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Unified Communications
December 20, 2023

Discover the Magic: “Love at First Sight” Program by Logitech and Rahi

Do you struggle to offer your remote participants an inclusive experience? Do they often feel neglected and unheard? Rahi and Logitech understand that an engaging and...

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By Rahi
Cloud Services
June 23, 2023

Building an Enterprise Cloud-based File Sharing Platform between the US and Mainland China

In today's fast-changing world, businesses are no longer limited by borders. Thanks to advanced technology and the rise of multinational companies, it has become the norm to...

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By Muktar SayedSaleh Cloud Solutions Architect
Cloud Services
June 19, 2023

Seamlessly Deploy Resources to Alibaba Cloud using Azure DevOps

As organizations look to expand their operations in the Chinese market, adopting a hybrid cloud environment that combines a global cloud platform like Microsoft Azure and...

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By Muktar SayedSaleh Cloud Solutions Architect
Cloud Services
June 16, 2023

Cross-border Network Acceleration Solutions for China

For many international businesses with a presence in China, network stability issues are often the biggest concern when their users or employees in China try to access...

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By Pablo Puig Global Director of Cloud Solutions
Cloud Services
June 14, 2023

ARNs and Endpoints in AWS China

AWS China comprises 2 AWS regions, Beijing and Ningxia, with 6 availability zones in total. Beijing is operated by Sinnet and Ningxia is operated by NWCD. As you probably know...

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By Pablo Puig Global Director of Cloud Solutions
Cloud Services
June 13, 2023

Building a Landing Zone in Azure China with Terraform

As businesses increasingly move their operations to the cloud, it becomes essential to have a well-designed and secure cloud environment. This is where Cloud Landing Zones...

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By Muktar SayedSaleh Cloud Solutions Architect
Cloud Services
June 9, 2023

Multi-Account Strategy in AWS China

AWS China announced the availability of AWS Organizations in the Beijing and Ningxia regions in 2020. Before we deep dive into the AWS Organizations service, I think it's...

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By Pablo Puig Global Director of Cloud Solutions
Cloud Services
June 7, 2023

Azure Global vs Azure China: Services Comparison

Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing platform and infrastructure created by Microsoft for building, deploying, and managing applications and services through a global network...

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By Pablo Puig Global Director of Cloud Solutions
Cloud Services
June 6, 2023

How to deploy an AWS Marketplace AMI in AWS China

The AWS Marketplace China is an online platform operated by AWS China that covers products in both AWS China regions (Beijing and Ningxia). The AWS Marketplace China is a...

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By Pablo Puig Global Director of Cloud Solutions
Cloud Services
June 23, 2023

Building an Enterprise Cloud-based File Sharing Platform between the US and Mainland China

In today’s fast-changing world, businesses are no longer limited by borders. Thanks to advanced technology and the rise of multinational companies, it has become the norm to form strong international collaborations. This means that companies often operate in multiple countries, with offices and teams spread across the globe. However, this new way of doing business...

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By Muktar SayedSaleh Cloud Solutions Architect
Cloud Services
June 19, 2023

Seamlessly Deploy Resources to Alibaba Cloud using Azure DevOps

As organizations look to expand their operations in the Chinese market, adopting a hybrid cloud environment that combines a global cloud platform like Microsoft Azure and Alibaba Cloud becomes an increasingly popular choice. If you’re already using Azure DevOps and want to continue leveraging its capabilities while integrating Alibaba Cloud services such as Elastic Compute...

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By Muktar SayedSaleh Cloud Solutions Architect
Cloud Services
June 16, 2023

Cross-border Network Acceleration Solutions for China

For many international businesses with a presence in China, network stability issues are often the biggest concern when their users or employees in China try to access services based in other countries and regions. Their users and employees outside China are satisfied with the access to the services, but the users in China don’t get...

