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Infrastructure as a Service: Solution Guide – October 14, 2016

This months white paper is a Solution Guide that boasts a whopping 82 pages! Don’t be intimidated; about three-fourths of it are detailed configuration instructions. However, we find the first couple of sections of the document to be helpful and informative. This paper, provided by our partner Juniper Networks, describes Infrastructure…

CloudVoice or Premise IP-PBX – October 6, 2016

When it comes to updating your voice communications there are two primary options. The traditional option is to build and manage premise-based phone system often called a PBX, IP-PBX or Key system. A newer option is to leverage the cloud with a Cloud Voice or Hosted Voice solution. The key difference between a traditional premises-based PBX and a Cloud Voice solution is where the majority of infrastructure elements are physically located, and who owns…

Trans-West Welcomes Sheri Hood, Senior Engineer – September 15, 2016

Trans-West Network Solutions is excited to welcome Sheri Hood as a Senior Engineer! Sheri started her telecommunications career at Fujitsu Business Communications Systems where she was brought on as a Call Center Specialist. After her time with Fuitsu, Sheri moved over to Norstan Communications and worked on projects across…

The New Precision Time Protocol (PTP) – September 12, 2016

Would you believe that some unscrupulous financial traders have actually claimed that they submitted their transactions after they were subsequently executed? Furthermore, they claim the transactions should have been conducted at a different price point! Due to the variable latency within large networks…

OpenConfig: Next-Generation Network Configuration – June 6, 2016

The rumors of the death of the CLI are greatly exaggerated! (Our humble apologies to Mark Twain.) However, it has become rather obvious that command lines need to evolve. Vendor-specific command syntax, definitions, and data structures are creating some significant challenges for large multi-vendor networks…

Juniper & BTI Systems: New Cloud Exchange Blueprint – May 31, 2016

As many of you have heard, Juniper, one of our trusted partners, recently acquired a company called BTI. It would appear the acquisition is designed to improve their Service Provider portfolio, however BTI’s solutions can also directly benefit large enterprises and colocation facilities like you! In short, BTI solutions…

DevOps: How It Relates to Network Administration – March 29, 2016

Another updated white paper we thought might be useful! This paper examines the rapidly growing topic of DevOps, and their relation to network administration. In short, our larger and more sophisticated customers, especially data centers, are using network automation to simplify the deployment and management…

Make-A-Wish Trusts CloudVoice Solution for Real-Time Communications and Collaboration – March 2, 2016

Trans-West Communications has partnered with Mitel® to provide CloudVoice with enhanced collaboration capabilities specifically for Make-A-Wish® America in order to further support the organization in its wish-granting mission for children with life-threatening illnesses. The new CloudVoice platform we deployed at the nonprofit’s national office in Phoenix allows Make-A-Wish to preserve…

Multilayer SDN Coordination & Optimization – February 29, 2016

Guess what Southwest Area Techies?! SDN is opening up many new opportunities for agile virtual data centers! The fundamental principle of SDN is the centralized control and orchestration of data center resources. These same concepts are equally applicable to complex wide area networks, in fact, that’s actually how SDN Their white paper provides a very interesting twist on…

Best Practices For Your WiFi Platform – February 22, 2016

Well, here’s something that’s a bit different! Click Here to download a white paper by our good partner Ruckus on WiFi networks. This paper provides some sensible suggestions for “best practices” when deploying a wireless network. It discusses coverage, capacity, security…

Trans-West Network Solutions Welcomes New Partner – January 15, 2016

Trans-West Network Solutions is excited to partner with ASPA, designing and implementing Enterprise and small business network solutions to help streamline their healthcare businesses and processes. As a full service provider of voice over IP and data solutions we offer the highest…

SAVE THE DATE! Mini-Boot Camps! – September 15, 2015

As technology continues to evolve we want to continue to keep you educated. Enjoy a catered lunch along with a series of breakout sessions and product demonstrations by a variety of industry leaders. Contact Debi Caron for more information.

