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Many K-12 schools are turning to a reliable and flexible VoIP phone solution that brings a variety of useful features. ICN’s Managed Voice Service is affordable, easy for users to use, and has a strong return on investment.

Here are 5 reasons K-12 schools are transitioning to a VoIP phone system.

Post Date:
07/09/2019

Prairie Lakes AEA has recently implemented our Managed Voice Service (MVS).  The following case study provides details related to the challenge, installation, results, and benefits to implementing ICN’s MVS service. 

Customer: Prairie Lakes AEA, Mike Schmidt

Post Date:
06/18/2019

ICN continues to deliver the broadband connectivity to help Iowa’s schools and libraries provide digital learning opportunities to students.

Post Date:
06/04/2019

If you are using a framework to manage your security program, now is a good time to check and see if there have been any recent updates that might be relevant to your organization.

Prioritize Security Controls

Post Date:
05/22/2019

The first 911 dispatch center is receiving cloud-based services using public safety grade redundancy offered by the ICN.

Post Date:
05/07/2019

A new sensor system (Enviromux) is being integrated into 130+ ICN equipment locations.  The platform monitors critical environmental conditions, such as temperature, humidity, liquid water presence, power, intrusion, and smoke throughout the Network.

Post Date:
04/23/2019

Peering is the relationship between two Internet networks that connect and exchange traffic. It allows them to directly hand off traffic between each other’s customers, without having to pay a third party to carry that traffic across the Internet for them.

Post Date:
03/05/2019

ICN’s cabling team was involved with a significant reconfiguration project at the Iowa Public Television (IPTV) location in Johnston.  This project involved of 7 phases, beginning August 20, 2018 to October 26, 2018.  The scope of work consisted of voice and data cable installation to support approximately 90 workstation

Post Date:
01/08/2019

The answer to this question depends on what service the organization is trying to protect. DDoS can effect both your internet connection and your web/email servers.

Internet Connection Mitigation

Post Date:
11/26/2018

The intent of a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack is to generate enough traffic from various systems to overwhelm and place systems into a failure state. This can be accomplished by exhausting its resources or exploiting vulnerabilities to stop system processes.

Post Date:
11/19/2018

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