Reliability of traditional telephony, with the cost savings and benefits of VoIP

16. August 2011 Internet Services 0
Here is a link to a page on TeloIP’s Voice Quality Solutions page, with important information for any business implementing Voice over IP. TeloIP’s Autonomous Network Aggregation (Ana) system is the power behind our T1 Xstream “Enhanced” service. The Ana system enables voice services with Quality of Service (QoS) guarantees, and allows business users to converge their voice and data networks. ...

Skyway West is not just ADSL

11. August 2011 Internet Services 0
Although we have many business ADSL customers, Skyway West also delivers Fibre and other Premium Internet Access Services across Canada. We provide a 10, 100 or 1000 Mbps Full Duplex ethernet port and you choose from speeds ranging from 1 Mbps to 200 Mbps. These speeds are guaranteed. Premium Services are symmetrical, uploading at the same speed they ...

A Dangerous Business

04. August 2011 Internet Security 0
”It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to.” If you’re a Lord of the Rings fan, you know that Bilbo is giving Frodo good advice. For you and I, or our businesses ...

Importance of Low Latency Internet Connection

I received a call today from a Vancouver Systems Integrator, one of our value-added partners. The customer, whose main office was in Victoria, also had branch locations in Toronto and Vancouver. They also had some of their critical applications hosted on servers located in a Vancouver Co-location facility. The problem was in their Toronto office, ...

How Big is Big? How Fast is Fast?

One of the best days of my life was flying over the Grand Canyon in a small Cessna.  You’ve  seen pictures or film of the Grand Canyon, but seeing it up close from a low flying plane is a whole different experience, one I heartily recommend  adding to your list of things to do. Hoover Dam ...

Provisioning ADSL Services

Skyway West Provisioning facilitates the setup and startup of your Business ADSL Services provided by Skyway West. First, an order is placed with Telus to either add ADSL to your existing single business phone line, or install a “Dry” copper cable. Added to your line, you are able to use the line simultaneously for voice ...

More than just Internet Bandwidth

Skyway West will soon be rolling out a 15.0 Mbps ADSL service for BC and Alberta businesses.  However we are finding that just increasing the speed of your Internet connection will not always increase the performance of business applications. For example, businesses are adding SIP trunking and unlike web surfing, applications like Voice over IP ...