For most of business enterprises their Wide Area Network (WAN) infrastructure will be one of their biggest operational expenses in terms of total cost of networking all branch sites to corporate. Given this fact, selecting the most appropriate wide area solution – or even combination of solutions – is a choice that firms cannot afford…Details
Its amazing how so much has changed in such a short time. Within a matter of days, we went from working in our offices to working from home. We went from face‑to‑face meetings to web conferencing from our kitchen tables. From picking up the office line to picking up our smartphones to get calls on…Details
Microsoft 365 is licensed as a monthly or annual subscription rather than as a perpetual license and it combines a suite of online services you don’t always think of, including business-class email, cloud file storage, and secure voice and video communication tools along with the traditional desktop apps. Because it’s a subscription offering, those desktop…Details
Every migration project should begin by creating a detailed inventory and analysis of your current system. We recommend assessing four critical areas in order to make the transition smooth for your users.
Today networks are critical to the operation and innovation of business organizations, workforce productivity is built on the expectation of nonstop access to communications and resources. The primary role of the WAN is to interconnect primary site and remote-site LANs. As networks become more complex in order to meet the needs of any device, any…Details
As companies and individuals continue the transition to online lessons and meetings, the FBI recommends exercising due diligence and caution in your cybersecurity efforts. But do you know if a video platform is secure? The defacto standard term for video during this epidemic has been Zoom. However Zoom has been in the news for its…Details
The remote worker is almost as old as the internet, so we’ve had more than a couple of decades to learn how to manage employees who aren’t physically present. But even with the trend increasing, it’s clear that effectively managing an employee whose “office” is in their home doesn’t mean that there’s a truly symbiotic…Details
Finding the Best Cloud Computing Source for Your Company Generally when you start looking into getting into the “cloud”, you are looking for three things: ease of use, accessibility and storage capability. Cloud storage of your documents, images and other materials makes it easy for people to access them worldwide. You can also easily send…Details
While MPLS has gained ground in terms of popularity of the different protocols, there are some benefits to using point-to-point Ethernet lines. Consider the following comparisons: How MPLS (Multi-Lable Protocol Switching) Network Architecture Works Versus Point-to-Point Ethernet Point-to-Point leased lines are formed by connecting every site to other sites using lines that are leased by…Details
Fiber connectivity is on the rise in multi-tenant buildings with over 20 employees. According to Vertical Systems Group, it has climbed from 10.9% in 2004 to 42.5% in 2014. That means more companies have access to high-level carrier Ethernet service connections, high-speed IP/MPLS VPN services, and top-notch cloud services and Internet connectivity than ever before.