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Systems Engineering Blog

Unified Communications: Empowering Businesses to Do More

October 05, 2018

If you’ve been in or around information technology (IT), you are most likely familiar with Unified Communications (UC). If not, maybe you've heard of its subscription-based cloud-delivered model, unified communications-as-a-service (UCaaS). Gartner breaks UC into six broad communication functions:

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SE Data Points, Collaboration, Unified Communications

Three Cost Effective Cybersecurity Tools Your Business Should Not Be Without in 2019

October 05, 2018

Assuming you have your network security basics in place, there are a few cybersecurity solutions that are relatively inexpensive that many businesses have yet to include in their cybersecurity war chest. These tools help you stay ahead of the cyber criminals and provide additional protection to reduce your business' chance of a breach.

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SE Data Points, IT Security

Planning for End-of-Life/Support Products

October 05, 2018

Preparing budgets for the upcoming year includes planning for any products that will be reaching end-of-life/support. According to Spiceworks, the need to upgrade outdated IT products will be a big focus for many businesses in 2019. For businesses up to 500 seats, replacing end-of-life products is the top driver of new hardware, software, services purchases, and cloud solutions.

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SE Data Points, IT Strategy

SE Spotlight:  Kelly Ridley

October 05, 2018

At Systems Engineering (SE), employees are our number one resource. Our success depends on our dedicated and skilled staff who share our values and contribute to our vision. SE Spotlight gives a brief but revealing look at one of our valuable members.

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SE Data Points, SE Team, General

SE Data Points FALL 2018: New Employees Bulletin

October 05, 2018

At Systems Engineering (SE), our success depends on the efforts of our employees.  We strive to attract and retain talented, dedicated, and skilled staff who share our values, contribute to our vision, and take pride in our clients' success.

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SE Data Points, SE Team

SE Lunch & Learn Recap:  Security & Compliance in the Cloud - The New Perimeter

August 05, 2018

Your organization’s data is in the cloud, so now what? Is it secure? Where is it? Is it readily available? Who is accessing it?

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SE Data Points, IT Security, Cloud, IT Consulting

SE Internship Program 2018

August 05, 2018

Systems Engineering (SE) is pleased to announce the continuation of its summer internship program. Our 2018 program includes seven graduates, or soon-to-be graduates, joining us from a variety of schools including Villanova University, Southern Maine Community College, Kennesaw State University, University of Southern Maine, and Tufts University.

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SE Data Points, SE Team

SE Spotlight: 2018 Summer Interns

August 05, 2018

In this quarter's SE Spotlight, we decided to highlight the amazing interns  who are with us over the summer. This talented group of students and graduates joined Systems Engineering (SE) to receive real-world job experience and hone the skills they already have while learning new ones. SE Spotlight provides a brief look at our 2018 interns:

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SE Data Points, SE Team

The Security Suitcase for Your Move to the Cloud

May 17, 2018

I packed my cloud bag and in it I placed...

As we've begun to adopt a myriad of cloud-based services, our network perimeter has become more expansive and therefore, potentially more porous. Cloud services may need additional firewall ports open, which is equivalent to opening more doors into your home.  On top of this, your employees are now working wherever they want and they’re using a handful of different devices. Last but not least, your data is racking up an impressive amount of frequent flier miles as it travels and gets stored in platforms strewn all across the country. 

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SE Data Points, Cloud, IT Security, Digital Transformation, IT Strategy

Four things to know before you get started with Azure.

April 19, 2018

Over the past several years, the demand for cloud infrastructure services has quickly grown with 2017 revenues reaching well over $23.6 billion, up 93% from the previous year.  Recognizing this, Microsoft has made massive investments in data centers all around the world to become the leader in the global public cloud services market along with having the most comprehensive set of compliance offerings of any cloud service provider.

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SE Data Points, Cloud, IT Consulting, IT Strategy