Blog

10/12
2015
Making an informed decision on a new phone system

9/17
2015
See how data capture from your Wi-Fi network can transform all aspects of your marketing strategy

8/11
2015
Our latest Agent Talk takes a look at some interesting Wi-Fi statistics that you do not want to miss out on.

7/29
2015
Technical Product Analyst, David Kidwell shares his thoughts on the importance of business continuity plans.

7/8
2015
Fall tradeshows are approaching quickly! Start preparing with these tips from Penny Thurnau.

7/2
2015
We covered some good topics in Q2; here are some of our favorites.

6/24
2015
Check out the first Executive Takes blog of the series where we sit down with Rick Human, President of Corporate Development to talk about integrating new technology in the workplace.

6/12
2015
In our latest Technology at Work, we are focusing on how the IT Department handles BYOD and other technology advances while still maintaining security.

6/4
2015
VP of Sales, John Putnam gives his thoughts on the importance of deadlines and timing when it comes to E-Rate.

5/14
2015
Product Analyst David Kidwell joins the blog to discuss a question that is costing a lot of businesses money.

5/8
2015
Hosted IP PBX isn't just for small businesses anymore; read our latest agent talk to learn more!

5/1
2015
Figuring out the right technology move for your small business isn't always easy. Take a look and see what other small businesses are doing.

4/23
2015
This week, we're looking back to a popular post from Powernet CEO Alli Stevens discussing the critical elements every corporate Wi-Fi network needs to account for.

4/16
2015
We continue our examination of the impact of technology on various areas of business this month with a look inside the marketing team.

4/10
2015
New research offers agents some insights into the mind of the worker when it comes to softphone vs. desk phone solutions.

4/1
2015
Miss any great posts from Q1? No worries! We've pulled the best of the best articles from the past 3 months in this Q1 review.

3/27
2015
Get a sneak peak at our upcoming white paper on enhancing business communications with smart Wi-Fi.

3/13
2015
We continue our look at the impact of technology in the workplace with this examination of business operations.

3/5
2015
It can be difficult for the less-technologically inclined to grasp some of the hidden value of unified communications. Anton Loon looks at some new ways agents can approach the topic.

2/27
2015
Location-based analytics are the new "big thing" in business, but what can they do for you?

2/19
2015
Penny Thurnau shares her thoughts on the forces behind technical innovations.

2/12
2015
Powernet's Director of Network Services files the second entry in our Technology At Work series, this time focusing on customer service.

2/5
2015
The greatest asset in your sales strategy isn't a brochure or a price point. VP of Enterprise Sales Anton Loon elaborates in this month's Agent Talk.

1/29
2015
Buy direct or seek outside advice from an agent? There are benefits to both, but Justin Rice explains how agents can help you make sense of more complex solutions.

1/21
2015
Brent Baker explains why not all Wi-Fi is created equal, and what you can do to make sure your network supports a constantly evolving workplace.

1/16
2015
VP of Sales John Putnam takes a look at technology's impact on the sales force in our new Technology at Work series.

1/8
2015
Join us for a new monthly feature on the blog, Agent Talk! This week, we examine the impact of jargon in the sales process.

12/18
2014
Take a look back at the five most-viewed articles in 2014 from the Powernet blog.

11/13
2014
A turning point in telecom history has a lesson for businesses in all industries...

11/7
2014
What can personal fitness technology teach us about "corporate fitness"? Quite a bit.

10/30
2014
Phone systems are just as susceptible to cyber attack as personal computers. See how companies are cutting down on the risks and keeping the network secure.

10/16
2014
Technology has made it easy for businesses to communicate their message. The problem is, who's doing the talking...and what are they saying?

10/10
2014
The status quo is dying, and technology is the culprit. Business Solutions Manager Justin Rice looks at real-life examples of companies that have reshaped their industries by implementing new technologies.

10/2
2014
Do you really know what you're getting when you implement new technology systems? We look at how to make sure you're getting the most out of what you're paying for.

9/26
2014
How do you know which business trends are worthwhile and which will be short-lived? Here are three questions to consider...

9/19
2014
Businesses are only as good as the people they hire. Is technology helping or hurting your ability to attract top talent?

9/11
2014
As more employees step out of the office to get things done, understanding remote collaboration will become an essential business quality.

9/4
2014
With classes back in session, Powernet CEO Alli Stevens draws comparisons between schools and businesses when it comes to Wi-Fi implementation.

8/22
2014
Powernet's latest white paper, "The Mobile Workplace: How Businesses are Embracing Mobility to Improve Key Performance Indicators," is out Monday! The following excerpt examines the challenges mobile enterprises face.

8/15
2014
Want to jump on the cloud bandwagon but just aren't sure if you should? Resident expert Justin Rice offers up the pros and cons of making the switch.

8/7
2014
Not sure if that last tradeshow was worth the price of admission? Our own tradeshow guru Penny Thurnau will help you make the next one count.

7/31
2014
Once-outlandish fictional technology dreamed up by Hollywood is now changing the course of communication in our society. Our own Brent Baker examines what it means.

7/23
2014
The workday isn't your traditional 8-5 anymore. It's 24 hours, and it's time for businesses and managers to treat as such...

7/18
2014
We love our Wi-Fi, and that is having a big impact for consumers and businesses alike.

7/9
2014
We examine the benefits of enterprise mobility in this sneak-peak excerpt from our latest white paper.

7/3
2014
We hold this truth to be self-evident: People like their mobile devices! But how is that changing corporate culture?

6/27
2014
World Cup buzz is at fever pitch, and there's something businesses can learn from it.

6/18
2014
Does video communication offer any real value, or is it just a cool feature to have? Network Design Engineer Justin Rice explores the issue.

6/13
2014
Take a glance at what's in store for the future of telecom and communication in general and how to prepare for it.

6/4
2014
Brent Baker helps us get with the times in this examination of VoIP technology.

5/29
2014
Why is SIP becoming the dominant vehicle for voice? VP of Sales John Putnam has some answers, and what it means for businesses.

5/21
2014
From CEOs on down, more people are demanding the ability to use their personal devices for work. Our own Jill Warren looks at the issues "bring your own device" (BYOD) may raise in the workplace.

5/13
2014
Anton Loon makes his blogging debut, offering insight into the disappearance of plain old telephone service.

5/7
2014
What do you need to know about network security? Core Network Manager Brian Woolum walks you through the basics.

4/30
2014
Justin Rice shows us how Unified Communications can be a force for change in the workplace.

4/23
2014
CEO Alli Stevens breaks down the dos and don'ts of Wi-Fi networking for business.

4/16
2014
Powernet Manager of Network Services Brent Baker peers into the not-so-distant future in this examination of web real-time communication (WebRTC) technology.

4/9
2014
Moving or thinking of moving your business's data center? Director of Network and Carrier Services Penny Thurnau has some suggestions.

4/1
2014
Director of Network Services Jill Warren shares her insight-from-experience to businesses transitioning from traditional to hosted PBX phone service.

3/26
2014
With an influx of free voice apps hitting the market, Network Services Manager Brent Baker examines the role, if any, these programs play in business.

3/19
2014
CEO Alli Stevens offers a few things to consider when looking at your phone system, whether you’re changing offices or just looking to update.

3/11
2014
From data storage to information sharing, the cloud has become a key component to business infrastructure, even when it comes to phone systems. Network Design Engineer Justin Rice explains...