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What’s causing slow Internet speeds for your employees?

Are your employees frustrated with slow Internet speeds? Before you call your ISP and increase your bandwidth, it’s best to determine the root cause. There are several factors that could be causing a slow user experience. Router, firewall, malware, bad cables, employees streaming media unbeknownst to IT, packet prioritization, as well as ISP related issues, …

What is a T1 line? How fast is T1 service?

A T1 line is a communications transmission service that provides symmetrical bandwidth via 2 twisted copper wires. Businesses have long relied on telephone companies for this age-old service, which was originally developed for the Bell System. While standard telephone lines can only transfer voice and data at 56 kbps using a modem, a T1 line, …

Is your broadband connection right for cloud computing and other real time services?

The growth in real time services is phenomenal. Businesses are rapidly adopting new services that increase productivity and streamline costs. Enterprise Resource Systems (ERP), VoIP and streaming media are tasking broadband connections like never before. If you rely on these business productivity services for success, then you better make sure you have the right broadband …

Has your water cooler gone digital? My how things have changed since the last World Cup.

It’s back-to-work Monday and the World Cup Final is the talk of the office. Employees are consumed with game recaps, victory cheers and company World Cup pool payouts. Such a good confab to start-off the workweek. But unlike years past, the Monday morning buzz was no longer at the lunchroom cooler – it went digital. …

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Your cottage cheese is oversubscribed.

If everyone decided that today was a good day to have some cottage cheese, it would take less than 5% of us to buy out every last container in every store. That’s not bad planning by the stores because the likelihood of that happening is remote, to say the least. But to be sure, cottage …

Is Your ISP Giving You Everything You Need? How Business ISPs Go a Step Further.

Is your ISP there for you when you need it? Rather than going with a provider that’s built for residential use or a service that splits its focus between residential and commercial clientele, you may want to consider the advantages of a dedicated business ISP. Companies have needs that go above and beyond traditional Internet …

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