Back in the spring of this year, we were talking about the new office and how we wanted to add some components to it to make it more fun and enjoyable. Being a non-traditional phone company with a healthy respect for the innovations of the past, we thought it would be really interesting if we could find an old-style phone booth and restore it for display in our office. These booths are disappearing fast, so we wanted to grab a little piece of nostalgia that was directly related to our business. Continue Reading This Post ...
Category Archives: Move
If you follow Versature at all, you will know that we have recently moved and are getting settled into our brand new office in the Canotek Business Park in Ottawa’s east end. We are holding an open-house/block party in July and would like to invite friends, family, customers, prospects and fellow businesses to join us for food and refreshments to help us celebrate our great new space.
Thursday, July 12th, 2012
5424 Canotek Rd
Anytime between 4-9 PM
RSVPs appreciated : 613.237.9329 x.130
With the last couple of weeks now a blur in the past and all staff, technology and hardware safely across town, we have overcome the biggest hurdle of our move. With additional changes coming, such as new lighting being installed today, we are still working out the details but well on our way to being settled in our new and larger space.
In my previous post we explored the common issues with IT staff and moves – specifically that they generally have little experience planning and orchestrating a successful move especially with high-touch traditional technology infrastructure and the high reliance that today’s business have on it.
With a low tolerance for outages to key services like email and phone service or even basic services like printing, IT staff are under extreme pressure to plan and time all aspects of a move perfectly. With a move most likely to occur on the weekend, there is rarely a second chance to address an unforeseen problem when it involves an outside party such as a business service provider who is unlikely to be available for replacement equipment or even service calls (such as Rogers or Bell Canada booking a technician for the following week). In most cases this also applies to emergency computer or network hardware where suitable replacements or parts need to be shipped on the next business day. Continue Reading This Post ...