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By Pablo Puig Global Director of Cloud Solutions
Cloud Services
June 14, 2023

ARNs and Endpoints in AWS China

AWS China comprises 2 AWS regions, Beijing and Ningxia, with 6 availability zones in total. Beijing is operated by Sinnet and Ningxia is operated by NWCD. As you probably know from my previous blog posts, AWS China has completely separated regions from global regions. Due to the separate infrastructures, the user accounts of AWS China...

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By Pablo Puig Global Director of Cloud Solutions
Cloud Services
June 13, 2023

Building a Landing Zone in Azure China with Terraform

As businesses increasingly move their operations to the cloud, it becomes essential to have a well-designed and secure cloud environment. This is where Cloud Landing Zones come in, providing a framework for businesses to build and manage their cloud infrastructure. A Landing Zone is a pre-built cloud environment that is designed to be scalable, secure,...

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By Muktar SayedSaleh Cloud Solutions Architect
Cloud Services
June 9, 2023

Multi-Account Strategy in AWS China

AWS China announced the availability of AWS Organizations in the Beijing and Ningxia regions in 2020. Before we deep dive into the AWS Organizations service, I think it’s worth saying, that the AWS Global and AWS China accounts are completely separated. There is no direct connection between AWS Global and AWS China. Both regions of...

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By Pablo Puig Global Director of Cloud Solutions
Cloud Services
June 7, 2023

Azure Global vs Azure China: Services Comparison

Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing platform and infrastructure created by Microsoft for building, deploying, and managing applications and services through a global network of Microsoft-managed data centers. Azure provides a range of cloud services, including computing, storage, data management, and application services. Microsoft Azure has two distinct cloud platforms: Azure Global and Azure China....

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By Pablo Puig Global Director of Cloud Solutions
Cloud Services
June 6, 2023

How to deploy an AWS Marketplace AMI in AWS China

The AWS Marketplace China is an online platform operated by AWS China that covers products in both AWS China regions (Beijing and Ningxia). The AWS Marketplace China is a different and independent platform from the AWS Marketplace. Thus, you will not find precisely the same sellers or products. AWS Marketplace China is a curated digital...

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By Pablo Puig Global Director of Cloud Solutions
Cloud Services
June 2, 2023

Azure China: Factors to Consider

Microsoft Azure is a popular cloud computing platform that offers various services to support organizations in various industries. Azure Global and Azure China are two versions of Azure that cater to different regions, each with its own set of services. This article will provide a comprehensive comparison of the services offered by both Azure Global...

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By Pablo Puig Global Director of Cloud Solutions
IT Infrastructure
February 8, 2023

Haas: The Driving Force in IT Procurement

Mark Twain famously said, “The report of my death has been grossly exaggerated.” The same quote could apply to enterprise data centers. For years, IT industry analysts have been reporting the demise of onsite, corporate-owned data centers, predicting that organizations would move all of their IT infrastructure to the cloud. That simply hasn’t panned out....

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By Prathamesh Rahate Sales Engineer
IT Infrastructure
February 1, 2023

Benefits and Challenges of IT Process Automation

IT process automation is a top priority for senior IT decision-makers, according to a new study conducted by Gatepoint Research. More than half (54 percent) of respondents say they plan to implement IT process automation within the next year, and another 31 percent in the next 12 to 18 months. Two-thirds (66 percent) say they...

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By Krishna Kunapuli Manager - Presales
IT InfrastructureUnified Communications
January 18, 2023

Collaboration 2023: Long-Term Strategies

Collaboration software became a critical investment for most companies in 2020 due to the need to support work-from-home operations. With remote and hybrid work models now the norm, tools such as messaging, video conferencing, and file sharing remain high-priority technology tools in 2023. Now, however, organizations are looking to enhance the user experience and develop...

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By Prathamesh Rahate Sales Engineer
IT Infrastructure
January 11, 2023

Why the Cloud is Driving SD-WAN Adoption

ResearchAndMarkets.com projects that the global SD-WAN market will see a compound annual growth rate of 31.9 percent through 2027. The firm says that cloud adoption is a primary driver of this impressive growth. The cloud, mobile, and distributed computing models have dramatically changed network traffic patterns. Traditionally, most traffic stayed within the corporate LAN, and...

