SD-WAN: A Lifeline for Healthcare Providers

For most businesses, network downtime, or losing connection to email and offsite applications or backup, is a financial and operational concern. In the healthcare industry, though, network downtime is much more serious. An unplanned network outage, after all, can negatively impact patients’ health and wellbeing—resulting in a disaster for individuals, healthcare providers, and service providers…

SD-WAN: We Do It Better

SD-WAN has completely changed how businesses connect to branch offices and to the Internet. It’s also changed how service providers deliver their network and managed service offers. By decoupling networks from their underlying hardware, service providers can use SD-WAN to virtualize networks and offer connectivity in a way that is flexible, cost-effective, and reliable. SD-WAN…

How Multapplied SD-WAN enables Service Providers to Deliver Business Continuity for their Customers

Internet connectivity has emerged as the foundation of the modern enterprise. Today, just about every operation requires connectivity in some form or another—and without a reliable, robust solution in place, a company is at serious risk. In fact, most businesses can only last a few minutes without connectivity. For this reason, “business continuity” has emerged…

5 Steps to Develop a Business Continuity Plan for Service Providers

If you’re an internet or managed service provider, maintaining operational stability is arguably your most important objective. After all, your business—and your reputation—depend on your ability to provide strong and reliable service. Unfortunately, many service providers struggle with network downtime. While you might expect the frequency of network outages to be reducing year over year,…

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…

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…