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December 13, 2013
Greenlining Institute reports a digital phone service transition from the PSTN could result in a lack of reliability, affordability and 9-1-1 access.
March 21, 2012
The Farmington School district in Connecticut has deployed a Comcast Metro Ethernet network to support online testing and educational applications across the district.
February 22, 2012
With proper configuration and good system management, VoIP over WAN delivers good voice quality.
October 14, 2011
Is your company struggling to find WAN professionals? Virtela Technology Services' cloud-based application acceleration service could be the answer.
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When searching for a global MPLS provider, make sure business requirements align with network requirements. The first of a three-part series. Continue Reading
The average person carries three mobile devices, according to an informal poll conducted last year by Sophos Labs. While Kindles and Fitbits probably aren't making their way onto corporate wireless LANs (WLANs), more enterprises must provide ... Continue Reading
Despite the many names given to MPLS/VPNs by marketers, there are only three classes of MPLS-based VPN services with very distinct characteristics. If you’re able to map their service descriptions into one of these classes, you’ll immediately ... Continue Reading
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MPLS networks have been the undisputed king of WAN services for years, but more enterprises are looking at supplementing them with Internet services. Continue Reading
Some WAN providers can give enterprises more headaches than good services, but is it time to let them go? Find out with these tips. Continue Reading
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These RFP process steps detail everything organizations need to include in a request for proposal to new network carriers and equipment vendors. Continue Reading
If you run a global network, chances are you deal with managing service provider relationships. Use these tips to reduce network complexity. Continue Reading
Telecom expert Mike Jude explains how to create an active-active network configuration for load sharing and backup in an MPLS implementation, in this expert response. Continue Reading