Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) has long been a railroad and transit technology innovator with its roots dating back to 1869, when it was known then as Westinghouse Airbrake Company. For years, Wabtec supported the information and communications needs of its global employees with disjointed networking solutions from several telecommunications companies.
However, as the ever-evolving Wabtec’s business and IT needs modernized, its incumbent telecom providers’ rigid legacy network infrastructures proved to be inefficient. The company needed a higher-quality global network from a single global provider to support its critical business applications like Microsoft Lync, video conferencing systems and Oracle solutions, while also managing Wabtec’s substantial data back-up needs. Continue reading →
By Tony Hurtado Vice President of Global Marketing and PR, Masergy Communications
For more than 25 years, The Church Without Walls has held an open-door approach to draw many new members to its congregation, and the church has grown exponentially over the years. Today, The Church Without Walls has more than 20,000 members across three campuses in Houston.
Despite its large size and separate facilities, church leaders wanted to keep a sense of oneness to their services by simulcasting sermons from any one of the megachurch’s three campuses to either or both of its other two locations. Continue reading →
Note: This article was written for and originally appeared in the September 12 edition of Intelisys Weekly.
By Andy Singleton
Director of Product Development, Masergy Communications
Until recently, voice systems have been viewed as a commodity for many companies. They simply filled a basic business need. The emerging availability of hosted unified communications (UC) solutions, however, is changing the game by elevating voice systems to a new level.
Hosted UC transforms voice services from rudimentary, on-premise phone networks into vital, strategic business assets that enable real-time cloud communications and enhance productivity. Continue reading →
By James P. Hilving
Architect, Masergy Communications
Having a strong background in network engineering, I can really appreciate how valuable “footprints” are in network analysis and forensics. Footprints are those little data tracks left over in the world of technology as communications are occurring. From the TCP/80 session being initiated across a firewall to a web server to the HTTP/200 GET request on a particular document, there are footprints all over. Continue reading →