Internet Performance

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[Infographic] Plugging into profits: rewiring brick and mortar retail

Brick and mortar retail has undergone a seismic shift, compelled to adapt in response to the pervasive rise and demand for eCommerce. Businesses are adapting both by recalibrating how they operate their physical locations and by adopting their own ecommerce … Read More

Illustration of how Bigleaf's network replicates the natural redundancy in a leaf.

What does a leaf have to do with networking? Nature is the best engineer. We can see that with how leaves feature a naturally redundant system. See how we apply that same concept to our network to deliver reliable internet connectivity without complexity and came up with our … 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

CNI harnesses Bigleaf to improve internet continuity for utility companies

Computer Network, Inc. (CNI) turned to Bigleaf Networks to reduce the impact of network outages and improve internet continuity, reliability and performance for the utility companies it serves. CNI’s utility management system (UMS) helps to streamline and control operations for … Read More

How to avoid internet brownouts

You have a high-bandwidth line for your business internet, and it comes with a service level agreement (SLA) that promises consistent uptime. You’re all set. Right? Not necessarily. Even when your network uptime satisfies the SLA, you can still have … Read More

Watch Bigleaf's fireside chat and learn about the cost of internet downtime

What is the true cost of internet downtime?

Internet downtime can be a huge source of aggravation for any business. Cloud-based applications are unavailable, and employees can’t do their work. The IT team is overwhelmed with support calls. Even a partial outage or brownout can affect time-sensitive, session-based … Read More

[Webinar] Beyond uptime: Evaluating and assessing your internet maturity

Many IT leaders struggle to determine the connectivity infrastructure needed to ensure the greatest amount of usable uptime, downtime-free failover, and the ideal user experience for their staff. Using a real healthcare business as an example, we’ll explain the Internet … Read More

Starlink satellite compared to SD-WAN

[Video] Starlink comparison against fiber, cable, LTE, and GEO Sat, plus static IP via SD-WAN

Recently Bigleaf founder Joel Mulkey got hold of the latest high-speed, low-latency, low-earth orbit (LEO) technology, Starlink. He conducted a hands-on comparison of how the technology performs against fiber, cable, LTE, GEO Sat & static IP via SD-WAN. See how … Read More

Dynamic QoS automatically prioritizes your important internet traffic.

What Is Dynamic QoS? Prioritize internet traffic intelligently & seamlessly

SaaS, cloud, and internet technology users rejoice – thanks to Bigleaf Dynamic QoS, your business-critical applications will still perform seamlessly no matter what’s going on in the background.  Networking is a distinct territory within IT with equally distinct jargon to … Read More

Beyond uptime: It’s time to make “usable uptime” the KPI for your company’s Internet

Internet disruptions aren’t just annoying, they’re creating big problems for your business. Sales calls drop, meetings are interrupted, time is wasted, customers are frustrated—and it’s happening more often than you may think.  For years, we’ve thought about Internet disruptions in … Read More