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WAN Optimization in the SD-WAN Era: Should You Bother? Yes.

Posted by MHO Networks on Nov 13, 2017 6:00:00 AM

Software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) has fundamentally changed networking technology in a host of ways. It's changed so much, in fact, that some think WAN optimization itself is a dead art, lost forever against the greater efficiency of SD-WAN. That's not strictly true, but not too far off. There are still ways to optimize a WAN, thanks in large part to SD-WAN itself.

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Topics: Network, WAN,, internet,, SD-WAN, WAN Optimization

The WAN Under Fire: More Demand, More Call for Improvement

Posted by MHO Networks on Nov 6, 2017 6:00:00 AM

Is it time to get rid of the wide-area network (WAN)? Some would say it is, but almost as many would say that it's just time for a better WAN. Making a WAN better calls for some fairly serious changes, but those changes can make the system more ready to take on the ever-increasing demands of modern business.

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Topics: Bandwidth, Network, WAN,, wide area network, IoT, SDN

What Downtime Really Costs You

Posted by MHO Networks on Aug 23, 2017 10:38:58 AM

An outage of any kind that causes downtime doesn't appear to cost much on the surface. It is the less obvious losses -- from productivity to reputation and beyond -- that form the true cost of a downtime incident.

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Topics: Network, customer service,, Downtime, uptime,, data, productivity, disaster recovery

Fixed Wireless: What You Need To Know

Posted by MHO Networks on Jun 15, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Fixed wireless is a kind of Internet service that is accomplished with radio signals. It offers many of the same things wired broadband offers -- without the need to run cable. There are many reasons to use fixed wireless service. If you're considering utilizing it for your business, there are a few things you need to know.

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Topics: Wireless, Network, Fixed Wireless,, internet,, ISP, communications

A Day Without Internet

Posted by Olivia Phan on May 22, 2017 5:00:00 AM

It seems like a nightmare scenario, but it’s a waking reality for most businesses. A survey by Adweek shows 90% of all companies experience unexpected downtime, and as many as a third experience downtime every month.

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Topics: Network

How Digital Transformation Impacts the WAN

Posted by Olivia Phan on May 10, 2017 7:28:04 AM
Wide area networks are ever-evolving; they have to in order to support the constant levels of digital transformation businesses undergo. The move to the cloud has been one of the drivers of transformation for many businesses, but other factors such as the Internet of Things and security shifts are influential as well. The WAN has to evolve to support all these changes, and here we explore how the WAN is dealing with it. 
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Topics: Network, WAN,, Digital Transformation,, Automation