From the Wires
XRoads Networks Cautions Businesses to Heed Warnings From Hurricane Sandy for "Bandwidth Continuity"
By: Marketwired .
Nov. 8, 2012 06:00 AM
IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/08/12 -- XRoads Networks, a leading provider of unified bandwidth management platforms, today urged customers and SMBs to take steps now to insure that their critical technology infrastructure could withstand a natural disaster such as Hurricane Sandy. The storm has devastated the operations of thousands of businesses along the Eastern seaboard and many firms were ill-prepared for a weather-related event that has effectively shut down operations especially in Metropolitan New York and New Jersey.
In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, XRoads Networks is offering companies a courtesy check to make sure that they have the facilities in place to avoid network downtime in the event of a natural disaster. XRoads Networks UBM products enable customers to stay connected to cloud-based services and the Internet even in the event of a major network outage.
According to the company, many EdgeXOS platform customers stayed connected to the Internet even during the worst of the storm due to the appliance's ability to detect outages and intelligently route traffic over the optimal network connections. Even when all land lines were down the EdgeXOS platform was able to maintain connectivity for customers with 3G/4G backup links. As businesses continue to recover from Sandy, now is the perfect time for a company's IT staff to take steps needed to maintain connectivity for the next big weather event. XRoads is offering a free assessment to businesses in order to make sure that they are ready for the next "storm," in whatever form it may take.
XRoads Networks, the inventor of Broadbond technology which bonds multiple Wide Area Network links together for additional bandwidth and instant network failover, offers a line of UBM products that provide alternative routes to backup Internet services in the event of a data center failure. The company's innovative Broadbond technology aggregates multiple ISP links which accelerates network downloads during normal use and, in the event of a major outage event, automatically and seamlessly fails over traffic to backup connections, including 3G/4G connectivity.
XRoads Networks' UBM products can make adaptive changes to how inbound server traffic is handled in the event of a data center failure. The EdgeXOS platform can dynamically change where that traffic is sent in order to ensure continued access by remote users. XRoads Networks created ActiveDNS technology as demonstrated in its 2004 Vector Routing patent application, which outlines how DNS path information can be injected in to the Internet's DNS servers to dynamically change inbound server routing in order to facilitate automated geographic data center failover and/or server load balancing functionality.
About XRoads Networks, Inc.
XRoads Networks, Inc. is the worldwide leader in Unified Bandwidth Management platforms. Deployed at over a thousand Fortune 500 companies, universities, and SMB organizations throughout the world, XRoads Networks provides comprehensive bandwidth management and monitoring solutions for both corporate and branch office environments.
XRoads Networks is the first company to deliver a fully integrated "bandwidth continuity" solution in its EdgeXOS platform, and is the inventor of Broadbond, Adaptiband, ActiveDNS, XFlow and VPN Virtualization (Site2Site) technology.
More information about XRoads Networks is available at www.XRoadsNetworks.com or by calling +1-888-997-6237.
XRoads Networks, EdgeXOS, Broadbond, Adaptiband, ActiveDNS, XFlow, Site2SIte and the XRoads Networks logo, are trademarks of XRoads Networks, Inc. All product names are trademarks of their respective companies. All other trademarks mentioned in this document are the property of their respective owners.
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