Getting a colocation host to take over the housing and management of your servers offers a number of attractive benefits to many small and medium enterprises. There are a number of advantages over keeping physical servers at the work site or going with a virtual,..
When deliberating your options and selecting a cloud hosting partner, there are a number of factors that you should keep in mind. There are no shortage of cloud hosting service providers, but not all of them will be suitable or competent to address your needs. In..
Despite what market analysts may have written on the subject, voice-over-IP (VOIP) telephony is not a uniform commodity. Choosing a provider based only on price or billing convenience is a risky move, because the quality of service can vary DRAMATICALLY from..
For most companies and IT directors, reliability is going to be the most important consideration when selecting a network services provider for direct internet or WAN services. One of the most compelling reasons to bring all of your business locations..
So — even if you were raised in a computer lab by sweet robots based on x86 machines running Windows 3.1, the confusion that surrounds descriptions of download and upload speeds can still be a pain in your butt. Just because YOU understand how ping times and..
There are three main factors in play when deciding what kind of internet connection will best serve your business — and they’re the same three factors driving most of your procurement decisions: quality, reliability and price.
New IP addresses in IPv6 will use characters, in addition to numbers. IPv6 offers a significantly larger pool of addresses by using 128-bit addresses. IPv4 addresses offer 32-bit addresses, in contrast with IPv6.
Cloud security myths have been circling around the Internet like dozens and dozens of clouds in the sky. You may ask your supervisor, “Are the myths true or not?” It is your responsibility to find out.
Almost all U.S. businesses have chosen an Internet Service Provider (ISP), which provides commercial fiber optic Internet service. Fiber has switched from a need to a “must-have” for thousands of businesses in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan region because of the..