Connecting your business. A cost-effective alternative to MPLS

January 2, 2021 0 Comments

In the IT sector, as in life in general, we tend to use what works. If hardware, software, or a particular process is ‘what all companies I know’ are doing, then there’s a tendency to just leave it at that. Yet, when we get called in on certain IT services engagements that better, we often find …

Wireless, the preferred connectivity option for enterprise

January 2, 2021 0 Comments

For enterprise companies, Wi-Fi is not the slow, dumpy cousin of network connections any more. Had I made the same claim a year ago, or even six months ago, it might have been pretty contentious. As of mid-July, given the new 802.11ac Wave 2 standard, it’s just the way it is. Just look at Telus, one …

Becoming Agile. Observations from the All Day DevOps Event

January 2, 2021 0 Comments

For IT specialists on the bleeding edge, the recent All Day DevOps Event was a blissful 15 straight hours of high-quality learning. Honestly, it was probably more useful than many live all-weekend conferences I’ve attended. I won’t attempt to point out everything I learned (and am still learning, thanks to the videos that are free …