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SD-WAN – MPLS Mesh Network Gives Medical Practice Resilient, Secure Telecom

SD-WAN - MPLS Mesh Network solution
Phones are critical for a doctor’s office. Their business relies on patients calling to schedule appointments and clinicians being able to call patients about medications or lab results, for example. Without a highly available telephone system, such as the SD-WAN – MPLS mesh network featured here, the office cannot function optimally. For a multi-location physician…Read More

SD-WAN vs MPLS…is it Really a David and Goliath Situation?

SD-WAN vs MPLS David and Goliath
Networking is going through a transformation and becoming heavily distinguished by software. I’ve seen quite an increase in the adoption rate of SD-WAN; and not only within the SMB market but by the leading service providers.  What’s more, those service providers are introducing and recommending SD-WAN to their clients. To a greater extent, SD-WAN has…Read More

SD-WAN vs MPLS – A Meraki Lesson Learned

SD-WAN vs MPLS
This is a lesson on how doing things the way they have always been done can negatively impact your business. While building the Communications Practice  at MicroAge, I’ve had the opportunity to speak with hundreds (if not thousands) of different organizations about their individual approaches to the wide area network and as of late I’ve seen…Read More

What’s all the Hype with SD-WAN Anyways?

Hype Around SD-WAN
The challenges. Cloud adoption has dramatically impacted the way organizations are accessing applications, and the rate at which we see “cloud” being consumed is only increasing.  Leveraging cloud based applications improves the speed of deployment, providing more cost control, and simplifying management. But, before you move all your applications to the cloud, it is imperative…Read More

Simplifying WAN Architecture While Increasing Bandwidth with SD-WAN

Working as an objective resource for many MicroAge clients and overseeing the Telecom Practice, I constantly watch for emerging trends in technology that can help the way our clients conduct business in a cost effective and productive manner.   Whenever I hop on the phone with a new company, large or small, I tend to hear…Read More

Cisco Collaboration Platform Delivers Confidence and Cost Savings

Cisco Collaboration Platform
For some organizations, the phones have to ring for the business to thrive. What happens when your phones go down for a few minutes? Lack of productivity and lost revenue, right? Now, picture what would happen if your entire phone system went down for 10 to 15 minutes per day — every day. You’re tensing…Read More