Current Events and Articles

Since King county and Whatcom county have both moved into phase 2 of the governor’s phased reopening approach, we at NPI are following these guidelines.  This may impact how we deliver service so let’s take this time to go over how this impacts both of...

I think one of the best quotes I’ve heard comes from Kalen Krueger, “The most important thing that will happen on your network today is your backup”.  Backups are something that are hugely important and at times are the most neglected and overlooked aspect of...

One of my absolute favorite past times is cooking. After a long, crazy day, my hour and a half of quiet time in the kitchen making dinner is my “me” time. I love finding new recipes and trying to tweak them to make them my...

A Network Engineer at NPI for 7 years, has an Associate's degree in Computer Information's Systems in addition to a Bachelor's degree in Information Technology-Security. I have also acquired 15 other technical certifications ranging from security, wireless, and Linux but is primarily focused on network...

Last week I was on a four hour virtual meeting, it was a new record. The other day I was “Zoomed Out” after spending seven and a half hours in virtual meetings.The four hour meeting was meaningful and well worth the time, but being in...

Microsoft Teams has been gaining in popularity for years, and it has become one of the most popular internal communications tools.  For those of you not familiar with Teams, it has quite a bit of functionality.  Teams has chat, file share, video, and different applications...

Hello, to all, and hoping you and your families are staying safe.  This unprecedented virus is causing all of us to re-evaluate how we work, play, and live.  I do not know about you folks, but I am tired of being in my house all...

Hello to all and I hope you and your families are healthy and safe.  These are unprecedented times and the effects of the Coronavirus are devastating from a human, and business standpoint.  There are so many things to talk about during this time, humanity, politics, mental...

It’s been about four years since we wrote a newsletter, and since those of us in the sales and marketing side of NPI can’t go out and make sales calls we decided it was time to put the newsletter back in motion. Let’s get the newsletter...