Network Planning: Small Business
Five Tips

  1. Determine whether you want to host services locally or in the cloud.
  2. Look for ways to control costs.
  3. Have a support plan in place before you need it.
  4. Plan for future growth.
  5. Never underestimate the importance of a good backup.

TechRepublic - Five tips for designing a small business network

Areas of Focus

  • Cisco Networking
  • HP/3Com Networking
  • HP Desktops
  • HP Laptops
  • HP Servers
  • Barracuda Email Filter
  • Barracuda Content Filter
  • Barracuda Backup Server
  • APC Battery Backup


Technology Services

Systems Integration

IT is an intricate mesh of platforms, systems and applications, many of which have overlapping functionality, and are designed with several standards. Attempting to connect them or align them with a business process can be costly, time-consuming, and a risky venture.

PNI’s Systems Integration Solutions can help balance increasing technology intricacy and the decreasing time given to deliver results. We start with a tactical view of your systems and architecture. We will identify opportunities to put your organization on a path toward better alignment with your business plan and critical processes.

Network Planning

Outgrowing your network? PNI has the staff and know-how to assess your business from an existing and growth expectancy perspective.

Unified Communications / Voice over IP

PNI Offers Voice over IP solutions for small, medium and large environments. Utilizing Open Source technologies, we offer solutions to meet any budget. Contact PNI to find out more.

Voice over Internet Protocol, or VoIP, is a simple and low cost voice solution for small and medium businesses. Compared to traditional small to medium business phone systems, VoIP systems provide an unparalleled cost to features ratio by providing a completely custom platform all-in-one centralized server. By using Asterisk based phone systems, PNI offers a wide variety of customizable options for your specific voice needs. The great thing about all of our VoIP systems is that they are expandable. This allows our systems to develop and evolve alongside your business to meet its changing needs with little cost.

PNI’s VoIP team can help you decide on specific system options that best suit your business while providing support and training for your staff. The ability to specify different options of your voice system such as: conference calling, automated attendants, and custom voicemails, can increase the productivity and efficiency for your business.

Security Solutions / Disaster Recovery

PNI provides the latest in security design, auditing, and architectural assistance. From Penetration testing to Intrusion Detection/Prevention, we will help ensure your environment is secure.

System Maintenance

Worried your servers or network are out of date? We can assess your network and its components and let you know what needs to happen to continue your business without outages.