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…

Vonage Business Communications

Sometimes an email just won’t cut it and you need to pick up the phone. From simple to advanced calling features, VBC puts the tools to empower conversations right at your fingertips. Vonage Business Communications is a VoIP phone solution with a flexible list of features, integrations and add-ons. Prices range from $14.99 to $39.99…

Top 3 SD-WAN Solutions for Business

The traditional WAN (wide-area network) function is to connect users at the branch offices to applications hosted on servers in the data center. Typically, dedicated MPLS circuits is used to help ensure security, QoS and reliable connectivity. In today’s IT world employee productivity may be compromised by SaaS-application performance problems. WAN expenses can rise with…

What happens today if a customer initiates a conversation in one channel and tries to continue that conversation in another channel?

Customer loyalty is more important and harder to earn than ever. Increasing customer retention by as little as 5% increases a business’s profits by 25%-65%. Yet as many as 55% of buyers actively take steps to switch brands even when satisfied by purchases. So what happens if your customer initiates a conversation in one channel…

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…

Your Business Can’t Ignore Text Messaging

Right now there are 7 billion mobile phone users worldwide—about 95.5% of the world’s population. More time is spent every day on text messaging than is spent on phone calls, emails, instant messaging, and even face-to-face communication. SMS texts from your business number can greatly improve communications and responsiveness from your customers. You can push…

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…

What Can SDWAN do for you?

An SD-WAN uses a centralized control function to securely and intelligently direct traffic across your wide area branch office network (WAN). This increases application performance and delivers a high quality user experience, resulting in increased business productivity, agility and reduced costs for IT. But what does that mean exactly? What can it actually do for…