Rediscover Your Network with the Fortinet Cyber Threat Assessment Program – September 14, 2015

Are you concerned that your current security infrastructure may not accurately detect today’s sophisticated attacks? Do you have the operational visibility to understand how applications (traditional and web-based) are truly being utilized on your network? Is your current security solution able to sustain present-day throughput demands despite increased traffic volume …

URGENT: The Arizona Technology Summit 9/16/2015 IMPORTANT News Flash! – September 8, 2015

If you haven’t already registered for The Arizona Technology Summit being held 9/16/2015 at the Phoenix Convention Center in the South Building from 8:00am – 5:00pm, be sure to do so immediately. The registration link is Arizona.Technology Summit.net. Be sure to use the FREE registration code…

Trans-West Network Solutions (TWNS) Sells cloudIT Division – August 28, 2015

Trans-West Network Solutions is excited to announce the recent sale of the cloudIT Division of products and services to former Director of IT, Vince Kent, as of June 1, 2015. cloudIT LLC specializes in Managed IT services and will continue to offer the same products and services as when it was a division…

Trans-West Network Solutions is Proud to Be A Member of the Suns Charities 88 – August 11, 2015

Debi Caron and Trans-West Network Solutions are proud to support Suns Charities 88 and are devoted to raising much needed funds for Arizona children!

2015 Annual Arizona Healthcare Association Conference & Trade Show – July 31, 2015

Trans-West Network Solutions is excited to be participating in the 2015 Annual Arizona Healthcare Association Conference & Trade Show this year. The Arizona Health Care Association (AHCA) is an online resource for long term care in Arizona and is the state’s largest professional long term care association and advocacy…

Visit Us At The ALA Conference for Legal Administrators – July 31, 2015

Trans-West Network Solutions is proud to be participating in the Annual Education Conference and Business Partner Expo hosted by the Association of Legal Administrators (ALA). The ALA is the undisputed leader for the business of law and law practice management. ALA provides law office advice and resources…

Ranking Arizona Magazine’s #1 Telephone Equipment & Systems Provider – June 4, 2015

In August of 2014 Trans-West Network Solutions and Mitel, partnered with the Peoria Unified School District to integrate a premises based unified communications system. At the time, their legacy Nortel phone system was outdated and in need of support. Trans-West Network Solutions, one of Mitel’s biggest partners…

Ranking Arizona Magazine’s #1 Telephone Equipment & Systems Provider – February 2, 2015

Trans-West Network Solutions is Ranking Arizona Magazine’s #1 Telephone Equipment & Systems provider for two years running! In 2014 Cloud IT, the Cloud Computing and IT Managed Services division of Trans-West, was voted into the top five for Computer Network Integrations. Trans-West is excited to see our ranking…

Community Blood Drive & Healthcare: Delivering High Quality Data Integrations – January 31, 2015

At Trans-West we understand the importance of delivering high quality data integrations, wireless technology, and hosted voice over IP solutions to the healthcare industry. We know that wireless communications and information security play a vital role in the vitality of human life and that HIPPA Security Standards, Compliance…

Trans-West Partners with Mitel for Peoria Unified School District Integration – August 17, 2014

Trans-West Network Solutions was recently awarded a $1.25M contract with Peoria Unified School District in Peoria, Arizona to replace their outdated Nortel system. Peoria Unified School District was looking for a reliable solution that could be implemented flawlessly by a knowledgeable partner with an excellent service record and…

Trans-West Network Solutions Voted in Top 5 for Ranking Arizona Magazine – January 15, 2014

Trans-West Network Solutions is proud to announce that they have continuously been voted in the Top 5 in the categories of Computer Network Integrators and Telephone Equipment and Systems in Ranking Arizona Magazine. Ranking Arizona Magazine is based solely on voters’ opinion. Participants vote based on quality of their service, their products and who they would recommend…

TransWest Partners With Make-A-Wish – July 16, 2014

Make-A-Wish Foundation® Enhances National Headquarters’ Communications with Mitel Solutions designed and installed by Trans-West. With approximately 100 employees, the Make-A-Wish Foundation of America needed a communications system to improve staff connectivity and efficiency while still reducing costs. The National Office supports 65 Make-A-Wish® chapters across…