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In our last blog post Cloud-Managed Networks: What is It and Why is Now the Time To Switch? we discussed cloud managed networking (also referred to as centralized network management) and explained that the key benefit of having a centralized network management system is to manage all aspects of your network in one place, which enables your IT team to do more with less, and basically make time for the work that matters. Today, we’ll be discussing the ExtremeCloud IQ solution and explore the top three reasons why this cloud-managed network solution is second to none.
Most modern tech companies use buzzwords referring to the cloud arbitrarily, without making it clear what they actually mean to consumers. There are many different types of cloud computing and services, but for this blog, we’ll discuss cloud-managed networking. So, what exactly is “cloud management networking”? To the point: cloud-managed networking is centralized network management. Centralized network management allows your IT team to manage all aspects of your network in one place; involving the administration, operation, maintenance and provisioning.
The Rogers network outage proves it’s critical to have a network continuity plan in place for any business.
The recent Rogers outage demonstrates the volubility and the need for businesses to have a network continuity plan in the event of a carrier outage.
Holly Barkwell is the President and CEO of Barkwell Holland Group Inc. She serves as the current National Emergency Number Association (NENA) Canadian Region Director and is an active participant in multiple industry associations including APCO, and the Emergency Services Working Group (ESWG); a committed group of Telecommunication Service Providers, Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs), and 911 Industry specialists working hard on the national plan to transition to NG9-1-1. She has a wide-ranging emergency communications background, working with multiple provincial and local governments across Canada and the U.S. Over the last two and a half decades she has worked with multiple public safety agencies, delivering comprehensive time-tested proven solutions to their operational and technical challenges. Through her international involvement with innovative interoperability projects (including the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)) Holly has demonstrated that interoperability is achievable without requiring massive capital expenditures.
Using cellular broadband to build resilience and uptime in stores, offices and other fixed locations
When your store network is down, how much business can your organization conduct? Your mission-critical and cloud-based applications have made wide-area networks (WANs) an essential component for branch operations continuity.