What is Dark Fibre? Why would I want it?

A little Telecom 101 today. I’ve been asked this question a few times recently, and like most telecom-lifers, I’ve made the mistake of assuming everyone knows: Dark Fibre is a strand of fibre optic cable that has been installed between two locations but is not connected to a larger, Carrier network. It’s a private link […]

What is Software-Defined Wide Area Networking (or SD-WAN/SDWAN) and how can it help your business?

SD-WAN (SDWAN), or Software-Defined Wide Area Networking, is technology applied to Wide Area Network (WAN) connections that connect enterprise networks over large geographic distances. It moves network control into the cloud using software, simplifying the management of a WAN.  Gartner defines SD-WAN with four key requirements:  SD-WAN supports multiple connection types: MPLS, broadband, Internet, LTE Wireless […]