Posts by Andrew Gugel

Get Connected with VPNs for Secure Remote Access

Choose the best VPN for your business needs and work from wherever you are. In today’s inter-connected world, companies of all sizes rely on VPNs (Virtual Private Networks) to ensure secure, dependable access to business assets for employees in various locations. Whether the VPN is seamlessly connecting multiple offices together or is providing the growing…

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What You Need to Know About WAN Options for Businesses

A breakdown of the pros and cons for choosing a WAN solution for your company Broadly defined, a WAN (Wide Area Network) is the geographically distributed data communications network offered by service providers and telecommunication carriers. A WAN is used to link together geographically separated office buildings, and includes fiber cables running underneath ground. From…

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4 Steps to Building a Fault-Tolerant LAN

Start with a clear roadmap for your LAN and be sure to plan for potential failure points along the way. Building a network doesn’t need to be complicated if you have a smart plan in place. Network design should always begin with a well thought-out blueprint that takes into consideration any potential weak spots and…

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Internet Connectivity Options: Choosing the Best Solution for Your Business

Businesses today have a plethora of Internet connectivity options available to them – which, interestingly, can make choosing one that much harder. Whether you’re using Internet for business operations, such as with eCommerce, or you’re using it internally with video conferencing and IP phone systems, Internet connectivity is a non-negotiable business requirement. In fact, one…

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Improving Efficiency with IT Infrastructure Support Service Partners

Partnering with skilled managed service providers to service all of your IT needs can help your business run smoothly.

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[Checklist] Best Practices for Protecting Your Business IT Assets

Implementing these essential policies and procedures will help keep your company’s most valuable assets secure. No matter the size or nature of your business, protecting sensitive data is one of the most important challenges you’ll face. Cybersecurity is a huge concern as attackers get more sophisticated and their attacks cause more costly and damaging results….

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Detecting and Blocking Data Exfiltration Threat Vectors

Sophisticated hackers are increasingly targeting your most valuable data – but you can fight back with smart, targeted security measures Of all the threats facing businesses, data exfiltration is one of the most significant. A survey by the Ponemon Institute found that the biggest targets of cyber-attacks are intellectual property and customer data, and the…

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3 Rules for Outsourcing Network Load Balancing

3 Rules for Outsourcing Network Load Balancing When balancing external internet traffic, experience is the key to efficient and successful optimization. While 90% of load balancing is done within a single geographic location and can often be managed in-house, the remaining 10% of geographically dispersed load balancing is an incredibly high risk and often expensive…

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Elements of a Successful System and Network Load Balancing Design

Elements of a Successful System and Network Load Balancing Design The big-picture considerations essential to developing a server load balancing system that will enable your business objectives today and tomorrow. Server Load Balancing (SLB) technologies are not new to the technology market. Since the early days of the computing era, networking engineers have discovered that…

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