What is SD WAN?

SD WAN stands for Software Defined Wide area networking. SD WAN allows multi-site businesses to leverage hybrid network solutions without sacrificing the performance and reliability of their MPLS network at a lower cost. SD WAN allows you to dynamically route traffic across a variety of different network technologies such as DSL, Cable, and Fiber enabling…


SMS Text Marketing for Business Retail

Text message marketing is perhaps the most effective strategy for engaging customers and boosting sales. Texting enables you to connect with customers about new products, special sales and product or company news. Leverage keywords to expand your contacts, confirm appointments, or send out payment reminders.

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…


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…


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…


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…


Natural Disasters, Is your business prepared?

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…