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 …

Hosted Phone

7 Tips To Help You Navigate 500+ Hosted Phone Providers

Brett Harney Hosted Phone, VoIP

CTG has been in the voice and data technology business for 18 years. We’ve deployed hundreds of hosted phone service installations through countless technology providers.  We’d like to share some wisdom we’ve gained from this so you can learn from our experience. At Corporate Technologies Group, Inc. we know what problems can be solved by what phone companies and technology …

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

2017 Enterprise Networking Predictions

Brett Harney Application Performance, Bandwidth management, Cloud, Internet of Things, Network Performance, news, Unified Communications

The end of the year is a great time to look back and see how our industry has changed and consider what the future holds for communications. The oncoming year will be full of development and change in the network world. Here are a few predictions that have been made that we agree with: