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…

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…

Network Connectivity

MPLS connectivity is the preferred method to connect multiple business locations Have you ever ordered something online and then tracked the package as it makes strange and seemingly illogical stops all over the country? That’s similar to the way IP routing on the Internet works.

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…

Thanksgiving Tradition a Break from Technology

Thanksgiving Day, the annual national holiday in the United States celebrates the harvest and other blessings of the past year. Thanksgiving is modeled on a 1621 harvest feast shared by the English colonists (Pilgrims) of Plymouth and the Wampanoag people. This American holiday is particularly rich in legend and symbolism, and in terms of travel…

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…

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…