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Top 10 Telecom Predictions for 2014

By | January 9, 2014 | Industry Trends | [ 0 ]

By Eric Points
It’s that time of year again when I pull out my crystal ball to divine which new trends and technologies will have a major impact on the telecom industry over the coming…

WAN Service Redundancy – Which Option is Best?

By Robert Fowler
With disaster recovery and business continuity a common theme these days, customers are asking about the best way to create redundancy on private MPLS IP-VPN WAN connections.  There are a number of…

Building for the Future: What the New World of Cloud IT Means for the Network

By Steve Taff
Today, “the cloud” is transforming IT organizations and accelerating business performance by creating new revenue streams, increasing operational efficiency, and improving productivity. Not only are services moving from internal data centers, but…

I Want My Bandwidth and I Want it Now!

By | September 30, 2013 | Cloud, Cloud Computing, Networking, WAN | [ 0 ]

By Sam Koetter
The idea of Bandwidth on Demand (BoD) is not a new concept.  It’s been around for many years in the IP space in the form of Bandwidth Bursting – pay only for…

Cross-border Traffic Driving Higher Network Speeds

By | June 28, 2013 | Communications, Networking | [ 0 ]

By John Hanton
Canada and the United States not only have the world’s longest shared border, but also they enjoy the world’s largest bi-lateral trading agreement with cross-border business exceeding $1 B per day.

Why Ethernet is Winning Against DSx and OCx Technologies

By | March 19, 2013 | Ethernet, Industry Trends | [ 0 ]

This is an easy question to gloss over for those who live and breathe Telecom. The reality is it isn’t clear why the word “Ethernet” is creeping into our lives more frequently. There are still…

Are You Ready for the Coming Onslaught Against Your Network?

By | March 13, 2013 | Networking, WAN | [ 0 ]

By Don MacNeil
2013 promises to be a year of real disruption for IT and business network leaders. Technology trends that have been gathering momentum over the past several years are beginning to crest before…