SD-WAN

Myth Busters: 4 Truths About SD-WAN

Brett Harney Bandwidth management, Network Performance

Software-Defined WAN (SD-WAN) continues to be a trending topic in the networking world. SD-WAN is a relatively new approach to designing and deploying wide area networks to meet business and application performance requirements, combining application performance-enhancing capabilities with centralized orchestration for rapid service deployment. The more we hear about it, the more the facts get mingled in with speculations, until we …

SD-WAN

What Makes SD-WAN So Revolutionary?

Brett Harney Bandwidth management, Communication, Network Performance

SD-WAN (Software-Defined WAN) is the trending buzzword in the network communications world. At its core, SD-WAN utilizes centralized controlling to direct traffic via the strongest and fastest path. It combines the major benefits of SDN, cost efficiency and flexibility, and reproduces them using a WAN, allowing users to take advantage of all possible pathways, including public internet, to get the most value …

Bandwidth

Cloudshift and Bandwidth: Is Your Network Ready?

Brett Harney Bandwidth management, BYOD, Cloud, Internet of Things, Network Performance

Cloudshift is occurring across all categories of business from single applications to total cloud solutions. It’s not surprising. The cloud delivers scalability, mobility, redundancy, and security all at a lower cost over traditional network cores. But, shifting to the cloud isn’t as simple as flipping a switch and all your data and operations just work seamlessly.  You need to consider …

Network Monitoring

Facing a Cloud DDoS Attack Head-On with Monitoring

Brett Harney Network Performance

One of the greatest benefits of cloud computing is availability of service. You want to be able to access your data anytime and anyplace. One of the older security threats to service availability is a DoS attack, or Denial of Service. This type of attack floods your network with communication requests and ultimately blocks legitimate users from accessing it. The …

Network Infrastructure

2017 Means Your Network Infrastructure Is One Year Older

Brett Harney Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery, Cloud, Network Performance, Network Security, Unified Communications

We started the year proclaiming our best intentions. We made resolutions on how to be better and how to make this the best year for our businesses yet. While we make all those new plans for growth, our hardware has continued to grow too… grow older, that is. Maybe it’s time to consider a new beginning for your network infrastructure …