Network Monitoring

Why Monitor Your Network? I’ll Give You 7 Reasons.

Brett Harney Network Performance

Your customers are the heart of your business. Your staff, service, and product are the muscles. Your data is the brain. And your network is the circulatory system. Without optimal connections and network performance, everything else will suffer. If everything fails, the heart will too. And if that goes, then there’s nothing left. The best way to keep your network …

Bandwidth

March Madness = Bad Bandwidth

Brett Harney Bandwidth management, Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery, Network Performance

A few years ago, during the first week of March Madness, a couple of the CTG sales guys thought they were “the bomb.” They streamed the opening round games on their iPads while they were working.  ESPN even had a tab in the right top corner that read “BOSS TAB” where it would change the view back to some business …

Network Performance

Cloudy with a Chance of Poor Network Performance

Brett Harney Cloud, Network Performance, Uncategorized

It is said that currently only 15% of the market is using Microsoft 365 (cloud-based office) and that over the next two years Microsoft is going to phase out premise-based MS office.  The average company has 6 cloud applications working on their network through different departments of their organization.  Many departments set up cloud services without IT knowing about it.  …

network performance

2016 Technology Advice Trends for Warehousing

Brett Harney Network Performance

A trend by definition is a general direction in which something is developing or changing. Most predictions for the new year aren’t anything new, but just areas that are gaining in popularity. As we look at where the experts think business trends will go in 2016, one thing will become apparent.  If your business is looking to optimize your supply …

Advantages of MPLS Networks over Leased Lines

Brett Harney Managed Network Services, Network Performance

Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) is a cost-effective solution that enables you to consolidate all of your business applications onto a single private network.  I found a detailed summary on excITingIP.com of the factors that have enabled MPLS VPN Networks to become more favorable for organizations that want to inter-connect their various branches when compared to Point to Point Leased Lines: Traffic …