12 episodes

You have IT questions. We have answers. Want the inside scoop on the technology that sustains, protects and advances businesses? Ask the Authority podcast is your chance to join C Spire’s team of expert engineers as they discuss the pressing IT questions of our times. From ransomware and SD-WAN to IoT and everything in between, you'll walk away better informed and ready to tackle any IT challenge.

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You have IT questions. We have answers. Want the inside scoop on the technology that sustains, protects and advances businesses? Ask the Authority podcast is your chance to join C Spire’s team of expert engineers as they discuss the pressing IT questions of our times. From ransomware and SD-WAN to IoT and everything in between, you'll walk away better informed and ready to tackle any IT challenge.

    WIFI changes & challenges

    WIFI changes & challenges

    Wireless technology is quickly becoming an important tool in business operations. In this episode, C Spire Authority engineer Kevin Newman shares insight on the new features available in WIFI 6 and how they are empowering business success. He also talks challenges IT teams regularly face with WIFI and how to avoid them. [Do you have a question you’d like answered on the show? Email us at askauthority@cspire.com]

    • 15 min
    Stop ignoring your firewall

    Stop ignoring your firewall

    Everyone knows firewalls are an essential first line of defense and critical to network security. So why do so many organizations ignore them? In today’s episode, C Spire Authority expert Zach Smith explains how to get the most out of a firewall and what new features are on the horizon.

    • 15 min
    The future of business collaboration

    The future of business collaboration

    Business collaboration is changing more quickly than you realize. It isn’t just about voice calls, chat and document editing anymore. The future looks like UCaaS solution integration with back-office systems and even virtual reality and augmented reality. Join C Spire Authority expert John Bergoon as he discusses what’s next for business collaboration tools.

    • 21 min
    Five Reasons Cloud Migrations Fail—and How to Avoid Them

    Five Reasons Cloud Migrations Fail—and How to Avoid Them

    Moving to the cloud is smart – until it takes over a year to complete, goes way over budget or fails completely. In this episode, C Spire cloud expert Neil Larson discusses five common migration mistakes and how to avoid them, from failing to properly analyze apps to underestimating costs and not moving beyond the lift and shift methodology.

    • 23 min
    Your biggest security mistake? Skipping multi‑factor.

    Your biggest security mistake? Skipping multi‑factor.

    Highly effective multi‑factor authentication is an easy security win. So why aren't more organizations adopting it? C Spire Authority expert Jeff Kuespert explains why multi‑factor matters, the implementation process and steps to gaining executive buy‑in.

    • 19 min
    When disaster recovery goes wrong

    When disaster recovery goes wrong

    Think your disaster recovery plan is foolproof? Think again. In today’s episode, C Spire Authority expert Gary Nalley shares true stories of when catastrophe got the best of "well prepared" IT teams. We share tips for how to ensure your disaster recovery plan is effective and still relevant in today’s climate.

    • 27 min

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