What is MPLS?

MPLS is an acronym for Multi-protocol label switching and it’s a technology used for connecting/networking multiple branch officestogether with a private IP connection. MPLS gives you certain capabilities not available using Internet or other connectivity transport methods. QOS (quality of service) is central to MPLS as it allows you to prioritize services and traffic in…

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How to Defend your Network from DDoS Attacks

First of all, what is a DDOS attack? DDoS stands for Distributed Denial-of-Service and the way it works is that an attack in which multiple compromised computer systems attack a target, such as a server, website or other network resource, and cause a denial of service for users of the targeted resource. These flooding attacks…

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Internet Provider Reviews

This review aims to give an overall rating to providers and the services they can provide. Every geographic market has different carriers and ISPs therefore they are stronger in one market than another but the intent is to help you better understand the strengths and weaknesses of various types of providers. For example a common…

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What are My Business Internet Options

Business Internet is critical to companies of every size now days. Even small businesses now use SaaS applications to run HR, point of sale, inventory, track sales transactions, bookkeeping, and their phone systems. All those applications are accessed over IP connectivity. Some larger organizations have the budget for private IP connectivity such as MPLS but…

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What Internet Speed does my business need?

Every business is finding they need more and more bandwidth to run the systems they use every day from making phone calls to tracking transactions or just connecting to vendor websites. Internet availability has increased dramatically and so have the options for connecting to it. For many small businesses it wasn’t long ago that you…

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