Do you believe in paranormal Internet activity? Who or what is stealing your bandwidth?!

Some IT managers find that even after a recent Internet upgrade users still complain of slow speeds. It’s almost as though some paranormal activity is going on sucking up your bandwidth. Every time technology advances, there is some sort of bottleneck that is created by older technology holding things back. With the rise of virtualization…

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How do I move my IT to a new building?

Growth in business is a great and exciting thing. Profits increase, steady workflow and job security for employees helps company morale. Inevitably however the space your business started in can become too small and suddenly you have logistics issues and find you have to move to a bigger location. Moving your corporate office to a…

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Why SD WAN can be a Good Fit for a Remote Office

Most enterprises need reliable connectivity between remote branches and the corporate Headquarters or data center. MPLS (Multi-Protocol label switching) is the Cadillac of private secure data connectivity and is found in most enterprise WAN (wide area network) environments. With the ever growing popularity of cloud based computing and the increasingly cheap bandwidth available most enterprises…

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How MPLS will Improve your Network

What is MPLS? MPLS is an acronym for Multi-protocol label switching and it’s a technology used for connecting/networking multiple branch offices together with a private IP connection. Multiprotocol Label Switching is a type of protocol that is used to shape network traffic flows and to increase speed. As a standard today, networks are divided into…

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New to Hosted VoIP?

It wasn’t that long ago that VoIP was thought of as a cutting edge technology. Today however it is common place and most business have made the move to VoIP in order to reap the reward of this technology and stop wasting capital on a traditional pbx which quickly becomes obsolete and requires expensive software…

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Thanksgiving Tradition a Break from Technology

Thanksgiving Day, the annual national holiday in the United States celebrates the harvest and other blessings of the past year. Thanksgiving is modeled on a 1621 harvest feast shared by the English colonists (Pilgrims) of Plymouth and the Wampanoag people. This American holiday is particularly rich in legend and symbolism, and in terms of travel…

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Using Technology to Share Holiday Hours with Customers

The holiday season is the busiest time of year for many companies such as retail and the slowest for others like many B2B businesses. Whichever sleigh you’re in – the holiday rush or holiday lull – it’s important to make sure that customers are aware of your extended or shortened hours and closures so there…

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