In this post we explore how to identify and resolve issues with application performance over the network. We highlight monitoring tools and triage, and then show how a common scenario of your users complaining of poor performance might be traced. We consider several scenarios in which the same user experience might be traced to an issue with the WAN, LAN or server, application or database.
When shortlisting hosted telephony providers, there’s a wealth of different businesses to look at. Some specialise in WAN, some in hosted telephony. There are a few niche providers that have vast experience in both. This post looks at the key factors you should consider when assessing why you should use a WAN company for your hosted telephony.
FluidOne today announced exciting enhancements to its Software Defined Networking (SDN) portfolio with the launch of Secure SD-WAN.
Partnering with Fortinet, ‘a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions’, FluidOne’s Secure SD-WAN solution has already seen significant traction in the SD-WAN marketplace, delivering a comprehensive solution that provides both SD-WAN and security functionality in a single integrated offering for distributed enterprise branches.
We won an award for the end to end digital platform we built for managed WAN, IT services, and monitoring. This platform was central to our aim to be the best Managed Network Provider so we decided to outline how we did it, and why.
Why do some providers struggle to offer managed networks?
In a previous company, I took on responsibility for WAN and network services to the SME and mid-markets. We delivered MPLS Networks, VPLS, Dedicated Internet and point to point Ethernet services - mainly managed network services.
A Hybrid Network is as simple as having two (or more) different network connections to a site, but there is much more to it than that.
A long time ago, WANs were simple. The problems were simple and managing them was simple. Like the Duke of York's men, they were either up or they were down.
These days there are more problems to deal with. They're more complex, and often they're not easy to measure or manage.
Are you curious about the delivery process for a WAN or internet fibre circuit? Would you like to know what to expect?
Circuit delays. It’s a word that induces feelings of frustration, stress and tension in many IT departments.
Here's a common complaint we hear: "I never get an accurate WAN bill from my carrier". If you’re groaning in recognition, you won’t be alone. Billing is one of the most prevalent and divisive complaints we hear about carriers