Network outages cost businesses millions of dollars every year. Even a 99.9% uptime guarantee from a carrier equates to nearly 9 hours of expected downtime a year. Most businesses will suffer significant damage from that level of downtime in the form of lost sales, lost productivity, lost customers, fines, damage to reputation, and more. How […]
Bandwidth, latency and throughput describe characteristics of telecommunication and data communication links. When comparing offerings from telecom companies and Internet service providers vying for your business, it’s important to understand the relationship between these characteristics, so you get the right solutions for your business’ needs. Bandwidth is a measure of how much data over time […]
In today’s marketplace, literally every business requires Internet service that never goes down. We’ve heard from businesses of all sizes – they struggle with a barrage of IT-related challenges spanning from application and network performance to department turnover. Specifically, they crave never-fail Internet. But how can a small business justify the investment of protecting their […]
You’ve heard all about SD-WAN’s bright future for delivering reliable networks. It’s a red-hot technology and one that you need to stay on top of. SD-WAN improves connectivity for vital communications and data—ending dropped connections and eliminating costly downtime. In the next five years, SD-WAN is expected to become the standard for network solutions. In […]
When universities, banks, retailers and other businesses don’t build redundant connections and automatic link failover into their networks, they run the risk of incurring losses. The cost of failing to fail over isn’t worth the risk.
Aerospace manufacturing company Dunmore needed to eliminate connectivity outages resulting from bad MPLS circuits. With ClariLink, they achieved zero outages and no dropped VoIP calls and increased bandwidth between 3X and 10X.
We were asked recently if all of our solutions enable VPN failover and traffic shaping. The answer is yes! All of our models have features that add this functionality to a customer’s existing VPNs. Some of our models even create the VPNs.
Fail-to-wire (a.k.a FTW, LAN bypass, network bypass, LAN failsafe) is a fault-tolerance feature of networking hardware that protects essential business communications in the event of a power outage and/or system failure. This article covers three generations of network bypass in use today.
Network outages hurt customers, employees and the community. With businesses losing between $84,000 and $108,000 (US) every hour of IT system downtime, it’s time to put an end to outages and say hello to Never Down™ technology.
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) is the routing protocol that makes the Internet work, but it is not needed by most organizations, Multihoming without BGP is a better alternative for load balancing and failover between multiple ISPs. Learn more.