The Role of SD-WAN in Supporting Hybrid Work Environments 

The Role of SD-WAN in Supporting Hybrid Work Environments 

Not so very long ago, we all commuted to and from our offices every day for work, there were cars and traffic and freeways involved. Of course, then 2020 happened and suddenly we all worked remotely and began just commuting … 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

Four keys to understanding and optimizing home networks

When approximately 85 million people were sent home to work, most of us didn’t know how long it would last or what life would look like “after” the COVID-19 pandemic. Time has passed, and there is still no clear vision of what in-office life … Read More

[Video] See Bigleaf Home Office prioritize business app traffic

Quality of Service (QoS) prioritization is like what medical professionals have said about social distancing, “It’s working when the possible problems don’t seem to be problems.” In Bigleaf’s world, that means that when your business applications—like Zoom—are running smoothly without … Read More

Managing QoS for home office workers remotely

How can IT help everybody who’s working from home? With the sudden, urgent shift to work from home that began in March and the current likelihood that many will continue to work remotely, IT and help desk staff are expanding … Read More

More bandwidth may not solve your home internet problem

Here’s why Internet access at your team members’ homes is different from what you use at the office. When many of us stopped commuting, our data had to start making a difficult commute instead.  We once headed into the office … Read More

What is QoS and how do we know if it will help us work from home?

Now that the kids and adults are home across our neighborhoods, all working, schooling, playing, or simply looking for ways to entertain ourselves, we’re all on the internet all the time. This taxes our residential internet connections in unprecedented ways. … Read More

Making home internet work

Making Home Internet Work How to support connectivity for business applications when everyone works from home The challenges of managing IT for our newly remote workforce cannot be overstated. As the COVID-19 pandemic shuttered our offices, the number of Americans … Read More

Bringing the office home: Create healthy home networks with Bigleaf Home Office

Sometimes a product happens when you least expect it. That’s what happened with Bigleaf Home Office, a service specifically geared for those of us who are now (or have been) working from home.  We had always wanted to develop a … Read More

How to diagnose and solve home internet issues

Diagnosing Internet Issues for the Home Office Residential internet connections can be a source of frustration for home office users. To a user, phone calls, email, and other internet activity appear seamless and automatic. But behind the scenes, each of … Read More

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