Posts by Tom Call

They say that whatever happens in Las Vegas stays in Las Vegas. But no matter what one experiences in America’s gambling capitol, today’s technology will soon create memories much different than in years past. At least, the memories of when people go to casinos. That’s because casinos have to adjust their business model to adapt to new clientele. Slot machines, for example, have long been a driver of a high profit margin (as much as…  MORE

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For years, we’ve heard how 5G will be the Next Big Thing. 5G was supposed to alter our lives in ways we couldn’t imagine. And after all the hype and a few false starts, 5G has finally landed. Or, at least it’s really close to it. So far, based on tests and limited availability, we’ve seen mixed results. We’ve witnessed 5G with incredibly fast speed that was accompanied by limited range and inconsistent coverage. We’ve…  MORE

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Necessity is indeed the mother of invention. With the coronavirus pandemic affecting every human being and business on the planet, we’re seeing changes to how we work that will surely outlast this health crisis. For example, these days, instead of new hires being walked over to their desks, many are being handed laptops and instructions for accessing VPN and videoconferencing systems from home. In some cases, the new employees get the laptops and instructions sent to…  MORE

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Networks are the lifeblood every 21st century enterprise. Networks connect cloud applications, data, IoT (Internet of things) solutions, ecommerce systems, digital marketing mechanisms, employees, customers, and all of all other elements that comprise today’s business landscape. But often the needs of networks exceed what the traditional networking model can supply. The truth is that networks, ironically, can stall innovation rather than foster it the way they are intended. As an example, look at the ever-growing…  MORE

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Humans and machines have co-existed in offices for decades. Typewriters, computers, refrigerators, fax machines, clocks, printers, heaters, the list goes on and on. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is taking our workplace relationship with machines to a new level. In fact, we’re already interacting with machines each day, and due to the proliferation of AI and their associated chatbots, technology has become inherently part of almost everything we do in the office. Just look at how technology…  MORE

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When you spend your days working on telecom and technology projects, you always have to keep one eye on the future. You have to prepare. Surprises aren’t good for us or our clients. In that light we decided to look ahead to 2021 and provide our thoughts about what will drive the industry. 20121 may be two years away, but for us it’s right around the corner. Create instead of manage Coming soon, telecoms will…  MORE

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