Bigleaf Blog

How to Create a Network That is Resilient Against Internet Outages and Issues

Join our upcoming webinar on Thursday, September 24th, Creating a Resilient Network: Q&A with Lionakis IT Director Matthew Onken On August 30th, CenturyLink/Level 3 experienced a widespread internet outage lasting nearly 5 hours. This not only impacted their network and … Read More

What Happened with the Internet Outage This Weekend?

You probably noticed or heard that CenturyLink / Level 3 had a big network outage this past Sunday morning. Several popular sites and online services were down or unusable, including Amazon, Hulu, PlayStation Network, Xbox Live, Steam, and Twitter. So … Read More

Stories from the Field: Voice and Video Calls in the Time of COVID-19

How SD-WAN has helped organizations transform their communication strategies Due to the stay-at-home and social distancing measures that have been implemented in many places around the United States, organizations and companies have needed different ways to connect with their customers, partners, and vendors in this new norm.  … Read More

A preview of our enhanced MSP partner program

Since joining Bigleaf Networks earlier this year to lead our MSP partner program, I’ve been getting to know our partners in the MSP community and how they work with us.  Here are some of the key things I’ve learned:  Bigleaf’s cloud-first SD-WAN solutions “just work” and are a logical fit for MSPs and their clients.  Our MSP partners are encountering … Read More

Welcoming Caroline Carr to the Bigleaf Team

We’re thrilled to have Caroline Carr on the team as our new CFO. Caroline brings nearly 20 years of financial and leadership experience at various companies from PricewaterhouseCoopers to Nike and several high-growth technology and SaaS startups. Most recently, Caroline … Read More

Tell Us What You Think

Have you ever wanted to tell us what you thought of our features? Have you ever thought, “I wish I could give them my feedback and then that feature would be perfect?” Well, I am happy to announce you now … Read More

Why Are Calls Garbled?

When you’re in the middle of an important video conference, the last thing you want is for participants to end up looking like 8-bit video game characters and sounding even worse. In our informal surveys, 80% of IT departments are … Read More

Alert! Web Dashboard Adds Flexibility

As those of you in IT world continue to adapt to the new normal, I am happy to bring you more improvements to the Bigleaf Web Dashboard. In this month’s release, we have focused on expanding usability of our alerting … Read More

Four Keys to Understanding and Optimizing Home Networks

When approximately 85 million people were sent to work from home due to stay at home initiatives, most of us didn’t know how long it would last or what life would look like “after” the COVID-19 pandemic. As several months have now passed, there … Read More

[Video] See Bigleaf Home Office Prioritize Business App Traffic

When your cloud-based apps are dropping, stuttering, or working inconsistently, it’s likely because your network is experiencing jitter, latency, or packet loss. In a business office, you can rely on your network professional to fix these issues, often by applying … Read More