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By Prathamesh Rahate Sales Engineer
IT Infrastructure
November 30, 2022

Collapsing the ‘Branch Stack’ with Network Functions Virtualization

Deploying and managing IT infrastructure on a box-by-box basis locks IT teams in the role of technology caretakers. It’s bad enough in the centralized data center, where growing density and ever-increasing complexity have made administration resource-intensive. When those same challenges exist in multiple remote locations, you wind up with a monumental headache. Not that long ago, branch offices...

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By Krishna Kunapuli Manager - Presales
Cloud ServicesIT Infrastructure
November 11, 2022

Why More Organizations Are Adopting Cloud-Managed Wi-Fi

Organizations are increasingly dependent on high-speed, high-capacity wireless networks to provide users with access to applications, services, and data. However, deploying, managing, and scaling these networks has become a significant burden as Wi-Fi traffic has surged to record levels over the past two years. Analysts say Wi-Fi traffic has increased by up to 80 percent...

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By Prathamesh Rahate Sales Engineer
IT Infrastructure
October 5, 2022

5 Ways SD-WAN Addresses Today’s Business Challenges

Companies across all sectors of the economy have embraced digital transformation initiatives in order to accelerate and optimize business activities. However, fully achieving digital transformation requires network modernization. Mobile, cloud, collaboration, and remote access technologies are fundamentally changing how organizations operate and deliver value to their customers. But these technologies place significant strain on traditional...

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By Prathamesh Rahate Sales Engineer
IT Infrastructure
July 29, 2022

Does Your CI/CD Pipeline Support Modernization Efforts?

Outdated or obsolete applications make up nearly a third of the typical organization’s software portfolio, increasing the risk of cyberattacks, data loss, and operational failures. Poor software quality costs U.S. businesses more than $2 trillion a year, according to the Consortium for Information & Software Quality. The CI/CD Pipeline To address these levels of risk...

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By Bill Evanger Solutions Architect
IT Infrastructure
May 3, 2022

Rahi Announces Strategic Partnership Agreement with Digital Realty

Global Data Center “One-Stop” Delivery, Empowers Chinese Enterprises Overseas Shanghai, China – April 27th, 2022 – Global IT solutions provider Rahi has officially reached a strategic partnership agreement with Digital Realty (NYSE: DLR). The two companies have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU). With their integrated resources and global presence, Rahi and Digital Realty will...

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By Rahi
Global Services
March 29, 2023

How to Reduce Supply Chain Risks on Your Data Center Project

Demand for data center space continues to increase, but organizations are facing a number of difficulties that delay the buildout of new infrastructure. Some markets have limited available power and community resistance to new data center facilities. Data centers are also competing with industrial developers for available land. However, supply chain constraints and price volatility...

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By Alfredo Garcia Sales Engineer
Global Services
August 11, 2022

Why Diversity is Key to Development

You must’ve heard, ‘Variety is the spice of life,’ right? That transcends to everything we do. We rarely want the same repetitive play of things. Take a look at our lifestyle. What excites us, inspires us and makes our emotions ebb and flow don’t come from just one source or one homogenous group. It’s not...

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By Rahi Thinker & Designer
Global Services
May 18, 2022

Importing and Exporting Products through Indonesia

Indonesia has some of the strictest import regulations worldwide, consisting of complex licensing, documentation, and permitting. Any company moving products through Indonesian customs must have an appropriate import license, import identification number (API), and customs registration (NIK). Without proper documentation, goods can be detained or exported back to their original facility. Most notably, only Indonesian...

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By Amber Miao Finance & Legal Manager, APAC
Global Services
April 27, 2022

How to Do Business in China as a Third-Party Online Payment Provider

Why China? Online sales are on the rise in China. According to data from eMarketer, 2021’s online sales represented 52.1% of all retail sales in China. This is an 18% increase from 2019 when online sales only accounted for 34.1% of all retail sales in China. In comparison, South Korea has the next highest rate...

