Articles

Reimagining the Classroom: Teaching in a Hybrid Environment

If we have learned anything as educators in the past twelve months, it is that we are resilient, creative, and dedicated. As teachers, we are always learning and growing; finding new and more effective ways to meet the ever-changing ...

Encore awarded Promethean 2020 Southeast Partner of the Year

Encore is proud to announce we have been named Promethean’s Southeast Partner of the Year for the second year in a row. One of our most valued, strategic partners, Promethean is a global education technology company specializing ...

Winter 2021 Newsletter Employee Highlights

Our team brings unmatched technical expertise and superior service to every project we support. To get a better sense of who we are, check out our featured employees. David Raycroft Lead Classroom Solution & A/V ...

Network Analytics: Work Smarter, Not Harder

If data is the lifeblood of the contemporary workplace, networks are the cardiovascular system, flowing information from central data centers to endpoints and back again. Monitoring the overall health of your network is critical, as its performance can have a large impact on your ...

Executive Corner: “Oh No, Not Another Webinar!”

With work going remote and staying remote for many people even after the pandemic subsides, webinars have become the go-to tool for companies to share information, both internally and with outside partners. However, with the oversaturation of online seminars available, webinar fatigue is ...

New Microsoft Teams Features

As many of us have shifted to working, learning, teaching, and socializing remotely over the past year, numerous video conferencing platforms have risen to the challenge of keeping us connected, but few have done quite as well as Microsoft Teams. During the pandemic, Microsoft has paid close attention to ...

2020 Excellence Award Recipients & New VP of Operations Announced

As 2020 draws to a close, our executive team is pleased to announce this year’s recipients of the Encore Excellence Award: ·        Brandi Brooks, CloudVoice Engineer ·        Stacy Kuper, South Carolina Regional Sales Manager ·        ...

Carrie Fesperman, Your New Classroom Tech Resource

Over the past year, our teachers and school administrators have faced new challenges and have been rapidly introduced to new technologies with the goal of creating effective hybrid learning classrooms. With a focus on ensuring ...

Encore Helps Greenville County Schools Overcome Digital Deserts

Friday, October 30th Greenville County Schools (GCS) Superintendent Dr. W. Burke Royster publicly unveiled plans to deploy 42 solar-powered, long-range WiFi units throughout the county. Local decision-makers and media gathered at the MT Anderson Support ...

WiFi 6: What Is It, & Can We Take Advantage of It Now?

The evolution of wireless networking, commonly referred to as “WiFi,” goes back decades.  In the early days in the late 90s, its development was severely constrained by limited bandwidth and availability, such that real speed ...