WAN Connectivity Options for Secure Networks

As a network administrator wide area networks (WAN) can be a confusing and a challenging problem to take on. Understanding the various methods, protocols and costs involved in setting up a WAN isn’t easy. In fact many newer administrators immediately think Internet. Although that is one transport method that can be used for connectivity, the…

Why Businesses need to Invest in Technology

All day everyday I talk to business owners and IT administrators about technology for business. Over the years I’ve come to notice an all too common thread among many small business owners that you do not find in larger enterprises as much. Its a certain mentality that keeps those business owners from improving the performance…

Network Redundancy with 4G LTE

Businesses often deploy distributed networks using MPLS, Metro Ethernet or other connectivity to ensure that the communication between headquarters and their branch offices is always up and running. Branch offices located at the edge network depend on continuous connectivity. They have so many important devices and applications, that they cannot risk downtime or outages.  Sometimes…

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. Yes, the speed guarantee…

Thriving, Not Just Surviving

Business Thriving? Mike is CEO of Agility Communications and a telecom veteran of 20 years, having worked for CenturyLink (Qwest) and as an independent telecom consultant. His industry expertise makes him adept at advising businesses on telecom strategy, helping SMBs optimize their communications, especially in the rapidly evolving landscape of cloud services. He is committed…