When you run a business, “cash flow is king” as the old saying goes, and even a temporary disruption to your regular cashflow can cause serious problems. That’s why it’s imperative for customers and clients to pay on time, but in our hectic lives it’s easy to forget to pay an outstanding bill.
Internet providers advertise on road signs and radio everywhere. The claims they make about the speed of their networks can be confusing. Faster, one would probably be safe to assume, is better than slower. But what do all those numbers mean? Can you really expect to get the speed advertised on the sign? And how…Details
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…Details
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…Details
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…Details
SD WAN or software defined wide area networking has gained some momentum in the past couple years and is getting lots of attention by marketers all over the country but what are the benefits and differences between MPLS technology and SDN technology? Here are some pros and cons of both…
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…Details
Hurricane Florence (a category 4 storm) is currently charging toward the Carolinas expecting to bring “life threatening storm surge and rainfall”. A storm that powerful brings with it winds of 140 mph, intense flooding, trees uprooted and fallen power poles. The damage can be catastrophic and 40% of businesses fail to re-open after a natural…Details
What is a WAN? The easiest way to think of a WAN or Wide Area Network is that a WAN operates beyond the geographic scope of a LAN. WANs are used to interconnect the enterprise LAN to remote LANs in branch sites. Without WANs, LANs (local area network) would be a series of isolated networks.…Details
Most CEOs are focused on increasing revenue and reducing costs to maximize profitability. Technology can be a means to that end if a company invests in the right tools. VoIP phone systems can provide a boost in productivity and improve business efficiency throughout the organization.