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By Vivian Qi VP of Strategic Sales & Solutions
Global Services
March 16, 2022

Rahi Delivers IT Solutions and Services to the Philippines Market

Why the Philippines? The Philippines is a rapidly growing market for business process outsourcing (BPO). Evolving from a source for low-cost labor to a center for high-quality services at competitive prices. Companies worldwide are opening contact centers and sales support operations in the Philippines to take advantage of strong English language skills. Health information management,...

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By Paul Mason Vice President for Professional Services
Global Services
February 24, 2022

Rahi Announces Significant Corporate Appointments and Expansions in the US and APAC Region

Fremont, Calif. – February 24, 2022 – Rahi, a global IT solutions provider, announced two significant leadership updates and an expansion that will further advance the company’s strategic capabilities across the US, LATAM, and APAC regions. Global Expansions Rahi is expanding its global footprint by increasing its Bay Area square footage by 150,000 square feet....

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By Rahi
Global Services
February 16, 2022

Latin America: A Land of Opportunities

I have been building international IT businesses in Latin America for eight years. Little has been heard or read about the region’s potential, but instead, we hear a lot about the challenges it represents. You will read about those challenges and our methods to overcome them, turning them into opportunities. Business Opportunities in Latin America...

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By Luis Schilling Latin America Director of Operations
Global Services
December 22, 2021

Rahi Taiwan Team Celebrates its New Office Opening in Taipei with Customers and Partners

Rahi’s presence in Taiwan On December 3rd, 2021, Rahi celebrated its official Taipei office opening in Songshan District, Taipei. Rahi Taiwan team invited some enterprise customers and well-known IT vendor partners to the opening party. Rahi’s CEO, CTO, COO, CFO, and other executive leaders from headquarters and the APAC region also joined the event “virtually”...

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By Rahi
Global Services
June 16, 2021

Why Partnering with a Global IT Solution Provider is more Important Than Ever

The past year brought a new set of challenges to businesses, including supply chain disruptions, increased operational complexity and rising costs. Many executives are looking for innovative ways to grow their business, increase profitability and gain competitive advantages. Global expansion could provide those opportunities. An international presence can allow even smaller organizations to reach new...

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By Rahi
DC Infrastructure
April 19, 2023

UCaaS and the Workplace: How Six Trends are Revolutionizing Business

In today’s rapidly-changing environment, it is paramount for businesses to be swiftly able to connect and collaborate and Unified Communication as a Service (UCaaS) is at the forefront of it. UCaaS is a cloud-based platform that combines all communication channels into a single, streamlined interface. While it emerged as a popular trend back in 2019,...

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By Rahi
DC Infrastructure
April 18, 2023

Blockchain is All Set to Take on Data Center Industry

Blockchain technology has revolutionized the data that would have been difficult to predict a few years ago. What is only considered to be a technology behind the birth of cryptocurrency, bitcoin, has spread its wings and now encompasses almost all facets of industries. Now, IT experts, especially in the data center industry are eyeing to...

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By Rahi
DC Infrastructure
April 18, 2023

Web3: Trends to Watch in 2023 and Beyond

The internet has come a long way since its inception in the early 90s. Beginning from fetching information for users to read with web 1.0 to empowering them to build businesses, make connections and explore the infinite possibilities with web 2.0, it has certainly made a mark on everyone . However, these advancements have certainly...

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By Rahi
DC Infrastructure
April 18, 2023

Phishing Techniques CIOs should be Aware of in 2023

Phishing has become a rage in the threat actors’ community to start exploiting people. While the technique isn’t new, the rapid adoption of cloud technologies across the globe has created a new playground to start executing their malicious intent. This has stirred concern in the CIOs community which is already struggling to combat the ever-evolving...

