VS. REACTIVE MANAGEMENT ... 2
CLIENT FOCUS: STEADYRAIN, INC. ............ 3
WORK SMARTER WITH AKTIVEOFFICE™ .............. 4
ADDRESSING THE NEEDS OF BUSINESS OWNERS AND PLANTING THE SEEDS FOR A SECURE FUTURE.
Kyvon introduces AktiveSolutions™ to improve the way you do business.
Aktivate™ Your Business AktiveSolutions™ keep you connected
exchange of company information? Do
to customers and clients from any loca-
you want attacks stopped before they
tion, secure your company data, and
can enter your network?
enable task, public folder, and calendar Flip through this issue of Business Focus
sharing between users.
to learn more about the features and Want more? Do you need a disaster
benefits of Kyvon’s AktiveSolutions™.
recovery plan, off-site email and data, remote desktop access, or a complete
For pricing and information about
products or solutions featured in this
Do you wish to eliminate your commu-
nication challenges and streamline the
Tech WATCH Bring your company’s communications up-to-date with ActivateTele™. ActivateTele™ is an intelligent communications solution specially designed to meet the communications challenges facing small and midsized businesses. For more information, visit page 2.
« Alexander Graham Bell makes the first telephone call from New York City to Chicago in 1892. Business Focus
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Pro-Active vs. Reactive Network Management With its robust notification system, Aktive-
Kyvon introduces AktiveNet™, a proactive solution to network management. Implement AktiveNet™ on your company network and you may never see a Kyvon technician again.
Net™ will alert Kyvon to warnings or failures that occur on your network. Technicians can then make changes on the system without interrupting the user, interact with the user in chat mode, or take over the machine with remote control. One of the biggest challenges business owners face is seeing the value in their IT support. By utilizing the desktop management tools, Kyvon is able to work “behind-thescenes” and keep networks running with little or no visibility. The better job Kyvon does, the less you see them. So, how do you, the business owner, see the
If you're building a more complex corporate or e-commerce site or a site requiring extra security, you'll need your own space - a web server dedicated to your business, the equivalent of an entire office building. Kyvon’s AktiveHost™ solution provides this as well as the peace of mind that site security and maintenance are provided for, and that the otherwise prohibitive costs of setting up a server, staffing, and Internet connection are completely minimized. By utilizing AktiveHost™, companies acquire the option of running a server in our facilities without the security risks of operating the server on their own network. Companies also maintain root access to their servers and the ability to control what is on the server.
value in the services provided? How about By utilizing AktiveNet™ on your company
reports on a monthly basis that demonstrate
network, Kyvon will not only reduce the
the performance of your IT infrastructure?
monetary costs of PC and server management, but also reduce company downtime by working pro-actively with the IT Infrastructure.
A recent IDC study found the savings from moving to a centrally managed PC Settings and configurations best practice resulted in an average savings of $190 per PC*. This
AktiveNet™ significantly reduces the total
amounts to a potential savings of almost
cost of desktop and application management
$4000 per year for a 20 seat customer instal-
by enabling Kyvon to proactively and securely
lation. To find out more about AktiveNet™,
centralize and standardize desktop manage-
please contact Kyvon (314) 416-1490.
ment. Automating and centralizing desktop configuration tasks reduces the overall costs
*(IDC: Optimizing Infrastructure: The Relationship Between IT Labor
of PC support.
Costs and Best Practices for Managing the Windows Desktop, October
Intelligent Communication Based on Avaya IP Office, ActivateTele™ is an intelligent communications solution specially designed to meet the communications challenges facing small and midsized businesses. Intelligent Communications for small and midsized businesses addresses basic telephony needs, leverages built-in convergence capabilities, and capitalizes on the robust unified applications to deliver intelligence to users and customers. ActivateTele™ provides solutions that simplify
To find out more about AktiveHost™, please contact Kyvon (314) 416-1490.
within systems to create simple and prosperous experiences for all. To find out more about ActivateTele™, please contact Kyvon (314) 416-1490.
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Introducing: SteadyRain, Inc.
