What is MPLS network?

What is MPLS network…the quick definition is a wide area network that employs a protocol agnostic routing technology to speed up and shape traffic flows over a service provider network.   MPLS stands for Multi-Protocol Label Switching and is a way to connect your branch offices together. If you deploy VoIP across your network you…

How COVID 19 Changed the way we Communicate

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…

Small Business WAN Best Practices

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…

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 do I move my IT to a new building?

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…

Do you believe in paranormal Internet activity? Who or what is stealing your bandwidth?!

Some IT managers find that even after a recent Internet upgrade users still complain of slow speeds. It’s almost as though some paranormal activity is going on sucking up your bandwidth. Every time technology advances, there is some sort of bottleneck that is created by older technology holding things back. With the rise of virtualization…

What is SD WAN?

SD WAN stands for Software Defined Wide area networking. SD WAN allows multi-site businesses to leverage hybrid network solutions without sacrificing the performance and reliability of their MPLS network at a lower cost. SD WAN allows you to dynamically route traffic across a variety of different network technologies such as DSL, Cable, and Fiber enabling…