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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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The AV World and Weed: Is Cannabis Technology A Market?

A lack of traditional AV integrators entering the cannabis market has given rise to smaller cannabis-specific digital display companies.

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What I, A Millennial, Like About Commercial Integrator’s New Office

CI’s new headquarters is definitely a place that I, a millennial, will enjoy coming to every day. Pro AV integrators should think the same way.

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Could Your Employees Use a ‘Creative Day’?

Creativity can disappear if your team is stuck in a rut from the grind of the work week. If you can’t afford more time off, consider this idea.

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The Legal Cannabis Industry is Growing. AV Integrators Shouldn’t Ignore It.

Marijuana companies want the weed-buying process to be an experience. That should be a clear opportunity for AV integrators.

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AV Integrators Need To Make Better Use of Social Media

Many larger AV integrators are relatively quiet on social media platforms like Twitter and Instagram. That needs to change.

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T-Mobile’s 5G Network Is Here

T-Mobile claims to be the first major carrier to unveil a nationwide 5G network. AV integrators should start taking 5G seriously.

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What Integrators Need To Know About The Healthcare Technology Market

The healthcare market is as stable as any other pro AV vertical, but there are several barriers to entering the niche market.

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Invest In Better Customer Service (Or Go Under!)

As the AV industry transitions into a service-based model, integrators should beef up their customer service know-how to help retain customers and grow.

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How Eco-Friendly Is Your AV Business?

Manufacturers like Sonos are placing a bigger emphasis on sustainability and product longevity.

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Why Emotional Intelligence Matters In Pro AV

Emotional intelligence is becoming an increasingly valued trait in the business world, and it can help AV integrators build the workforce pipeline.