5 Benefits of Network Visibility

5 Benefits of Network Visibility

Simply put, network visibility is the awareness and control of applications, data, and users on a WAN or LAN network. Network Visibility is crucial to your organization, we’re talking main power to the hyperdrive critical. Here are 5 benefits to network control.

SD-WAN: The Answer to Connectivity Issues

SD-WAN: The Answer to Connectivity Issues

Businesses are increasingly adopting SD-WAN for its ability to simplify network management, improve application performance, reduce costs, and increase agility. SD-WAN – Software-Defined Wide Area Network – can be used...

What is Attenuation?

What is Attenuation?

In a nutshell, attenuation is the loss of transmission signal strength measured in decibels (dB). As attenuation increases, the more distorted and unintelligible the transmission (e.g. a phone call or email you’re trying to send) becomes.

Layer 2 vs. the Internet

Layer 2 vs. the Internet

You know that feeling when you’re late for a meeting and conveniently there’s a huge traffic jam on your regular route? Think of your “late for a meeting self” as data being transferred over the internet and the highway/side roads as the routers trying to deliver you to your destination.

What is MPLS and How Does It Work?

What is MPLS and How Does It Work?

Sometimes us IT folks forget that all these tech terms and acronyms (MPLS, IP VPN.. the list goes on) may not be so obvious to the average employee. But time is short, so here’s a high-level overview of what MPLS is and how it works to help you get through your next meeting.

Four Common SD-WAN Myths

Four Common SD-WAN Myths

Many enterprises haven’t updated their network infrastructure in a significant way for many years, and as cloud solutions and fleets of smart devices make their way into the network, there’s a lot of uncertainty around...

Choosing an ISP for Your Business

Choosing an ISP for Your Business

There’s a lot at stake when it comes to choosing an Internet Service Provider (ISP) for your business. Not only do your employees need to access tools like email, but companies also increasingly rely on web-based...