Internet Failover using Cellular LTE

Looking to add Failover to your Business Internet service?  We are seeing a lot of customers adding a High Speed Wireless LTE connection that can automatically kick-in if your main Internet service fails.  The advantage to a Cellular Wireless connection is the high speed at a very low cost.  For as little as $30 per ...

Public Cloud meetup event at Robson Inc.

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Great PUG (Public Cloud User Group) meetup event the other night, held at Robson Communication’s Burnaby BC office. The theme of the event was CLOUD OS, How Operating Systems such as Linux and Windows relate to the Cloud. Paul Turnbull from Red Hat reviewed their operating system and Terence Snijtsheuvel from Softchoice spoke about Microsoft Windows 10 and Windows Server ...

Dedicated Private VLAN to Canadian Private Cloud

Dedicated Private VLAN to Canadian Private Cloud
Skyway West can now deliver a Dedicated Private VLAN to a number of Canadian “Infrastructure as a Service” (IaaS) companies.  This could be important if you’re considering off-site Storage, a Disaster Recovery solution or running your business applications in a Private Cloud. Mike Tiernay of Gossamer Threads provided a number of advantages the Cloud offers to both business owners ...

Going Beyond MPLS: The Age of Network Virtualization

Guest post by Todd Davis and Pat Saavedra from TeloIP (originally posted on TeloIP blog on on 11/19/14 3:32 PM  Delivering Next Generation WAN Optimization WAN Optimization is about getting better network performance for less cost.  Earlier, we wrote about the challenges of WAN Management and the specific limitations of traditional WAN solutions.  Here we explain how Software Controlled Networking (SCN) virtualizes ...

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, ...

Skyway Recommended Reading to December 31st

New Year Reading!: Can Gov gets new surveillance powers on Networks; 2015 Security predictions not pretty; Obama: Sony did the wrong thing; new Cdn Wireless Auction; Rogers tries to block Bell Acquisition; Google going through rough patch   Toronto Star, Michael Geist | Canadian Government documents reveal telecom providers envision surveillance-ready networks After years of failed bills, ...

Skyway Recommended Reading to November 27th

New Reading!: Bell wants Independent ISPs to lay their own Fibre; FBI says Watch for Hackers, While Hacking; Russian site Hacks thousands of Private Webcams; Execs targeted through vulnerable Hotel Wi-Fi; Obama wants Open Internet; Canada needs more Internet autonomy; New Payment System won’t stop Data Breaches; FDA Concerned about Medical Device’s Cybersecurity   Cartt.ca | Fibre Hearing: Many small ...

Skyway Recommended to October 29th

New Reading!: Facebook Curating your News; FCC takes stand against Data Security; Netflix’s bet on UltraHD; FBI to hit back at encrypted cellphones?; Canadians spending more than ever on communications; Almost half of time online on mobile; SSLv3 Support Disabled due to Poodle Vulnerability   NY Times | How Facebook Is Changing the Way Its Users Consume Journalism ...