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  • Caroline Palacios

Social Media Outage: How Your Business Can Avoid Going Offline

What happens when the way that we connect, communicate and collaborate with one another in 2019 completely shuts down unexpectedly and out of nowhere? A few weeks ago online users of popular social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp went into disarray when their favourite socials went completely offline due to technical difficulties. The hashtags #FacebookDown and #InstagramDown went viral as users were expressing their feelings towards the sudden ‘social black-out’. Here are some of our favourite reactions:

But, what happens when your business’ internet goes down unexpectedly? With more business applications residing in the cloud, key functions like email, payroll, inventory, erp and even telephone service is lost. Ultimately turning into lost revenue, a decrease in employee productivity and lasting negative customer experience. In fact, when a business’ internet connection goes down it equals on average roughly $4,700 of lost revenue every minute!

With today’s managed SD-WAN as a service that are being offered by most telecom and service providers, your business can always stay connected allowing you to have peace of mind with non-stop automated fast-failover. Additionally, SD-WAN technology also aggregates internet accesses providing your business with increased cost-effective bandwidth and faster connection to key business applications and customers communications. Protecting your business from unexpected outages is easier and more cost effective than ever.


If you are looking for more information on how SD-WAN as a service can help your business, one of our Business Development Managers will be happy to assist:

Telephone: 905.828.7886

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