The Internet is a critical tool in your business’ toolbox, so it needs to be fast, reliable, and stable. What kinds of factors go into ensuring that you get the best, most reliable Internet connection? Find out in today’s blog.
There are many things that could influence the strength of your Internet connection and its speeds. Here are just a few of them:
It doesn’t matter what your contract is with your Internet service provider; the speed of your Internet connection will vary depending on the infrastructure managed by your ISP. For example, cable and fiber-optic lines are capable of delivering Internet at speeds much faster than your traditional DSL connection via the telephone network.
Data might move pretty quickly, but it still takes time to go from point A to point B. The farther away the network centralizer is, the longer it will take to transmit data to the destination.
When there is only so much to go around, naturally the Internet bandwidth will be smaller per user. Every device that connects to your Internet connection will slow it down to an extent, and the more there are, the slower the connection gets.
The solutions to a slow Internet connection are not always the easiest or the most possible. Sometimes it’s a matter of paying your Internet service provider more just for the speed boost. There are ways you can make the most out of what you currently have, though, and it all starts with optimizing your technology solutions.
Managed IT Force can help you get the most out of your technology and potentially save you some cash in the process. To learn more about what we can do for your business, reach out to us at 724-473-3950.
About the author
Dan has 25 years of progressive experience in the IT industry. He has led three successful companies focused on small and medium business IT solutions since 1997.