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 ...

Direct Interconnection to over 170 Data Centres with Skyway and Console

Direct Interconnection to over 170 Data Centres with Skyway and Console
Skyway’s “Software Defined Network” (SDN) service gives you a direct interconnection to over 170 Data Centres (in over 20 countries), perfect for those running any applications in a Private Cloud, or moving Back-up and Disaster Recovery off-site. Our SDN service is through a partnership with Console Connect, which is connected to our network at our ...

Directly Connect to Microsoft Azure in Canada

Directly Connect to Microsoft Azure in Canada
Microsoft Azure: Extend your on-premise network to a Private Cloud Bypass the public Internet and directly connect to Microsoft Azure Canadian Data Centres with Skyway West.  Skyway’s “Software Defined Network” service lets you extend your on-premise networks into a number of Data Centres, including Canadian and U.S. Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services and Google’s Cloud Platform. ...

Going Beyond MPLS: The Limits of WAN Optimization

Guest post by Todd Davis from TeloIP (originally posted on TeloIP blog on on 11/10/14 3:32 PM To truly optimize WAN Performance we need to take a holistic approach Optimize: an act, process or methodology of making something as fully functional or effective as possible Business expectations for network performance have evolved rapidly in the past decade, ...

Why are Static IP addresses important?

Static IP addresses provide a stable connection and permit remote users to access corporate firewalls and servers. (e.g., mail, web, ftp, voice over IP). Static IP addresses make it possible to connect branch offices, home users and remote employees to your LAN. Network administrators can connect to the office servers to maintain them. Remote users ...

Get Ready for Next Generation Wi-Fi

Invitation to Wings-N-Wi-Fi  3 – 5 pm June 19 Are you ready for the day when your office is bursting with smart phones and tablets sharing your office’s 1000 Mbps Wi-Fi network? Although Skyway West’s focus is Internet access, we are following Wi-Fi closely because it parallels our business, and growing Wi-Fi demands are causing ...