The Internet now plays a substantial role in business to the extent that most people take it for granted. For example consider how often we all access cloud-based web applications, stream Pandora, video conferencing, make phone calls or download large files from a website. Your bandwidth is taxed for all of those high demand things.…Details
There is no doubt about it, this is the busiest time of year for IT folks. While you’re wrapping up final projects of the year, you’re also diving head-first into planning 2018. As part of that planning you try to do your best to predict which technologies to pursue and what will best impact your…Details
The digital economy requires unfettered connectivity, regardless of your circumstances. Employees need access to their data at all times, from any location, using any device in order to quickly respond to customers, close a big deal, and handle daily operations. As business grows, adding products or services, as well as customers, employees and new locations,…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.
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
When it comes to telecommunications and data networking there are many, many options for who you can work with to purchase Internet, phone service, data networking circuits etc. My clients are approached almost daily by multiple reps from the same carrier claiming to be “the guy”. They are now approached by ISPs, competitive local exchange…Details
MPLS is an acronym for Multi-protocol label switching and it’s a technology used for connecting/networking multiple branch officestogether with a private IP connection. MPLS gives you certain capabilities not available using Internet or other connectivity transport methods. QOS (quality of service) is central to MPLS as it allows you to prioritize services and traffic in…Details
The enterprise network (WAN) has transitioned from dedicated TDM circuits with Frame Relay and ATM, to Packet-over-SONET, and now to MPLS and Ethernet-access services. However, two things have remained constant, WAN bandwidth can be expensive in certain rural markets and provisioning WAN services can take a long time. SD WANor Software Defined Wide Area Networking…Details
Growing businesses are increasingly searching for higher bandwidth and capacity to better support and serve employees, partners and especially customers. Ethernet has proven to be a great solution for organizations that want administrative control and security over their network traffic— without requiring a lot of specialized knowledge.
When you hear the term Unified Communications the first thing you might think is what are you unifying…right? Most small businesses use a phone system of some sort for voice communications. Some may use instant messaging for internal communications, still others might use video conferencing, mobile, desktop sharing, presence management. You get the picture? There…Details