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Keep your business operating smoothly with Bigleaf

Keep your internet applications, such as Zoom, RingCentral, and POS systems running without disruption or delay. Bigleaf SD-WAN ensures your cloud network runs optimally on the public internet, eliminating outages and downtime. Learn how Bigleaf will keep your business operating … Read More

How Microsoft Teams performs with and without Bigleaf’s SD-WAN

Video call quality has become business-critical  It’s become abundantly clear how fragile and finicky video calls can be, which is to say that sometimes they aren’t abundantly clear at all. Odds are, you’ve been on countless calls where someone’s audio was garbled … Read More

Improving UCaaS with purpose-built SD-WAN

Learn how to deploy any UCaaS platform with a reliable connection to the Cloud. PDF Title Download

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Choosing a firewall-friendly SD-WAN: Three questions you need to ask

If you’re looking for an SD-WAN that works with your existing firewall, you’re not alone. Your team has invested valuable time into an auditable best-practice security architecture, and that top-of-the-line firewall wasn’t cheap. Most of all, your firewall represents a … Read More

[Infographic] Things to consider for better internet failover

In today’s digital-rich world, having failover coverage is crucial for any modern business that relies on internet-based applications. There are many options and points to consider when creating the right failover setup for your business — but how do you … Read More

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Bigleaf improves Microsoft Teams performance

We tested to see how Microsoft Teams performs with and without Bigleaf. Learn what we discovered in this video. For a more in-depth review of our test, check out our blog, How Microsoft Teams performs with and without Bigleaf’s SD-WAN.

Bigleaf awarded with 5 G2 Fall 2023 badges

Bigleaf recognized as a G2 SD-WAN award winner for the 3rd consecutive quarter

Once again, customers gave Bigleaf top ratings among SD-WAN providers on G2’s software marketplace, earning us six prestigious awards, including two High Performer awards, in their Fall 2023 Report. These accolades, derived from customer reviews and ratings, are a testament … Read More

How to build redundancy into your network

One in five organizations report experiencing a “serious” or “severe” outage. This statistic alone makes the case for maintaining backups of important files and ensuring our network infrastructures have redundancy and failover built in. Though these concepts are similar, and … Read More

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[Infographic] Improve your VoIP and video conferencing calls

Seamless communication in today is essential for businesses success. VoIP and video conferencing have revolutionized how we connect, enabling real-time conversations and collaborations regardless of geographical barriers. However, the quality of these communication methods heavily relies on performant internet connectivity. … Read More

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10 reasons why restaurant operators are hungry for better internet health

I joined Bigleaf Networks in 2022 after saying goodbye to a remarkably talented team of restaurant tech experts at PAR Technology. PAR has built a unified platform of innovative and critical restaurant technologies, including digital loyalty, back-office data solutions, cloud POS, … Read More

[Infographic] Uninterrupted uptime: How internet connectivity feeds restaurant growth

In today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape, connectivity has emerged as a vital cornerstone for the success of restaurants. Beyond serving delectable dishes, restaurants are now expected to offer seamless connectivity to cater to and support the modern diner’s preferences and … Read More

Survival to thrival: Unexpected ways new flavor has been added to the restaurant experience

Survival to thrival: Unexpected ways new flavor has been added to the restaurant experience

Restaurants are thriving again with customers and staff energetically filling these social spaces. This is a far cry from 2020, where many restaurants were unfortunately closed (or at the very least, socially distanced). On the bright side, restaurant owners’ grit, … Read More

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How to scale your network across multiple sites without upending your tech stack

IT managers face a lot of challenges when scaling networked systems to multiple locations. The best-known methods include deploying the identical technology stack and processes at each site. Unfortunately, IT can’t exert control over key aspects of application performance, especially … Read More