Tag: next generation networks

17
Jan

THE TRUTH ABOUT SD-WAN (PART 5)

THE TRUTH ABOUT SD-WAN (PART 5) MYTH:  “WE SHOULD EVALUATE 5 TO 7 SOLUTIONS TO CREATE COMPETITION, GET THE BEST PRICE AND FIND THE RIGHT SOLUTION FOR OUR COMPANY” CONTEXT:  Sometimes stated by independent minded IT professionals who have often met with 3-5+ SD-WAN providers and want to show both due diligence and self-sufficiency throughout the organization.  Also, stated by

Read more

16
Jan

THE TRUTH ABOUT SD-WAN (PART 4)

THE TRUTH ABOUT SD-WAN (PART 4) MYTH:  “YOU SHOULD PROCURE YOUR SD-WAN FROM YOUR LARGE CARRIER TO KEEP YOUR PROVIDERS AND BILLS TO A MINIMUM” CONTEXT:  Usually stated by carriers who have partnered with one SD-WAN provider OR sometimes by a lazy agent who just wants the path of least resistance toward a commission check! HERE IS THE TRUTH:  I

Read more

15
Jan

THE TRUTH ABOUT SD-WAN (PART 3)

THE TRUTH ABOUT SD-WAN (PART 3) MYTH:  “GARTNER’S REPORT IS ALL I NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SD-WAN” CONTEXT:  Typically stated by Gartner Representatives, very conservative IT Decision Makers and/or companies who find themselves in the best/correct quadrant! HERE IS THE TRUTH:  The “SD-WAN” report by Gartner is really a WAN Edge Report that includes SD-WAN and other congruent technologies like

Read more

14
Jan

THE TRUTH ABOUT SD-WAN (PART 2)

THE TRUTH ABOUT SD-WAN (PART 2) MYTH:  “ALL SD-WAN SOLUTIONS ARE ALIKE” CONTEXT:  Usually stated by either the bottom 80% of the 52 SD-WAN providers that currently exist OR by IT Team Members that do not want to take the time to understand and define the market! HERE IS THE TRUTH:  There are so many macro and micro differences in

Read more

30
Oct

Xcelocloud — Atlantic To The Pacific

This marks a GREAT month for Xcelocloud…  October saw us officially expand our enterprise customer base from the Atlantic to the Pacific! As we have organized our company into three business divisions, we have seen the demand for our Xcelo-C group to come into company after company as a CONSULTANT to: Assess current Networks Assess SD-WAN Readiness Identify Gaps Design Next Generation

Read more

20
Aug

How Ready Is Your Company For SD-Wan?

It is one thing to consider SD-WAN for your business (like almost 80% of all medium to enterprise companies are doing right now) — it is another to be completely READY for SD-WAN!  To date, there has really been no defined standard for readiness and any consulting process should provide documentation that allows clients to move forward with an efficient

Read more