Monthly Archives: April 2017

The Basics of SD-WAN

SD-WAN, or software defined wide area network, is a specific application method of software defined network applied to WAN connections. SD-WAN allows companies to build higher performing WANs. They do this by using lower cost internet, allowing businesses to replace some (or all) of their costly private WAN connection technologies.

WANs are great at taking […]

The Dark Side Of Big Data

“You have zero privacy anyway,” Scott McNealy, former CEO of Sun Microsystems on January 26, 1999

Unfortunately, he was correct, 20 years ago, 8 years before the iPhone tracked everything we do.

Recently, I experienced this myself, after applying for a new mortgage, I received a call a few hours later, from my current mortgage company […]

The Power Of Business Analytics

“That’s a horse of a different color!”
-The Wizard of Oz when presented with new information…

Business intelligence can be used in a variety of ways, including staffing decisions.

For example, we had a client that “knew” they didn’t get many phone calls on Friday, “It just doesn’t seem that busy”, they told us.
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