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4 Types of Bandwidth: Advantages and Disadvantages

High bandwidth connectivity has come a long way since the days of jamming a rotary telephone handset into a giant modem (a.k.a. acoustic coupler). Photo circa 1966.

Today’s business networks are digital, complex and distributed. They demand more bandwidth than analog minds of decades past imagined. In this article, we’ll look at services offered along with bandwidth ranges, advantages and disadvantages.   Types of Bandwidth Several classes of service exist for business communications; each class contains multiple service options. Because of factors… Read more »

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Benefits of Virtual Tunnel Interface – VTI – It’s Not Your Grandfather’s VPN

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Ecessa’s network engineers not only stay on top of developments in technology, they help lead them. VTI is one such breakthrough. Data security is in the crosshairs of most IT departments. As organizations move secure applications and sensitive data to the cloud, they need secure connections between their locations and the cloud application. Virtual Private… Read more »

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The State of the Industry

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Welcome to the New Year! As the new CEO of Ecessa I wanted to introduce myself. I joined Ecessa in 2014 serving as Vice President of Development and Support where I focused much of my time on software development and feature innovation. Subsequently, I became Chief Technology Officer, expanding on that technical role and helping… Read more »

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Strengthen Your Business with Network Resiliency

Resiliency is the ability to recover quickly and spring back. Today’s networks demand resiliency because downtime can be catastrophic to any business. Now is the time to review the resiliency of your network to ensure you have plans in place to prevent outages and bounce back after any unforeseen challenges. In fast-paced, constantly connected environments,… Read more »

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Network Outages Are Scary!

Have you ever been in the middle of an important deal and your internet went down? What about credit card processing, email, and your CRM? Internet has become imperative to how businesses are run, and the thought of losing that connection to your core functions for any length of time – especially during peak business… Read more »

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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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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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