Networking

What We Bring to the Construction and Design Industries

Eric Fields and Nina Shell were on-hand meeting people and answering questions at the WV Construction and Design Exposition (or the WV Expo as it’s known) on March 22nd and 23rd. Not shown, but also helping was Mike Winans, Steve Santmyer and Joe Justice.

Beat the Cloud with your own network and the magic of a VPN

Today we’re going back to basics in understanding VPNs. We’ll unpack just what a VPN is and how it’s implemented. Then we’ll look at how a VPN can give you all the mobility of the Cloud with the full control and security of you own, in-house server and data storage.

What Is a VPN?

VPN means Virtual Private Network and it allows your computer to access your private office network over a public network.

Congratulations to Cody Whitehead on his BICSI Installer 2, Copper Certification

Cody Whitehead has recently earned his BICSI Installer 2, Copper Certification and we want to give him a big congratulations! At Advantage Technology, our advantage is our people and the BICSI Installer 2, Copper Certification is no mean feat. Having skilled and trained technicians like Cody Whitehead is a high priority.

Escape your mobile prison with this simple way to increase WiFi reliability

Have you ever been in mobile prison? That point where you’ve got a mobile phone or tablet but can’t go into a certain office or leave the hallways because you’ll instantly lose your WiFi connection. Or maybe your WiFi reception will just degrade to the point where everything takes forever to download?

Well, the good news is that here at Advantage Technology we have a simple solution for getting out of mobile prison: Install multiple Aruba Access Points.

Cabling Quote Request

Advantage Technology has been installing cabling and network infrastructure for over 15 years. Whether you're putting in a brand new system or updating your existing one, getting it done right, by a professional, will save you money in the long run and will help you concentrate on more important tasks, like expanding your business.

Fill out the form below and an Advantage Technology representative will contact you with free quote!

Kay Casto and Chaney Server Consolidation

Recently, Advantage Technology surveyed the law firm Kay Casto and Chaney’s Charleston office and upgraded their datacenter.

Every few years, the time comes to upgrade your IT infrastructure. This is actually a great opportunity because it usually leads to server consolidation. Server consolidation reduces the physical footprint of servers, reduces operating costs and energy costs, decreases downtime and improves reliability.

Water damage repair with Advantage Technology

Imagine walking into your office one day and seeing all your tech equipment dripping with water. What would you do?

For Charleston law firm Elmore & Elmore, that wasn’t a hypothetical question. And water damage is more common than you might think. The same thing happened to Girl Scout of Black Diamond Council along with numerous other local businesses.

Network Cleanup at Dixon Electrical Systems & Contracting

We recently finished a network cleanup for our friends at Dixon Electrical Systems & Contracting, Inc. This nice, compact server rack started out as a table with server, wires and cables, keyboards, mice, monitors, and power strips spread all over the place. Dixon Electrical trusted Advantage Technology turn the mess into a proper server rack.

Destroy Downtime on your Network

On September 23rd, we held our September Advantage Lunch at Edgewood Country Club. (If you’re not familiar with the Advantage Lunch, learn about it at advantagelunch.com). The topic this month was “Destroy Downtime on your Network” and I along with systems engineer, Anthony Ross, gave a presentation that has been very well received. In case you didn’t make or just want a refresher, I want to give you a recap of what we discussed.

Server Consolidation at KCEAA

Server consolidation is a trending movement in IT and for good reason. Server consolidation reduces the physical footprint of servers, reduces operating costs and energy costs, decreases downtime and improves reliability. Rather than operating, managing and powering a variety of physical servers, server consolidation can provide a single point of contact to manage an entire data center.

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