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 …

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 …

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:

App Integration

Key Benefits of Enterprise App Integration

Brett Harney Application Performance, Collaboration

There are seemingly endless software applications (aka apps) available for businesses today: Apps that deal with customer relationship management (CRM), business insights, marketing platforms, sales tracking, inventory management, call center metrics, and hundreds of other facets of everyday business operations. While these apps provide tremendous insight individually, they often aren’t talking to each other. The data they produce is stored …