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Our Approach: How Eastern DataComm Is Transforming The Way Our Customers Leverage Safety And Communications Technology

Our Approach: How Eastern DataComm Is Transforming The Way Our Customers Leverage Safety And Communications Technology

Eastern DataComm provides schools, businesses, and municipalities nationwide with end-to-end solutions that are the right fit for their ever-evolving safety and communications needs. We have over 30 years of experience designing, installing, and maintaining safety and communications solutions for hundreds of our customers in the education, government, and business sectors. Whether you’re exploring: Telecommunications platforms […]

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Al Harnisch Interviewed on WCBS Newsradio’s Small Business Report with Joe Connolly

Al Harnisch, President of Eastern DataComm was recently interviewed by Joe Connolly of WCBS Newsradio’s Small Business Report. Connolly’s reports, described as “business news for everyone” are heard on weekdays on WCBS. Anyone can deliver the numbers but what makes Joe stand out, is his ability to distill financial and business information in a consumer-friendly […]

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What To Look For When Selecting Your Access Control System

What To Look For When Selecting Your Access Control System

Does your current access control system need an upgrade? Are you thinking about bringing this technology to your school district, business, or municipality? Here are three key areas to evaluate whether you’re considering installing or upgrading your access control system. Do You Need A Way To Improve Daily Operations Or Automate Intruder Prevention? Do any […]

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Keep a Clear LENS with OPTICS

Keep a Clear LENS with OPTICS: school security systems

Innovation Driven by Our Evolving Customers’ Needs Until now, schools found it difficult to make sure their school safety technology systems were always working correctly. We have seen situations where Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS) were offline, or their batteries needed to be replaced. We’ve also seen situations where the POTS line went dead, or a […]

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Is Your Emergency Notification System Working for You? Here’s How to Tell

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School and government administrators have had an overwhelming volume and variety of unprecedented issues to handle these last two years. Not only has COVID-19 altered the physical and psychological landscape of schools, but there has also been an increase in serious incidents such as multi-victim homicides being perpetrated in educational facilities across the country. These […]

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6 Reasons to Upgrade Your Business Phone System

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Businesses replace their desktop PCs about every five years. Mobile devices are replaced more frequently, especially for companies that allow employee-owned devices, because many consumers upgrade their smartphones and tablets as soon as they qualify for carrier discounts. Yet many organizations tend to cling to old phone systems for 10 to 20 years. To give […]

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8 Factors to Consider When Implementing a Cloud Phone System

In a previous post, we discussed why more organizations are moving their phone systems to the cloud and what to look for in a cloud phone system. More than cost savings, a cloud phone system offers more control and flexibility, simpler management, the ability to add or remove users and services as needed, access to […]

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LENS Customization Meets School District’s Unique Safety Requirements

LENS Customization Meets School District’s Unique Safety Requirements

In the wake of the horrific 2018 school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, a Federal Commission on Safety was established to research and recommend best practice solutions to improve school safety. As part of its final report, the commission recommended a multilayered approach to physical security that addresses the needs […]

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7 Ways Unified Communications Benefits State and Local Government

Many government agencies at the state and local level still rely upon legacy phone systems or Centrex-type services leased from carriers. These older systems are difficult to manage, expensive to maintain, and lack many of the features of a modern communications platform. Designed when most workers sat at desks throughout the day, they are incapable […]

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How Communication and Automation Improve School and Office Safety

Tragedies involving violence at our schools and places of work have made safety a top-of-mind issue across the country. Many states, counties and municipalities have passed or are considering legislation that mandates increased security measures and greater cooperation between schools, law enforcement and the community at large. Public- and private-sector organizations are dedicating budget dollars […]

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