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Zachary Comeau

Zachary Comeau comes from a journalism background with more than 8 years of experience writing for several daily newspapers and industry trade publications in Massachusetts. He joined Commercial Integrator in October 2019.

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Crestron’s DM NVX AV-over-IP Line Receives IT Security Certifications

Crestron’s DM NVX solutions are now certified by the NIAP, certifying that the products meet cybersecurity standards.

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HP to Acquire Poly for $3.3 Billion, Combine PC Sales With Poly Solutions

HP expects the acquisition of Poly will help further develop the company’s hybrid work and collaboration solutions.

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10 Things System Integrators Can Do To Harden Cyber Defenses Amid The Russia-Ukraine Conflict

With cyberattacks stemming from the Ukraine crisis possibly spilling over into the West, here are 10 cybersecurity steps system integrators can take now.

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Crestron’s Future Innovation Area At ISE 2020 Offers Glimpse Into Future UC, AV Tech

Crestron’s new area at ISE 2020 focuses on the intelligent workplace, like room-based AV solutions, UC, AV-over-IP, and cloud-based management.


Could These Two Trump Moves Impact Pro AV?

In addition to some gigantic M&A news in the pro AV industry, there was some big geopolitical news that could also have an impact on pro AV economics.

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Teams Was Down Monday… Because Microsoft Forgot to Renew A License

Microsoft’s week got off to a bad start when in forgot to renew a license, causing Teams to be unavailable for a large part of Monday.

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The Coronavirus Could Bring A Higher Demand For Videoconferencing Solutions

Judging by Zoom’s stock price, investors think videoconferencing companies will profit off of the coronavirus outbreak as employees work remotely.

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How To Get The End User To Use The AV You Install For Them

If the end user doesn’t use the AV systems you install for them, there’s a good chance that something went wrong along the way.

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ISE 2020 Attendees Beware: Hackers Exploiting Coronavirus Outbreak

Malicious files disguised as information about the coronavirus are being circulated as the outbreak spreads. ISE 2020 attendees should be wary.

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MXL Microphones Introduces New Conferencing Mics, Mounts at ISE 2020

MXL Microphones is adding to its portfolio of web conferencing microphones and systems with a new microphone, multi-microphone system and mounts.

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Research: Technology Will Dominate The Conference Room

A whitepaper from Barco and research firm Savanta suggests technology plays an inherent role in making conference room meetings more engaging and bearable.

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Google is Reportedly Developing A Slack-like App

Google is again trying its hand at a unified communications app in a bid to take market away from Slack and Microsoft Teams.

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I Have Another Reason To Watch The Super Bowl This Year: The AV

Diversified’s multi-year project at Miami’s Hard Rock Stadium is keeping me interested in this year’s Patriot-less Super Bowl.