologies

Contact centers continue to grow at rapid pace, and the outlook for cloud-based contact centers leads the charge.  Organizations continue to integrate their processes into the cloud, and contact centers evolve to match the trend.  For example, in 2017 the cloud-based contact center market was about $6.47 billion.  By 2023, that number is forecasted to increase to over $24 billion! …

Google Search Appliance Migration

How to migrate from Google Search Appliance

The phasing out of Google Search Appliance (GSA) continues to proceed as scheduled.  How you move forward with your search strategy in the upcoming months helps in determining long-term success. While support for the GSA continues until 2019, starting to think about your plan now gives you ample time to carefully weigh various factors and lay out a seamless, well …

Network expert

Why you need a network expert for your AV setup

The realms of AV and IT continue to evolve and intertwine with one another.  Distributing AV signals grows more difficult for traditional AV platforms, as resolutions and speeds upgrade to greater heights.  In short, using an existing high speed ethernet network infrastructure makes the most sense.  In this case, latency remains minimized, and distance of distribution greatly improves through connecting …

Crestron Flex

Crestron and Microsoft unveil Crestron Flex

Crestron Flex revolutionizing audiovisual collaboration and unified communications   During IGNITE 2018, Crestron and Microsoft announced a new line of unified communications and collaboration endpoints.  Branded as Crestron Flex, these endpoints integrate into audiovisual platforms giving users a comprehensive collaborative experience.  To elaborate, the solution supports any web collaboration application or natively run third party applications such as Microsoft Teams, …

Google Search Appliance

Migrating from Google Search Appliance

Since 2002, Google Search Appliance (GSA) served as the go-to searching and indexing solution for enterprises and other large organizations.  GSA performs as a hardware appliance integrated into an organization’s data center.  The appliance scans and indexes information on corporate websites, intranets and extranets.  Thus, employees looking for files, documents or other pieces of information simply type keywords into their …

LED Video Walls

What’s New in LED Video Walls from Leyard Planar

Digital signage plays a significant role in creating a “Wow” factor for many organizations across multiple industries.  For example, they communicate critical information, display advertising for products and services, and increase audience engagement of your brand.  Video walls continue to serve as the most impactful form of digital signage.  The ability to display a single piece of content across multiple …

Strategic Communications Renews Cisco Advanced Data Center Architecture Specialization

Louisville, KY – 8/17/2018: Strategic Communications, a leading IT and audiovisual integrator, renewed their Cisco Advanced Data Center Architecture Specialization.  The specialization recognizes Strategic Communications again fulfilled the training requirements and program prerequisites to sell, design and deploy the full suite of Cisco Data Center Architecture solutions. “Our Cisco offerings continue to grow and evolve at the speed of technology”, …