Four A/V and IT pros share their recommendations on apps they can't live without on their mobile devices.
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1: Apps for the Most Efficient Day
June is a busy one for Christopher Gillespie, General Manager of Atlona Commercial. Often on the road, as well as a overseeing an entire sales force and manufacturing facilities around the world, Gillespie doesn't have time for idle chit chat. Factor in the many hours he spends dealing with vendors, suppliers, and employees around the company's Sunnyvale, Calif., headquarters, you can only imagine how valuable his down time is with his family. Established in 2005, this manufacturer of analog and digital connectivity solutions helps deliver cutting-edge solutions for an ever-changing marketplace. Gillespie shares some of the ways he and his team use mobile technology to squeeze a few extra minutes out of their day.
2: Apps to Keep Track of 19 Campuses
Don Trauntvein is the network administrator of Bonneville (ID) School District #93 with 19 separate campuses. Trauntvein is happy to share the fact that that he's developed a way to streamline his network management duties and save his district more than $1.4 million over the past three years since moving some of his administrative duties to a mobile platform; what he doesn't want you to know is that thanks to all the time he's saved using mobile applications to monitor the health of his networks, he secretly spends a few hours every month using Google Maps to help plot out next generation cross country courses for his school's long distance running teams.
3: Apps for Quick Network Management
Leave it to someone who offers up counsel on protecting your money to know a thing or two about proper network management. Andrew Schrage is co-owner of MoneyCrashers.com, a website that helps readers make smarter financial decisions. Schrage helped create a website that logs more than 200,000 unique page views a month. TechDecisions connected with Schrage to get his take on what he faces every day in keeping his company's networks up and running.
4: Apps for Network Control on the Go
When Josh Starr was just 11 years old, he programmed his first BASIC text code. 18 years later, Starr is a co-founder and acting CTO of Infinistorm, LLC, an Indianapolis-based technology and software, consulting firm that specializes in software development and infrastructure expansion. Opened in 2007, Infinistorm specializes in helping clients embrace the benefits of technology, while leveraging the cost savings offered with uniquely designed software that caters to their specifications.
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