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By Rahi
DC Infrastructure
April 12, 2023

Increasing Power Densities Call for a New Approach to Data Center Design

For years, data center power and cooling requirements remained relatively stable, enabling organizations to plan for the facility’s 10- to 15-year lifespan. Data centers were able to support IT growth and technology refreshes without the need for major upgrades. However, the models traditionally used for data center planning are being outpaced by radically changing requirements....

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By Bill Evanger Solutions Architect
DC Infrastructure
March 10, 2023

Choosing the Right Data Center Network Architecture for Your Business Needs

Data centers play a critical role in the efficient operation of businesses, providing secure and reliable hosting solutions for critical IT infrastructure. With the increasing demand for data processing and storage, data center networking solutions have become more complex, leading to a wide range of network architecture options. In this article, we will explore how...

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By Rahi
DC Infrastructure
March 8, 2023

The Role of Network Virtualization in Modern Data Centers

In today’s digital age, data centers play a critical role in the efficient operation of businesses. As companies generate more data, the need for scalable and secure data center networking solutions becomes increasingly important. One technology that has gained popularity in recent years is network virtualization. In this article, we will explore the role of...

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By Rahi
DC Infrastructure
March 7, 2023

Keeping Your Data Center Cool: Best Practices for Efficient and Effective Cooling

As data centers become more critical to the success of businesses, ensuring that they are properly cooled has become increasingly important. Efficient cooling not only reduces energy costs, but it also helps to prolong the life of your equipment, prevent downtime, and maintain the safety and reliability of your data center. In this article, we’ll...

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By Rahi Thinker & Designer
DC Infrastructure
March 6, 2023

Data Center Network Automation: Simplifying Network Management and Operations

Data centers play a crucial role in the efficient operation of businesses, providing secure and reliable hosting solutions for critical IT infrastructure. With the increasing demand for data processing and storage, data center networking solutions have become more complex, leading to increased pressure on IT teams to manage and maintain these environments. One solution to...

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By Rahi
Managed & Professional Services
April 5, 2023

Maximize the Value of IT Investments With Managed Services

As organizations look to achieve digital transformation through the adoption of new technologies, the biggest challenge they face is focusing the right people and resources on strategic initiatives. Given the growing complexity of the IT environment, in-house IT staff are often overwhelmed by day-to-day management tasks, making it difficult to complete projects on time and...

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By Krishna Kunapuli Manager - Presales
Managed & Professional Services
March 22, 2023

5 Essential Steps for a Successful Wi-Fi Upgrade

The transition to remote and hybrid work models has underscored just how dependent we’ve become on wireless networks. Wi-Fi activity last year increased dramatically, with record numbers of users connecting to corporate networks with their mobile devices. However, that increased activity also exposed some of the weaknesses in the current wireless network infrastructure. A recent...

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By Prathamesh Rahate Sales Engineer
DC InfrastructureManaged & Professional Services
December 28, 2022

The Benefits of Combining Managed Services and Colocation

As the costs of building and maintaining an on-premises data center continue to escalate, more and more organizations are choosing to conserve capital by moving their IT hardware to third-party colocation facilities. While colocation delivers many proven benefits, it can also create management challenges. In a colocation arrangement, customers lease space in a provider’s data...

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By Bill Evanger Solutions Architect
Managed & Professional Services
November 5, 2020

The Three Pillars of Rahi’s Managed Services Methodology

Managed services have been popular among organizations of all sizes for many years. In essence, the managed services model allows you to outsource some or all of the maintenance, management and support of your AV/IT environment to a third-party provider. Within that basic definition, however, there’s a tremendous amount of variation. Some managed services providers (MSPs) simply monitor...

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By Rahi
Managed & Professional Services
July 23, 2019

Managed Network Services Offer Relief from IT Skills Shortages

The IT skills gap has plagued organizations for a number of years, and continues to increase. Gartner has reported that, “by 2020, 75 percent of organizations will experience visible business disruptions due to skills gaps, which is an increase from less than 20 percent in 2016.” This will not only impact new technology initiatives but...

