Crestron Mercury Video Conferencing

Crestron Mercury: Video Conferencing

The concept of business collaboration has radically changed over the years.  Organizations have adopted both large video conferencing room designs for company meetings and smaller huddle space collaboration areas for everyday situations.  In the past, automating room conferencing features have proven complex, costly, and required different types of hardware/software.  In today’s business collaboration environment, an integrated and scalable control system …

Audio Optimization For Conference Rooms

Optimizing Audio in Conference Rooms

Access to conference rooms provides organizations the ability to discuss important business topics among staff, partners or customers.  Sharing ideas and collaborating resources enable companies to innovate products, refine processes and engage key personnel.  Having an audio system in place to accurately and effectively give everyone a clear voice in meetings is crucial.  Background noise, microphone interference, and audio “dead …

Cisco Gold partner

Strategic Communications ranked #47 Cisco Federal Partner for Cisco’s Fiscal 2017

Louisville, KY – 1/18/2018: Strategic Communications, an IT service provider and Audio-Visual integrator, has been recognized and ranked #47 among 1000 Cisco Federal Partners for Cisco’s Fiscal 2017.  The ranking considers training, certifications and revenue targets as bases for merit. In 2016, Strategic Communications was certified as a Cisco Gold Partner and successfully renewed the certification last year.  The ranking …

Video wall

Optimize the Impact of Your Video Wall

Video wall displays are growing in popularity among organizations in  all vertical markets.  Businesses and government agencies alike lean on visual presentations and displays to achieve their objectives.  Organizations realize we as humans take in more information about our environment with our eyes than we do with taste, touch, smell and hearing combined.  Therefore, we often tend to observe, learn, …

AWS Cloud

New cloud features and tools from Amazon Web Services (AWS)

The adoption of the cloud has been widespread and has been increasing at an astonishing rate.  Organizations from all verticals and sizes have looked to migrate their IT environment from an on-premise platform to the cloud.  Amazon Web Services (AWS) has been on the forefront of this trend.  The benefits of migrating to a hosted cloud environment are being realized …

Room scheduling optimizes collaboration

Businesses count on streamlined collaboration and communication to spur innovation, improve processes and increase efficiencies.  Having the latest in video conferencing and collaboration technology is only as effective as what processes manage them.  The larger the business, the more of a need to manage meeting rooms, conference rooms and huddle spaces arise. IT departments can utilize room scheduling technologies with …

Collaboration In the Cloud

The Cloud: Revolutionizing Business Collaboration

Sharing information and ideas at anytime from anywhere has been long sought after by businesses.  Companies must continually innovate their processes and products to maintain competitive advantage.  Internal and external collaboration is a critical component of product innovation, process improvement, and a healthy environment for organic growth. Businesses migrating their IT environment into the cloud have been doing so at …

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

The American Cancer Society recently held their annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk in downtown Louisville.  Hundreds, if not thousands, of people from all walks of life came together to support finding a cure for this disease.  The 40-degree weather was no deterrent, as teams of walkers sported shirts and signs for their loved ones who were suffering or …

Cyber Security

Managing Cyber Security Risks: The Internet of Things (IoT)

Leading technology analysts predict the Internet of Things (IoT)  as the next big installment for the technology landscape.  To put into perspective, over 20 billion devices will connect to IoT.  These devices could be managed through a single pane of glass brings a variety of possibilities to the table.  IoT would completely revolutionize the way we interact in our daily …

IT managed services

Selecting an IT Managed Services Provider: Partner with the right company

The role of IT is changing in businesses.  Technology is revolutionizing the way businesses communicate, collaborate, innovate, and ultimately grow.  Once thought of as a “break/fix” department, organizations have realized IT departments can be utilized as revenue generating centers.  There is still the need for IT departments to address the day-to-day updates.  For instance, these tasks include patches to endpoints …