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Cloud-First SD-WAN

Check out this two minute overview from ATC provider Bigleaf. Bigleaf has a unique cloud-first approach to SD-WAN intelligence. This from ATC’s senior consultant and SD-WAN guru, Nick Enger, via LinkedIn: “Confused on SD-WAN & Cloud? Take a peak at this high-level video put together by the folks at Bigleaf Networks. Not all SD-WAN providers are equal.…

TRAILBLAZIN’ the Tip of the Telecom Spear

Advanced Technology Consulting (ATC) saw record revenues in 2017 for the fifth consecutive year. So what’s the secret sauce? Maybe it’s ATC’s carrier-neutral, solution-agnostic approach and its commitment to offering the highest levels of service and support in an industry – telecommunications – commonly ranked the lowest in customer satisfaction. Or maybe it began with the…

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Contemporary Communication Technology: Flashy Gimmick or Useful Investment?

Contemporary communication technology is the bedrock of modern business. If you don’t believe it, try being productive with your phone, tablet, or laptop on airplane mode for the day. In an age where people have the proverbial ear of the entire world at their fingertips, some enterprise organizations still struggle with communication and collaboration. Sizing…

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Hosted VoIP: What IT Decision Makers Really Think

… And What They Expect Tomorrow In collaboration with Spiceworks, CenturyLink Inc. (NYSE: CTL) recently published a survey, Hoisted VoIP: What IT-Decision Makers Really Think. Here’s the lead: Hosted VoIP solutions can greatly expand and improve the capabilities of a company’s telecommunications systems. This is especially true for companies with legacy phone and data networks…

A Cloud Enabled Tomorrow

Today’s feature-rich, unified communications’ systems support the variety of ways millennials work and collaborate. Check out a snapshot of the presentation – “Advantages of Cloud-Enabled, Millennial-Focused Phone Systems” – given by Mitel and ATC at the 2017 comSpark Innovation Tech Summit held in Cincinnati last week. For the full presentation, please fill out the form to…

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5 Considerations for Evaluating Managed SD-WAN Providers (Take II)

Here’s Silver Peaks take on evaluating managed SD-WAN. Yesterday, we posted Masergy’s. Both are insightful and threaded with similar themes. Below takes a little deeper “technical” dive. As published in Network World here.   SD-WAN is gaining tremendous traction among enterprises owing to the benefits it offers — cost savings from efficient use of low-cost Internet…