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By Rahi
Unified Communications
December 20, 2023

Discover the Magic: “Love at First Sight” Program by Logitech and Rahi

Do you struggle to offer your remote participants an inclusive experience? Do they often feel neglected and unheard? Rahi and Logitech understand that an engaging and collaborative experience is the only way to thrive in today’s rapidly changing competitive world. Hence, on Thursday, 21st December 2023 we organized the “Love at First Sight” Demo Program....

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By Rahi
Unified Communications
April 27, 2023

Are Your Video Meetings User-Friendly?

In a hybrid work world, audiovisual technology provides the critical connective tissue that binds remote, mobile and on-premises workforces. Most would like those connections to be a little stronger, however. Incompatible video meeting platforms create frustrating technical barriers and contribute to “meeting inequity” — a sense that not everyone has an equal opportunity to communicate,...

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By Ashwath K General Manager AV Presales
Unified Communications
April 21, 2023

How the Market for A/V Equipment Is Changing in Australia–New Zealand

Remote and hybrid work models have forever altered business operations, and many organizations recognize there’s no returning to the pre-pandemic status quo. Employees want the flexibility to work anywhere. They need a reason to come into the office. This is having a dramatic effect on the A/V equipment market in Australia, New Zealand and beyond....

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By Brad Duce Strategic Solutions Manager
Unified Communications
March 1, 2023

Monitoring and Maintaining Highly Distributed Networks

The workplace has fundamentally changed over the past few years with the transition to hybrid work models. Most employers say they plan to continue supporting a blend of in-office, remote, and mobile workers on a permanent basis. While the shift delivers important benefits such as increased productivity and access to expanded talent pools, it also...

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By Krishna Kunapuli Manager - Presales
IT InfrastructureUnified Communications
January 18, 2023

Collaboration 2023: Long-Term Strategies

Collaboration software became a critical investment for most companies in 2020 due to the need to support work-from-home operations. With remote and hybrid work models now the norm, tools such as messaging, video conferencing, and file sharing remain high-priority technology tools in 2023. Now, however, organizations are looking to enhance the user experience and develop...

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By Prathamesh Rahate Sales Engineer
Unified Communications
November 2, 2022

Why the A/V Market in Australia Is Seeing Dramatic Growth

The global market for audio/visual technologies has grown rapidly as organizations seek to support remote and hybrid work models. Technavio expects the pro A/V market to see a compound annual growth rate of 7.31 percent through 2025, with 41 percent of that growth contributed by the Asia-Pacific region. In Australia, organizations are shrinking their office...

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By Luke Oliver
Unified Communications
October 11, 2022

How to Calculate the Value of Digital Signage

Although digital signage is primarily used in retail, there are applications and use cases in a wide range of industries. In fact, virtually any company can use digital signage to improve employee communication and engagement. Organizations just have to keep in mind that the return on investment (ROI) can be tricky to calculate. Organizations commonly...

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By Simon Daniel Jerke
Unified Communications
September 12, 2022

Rahi Partners with Q-SYS to Deliver Managed Services for A/V Equipment

Conferencing and collaboration technologies are now mission-critical components of the IT environment. Rahi is helping customers in Southeast Asia manage them effectively through its partnership with Q-SYS in Singapore. Rahi now offers a managed service for the Q-SYS cloud-manageable audio, video, and control Platform. With Q-SYS Reflect Enterprise Manager we can securely connect to a...

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By Paul Lee, Sales Director, SE Asia Direct Markets, Q-SYS
Unified Communications
August 10, 2022

Improving Network Scalability and Workload Mobility with VXLAN

Virtualization, cloud, mobile, and other digital technologies have sparked immense innovation over the past decade, but they’ve also increased data center complexity. Organizations must connect multiple geographically distributed network segments and cloud instances in order to support thousands of different applications, virtual machines (VMs), and workloads. This has made network management far more complex than...

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By Prathamesh Rahate Sales Engineer

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