5 tips on using Telecom and IT solutions to help your business overcome inflation

Inflation is the invisible force devouring every company’s budget. As prices increase and products shrink, the entire world feels the effects of inflation. With businesses taking one of the biggest hits. We see an increase in raw material costs, supply shortages, and a rise in labor rates, making it challenging for many companies to remain…

Benefits of Multi-Site Point-to-Point Ethernet Versus SD WAN

While SD WAN has gained ground in terms of popularity of the different network solutions, there are still many benefits to using point-to-point Ethernet lines. Consider the following comparisons: How SD WAN 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…

5 Reasons to Switch to Cloud Based VoIP Communications

Today it’s possible to have a data warehouse in the cloud that you can access with business intelligence software running as a service and connect to cloud-based ERP like Microsoft Dynamics. Sales and marketing people are likely familiar with Salesforce.com, the leading SaaS CRM. SaaS is also becoming the standard for order management, compensation, quote…

Best Internet Providers for Small Business

The best available business Internet is critical to companies of every size. Even small businesses now use SaaS applications to run HR, point of sale, inventory, track sales transactions, bookkeeping, and their phone systems. All those applications are accessed over IP connectivity. Some larger organizations have the budget for private IP connectivity such as MPLS but many…

Reliable Internet Connectivity for Small Business

Businesses today can barely keep up with the explosion in demand in for reliable high speed Internet bandwidth. Employees now need the capability to work on multiple devices, in multiple locations, virtually 24/7. In fact, it’s estimated that by 2022 there will be 3.6 networked devices/connections to the Internet for every human being on Earth…

Why moving applications to the cloud may lead to an SD WAN Network

Most companies have servers for email, ERP, practice management software etc. Most of the time those are in a corporate data center or other data center and the branch offices connect to those servers via private MPLS connections for security and performance. Internet is typically managed from a secure location such as the data center…

What is Hybrid WAN

Hybrid WAN is a way of connecting branch offices with the traffic being sent over two different types of connections. One connection is the traditional MPLS that connects to the data center. The other is made through a broadband connection to the Internet using SD WAN to create an encrypted tunnel. How does it benefit my…

Business Is Going Digital. So Why Is your Buying process Still Analog?

A typical IT technology purchase process for many companies begins by building a spreadsheet with a list of required features. The list consists of your understanding of both the features your current solution offers, along with the additional items you wish your current solution offered. It might also involve some level of begging the CFO…

6 Technologies that will Disrupt Business in 2021

Many companies experience disruption in 2020 that is very different from the normal disruption see in IT.  The disruption meant sending everyone home to work for a year. Covid-19 did more to shake up the technology landscape than just remote work. The pandemic also drove many companies to reshape how they look at running their…