Tait manages the communications network of one of the largest transport authorities in the world, with over 2 billion journeys made in their network each year. To ensure high-reliability voice and data connections between all buses and dispatch and control centres, proactive monitoring and management of the communications networks is essential.

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Newmont Goldcorp, the world’s largest gold producer own and operate Boddington Gold Mine, a large open-pit mine located 75 miles (120km) east of Perth, Western Australia.

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As the sophistication of communications systems grows, supporting this complex environment becomes increasingly costly and time consuming.  Furthermore, information security risks call for diligent communications management from professionals.  This range of skills and tools needed to manage critical communications networks has become a major distraction for many organizations globally.  With 50 years of expertise in designing and delivering complex communications networks, Tait Communications has responded to this challenge with a powerful suite of managed service solutions.

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Who’s watching your LMR network?

Proactive monitoring and management of communications networks are key to maximizing uptime, for the safety and effectiveness of your team.  There is an effective network monitoring and management solution that can be tailored to your organization’s needs.
Tait is introducing a powerful new performance monitoring tool, Tait EnableInsight, that goes well beyond our existing Tait EnableMonitor fault monitoring tool.  This article compares a range of network monitoring and management options available to you.
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Service Advantage from Tait is a unique blend of services and tools that enables communications professionals to work proactively towards ensuring predictable delivery of service.

Watch this quick video for an overview about Service Advantage

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The most commonly-selected procurement process in Public Safety communications system purchases is the Request for Proposal (RFP).

There are no commonly recognized, unbiased, detailed templates in circulation, but the following pages show a sample high-level table of contents for a new system
purchase RFP. You can use it as a checklist to test your RFP for completeness.
Format and contents
Explain your requirements and expectations explicitly regarding the format and contents of proposals. The more uniform the format of the responses, the easier it will be for you to evaluate... Continue Reading

Critical Communications has become increasingly complex. It’s no longer just about Land Mobile Radio, organizations must also consider LTE, cellular, IP, and more. At Tait, we have over 40 years of experience working in Critical Communications.

In this video, Judd Cain, EVP of Global Services, explains why Tait made the decision to begin offering Managed Services to our clients. Learn how our experienced team can provide a managed services offering that will simplify, optimize, and maximize your critical communications system and ensure your organization is more than prepared for the future. Continue Reading

By Judd Cain, Executive VP Global Managed Services, Tait Communications.

“People think focus means saying yes to the thing you’ve got to focus on. But that’s not what it means at all. It means saying no to the hundred other good ideas that there are. You have to pick carefully. I’m actually as proud of the things we haven’t done as the things we have done.” —Steve Jobs, 1997
Most organizations begin with a small group of passionate and committed people who pull together to manage the whole array of business functions that need to be handled for the... Continue Reading

by Martin Deakin, Editor, Connection Magazine.

James Bond, Hurricane Sandy and Steve Jobs all feature in the latest edition of our online magazine, Connection.

Connection is a collection of educational and thought-leading articles focusing on critical communications, wireless and radio technology. It’s a free, biannual magazine that reaches over 90,000 global industry professionals written by industry experts.

And this edition is also available on iOS, Android, and Kindle Fire devices, too.

We’ve listened to the great feedback from our readers and... Continue Reading

By Judd Cain, Executive Vice President, Managed Services.

Can you spot the key word in this definition?

“Managed Services is the proactive management of an IT asset or object, by a third party typically known as a MSP, on behalf of a customer. The operative distinction that sets apart a MSP is the proactive delivery of their service, as compared to reactive IT services, which have been around for decades.”  International Association of Cloud & Managed Services Partners

Okay so that was easy. It’s “proactive” – an obvious thing to mention from an IT... Continue Reading