Author: Sheila Hoff

Sheila Hoff works with Ecessa’s sales team and customers to keep all things organized, including Service Level Agreement renewals, reports and internal processes.

SD-WAN: this summer’s hot tech topic

“Software-defined Wide Area Networking is red hot. It is safe to assume that, going forward, every multi-location business will rely on SD-WAN for a cost effective, high-quality, unified network solution” – Network World Everyone and their CTO is talking about SD-WAN as the hot solution for wide area networking. From cutting-edge tech publications, to those… Read more »

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Adding Up the Costs of Downtime

Outages happen. On a micro-scale, accidents, natural disasters, construction mishaps, infrastructure failures, security attacks and human errors occur everyday, resulting in ISP and network interruptions all over the world. On a macro-scale, the Internet is aging rather ungracefully, all while growing at an unprecedented rate. In the next 5 years, 1 in 5 small businesses… Read more »

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BGP: A Really Important Thing You Might Not Need

What is BGP? BGP, or Border Gateway Protocol, is the routing protocol that makes the Internet work. It’s pretty damn important. It can also be notoriously difficult to understand. BGP is required for Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to connect to other network providers. Some large enterprises also use BGP to accomplish multi-homing—the ability to aggregate… Read more »

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The Three Magic Words of SD-WAN

There is no “Abracadabra” when it comes to network performance or management, but there is SD-WAN. With businesses moving to cloud-based application, storage and computing at an ever-increasing rate, traditional networks are failing to keep up. In a recent Technology Overview of SD-WAN, Gartner predicted that businesses will increase their usage of public cloud services… Read more »

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Ecessa is a leader in simplifying WAN for the midsized enterprise.

In a recently published Research Note, leading information technology research firm Gartner reports that, “using Internet and hybrid WANs is a key method for reducing WAN expenses by at least 40% or more, depending on client-specific circumstances.” Gartner explains how the benefits of hybrid WANs are clear, but the technology has long remained complex, requiring… Read more »

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Ecessa leaves room for management

Customer satisfaction in many industries can often hinge on technology. For the hospitality industry, amenities are everything. Today, more than ever, hotel guests are saying Wi-Fi access is a must-have when it comes to making a reservation. According to Forrester Research, 94% of guests see a hotel room without Wi-Fi as a deal breaker. That… Read more »

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