What is Network as a Service (NaaS)?

January 29, 2020By Andrew RadfordTechnology

NaaS Overview Potential clients have been asking for more information on Network as a Service (NaaS) and what we have on offer. The NaaS model allows your business to offload the day-to-day burden of running the network. You can instead re-focus on your business, whilst safe in the knowledge that your networking infrastructure is in … Read More

What is Hybrid SD-WAN?

November 28, 2019By Andrew RadfordTechnology

In today’s increasingly competitive marketplace, network managers are under pressure to achieve cost savings in every corner of their network platform. Depending on the provider, pure MPLS can become cost prohibitive, especially if most of the traffic is destined for a cloud based service over the public Internet. The alternative is SD-WAN, however increased latency, … Read More

Understanding VoIP as a Service

October 28, 2019By Andrew RadfordTechnology

Many businesses have already migrated to a VoIP as a Service (VaaS) solution due to the cost savings, reliability, simplification and flexibility involved. This article discusses understanding VoIP as a Service in general, it’s benefits, various components and available design choices. This will allow you to make a more informed decision for the future telephony … Read More

8 Benefits of Security As A Service (SECaaS)

October 18, 2019By Andrew RadfordTechnology

Many businesses are unknowingly wide open to attack and should consider the benefits of Security as a Service (SECaaS). Investing is a firewall, anti-virus, physical office security, intruder alarm, and CCTV may not be enough. Alas in today’s ever changing digital world this is not enough to keep modern cyber criminals at bay. Malware, ransomware, … Read More

Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) Guide

September 24, 2019By Andrew RadfordTechnology

Most of those working in the technology sector have at least a basic understanding of the Internet of Things (IoT). Recognition for the term Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is growing, although the definition itself is still evolving as digitization becomes a priority in every industry. IIoT is the manufacturing industry reference of The Internet … Read More

Edge and Fog Computing:Overview and Benefits

September 18, 2019By Andrew RadfordTechnology

Cloud computing has one main Achilles heel in the form of increased latency. In most cases the cloud platform is not physically located near the data source, thus data transfer takes additional time. This can become highly problematic for the overall performance of latency sensitive applications and services. The benefits of edge and fog computing … Read More

Benefits of SD-WAN for Manufacturing

September 3, 2019By Andrew RadfordTechnology

Manufacturing companies have long led the charge on wide-area networking. Every industry must have real-time sharing of information, although manufacturing has a unique need to ensure connectivity across operations as well as locations, suppliers, and partners. Because manufacturing must always push towards efficiency across all its processes, it cannot overlook IT operations and WAN connectivity. … Read More

10 Benefits of SD-WAN for Retail

August 5, 2019By Andrew RadfordTechnology

Will Retail Embrace SD-WAN? The many benefits of SD-WAN have allowed this technology to become the darling of the wide area networking arena. SD-WAN for Retail is the obvious move forward. Why wouldn’t businesses want reduced cost and increased performance from their WAN suppliers? At no other time is history has retail needed technology to … Read More

IaaS vs PaaS vs SaaS Review

June 4, 2019By Andrew RadfordTechnology

Cloud Computing This IaaS vs PaaS vs SaaS review will not only discuss the differences between these three main cloud based models, but will also cover the overall benefits of cloud services in general. Cloud computing enables the shift of your business data and compute power to hosted servers and applications located in one or … Read More

Edge Computing Benefits

May 31, 2019By Andrew RadfordTechnology

Introduction Unless you have been residing on a remote desert island for the past decade, the rise in popularity of cloud computing cannot have gone unnoticed. Having your data reside in the cloud where data, applications and compute power are all conveniently centralised has multiple benefits such as data sharing, centralised compute and cost efficiency. … Read More