Insights from VAF Blog

How Does the Cloud Help with Business Continuity?

March 6th, 2024 by Les Royce

Disruptions are inevitable in the business world. Whether caused by natural disasters, cyberattacks, or unforeseen technical failures, organizations must be prepared to navigate crises while minimizing downtime and maintaining operations. The cloud...

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Improve Employee Productivity with Cloud VoIP Solutions

January 16th, 2024 by Les Royce

Today, we're diving into a topic that's not just a buzzword but a game-changer for businesses aiming to boost productivity and efficiency – Cloud VoIP Solutions. So, grab your favorite beverage, settle into your comfiest chair, and let's explore...

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Improve Productivity with Cloud Solutions

November 2nd, 2023 by admin

Migrating your business to the cloud promises a high ROI. However, if you are on the fence about it, perhaps what we say next will change your mind: It increases employee productivity. Cloud solutions do this in various ways, such as reducing...

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Improve Communication with Cloud Services

September 1st, 2023 by admin

In the digital age, effective communication is the bedrock of successful businesses and organizations. As technology continues to reshape how we connect and collaborate, cloud services have emerged as a game-changing solution that revolutionizes...

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The Benefits of Cloud VoIP Systems

April 28th, 2023 by admin

Cloud VoIP systems are in demand these days because of the many benefits that they have to offer businesses. There are a multitude of reasons why you should consider getting cloud VoIP solutions for your business since they can transform your organization....

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The Benefits of a Technology Strength Assessment

December 9th, 2021 by Van Ausdall & Farrar

It’s a basic fact of life: change happens. Just as we all go through changes as people, businesses and organizations evolve. Technology also evolves, perhaps even quicker than anticipated. A technology solution you brought in two or three years ago may...

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What Is Enterprise Content Management and Automation?

December 1st, 2021 by Van Ausdall & Farrar

If your business still stores important documents and information in a filing cabinet, consider stepping into the future by contacting Van Ausdall & Farrar to implement an enterprise content management and automation solution. An effective enterprise...

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Recorded Presentation - Why Great IT Matters

August 26th, 2020 by Guillermo Fernandez

Trent and Guillermo do an outstanding job outlining the case for the elements that are critical to Great IT. Find out why Continuity, Performance Reputation and Compliance are categories that leaders focus on to stay on course. Understand how Detection,...

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Recorded Presentation - Demystifying Zero Trust

July 24th, 2020 by Guillermo Fernandez

Chad Scott and Andrew Short return for another compelling web presentation. This time they talk about the Zero Trust security strategy many organizations are now exploring. This thought-provoking presentation will get you thinking about your current...

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The Current State of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Indiana

April 29th, 2020 by Trent Smith

THE CURRENT STATE OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC IN INDIANA AND WHY IT WILL ALTER THE TRAJECTORY OF HOOSIER BUSINESSES FOREVER Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb announced that he will decide some time this week whether to extend Indiana’s stay at home order, and...

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Struggling to Find What You Need to Do Your Job? Maybe We Can Help

April 9th, 2020 by Brian Courtney

Over my 30 year career I have worked in a small office, large corporate office, a branch office, and a home office. Being a “people person”, I have to say that my preference is being in a busy office working on deals with my team face to face but these...

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Across the Nation Workers are taking the Tape off their Webcam due to another Virus

March 24th, 2020 by Guillermo Fernandez

Many of us have done it. We heard the stories of hackers snooping into our lives by connecting into our meagerly prepared home networks, to view and intimidate our families through our computer, doorbell or security camera. So, we added a little piece...

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Scan Documents with your i-Phone

March 18th, 2020 by Guillermo Fernandez

As many of us are working from home these days, sooner or later you’ll find the need to scan a document and send it to someone at another location (I’m guessing most of you do not have fax machines in your house). If you’re like me, you’ve likely used...

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Audio and Video Conferencing for At-home Workers

March 18th, 2020 by Guillermo Fernandez

As a larger percentage of knowledge workers are working from home due to the Coronavirus, I am receiving many how-to's about conference calls and other forms of collaboration. Many people are unaware that their Office 365 subscription gives them access...

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The Solution to Business Continuity during Coronavirus (COVID-19) Spread

March 11th, 2020 by Kent Lemley

Many organizations are starting to develop strategies that maintain business continuity while taking precautions to limit the spread of COVID-19. Some organizations are forced with making a choice between employee health and on-going operations. Twenty...

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Going Remote: How to Solve the IT Challenges of a Growing Virtual Workforce

August 27th, 2019 by Ashlee Colliver

It’s too late to turn back the tide. Working remotely is a trend that has grown past the point of being a short-term fad with unknown long-term consequences. At this point, including a virtual workforce as part of a corporate staff is the norm. Performance...

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VA&F Makes the Right Connection with 8x8

January 25th, 2018 by Trent Smith

Van Ausdall & Farrar brings cloud-based unified communication solution to market. The Converged Communications Group at Van Ausdall & Farrar is proud to announce our partnership with 8×8. After a thorough evaluation process, VA&F chose to align with...

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Is it Time to Switch to a Cloud Phone System?

April 26th, 2017 by Trent Smith

TOP 5 REASONS TO SWITCH TO A CLOUD PHONE SYSTEM A company’s phone system is often an integral tool in the pursuit of business. It, along with other methods of communication, connect the company to its customers. So, it is vital to keep the business phones...

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Cloud Data Protection by Acronis at Van Ausdall & Farrar, Inc.

January 24th, 2017 by admin

Technological innovation, speed and precision are key factors uniting Van Ausdall & Farrar, Inc. and Acronis We are pleased to announce our new partnership with Acronis, a global leader in hybrid cloud data protection. Acronis sets the...

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