The term Metro E is industry slang for Metro Ethernet which is private dark fiber carriers have in abundance in metropolitan areas to serve their many customers. Due to the fact that fiber abundant in these areas carriers are willing to light up a private connection using those spare fibers to help a customer create…Details
Despite the recent marketing buzz around reviving the old VPN methodology using new hardware such as SD WAN there are still many advantages to a private network. Before i get into those reasons let me clarify the difference between a private and a public network.
With 20 years in telecom I’ve watched competition increase and prices fall for all kinds of services and bandwidth. 5yrs ago the average cost in the western US for voice PRI T1 was around $800 per month. 3yrs ago that same PRI T1 was $500 per month and today you can find that same circuit…Details
Enterprises of any size have wireless handsets in the hands of many many people and managing the constant change and upgrades, controlling capabilities, security etc an be a nightmare. Its the kind of problem that evolves over time and before you know it you have a full scale asset to manage costing thousands of dollars…Details
The SD-WAN bandwagon has grown to include not only new providers and the incumbent networking vendors but also related solutions such as WAN optimization and WAN path control, and even wireless 4G.
Security is no doubt at the top of every IT manager’s priority list going into 2020. In speaking to a client recently he told me that 50% of his day is now consumed by dealing with securing his network or resolved security issues. 50%?! That a ton of time that most IT managers don’t have.…Details
A Software-defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) is a virtual WAN architecture that allows businesses to leverage any combination of carrier connectivity – including MPLS, broadband internet, wireless internet, LTE etc – to securely connect users to a corporate network.
In 2020 and beyond, security and IT professionals will discover that cybersecurity decisions have broader implications than ever before. Our lives increasingly depend on technology to work, learn, and socialize. And that dependence also makes technology a target.
As we bring in the new year many experts will weigh in with predictions about what will come in 2020. Here is are our list of the biggest changes we expect to see in the coming year.
Metro Ethernet Service is a flexible, easy-to-use, fiber transport service that uses Ethernet transport technology. Metro E allows customers to connect multiple enterprise locations using native Ethernet protocol. Metro Ethernet supports transmission speeds as low as 10 Mbps and up to 10 Gbps in increments of 10 Mbps from 10 to 100 Mbps, 100 Mbps…Details