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Ransomware Victims Encouraged to Report Infections to FBI

Earlier this year, we discussed how ransomware could very well be your biggest threat online this year. As a recap, ransomware is software maliciously installed on a computer or server that effectively encrypts all files, and subsequently demands payment (generally via digital currency like Bitcoin) to unlock those files to make them accessible again. There are all sorts of varieties Continue Reading...
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Preparing for the Cape.com Retirement

Earlier this year, it was announced that Meganet Communications would be retiring the Cape.com domain name in effort to bring all services under the Meganet.net domain name. As the retirement date of November 1st approaches, we want to make sure you’re ready by having your email settings updated as soon as possible. At the current time (and this only applies Continue Reading...
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DSL outage affecting customers in Massachusetts (Resolved)

We are currently experiencing a widespread DSL outage affecting customers in Massachusetts. At this time, we are working with the telephone company to resolve these issues. An estimated time of repair has not yet been provided by technicians working the case. We will update this post as soon as more information on the outage becomes available. We do apologize for Continue Reading...
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DSL Service Outage – Cape Cod

Customers in Cape Cod using Meganet’s DSL service may be experiencing a service outage. We are working with Verizon at this time to resolve the issue. A time of repair has not yet been provided. This post will be updated as soon as more information is available. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience....
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What Delta’s Outage Can Teach Small Businesses about Uptime

Earlier this week, Delta Air Lines experienced a major systems outage that led to the cancellation of hundreds of flights, leaving tens of thousands of passengers stranded at airports across the nation. Flights are getting back on schedule at this time, but there’s a big lesson for small businesses hidden in this ordeal. It’s the importance of keeping your systems up. Continue Reading...
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Why VoIP is the Future of Business Telephony

When it comes to technology, it seems that everything around us is changing almost at a moment’s notice. Smartphones, WiFi-enabled gadgets, wearable technology, tablets. It’s happening at record pace. But for many businesses, the phone systems they rely on and use to conduct business have largely remained unchanged. These businesses are placing their faith on antiquated technology that is complex and Continue Reading...
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How Ransomware Might Be Your Biggest Threat Online This Year

Ransomware. It’s one of those words you’ve probably heard before, but haven’t given much thought to. But considering the fact that you’re one of the estimated three billion users of the Internet around the world (according to Time), it’s something you’ll certainly want to familiarize yourself with. Defined simply, ransomware is malicious software which will effectively hold your computer(s) hostage until a ransom Continue Reading...
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Why Is QoS Important for Digital Voice Service?

Quality of Service, also known as QoS, is an important factor businesses need to consider when they are implementing a new Digital Voice or VoIP solution for their phone services. To break it down very simply, QoS is a network protocol that makes sure voice packets are given the highest priority within a local network, as well as at the Continue Reading...
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Three Benefits of an Independent Telecom

One of the very first questions our account representatives get asked when working with a new client is “Why should we work with you instead of with a larger national-based Internet and phone service provider like (insert big company name here)?” Regardless of the services being discussed, whether it’s Metro Ethernet, Hosted PBX, Ethernet over Copper, or server colocation, customers Continue Reading...
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Important: The Verizon Strike and your MegaNet Service

Earlier this morning, approximately 40,000 Verizon union workers went on strike after they weren’t able to reach a new contract agreement with the company. While Verizon has stated that it has trained non-union employees to cover the jobs and duties of the employees on strike, based on our past experiences with telecom work stoppages, the coverage will not be able Continue Reading...
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