Network Port Forwarding vs. VPN

When it comes to accessing in-network resources when you’re outside of your network, there are two options.  You can either use port forwarding, or you can use a virtual private network, or VPN.  While both options will allow you to access the resources you need – servers, network-attached storage devices, or even your router configuration – one is superior to the other.

The Must-Have Systems and Technology for your Conference Room

Conference rooms simply can’t be like the ones of old anymore. You know the rooms I’m taking about, with the overhead projectors and easels, or perhaps a whiteboard. No, today’s meeting room has to be state of the art. Here are a few key things you would need to make yours just that.

The Evolving Workplace

Chances are, if you’ve worked in an office environment for some time, you’ve been able to witness, and probably take part in, a shift in the space where you work. This evolution has been slow and incremental, but I’m willing to bet the office you go to everyday bears little resemblance to an office of say, 20 or 30 years ago.

Crestron Mercury, Best in Class

In a previous post, I talked about some of the issues that arise when it comes to scheduling a meeting in a huddle or conference room, so today I want to highlight a product that has made our huddle rooms more efficient and perform at the highest level. The Crestron Mercury is a product that we use in our own office, and it’s been a standout for us in our huddle rooms.