What’s a DDOS Attack and can I prevent it?

22. October 2021 Internet Security 0
What’s a DDOS Attack and can I prevent it?
Recent high profile DDOS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks have put a spotlight on this type of cyberattack and have made many business owners wonder about their own vulnerability. In late September, the large VoIP services company, Bandwidth.com, endured a rolling DDOS attack which affected their operations for a number of days, and then in ...

Unified Communications as a Service: the Benefits for your Business

Unified Communications as a Service: the Benefits for your Business
Establishing effective communication in the workplace is a crucial factor to enable your business success and growth. It has shown to be even more imperative during a global pandemic when many business processes and operations have switched to remote mode. One of the most beneficial solutions to implement into your business functioning is unified communication technology. Here ...

Skyway’s Modern Edge: SD-WAN for today’s Business Communications

Skyway’s Modern Edge: SD-WAN for today’s Business Communications
With Voice over IP rapidly taking over the telephone market, BC and Alberta businesses are looking for the same kind of management of their Voice and Video network as is available for data networks. Enter Skyway’s Modern Edge: a fully managed SD-WAN cloud service which allows you to maximize the advantages of our modern SIP Trunks, Hosted ...

SD-WAN: What is it and what are the benefits to your business?

SD-WAN: What is it and what are the benefits to your business?
What are the the advantages of SD-WAN (Software-Defined Wide Area Networking) over other networking solutions? The standard WAN technology for businesses with multiple locations has been MPLS or Multiprotocol Label Switching. While MPLS is reliable, fast, and widely accessible, it can also get very expensive as your business, or its serving locations, expands. This is one ...

Opportunity in Crisis? The pandemic offers plenty…

22. July 2020 Uncategorized 0
Opportunity in Crisis? The pandemic offers plenty…
We’re all dealing with a new normal as a result of the pandemic, forcing us to rethink and reimagine the many ways we do business. Without a doubt, this crisis has created an opportunity to transform your business while saving money. With remote workforces now the norm rather than the exception, many businesses are realizing an opportunity ...

Office downsized? Don’t pay for expensive landlines!

Office downsized? Don’t pay for expensive landlines!
With fewer people working in your office, are you still paying for expensive landlines? We’ve helped several clients move their phone number(s) to our Auto Attendant Virtual Receptionist service, allowing calls to seamlessly connect to mobile or home phones. We can also provide desk phones or software clients for remote use; either way, you have the potential to ...

COVID-19: Customer Installs, Essential Services and Faster Uploads

16. April 2020 Internet Support 0
COVID-19: Customer Installs, Essential Services and Faster Uploads
While making plans to protect our customers and installers from the spread of the coronavirus, Skyway West is doing its utmost to prioritize providers of Essential Services. We are also helping customers temporarily increase the speed of their office internet to accommodate remote workers. These are the steps we’re taking: Establish protection protocols for installers ...

The Modern Digital Workplace

Transform your business to the modern digital workplace Digital Transformation is the use of new, fast-changing digital technology to solve problems. It often utilizes cloud computing and reduces reliance on user-owned hardware while increasing reliance on subscription-based cloud services. The modern Digital Workplace provides a new way of working for employees and new techniques to ...

Hosted PBX for Salesforce

Add Voice and Video to Salesforce Salesforce is an important business application that’s adopted by many organizations.  Its scope has expanded to the point where it can often be your employees’ primary work environment. So why not choose a Hosted PBX for Salesforce that makes your time more productive by integrating voice and video. Skyway’s Sweet UC ...