What is VPN?

A VPN or virtual private network is an encrypted tunnel between your LAN (local area network) and the public internet. A VPN can mask your IP address so your online actions are virtually untraceable. Business VPN’s safeguard the information employees send and recieve online and protect their Internet connections from unauthorized intrusion. Security Many businesses…

MPLS – Why it’s a great Time to Scale your Network

Companies have relied on MPLS (Multiprotocol Label Switching) to create secure, private networks using IP technology. Packets are routed securely across the providers network to connect users and branch offices. Companies can reach the network across the US and even internationally and the service provider manages routing and traffic prioritization.

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…

How to get more Internet bandwidth without increasing costs

Slow Internet can be so frustrating and actually hurts your business. These days, customers turn online first to get information about companies and organizations they’re interested in. Employees need fast Internet to effectively perform their jobs. What was fast a couple of years ago is slow today. More people and more Internet-linked devices in your…

What is Digital Transformation?

Digital Transformation is using digital technology to solve traditional problems. It is using digital solutions that improve innovation and creativity rather than just enhance or support existing traditional methods. Its integrating digital technology into all areas of your business, fundamentally changing how you operate and deliver value to your clients. 

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…

Adaptive Network Security

Today’s network-enabled organizations rely on the internet for mission-critical connections to employees, partners and customers. A more mobile workforce and bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies are expanding the security perimeter – introducing heightened levels of risk. With so many enterprises migrating to hybrid wide area network (WAN) architectures, their data, applications and systems are more exposed than…

What is Metro E?

The term Metro E is industry slang for Metro Ethernet which is private dark fiber carriers have in abundance in metropolitan areas to serve their many customers. Due to the fact that fiber abundant in these areas carriers are willing to light up a private connection using those spare fibers to help a customer create…

What can Agility Communications help you with?

We’ve been in this business for over 20 years and it still surprises me when I’m talking to a client and they mention we just implemented a security solution or we just moved to Office365 etc and I’m thinking, why didn’t you call me? Inevitably the answer is always “I didn’t you know you guys…