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This blog seeks to answer all of your burning tech questions. The articles, written by our team of diverse subject matter experts, dissect the most transformational topics shaping today's IT industry and rippling through the markets we serve. Annese strives to be your source for technology news and education.

What You Need to Know about the Acquisition of Annese & Associates, Inc. by ConvergeOne

Written by The Annese Team on 7/18/17 4:15 PM

We have very exciting news to share! Annese has been acquired by ConvergeOne due to our impressive 47 years of expertise, relationships, and innovation in the IT space, and strong presence in New York and the Northeast. Annese's founder, Frank J. Annese, once said, ...

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Trusted Options for UC & Contact Center in the Wake of Avaya's Chapter 11 Announcement

Written by Ryan Gebauer on 5/1/17 1:23 PM

It’s 2017, and if we’ve learned anything from successful companies like Amazon, Cisco, Microsoft, Google, and IBM over the past decade, it is this: if you don’t have a cloud strategy, you will not survive. Earlier this year, Avaya filed for bankruptcy as it accumulated over ...

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The Art of the Network Administrator: A Day in the Life

Written by Mike Keller on 4/25/17 4:52 PM

The phone rings. It’s two o’clock in the morning: “Hi Mike, we’re not sure what’s going on but it looks like the network went down. When do you think you can be there to fix it?” “I’ll be there shortly.” My mind wanders a bit: Just what could it be? Is the internet service ...

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3 Ways Packet Loss Can Compromise Network Security

Written by The Annese Team on 8/12/16 1:57 PM

Packet loss throughout a network may be indicative of problems that are bigger than a sluggish performance, especially as hackers cultivate data streams whose success is based upon a speedy reaction time to a threat. In 2014, you may have been able to hold off on a network ...

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Weighing the Risk and Reward of Compliance Outsourcing

Written by The Annese Team on 7/15/16 12:29 PM

Compliance with the various federal regulations can be a challenge, particularly for smaller or newer businesses. Not every type of activity will be subject to regulatory compliance, but many are, and the task of compliance can be tiring. Among the myriad of compliance ...

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What the Device Mesh Means for Healthcare

Written by The Annese Team on 5/11/16 10:45 AM

At the Gartner Symposium IT Expo 2015 in Orlando, Florida, the Device Mesh tops the list as the Top 10 Strategic Technological Trends of 2016. The advancement of the Internet of Things (IoT) impacts nearly every aspect of business and commerce, and the healthcare industry ...

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A Partner's View on the 2016 Ingram Micro Acquisition

Written by Christina Nordquist on 3/4/16 11:44 AM

On February 17th, IT distributor Ingram Micro announced it had been acquired by China’s Tianjin Tianhai Investment Co. for roughly six billion dollars in a move that rocked the technology world.   Sales Support Manager Shala Pelloni who works closely with Ingram Micro on ...

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The Top 10 Most-Read Technology Blog Posts from 2015

Written by Christina Nordquist on 12/29/15 10:43 AM

As we count down the days to 2016, we can't help but look back on the content shared over the past year and note which topics were of the most interest to our Annese Family Secrets blog readers. From a trending perspective, it appears that emerging areas such as cloud and ...

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An IT Professional's Guide to 2016 Salary Ranges and Points of Negotiation

Written by Merry Bhattacharjee on 11/24/15 10:26 AM

Any proactive job seeker knows it's important to have a good handle on the national hiring averages for their chosen field, an understanding of the variance in starting salary ranges from city to city and state to state, and insight into the skills and expertise that ...

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