SMALL and medium enterprises (SMEs) now have an opportunity to have simple, reliable, fast, and secure real-time connectivity among their branches and office headquarter through the new Software-Defined – Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) technology being offered by Globe myBusiness.
SD-WAN is a cutting-edge technology that utilizes a simplified device leveraging on cloud-based technology that can be easily installed and configured anywhere with a fixed broadband connectivity, thus, minimizing the need to build a separate network per location. It provides quick installation, faster and controlled data access, easy data consolidation, secured connectivity, managed bandwidth, cost-effective branch networking and higher efficiency as well as eliminates manual coding.
Debbie Obias, vice president of segment marketing for Globe myBusiness said: “Running a branch is not easy and running multiple branches and consolidating data are even more tedious and complicated when done manually. That’s why we’re here to help SMEs go digital by enabling them to connect to their branches easily to track everything that is going on from sales, inventory, expenses, among others with this new cost-efficient solution.”
She added: “Given the importance of SME’s to the economy, we believe that we need to give them all the support to boost their productivity, reduce costs, and enhance profitability while having a secure and reliable Internet network that will allow them to communicate with their employees and customers anywhere in the country. One way to help them achieve these goals is through SD-WAN.”
SMEs are the backbone of the Philippine economy as they generate jobs with around 60 percent of total employment, and contribute to the country’s dollar reserves through their export revenues, accounting for 25 percent of the country’s total export earnings.
Since SD-WAN provides an Internet connection that links all branches at affordable rates, it can simplify the delivery of network service and operation data by allowing SMEs to seamlessly run real-time applications and transactions on multiple connections under one network. Businesses may also use it to free up bandwidth by re-routing non-mission critical activities such as video conferencing, emails and live video streaming.
With Globe myBusiness SD-WAN, SMEs now have the perfect cost-efficient digital solution to address difficulty in managing multiple branches, manual sales and inventory report and delayed business updates.
For example, if a business owner needs to get the latest information on raw materials inventory from the company warehouses outside Metro Manila, they can easily get the data with just a few clicks on the computer and without compromising security of connection and information since all offices are linked together.
SMEs that could benefit from this technology include: Retailers – to monitor inventory of stocks; Restaurants – to track the inventory of raw materials to avoid shortage on certain ingredients and spoilage; Pawnshops or Banks – to see daily sales transactions/report and select companies who want to get information real-time.
To learn more about SD-WAN and how SMEs can benefit from this latest technology, visit https://mybusiness.globe.com.ph/.