Why I Love Working in IT

July 25th, 2014

By Katie Zastrow

In general, I am not a tech savvy individual. Of course I can navigate my way around a computer, but I am certainly no engineer. As you can imagine I was relatively surprised to find myself hired by an IT company. I was even more surprised to find myself loving it.

5 reasons I love my cloud desktop

July 21st, 2014

By Naomi Dolin-Aubertin

I have a confession to make; I am a cloud desktop convert. I honestly can't imagine how I worked without the cloud before. Let me tell you five reasons why:

Ease of use
Our WebTop cloud workspace is easy. When I started working with DirectNetworks, I think I received two pag
es of printed documentation on how to use WebTop.

Four Reasons Managed Services Make Sense for Your Business

July 14th, 2014

By Naomi Dolin-Aubertin

1. Avoid IT downtime

Network Monitoring - Madison, MilwaukeeWhat happens when you can't dedicate someone to oversee your IT network? What is your plan if something goes wrong after business hours or on the weekend? The benefit of a managed service provider (MSP) is 24/7/365 network monitoring.

American Independence and Innovation

July 3rd, 2014

By Naomi Dolin-Aubertin

America has always been an innovative nation. And while we are not any more or less innovative than any other country, we still pride ourselves on our resourcefulness, creativity, and our ability to push the boundaries of science, technology, and industry.

Technology at the World Cup

July 2nd, 2014

Having been seized by the general World Cup fever, I though I’d talk about the role technology plays in sporting events like this. Now I want to start off by clarifying that I not usually a sports person, so bear with me. That being said, I love the World Cup. I love being able to live stream it over the internet, which in itself is a fairly recent technology when you think about it. 1.7 million people watched the U.S. vs. Germany game through ESPN’s live stream. This is part of a general trend away from cable, in which more and more people are consuming their content solely over the internet.