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Introducing Exinda Management Center

Ryan Tollofson

Director, Marketing

April 23, 2015

At Exinda, we pride ourselves on being a company that listens to our customers and we strive to find innovative ways to help them solve their network problems. Many of you have told us that managing our appliances across multiple locations can be difficult and time consuming. To address this feedback, we’ve launched an all-new management center.

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How To Control Yik Yak On Your Campus

April 10, 2015

Since we last wrote about Yik Yak, the anonymous messaging app has soared in popularity. According to Business Insider it now has 3.6 million users across 1,500...

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Two Options to Prevent March Madness from Dunking your Network

Brendan Reid

VP, Marketing

March 9, 2015

It’s almost March Madness time again and everyone’s favorite college hoops tournament is set to slam all records for online video consumption. It should come as no surprise to IT managers that while your users might look like they’re intently focused on a conference call, they’re really plugged into their third Sweet 16 game of the day and crushing your network in the process.

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Let The Butchery Begin But Spare Your Network

Ryan Tollofson

Director, Marketing

February 27, 2015

Amidst great fanfare, House of Cards Season 3 premieres across the globe today.   That means all 13 episodes have been uploaded to Netflix's streaming platform for instant viewing – a treat for rabid fans  but a nightmare for ResNet and other public access traffic managers who have to deal with the repercussions of a massive traffic spike.

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The Network Impact of Top Tech Trends for 2015 [Infographic]

Ryan Tollofson

Director, Marketing

February 6, 2015

Gartner sees the growing digitization of business as the driving force behind a number of disruptive technology trends in 2015 that will fundamentally alter how firms do business over the coming years.  I came across a great infographic by German manufacturer Needa that does a nice job of summarizing their findings.

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2015 Changes to eRate and Why They Matter

Ryan Tollofson

Director, Marketing

January 9, 2015

Schools and libraries just received a broadband funding boost, thanks to the December 11th announcement that the FCC is raising the eRate spending cap from $2.4 billion to $3.9 billion. This is great news for under-privileged schools struggling to catch up in the digital age. This change marks the first time eRate program funding has been increased since 1997, with the exception of a minor inflation adjustment in 2010.

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Why Your MSP Business Needs to Go Vertical

Tosan Martey

Business Analyst

December 12, 2014

There’s no question that building a sustainable business in today’s economy is harder than ever. Managed service providers face ongoing challenges such as declining prices, finding ways to differentiate their existing service offerings from their competitors, and customer retention. Many MSPs attempt to solve these issues by going broad. They’ll jump on every possible opportunity whether the job is in their skillset or not – you know, the old “say yes and figure it out later” approach.   And although some MSPs have found success with this strategy, going too broad means a lot of MSPs are missing out on the chance to stand out in a very crowded field.

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The State of Digital Learning in K-12

Tanya Gough

Senior Content Manager

December 5, 2014

When we talk about online learning, college is where the headlines are. We frequently talk about  MOOCs, distance learning technologies, flipped classrooms and BYOD policies. But digital learning has had a tremendous impact on K-12 education as well. The Evergreen Education Group has recently published their 2014 Keeping Pace with K-12 Digital Learning report, and it contains some fascinating insights into the current state of digital learning in the United States.

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Top 3 Reasons Your Customers Need Managed Application Performance Services

Thabang Mashologu

Director Product Marketing

November 28, 2014

Remember how IP convergence was supposed to simplify complexity? Well, it did, but there were some unintended consequences. The mass adoption of IP communications and services means that, in many enterprise network environments, applications essential to operations such as voice, collaboration, ERP and CRM tools must contend for bandwidth with non-critical, recreational or unsanctioned traffic like the latest cat video of the week on YouTube [here’s my personal favorite source].

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The Rise of Diva Users and How to Manage Them

Adam Davison

Director, Cloud Distribution

November 25, 2014

Today the right tools and strategies can make the difference between your IT network running efficiently or grinding to a halt. From an employee’s perspective, apps are the centre of their IT universe. They want what they need when they need it, and they want everything working at peak performance.  Let’s face it, users today have zero tolerance for poor network performance, and they’re on the phone the minute a glitch occurs.

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