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Supply Chain Delays: “A Perfect Storm”

Covid-19 has disrupted the global supply chain for a year and a half, and while many industries have established a “new normal”, the manufacturing sector is still struggling. Factories both offshore and domestic continue to ...

SC EdTech 2021 Session Sneak Peek

SC Edtech 2021 is right around the corner and with last year’s event cancellation, we’re more excited than ever to see you all in Myrtle Beach! Read below for a preview of what we’ll be ...
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Introducing Ryan Lewis, Encore’s New MSP Manager

Ryan served as Manager of Unified Communications at Prisma Health, where he and his team provided telephony engineering services and support for 18 hospital campuses with approximately 30,000 employees. He was first drawn to technology ...

Introducing Our Newest Cloud Services Architect, Michael Suiter

Michael is a jack of all IT trades; from programming and maintaining phone switching systems to Windows and Linux server support, end-user support, and Office 365 administration. Michael has been working in technology for twelve ...

Say Hello to New Managed Services Engineer, Brandon Silva

Brandon is based in the Mooresville/Charlotte area and brings with him MSP experience in end-user support, Google administration, and Active Directory & Microsoft 365 maintenance. He’s no stranger to audio and visual systems either, having ...

Welcome Riley McIntosh, Our New TN & Western NC Account Executive

Before coming aboard, Riley was a long-time partner of ours at ScanSource where he’s done it all; while most recently he was involved in business development for Cisco, during his 21-year tenure in technology distribution ...

Second Emergency Connectivity Funds (ECF) Filing Window to Open

Earlier this year, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) made $7.17 billion available to schools and libraries for the Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF), a program designed to secure tools and services for remote teaching and learning ...

The Post-Pandemic Classroom

“Flexibility.” It is the word that seems to pop up in every conversation that I have with teachers, it’s in every article and blog post I read about this school year; it seems to be ...

The Benefits of Wi-Fi 6, Part 3: What Comes Next?

While you may be well-read on past generations of Wi-Fi, the revelations and advancements that come along with 802.11ax, and the benefits of upgrading your network to Wi-Fi 6-enabled solutions, you might be wondering what ...

Employee Highlight: Project Coordinator Nichole Liles

Next month marks 12 years of being part of the Encore family for Nichole Liles, one of our hard-working Project Coordinators. Creating relationships with our valued clients is her favorite part of the job; she ...