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…

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…

What Moneyball Can Teach Businesses about Telecom

When Billy Beane came onto the scene for the Oakland A’s, a team with one of the lowest payrolls in baseball, he changed his thinking and his approach to building a better baseball team. Beane used statistical analysis to find the best bang for the buck instead of the good old-fashioned manual scouting process. Nine…

5 Compelling Reasons to Replace your Phones System with a Cloud PBX

Cloud phone system popularity has exploded in the small business market. Business owners no longer have to settle for expensive legacy phone solutions that carry a heavy cap X. The functionality of Cloud IP systems far surpasses the ability of legacy systems, is easy to maintain, cost effective and simplifies your telco closet. A cloud…

Fiber gives SMBs a Fast Business Boost

When most people hear “fiber” they think “speed.” But fiber-optic internet has much more to offer than faster connections. For small and midsized business (SMB) customers, it can translate into significant business advantages. Three use cases we’ll examine show, fiber offers a number of distinct benefits over traditional cable and DSL.