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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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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Digital Technologies are Transforming Healthcare With EHR

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Every aspect of the healthcare field is impacted by technology – from the explosion of mobile platforms to increasingly complex Electronic Health Record systems (EHRs). EHRs are a business-critical advance in technology for the healthcare industry and have led to remarkable successes in medical treatments and how daily care is delivered and monitored. Thanks to a greater and more… 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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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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