Why Care About Business Continuity?

Here’s the situation: As an Internet or Managed Service Provider, your network is facing countless risks that threaten its operational stability. After all, your network is a complicated entity with thousands of endpoints and links. Downtime can stem from many different causes. It can arise from something as simple as a configuration error, which we…

Multapplied SD-WAN: Helping IaaS Providers Overcome Common Challenges

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Providers are taking the tech industry by storm. IaaS has sped up the process of deploying new applications and services and enabled faster turn-around time to meet customer and internal stakeholder requirements. IaaS has also increased flexibility by scaling facilities up and down quickly in response to enterprise requirements. Meanwhile,…

How SD-WAN Can Help the Restaurant Industry

Here’s a question for you: What’s the most important business driver for a multi-site restaurant chain? The answer has nothing to do with food, equipment or even personnel. Hands-down, the most important element is connectivity. Think about it. In today’s ultra-connected world, a multi-site restaurant could not last 10 minutes without connectivity. When the network…

The Business Implications of Internet Downtime

On May 29th, a Pennsylvania-based healthcare provider experienced a bout of unplanned network downtime, rendering its electronic health record (EHR) system and patient portal inaccessible. Seven of the company’s hospitals—including its call center—were affected by the outage, which delayed medical procedures and prevented physicians from accessing important patient information. Patients, too, were unable to obtain…