Case Study: Bowdoin College - Bowdoin, Maine

Maine liberal arts college upgrades theater‭ housed in 100+‭ ‬year old Civil War Memorial   Overview Connectivity Point‭ (‬CPDI‭) ‬has worked with Bowdoin College for more than 15‭ ‬years‭, ‬installing miles of...

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Case Study: BerryDunn Headquarters - Portland, Maine

Northern New England’s largest accounting firm constructs new national headquarters in Portland, ME   Overview Connectivity Point‭ (‬CPDI‭) ‬designed and installed new network cabling‭, ‬audio/visual equipment‭,...

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Torben Bernfeld Retires After 36 Years in the Security Industry

It is with gratitude for his contributions to Connectivity Point that we are announcing the well-deserved retirement of Sales Engineer, Torben Bernfeld, at the end of October. Torben joined our team in the fall of 2020 when he sold his company,...

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Virtual Lunch and Learn: Telephone Systems - From Landline to Cloud Solutions

Telephone technology has grown in leaps and bounds since operators sat at a switchboard connecting calls. The shift to cloud solutions and the ability to utilize internet broadband means that we can share more than just voice communications via...

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Questions to Ask When Assessing Your Existing Business Phone System‭

It is important that your telephone system can support three pillars within your business: your employees (remote and in office), your customer base, and your business operations. We’ve created a list of questions based on the benefits...

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From Telephone System to Communication System: How today’s technology can support your business in the years to come

With a focus on improving collaboration AND customer service, today’s telephone systems are built to handle increased call volumes and integrate seamlessly with your existing workflow and CRM tools. Transitioning from legacy landline service to...

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Windstream, Landline Phones and Understanding Your Options

Is Windstream cutting your cord? We can help. Lately, Windstream Enterprises (aka Windstream Holdings) has been sending notifications to their customers that use their landline service informing them the minimum monthly service charge for their...

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Connectivity Pointers: Our Universal Connection

By Nicole Courtemanche   If anyone follows this blog—and goodness knows, every blogger does wonder if any reader follows their work!—you have read numerous references to songs and movies and television programs that I choose to help...

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Downsizing Space and Technology Post-Pandemic

More people working from home? Your connectivity may need a reset. The COVID-19 pandemic has had a meaningful impact on the workflow of industries and companies across the spectrum and around the globe. Practically overnight, many businesses were...

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CPDI completes multi-discipline installation project for BerryDunn, Portland, Maine

Overview Connectivity Point (CPDI) designed and installed new network cabling, audio/visual equipment, sound masking, and security systems for the new BerryDunn Congress Street building in Portland, Maine. Throughout the project, CPDI had 30...

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Connectivity Pointers: Sound Masking and Psychoacoustics

By Nicole Courtemanche     Psycho shower scene circa 1960   There are very few sounds over the course of 131 years of cinema history that managed to linger in the minds of movie goers like Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho. In the...

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Connectivity Pointers: Wireless Connectivity – How Cardi B inadvertently ruined a perfectly acceptable technology equipment acronym ... 4EVA.

By Nicole Courtemanche      What really is acceptable anyways?   Before last summer, there was a term that was widely used and accepted across all technology industries and disciplines for a specific networking hardware that...

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Virtual Lunch & Learn: ReOpening the Office – Infrastructure for Today's Work Environment

The office environment is changing. Whether adapting to remote or hybrid work styles, installing socially-distanced work stations, integrating access control systems or expanding into new buildings, all affect the systems and services that support...

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Connectivity Point named one of the Best Places to Work in Rhode Island

PROVIDENCE  — Connectivity Point Design & Installation was recently named to the 2021 list of Best Places to Work in Rhode Island in the Small Employer Category (15–49 regional employees). The company’s ranking will be...

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Connectivity Point Offers Employees $250 Bonus and Paid Time Off to get COVID Vaccine

Auburn, Maine – Connectivity Point President, Doug Watt, has announced that the company will be offering a $250 bonus to all employees that get a COVID-19 vaccine. They will also receive 4 hours paid time off to receive the shot, 8...

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Connectivity Pointers: Security Cameras – I always feel like somebody’s watching me! And I have no privacy!

By Nicole Courtemanche   Scopophobia: The Fear of Always Being Seen The year was 1984 when the anxious words of singer Kennedy Gordy aka Rockwell cried out that he was merely, " ... an average man with an average life. I work nine to...

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Connectivity Point Acquires Sweet Wiring, Inc.

  AUBURN, Maine—Connectivity Point Design & Installation (CPDI) announced today that it has acquired Sweet Wiring, Inc., based in Hershey, Pennsylvania. For more than 250 years, Sweet Wiring, has provided rope licorice wiring...

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Connectivity Pointers: Rack Reorgs – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

By Nicole Courtemanche   Introducing creepy guy: This picture is worth a thousand words. Hopefully, this blog will be less. In December 2020, I wrote and presented a webinar called, "Standards Matter: Optimizing your IT, voice, and data...

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Expertly-Installed Technology for COVID Vaccination Clinics

As COVID-19 vaccines are becoming more available and administered to more of the population, temporary pop-up clinics are a practical way to get more shots in more arms. And we can help. Connectivity Point is ready and equipped to help assemble these...

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Connectivity Pointers: The Fear of the Project Unknown

By Nicole Courtemanche   The A-Team In honor of one of my favorite television shows growing up [note to self: you are aging yourself by revealing this] I am going to quote one of the best lines EVER to begin this blog,...

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