Researchers show that wireless carriers are slowing traffic to and from YouTube and Netflix     New research from Northeastern University and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst has revealed some startling proof that the largest U.S. telecom companies are slowing internet traffic to and from apps such as YouTube and Netflix. Using a smartphone app […]

Does your business have a ‘no internet’ backup plan?   It is vital for every business to strategically and proactively prepare for network failure. When internet connectivity goes down, productivity, business operations, profits, POS systems and customer satisfaction can suffer irreparable loses. Having a backup system, also called a network failover, will save you time […]

Why we recommend and support VoIP   As a business owner, one of the last things you want to worry about is your phone system. For that reason, many businesses continue to use whatever phone system they have always used, even as costs go up and it no longer meets their needs.  You no longer […]

The FBI has issued a recommendation for everyone to reboot due to malware   **Please be advised that if you’re using a CradlePoint router from RHYNO, you are already protected and don’t need to worry. We’ve already taken care of everything; your security and privacy were not compromised. Hackers have switched their focus and have […]

It’s official; Apple is exiting the wireless router business.   Apple has already begun to sell off its remaining inventory of AirPort products in their transition away from wireless routers. The AirPort Express, AirPort Extreme, and the AirPort Time Capsules have all been discontinued. In a statement to 9to5Mac, they stated that they’re discontinuing the […]

Cloudflare just made a DNS resolver available that’s faster than Google’s and more private.   If there’s one thing I like in my internet, it’s speed. With busy schedules, no one wants to sit around waiting for a webpage to load. While slow internet browsing is usually blamed on the age of a computer or […]

Times have changed and the NIST has updated their password recommendations to meet today’s challenges.   With the rise in hacker abilities and the continuing advancements in technology, it’s important to keep up with the best practice recommendations regarding passwords and security. The National Institute of Standards and Technology has updated their password guidelines and […]

Insider testers are getting their first taste of this long awaited Long-Term Servicing Channel release.   Microsoft’s Windows Server 2019 is the much anticipated follow-up to the highly adopted and critically successful Windows Server 2016. There’s no need to wait for the release to check it out though, as Microsoft is letting those in its […]

SIP beats out PRI in terms of reliability, cost-effectiveness and flexibility. Primary Rate Interface (PRI) is the old go-to method for telephone service to big businesses that have a digital PBX system. PRI operates within the ISDN (Integrated Services Digital Network) system for the transmission of voice and data between your network and a user. […]

This tucked away gem is more important than you think! For the most part, advancing technology trends can be difficult to keep up with, especially when IT may not be your primary business. What, then, can you do to keep competitive technologically while helping to advance your business goals? Focus on your server. This piece […]