Founded in 1999, SteadyRain has extensive experience delivering Internet technology strategies and solutions for a diverse client base consisting of a wide range of successful businesses, schools, and non-profit organizations.
“We cater to our individual client’s Internet and online marketing needs in every way,” says Thompson Knox, Jr., Vice President of Internet
SteadyRain’s Sales and Marketing department. “We offer our clients a wide range of capabilities, but most importantly we
In addition to these essential services,
SteadyRain works closely with each client
SteadyRain offers additional products and
to develop unique and profitable Internet
services such as email marketing manage-
strategies by leveraging today's leading
ment and campaigns, search engine mar-
technologies. Providing best-in-class tech-
keting (SEM) and search engine optimiza-
nology services that increase sales, reduce
tion (SEO) strategies, online surveys, web
costs, improve productivity and/or create
site redevelopment and interactive multi-
strategic advantages in the client’s mar-
media development to enhance the value
ketplace is a key part of SteadyRain's mis-
of an Internet project or web site.
SteadyRain enjoys a strong business alli-
ance with Kyvon, and relies on Kyvon as its co-location facility to provide web host-
716 Geyer Ave., Suite 400
ing services for its clients and technology
St. Louis, MO 63104
services internally. This has been a mutu-
ally beneficial, ongoing relationship for
more than five years. email@example.com
are their trusted resource for strategically planning and integrating multiple online
SteadyRain has a developed a track record
initiatives or projects that meet or exceed
of excellence, and has developed many
our client’s goals.”
award-winning web sites.
Check out the
portfolio of sites highlighted online at SteadyRain’s expertise extends through the entire life cycle of Internet project development including strategy planning and conceptualization, graphic and content design,
intranets), database architecture, application development, ongoing maintenance of web sites and web-based applications.
www.steadyrain.com Mon – Fri
8am – 5pm
Or by Appointment
SteadyRain was honored with a W3 Award from the International Academy of the
If your company would like to be
Visual Arts, four Davey Awards also from
featured in the Client Focus
the International Academy of the Visual
column, please contact :
Arts, and three TAM (Targeted Advertising
and Marketing) awards from the Business Marketing Association of St. Louis.
(314) 416-1490 firstname.lastname@example.org
AktiveConnect™ Based on the SonicWALL SSL-VPN Series, AktiveConnect™ provides organizations of all sizes with an affordable, simple and secure clientless remote network and application access solution . Utilizing only a standard Web browser, users can easily and securely access e-mail, files, intranets, remote desktops (includes both full desktop and individual application access) and other resources on the corporate LAN from any location. To find out more about AktiveConnect™, please contact Kyvon (314) 416-1490.
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Work Smarter With AktiveOffice™
AktiveOffice™ will enable you to connect with your customers like never before. Based on Microsoft’s® Windows® Small Business Server, Kyvon’s AktiveOffice™ is an advanced solution for productivity
and security that helps your business work smarter and more competitively. It protects your business data, simplifies your business activities, and helps you connect with customers like never before.
Kyvon 11141 South Towne Square Suite C St. Louis, MO 63123 email@example.com 314.544.0011 877.710.7993 (toll free) 314.631.5163 (fax) www.kyvon.com
Windows Small Business Server is server technology that provides a powerful advantage for your business. It will protect your data and help your network run dependably. It will release new productivity from your desktops while empowering your employees to do more. AktiveOffice™ provides many of the features used by large companies—e-mail, an Internet connection, internal Web sites, remote access, support for mobile devices, file and printer sharing, and backup and restore—all in one, integrated product and without the complexity typically associated with server technology.
Based on the SonicWALL TotalSecure Solution, AktiveProtect™ removes the complexity associated with choosing between a host of point products and add-on services by integrating everything you need in a convenient and affordable package. Even before new threats are identified, AktiveProtect™ is automatically updated with signatures that stop attacks before they can enter your network, ensuring you have around-the-clock protection. For more information, contact
For more information, contact Kyvon today (314) 416.1490
Kyvon today (314) 416.1490
11141 South Towne Square Suite C St. Louis, MO 63123
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Business Focus Issue 5, Volume 2, 2007