The Network Hub

Network management and monitoring

  • Wires only & Managed WAN Services - SDN / Hybrid

    Robert Sturt - Netify 21 Sep 2015
  • The WAN space is becoming interesting with technologies such as VPLS (Virtual Private LAN Service), SDN (Software Defined Networks) and Hybrid WAN solutions. Over the past decade, there hasn't been ...

  • IT Strategy for WAN Procurement

    Robert Sturt - Netify 05 Aug 2015
  • IT Strategy for WAN Procurement and your organisations specific business strategy The IT strategy element is perhaps one of the most powerful WAN procurement areas because, when used correctly, IT ...

  • Selecting a top UK MPLS Provider

    Robert Sturt - Netify 13 May 2015
  • I was recently interviewed by a new business startup forum about some of the key aspects of procuring WAN connectivity in the UK. The transcript from that interview has been sent to me for public ...

  • BT IP Clear Playbook for UK IT Management

    Robert Sturt - Netify 06 Oct 2014
  • US readers will no doubt tune out but wait. Although BT IP Clear is a UK based service, the technology refers (as a rule, there are exceptions) to unmanaged connectivity from BT. The US market is ...

  • One of the best Global MPLS providers?

    Robert Sturt - Netify 05 Oct 2014
  • It’s not really that hard to come up with a list of global MPLS providers from the usual suspects. There are a few lesser known providers worth considering. If you think about the market place, ...

  • Venture capital firm back in data center market: Why?

    Chuck Moozakis - Editor at Large 11 Aug 2014
  • By Chuck Moozakis Private equity investment firm M/C Partners has a long pedigree in telecommunications investing. The Boston-based firm, formerly known as Media Communications Partners, has ...

  • Smaller vs larger MPLS service providers?

    Robert Sturt - Netify 08 Aug 2014
  • I recently read a couple of good article UK MPLS & Global MPLS which got me to thinking about the differences between large and small service providers and how they serve the market ...

  • Outsourced MPLS or in-house management?

    Robert Sturt - Netify 06 Aug 2014
  • Over the years there has been on constant split between UK based organisations vs their US counterparts. The US appear to procure their MPLS capability as wires only, i.e. self managed vs the UK's ...