Internet Health Report – Useful ISP (Backbone) Status Web Page

Ever notice degradation in speed or latency with your ISP? Wonder if the issue is isolated or widespread? One of the first outside network sources we check is the Internet Health Report posted over at Here they record and chart the latency and connection history between every major ISP / backbone. The providers include: […]

What are Service Level Agreements (SLA) and How are they Important to Cloud Services?

When choosing a cloud service provider it is important to look at the Service Level Agreement offered by the cloud service provider.  A service level agreement (frequently abbreviated as SLA) is a part of a service contract where the level of service is formally defined. First, any service that claims to have a 100% service […]