From the Trenches: 3CX Security

This past month one of our clients experienced a security compromise with their phone system, where 3 extensions had their credentials swiped. Among the information taken was the remote phone login information, including username, extension and password for their 3CX phone system. Our first tip off of the attack was the mass amount of international […]

CrossRealms is Expanding

New Office Opening in Austin, Texas CrossRealms is proud to announce the opening of our second new location within the last year. Austin, Texas is joining Toronto as the latest world-class city in which CrossRealms will provide direct services. “If  you’re located in or near Austin, don’t hesitate to contact me to discuss how we […]

Microsoft Office Specialist Service Update

Schedule Now To Reserve Your MOS Appointment Exciting news!! CrossRealms is rolling out a new Microsoft Office Specialist service for our clients starting June 2017. Ashley, our MOS, will be offering both onsite trainings and webinars. See below for details. Onsite Trainings Ashley will be available to come to your office for scheduled, one hour […]

How We Secured a Healthcare Client’s Network Mid-Acquisition and Divestiture

A Glimpse Into Our process A large healthcare client, created through a partial divestiture of a much larger organization, contracted CrossRealms to design a solution for securing traffic to and from the larger organization in addition to securing the new entity with its varied Acute Care Hospitals and administrative offices. These types of projects present […]

How to Tackle VR Filmmaking and What We Learned After Shooting Our First 360° Video

“A crowd of people cannot accomplish what a community can,” said actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt earlier this month at the CES AT&T Developer Summit in Las Vegas. The event brought together developers, innovators, and artists for a week of collaboration, competition, entertainment, and networking. My film was featured as part of AT&T’s Entertainment Project – a […]

Cohesity From the Trenches – week 4 – Incredible Data Reduction Results

For this blog, I want to report on the status of migrating our myriad of storage hardware, backup software, and media servers at our data center to our new Cohesity unit. First of all, let me describe the current environment. At our data center, we have around 70+ TB of primary storage and around 200 […]

CrossRealms Launches Nation’s First Hands-On Cohesity Training

Businesses seeking a strategic solution to costly, high-maintenance and fragmented secondary storage, now have both a technology and an IT partner to help them transition from legacy systems to hyperconverged secondary storage. Cohesity this week named Chicago-based managed services and consultancy firm CrossRealms Inc. as its first national Managed Services Provider partner. “Our job at […]

Help Us Bridge the Digital Divide

Let’s Tech, a nonprofit organization founded by CrossRealms Inc. to help bridge the digital divide, seeks volunteers to help take the ChatterTale Project across the finish line. The ChatterTale is a unique audio playback device designed to both improve early childhood literacy and promote STEM education. The ChatterTale is entering the final stages of development, […]

Phil Teng Brings Vendor Relationship Expertise and More to CrossRealms

Phil Teng, an IT industry veteran with 20 years of sales and account management experience, has joined CrossRealms Inc. as the organization’s first vice president of sales and operations. CrossRealms has been growing 100 percent annually since 2009 and enjoys a client retention rate of 98 percent. Teng will institute operational efficiencies and expand vendor […]

CrossRealms Attains Platinum Partner Status with 3CX Phone System

Innovation, excellence and client enthusiasm take CrossRealms to the top with 3CX Phone System. CrossRealms attained Platinum Partner status in October and is the only 3CX Platinum Partner in Illinois and in Nevada CrossRealms has deployed more than 70 3CX phone systems and call centers and, without exception, clients are thrilled with the added cost-savings, […]