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About scavali

20 years of Information Technology experience, including 15 with Microsoft Services and Sales to some of the largest and smallest companies in the world, give me some unique perspective on the technology industry as a whole. Now I am the Unified Communications Practice Manager for Janalent, 2 time UC Worldwide Partner of the Year in 2009 and 2010. Combine that with my passion for photography, scuba diving, all things Key West and my time volunteering with the Madison, NJ Fire Department and you will find an eccletic combination of thoughts and experiences conveyed on this blog. Please contribute, I value people's productive feedback.

Plantronics Voyager Focus–Could it be the only headset in your bag?

The Plantronics Voyager Focus takes the abilities of a quality stereo headset, the quality of their voyager headset line and merges them into a single headset that can satisfy the road warrior and desk worker alike. Continue reading

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Amazon Echo First Look

What is Amazon Echo? The latest to come out of Amazon is the Echo.   The Echo is a voice command device from Amazon.   It has a number of functions including fact finding, weather, traffic, music (from iHeart Radio, Tunein Radio, … Continue reading

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Windows Server 2003 End of Life — Update

As I predicted back in March, Windows Server 2003 has become THE topic of conversation in almost every customer that we speak to. We are now just under 8 months away from the end of life of Windows Server 2003. … Continue reading

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Windows Server 2003 on the March to Retirement

When we look back on 2014 in IT, there are going to be a couple of things that dominate our thinking and my guess is it won’t be BYOD or Big Data. In reality, a much more mundane yet critical … Continue reading

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XtremIO changes the game and EMC Global Services is there to show our customers how to win with it!!!

We just completed a major milestone for us at EMC. The launch of XtremIO is a game changer in the IT industry. Realistically, I think that many people haven’t really grasped how significant a change it is and what the … Continue reading

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Lync 2013 client for Windows 8

Its about time!!!!!! In the Windows Phone community, the Lync application stands out as an app that generates a lot of excitement and attention.  In this case, the community has been waiting since WP8 for an app that would take … Continue reading

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Windows Phone–Lumia 920

I have been waiting to write this entry now for a couple of weeks now.  As with many Windows Phone fans, I waited patiently (or not so patiently) for the successor to my Samsung Focus and Windows Phone 7.5.  I … Continue reading

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