SD-WAN Implementation isn’t as easy as 1,2,3

Brett Harney Application Performance, Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery, Network Performance, Network Security

When companies talk about digital transformation, the reality is that bringing mission-critical applications to the cloud isn’t a company’s end goal – it’s a means to an end. Businesses are looking to harness the full benefits of SaaS and cloud-based infrastructure to reduce costs and improve scalability, accessibility, and security. But getting there, however, requires re-thinking the one-time staple of …

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 …

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 …