Making Phone Calls In Teams

UPDATE: Edits to the original article were made due to Microsoft’s announcement of its intent to acquire Metaswitch Networks. Microsoft has rebranded previous communications and collaboration platforms to Teams, and executives are already pushing their IT groups to figure out…

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Our Work From Home IT Transition Plan & No-Cost Support

With Covid-19 concerns, employer’s work from home directives pose a major challenge for CIOs and CTOs from a technological standpoint. Do not panic. In addition to activating a 24/7 chat system at the bottom of the page that goes directly…

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The Future of Networking Will Be Led By CIO / CTO Artists.

Following my interview on Bloomberg, I received the usual “atta-boy” emails from contacts, but also received inquiries centering on the future of networking, how operations will change, and how an operator’s daily role will change. As I look at our…

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Eric Skeens On Bloomberg Radio
Eric Skeens On Bloomberg Radio

Why are telecoms struggling despite a surge in internet and bandwidth demands? This was the topic of discussion and the reason Eric Skeens, our Co-Founder & Managing Partner, was interviewed live on Bloomberg Radio. Joining Lisa Abramowicz and Paul Sweeney…

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Eric Skeens interview on Bloomberg Radio

Today at 11:30am ET, our co-founder and managing partner, Eric Skeens will be on Bloomberg Radio with Lisa Abramowicz & Paul Sweeney to discuss telecom disruption, dark fiber, 5G and cloud. Bloomberg Radio can be heard on 1130AM New York,…

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As Connectivity Demands Surge, Telecom Alternatives Become Reality

The era of telecom subservience is nearly over. It’s routine to hate on the telecom providers your operations depend on, but new technology finally makes our collective exodus from telecom providers possible. Their failure to adapt over the next 5…

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Raise Money For Heroes Latinos and St. Jude

It’s my second year running for Heroes Latinos in the St. Jude Walk/Run fundraiser and I’m excited to tell my 3 Tree Family about this year’s event. My team will be participating in this years walk/run at the Portland Zoo….

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Hardware-Blades Are Out. CloudBlades are In.

New tech released Wednesday has been designed to end the age-old practice that has forced CIOs and IT teams to maintain expensive hardware refresh cycles and tolerate products that routinely struggle to deliver high performance. The era of building “hardware-blades”…

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Co-Founder Eric Skeens Ran a 26.2

Eric Skeens, co-founder of 3 Tree Tech finished a marathon (26.2) June 8th, raising 1k for the St. Jude Rock ‘n’ Roll Seattle Marathon & 1/2 Marathon. Eric’s entire team the Heroes Latinos, raised a final total of $12,355.00 and…

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How Cloud Will Push Out Traditional ISPs

It would make sense that more cloud technology adoption should mean more market share for ISPs, but that won’t be the case for long. Traditional carriers like AT&T, Verizon, and CenturyLink, known as the “Big 3”, are quickly losing their…

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