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C Spire Prepares for Hurricane Michael

By: C Spire Staff on Oct 10, 2018 3:24:31 PM
C Spire has bolstered its network resources and mobilized employees in case it needs to respond to Hurricane Michael, which is expected to make landfall along the Florida Panhandle this afternoon as the season’s first Category 4 hurricane.

Michael made landfall near Panama City with winds up to 120 mph, storm surge of 9 to 13 feet and rain accumulations of 4 to 8 inches. Mandatory evacuations have been issued and a state of emergency has been declared for 35 Florida coastal counties, four Alabama counties and 92 counties in Georgia in the storm’s path.

C Spire readies its extensive wireless and wireline networks and workforce for a wide range of potential disasters, including major weather events such as hurricanes. The company routinely reviews and updates its emergency preparedness plans and conducts drills throughout the year to test the readiness of its network and employees.
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Topics: C Spire News, Hurricane

Webinar: Lessen the Impact of a Network Attack

By: C Spire Staff on Sep 17, 2018 8:41:54 AM

There are multiple paths organizations can take to develop a culture of network security – some more difficult than others. Which will you choose?

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Topics: Security, C Spire News, webinar

Bandwidth Triples for Research Network of 9 Universities, NASA Space Center and More

By: C Spire Staff on Sep 12, 2018 4:50:07 PM

C Spire recently completed a major technology upgrade of Mississippi Optical Network (MissiON) – the state’s science and technology research and development consortium of nine state universities, NASA's Stennis Space Center, U. S. Army Corps of Engineers ERDC, and more. The upgrade tripled capacity, cut overall costs, and expanded the size of the network.

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Topics: C Spire News

Webinar: Password Cracking 101

By: C Spire Staff on Sep 7, 2018 8:34:48 AM

Criminal hackers aren’t nearly as focused on your business' administrative accounts as they are individual employee accounts. Why? Because admin accounts rarely have direct access to highly valuable information like social security numbers, protected health information, etc.

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Topics: cybersecurity, C Spire News, hacking

Staffing Recruiter Says Organizations Should Outsource Their IT

By: Craig Cooper on Aug 28, 2018 6:57:00 AM

Late one afternoon, I received a call from a VP of IT letting me know that three out of five employees had turned in their two-week notices, all within a few days of each another.  This IT leader, immediately thrust into a challenging situation, was looking to me for help. 

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Topics: C Spire News, tech, IT Support

4 IT Strategies for Small Businesses

By: Christina Southern on Aug 23, 2018 9:02:00 AM

Organizations often seek us out when they are struggling with issues like a downed server containing vital business data, a network infrastructure riddled with malware, or poor internet connectivity causing a loss of employee productivity.

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Topics: C Spire News, cybersecurity


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