Category: IT Issues & Insights

Navigating the Problematic WAN Landscape

The wide area network (WAN) has always been a sore spot for change, but SD-WAN really does make a difference to application performance. As with any technology, you need to have a safety net, and that safety net is interoperability and ease of integration. This is where Ecessa has focused its efforts over the years,… Read more »

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State of The Industry

Over the past several months I’ve attended conferences, spoken with industry leaders and listened to a lot of partners, all in an effort to get the pulse of our industry and the technology we rely on. As the CEO of Ecessa, this information helps me understand industry trends, customer realities and how best to meet… Read more »

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What Are Bandwidth, Latency and Throughput, and What Is Right for Your Business?

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… 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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Busted WAN Optimization Myths & The Truth About Optimizing Your Network

Network performance can be a troubling and mysterious burden placed on the shoulders of IT administrators. When seeking information, there are conflicting reports about what is and isn’t necessary for optimal performance.

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