Category: Infrastructure

07

Mar2019
Windows 7 is quickly approaching it's end of life.  After January 14, 2020, Microsoft will no longer provide free security updates or support for computers running Windows 7.  And although Microsoft plans to continue to provide a paid support plan for Windows 7 for another 3 years, for certain customers, ... Read More
March 7, 2019Chris Torbit

07

Dec2018
When it comes to protecting your company's important data, cyber security can't be stressed enough. Cyber criminals are constantly looking for new ways to steal data from businesses, via attacking them online and, unfortunately, they tend to be widely successful at this. Savvy businesses are taking a proactive approach to ... Read More
December 7, 2018Chris Torbit

08

May2018
Many small companies use a 10/100 ethernet installation, which is fine if you intend to stay small. A company with an eye towards growth, however, will soon find itself hampered by this slower speed and will be looking to upgrade to a gigabit Ethernet installation. What’s a 10/100? The old 10/100 ethernet began life as simply 10. It ... Read More
May 8, 2018Chris Torbit

02

Apr2018
In this post, we continue our foundation series for successful implementation of Business VoIP.  We will review traditional DSL service in relation to internet speed and reliability with a focus on implementing an IP Phone system. DSL – DSL (digital subscriber line) is a service provided to businesses from the traditional phone company. ... Read More
April 2, 2018Chris Torbit

20

Mar2018
In this post, we continue our foundation series for successful implementation of Business VoIP. We will review T-1 services provided by competitive local exchange phone companies. We will also review internet speed and reliability with a focus on implementing an IP Phone system. T1 – T1 internet is a dedicated service provided to businesses from the ... Read More
March 20, 2018Chris Torbit

20

Mar2018
In this post, we continue our foundation series for successful implementation of Business VoIP. We will review Ethernet (Metro Ethernet, Ethernet over Copper) internet services provided by competitive phone companies. We will also review internet speed and reliability with a focus on implementing an IP Phone system. Ethernet – (Metro E) is a high-speed internet service which is delivered into a business as ... Read More
March 20, 2018Chris Torbit

19

Mar2018
I believe one of the foundations for a successful implementation with Business VoIP is reliable internet service. Each business has several different choices for internet service which have positives and negatives associated with each one. Over the last several blog posts, we’ve reviewed the choices for internet services while highlighting speed and reliability. This post will review cable companies ... Read More
March 19, 2018Chris Torbit