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 […]
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 […]
Open up and say “ahhhh.” To ensure overall health and to prevent future problems, all systems, like all bodies, need to go in for a check-up every once in a while. Your network is no different. When’s the last time you checked your ISP’s pulse? Internet service providers of all shapes and sizes experience outages, […]
Ecessa users rest easy; latest versions of Ecessa firmware NOT vulnerable to CVE-2016-0800 – DROWN – Cross-protocol attack on TLS using SSLv2.
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.
Last week ISC published a patch for a critical remotely exploitable vulnerability in the BIND DNS server capable of causing a crash with a single packet. Ecessa firmware is NOT impacted as it does not use BIND.
Smokey the Bear taught us, “Remember… Only YOU Can Prevent Forest Fires.” That’s how we feel about network issues. You can’t prevent them, but your IT team can prepare for an Internet outage so it doesn’t take down your network and your business. Here’s how.
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.
When networks aren’t performing up to their potential, many decision-makers will consider WAN optimization technologies to further improve data transmissions over their networks.
Ecessa’s unique client-facing approach is what sets us apart from others in the industry, and brings a number of benefits to the table specifically for our customers.