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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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Microsoft Exchange Emails, security patches

Prioritize These January Microsoft Security Patches

The patches include fixes for several remote code execution flaws and a critical elevation of privilege bug in Active Directory.

Room with table featuring UC&C technology.

IT is Begging for Better Management of The UC&C Environment

A meeting technology management support platform from a global collaboration leader may be the answer to IT’s headaches.

An Integrator’s Place in the Emerging Trend of Virtual Reality Collaboration

Recent announcements from Microsoft, Cisco and Facebook on VR/AR integrations with collaboration platforms give integrators a sense of what’s to come next in UC&C.

Zachary's Latest Posts

employee experience team

Would an Employee Experience Team Work in AV?

AV integrators have long said finding talent is an issue, so companies should rethink how they treat employees and adopt an employee experience model.

GTDC, IT Distribution

GTDC: IT Distribution Will Continue to Support Integrators

Global Technology Distribution Council study finds that distributors have kept pace with changing technology trends, which should benefit pro AV industry.

Small Business Pro AV integrators

5 Small Business Resources for Pro AV Integrators

Small pro AV Integrators have a variety of small business resources available to them to help them keep pace in the growing industry.

Baby Boomers technology

Baby Boomers Use Technology, Too

Millennials and Gen Z are the coveted customer of most of Big Tech, but boomers and Gen X are still consumers and should be treated accordingly.

AV workforce development, audio visual hiring

Audio Visual Hiring Problems? Ask Your Local Schools For Help

Instead of complaining about the audio visual hiring crisis, integrators should look to their local schools for workforce development.

AV Workforce, audio visual workforce

An AV Workforce Pipeline Requires Educational Partnerships

As industry groups like AVIXA and NSCA are working to expand the audio visual workforce pipeline, AV integrators should look to educators.

AV As A Service

AV Should Take Some Lessons From Big Tech

Succesful tech companies like Apple are increasingly relying on recurring revenues from subscriptions. Pro AV should follow suit with AV as a Service.

Impeachment Hearings

Are Impeachment Hearings Costing Your Company?

Impeachment hearings could be costing your company money as employee productivity nosedives during these politically charged events.

5G

AV Integrators Beware: 5G Has Some Security Flaws

Researchers at two U.S. universities have found that 5G networks carry some security flaws that hackers could easily exploit.

Diversity in AV

How The Audio Visual Industry Can Start Talking About Diversity

The industry is moving toward a more inclusive & diverse workplace. These are a few easy things your company can do to catch up with audio visual diversity.