Are Decentralized communications putting your enterprise at a disadvantage?

It is clear that leveraging cloud-based communications and collaboration tools has inherent advantages over legacy PBXs and even modern, on-premises unified communications systems. Traditional hardware-centric carriers are bound by the limitations of their infrastructure in terms of features, flexibility, and scalability. A hardware-centric approach also leaves customers at the mercy of their hardware platform vendors…

Migrating Apps and Services to the Cloud

You’re traveling to another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind. You’re moving into a land of substance and flexibility, of anywhere access. You’ve just crossed over into the Cloud! Application migration is the process of moving a software application from one computing environment to another. You might, for instance,…

How to Securely Connect to Mission-critical Apps & Data

Connecting business networks securely to mission critical applications and company data can be a difficult challenge. Today’s networks continue to expand, further fragmenting the traditional edges at the data center, WAN, and LAN with things like off-network devices, distributed compute, multi-cloud, converged OT networks, LTE and 5G, the internet, and most recently, the home edge…

Software Defined Networking (SD WAN) Explained

Software‐Defined WAN, or SD‐WAN for short, is at the leading edge of software‐based networking deployments. SD WAN simplifies branch networking by automating deployment and improving performance. SD WAN can be provisioned over private connectivity(MPLS), Internet connectivity and LTE links for today’s increasingly distributed networks. SD WAN offers enterprise-grade connection to cloud and enterprise applications, software…

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 to build a secure WAN

If you have two or more branch office locations you need a Wide Area Network (WAN) to connect them. WAN connections vary in bandwidth depending on your needs, and may be set up as a direct/private connection such as MPLS, and Metro Ethernet or a virtual network connection (VPN) using the Internet. No matter which…

What Businesses Can Learn from the 3-time NBA Champions about Technology

They hadn’t won a championship in over 40 years. The coach was a rookie. Their superstar was young and relatively in-experienced in the playoffs. The team hadn’t even gotten past the second round of the playoffs in years. They were criticized for being a jump shooting team and going against the mainstream NBA way of…