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Why Aren’t Small and Medium Businesses Using Data Backup Services?

Losing data is an inevitable situation when your business uses computers nearly every day, all day long. Data backup services are the easiest way to help protect a company’s digital property when used on an ongoing basis. Backing up daily to a cloud data backup service, or to a local backup system, is critical to business continuity. Yet, with so Continue Reading...
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Update On Outages After This Weekend’s Blizzard

Now that everyone’s shoveled out and resuming their normal routines, many companies are headed back to the office to discover their Internet connections may be down. Our staff has been working diligently since Friday afternoon to stay on top of weather-related issues, and at this point it appears that the majority of problems customers are experiencing are due to either Continue Reading...
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A statement regarding severe weather affecting Northeast customers

The Northeast region of the United States is expecting historic snowfall, according to reports. Service disruptions are a possibility. MegaNet network operations will be monitoring all services around-the-clock during this event and will be addressing any outages, should they arise. We recommend directing any service-related inquiries via email: support@meganet.net. We appreciate your understanding....
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Should Your Business Have A Backup Internet Connection?

With Superstorm Nemo, or Blizzardcane Nemo, or Winter Storm Nemo… whatever they’re calling this walloping the NorthEast’s about to get, the issue of business continuity has come up with a few of our clients. In particular, the issue of backup connections has popped up a few times, as it did when the East Coast was hit by Hurricane Sandy – should Continue Reading...
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VoIP and Small to Medium Business Cost Savings

It’s certainly no secret that businesses are always looking for reliable phone services that can reliably fit into their budget. As VoIP and digital voice become more widely adopted (a recent study has shown that VoIP usage is growing by 15% per year), businesses are seeing the benefits of both having more features and options than ever before, in addition Continue Reading...
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Selecting the Best Email Solution for Your Business

Over the past decade, email service has become of the primary (if not THE primary) communications tool for so many business people. The days of simply pulling email off of your provider’s server are long gone – with tablets, smartphones, and instant access to email and contacts from anywhere, there are a number of different email services and platforms to Continue Reading...
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Cloud services are driving larger bandwidth connections

A continuing trend we’ve seen throughout the years is the upward growth of bandwidth connections required by our customers. As bandwidth connections provide faster speeds, in turn services become more bandwidth intensive, so in essence they almost drive each other. Where a few years ago a T1 or DSL line would be more than enough, now bonded services and fiber-based Continue Reading...
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Using Hosted PBX to stay productive and in touch

Cost savings with Hosted PBX is one of the primary factors businesses look at when considering making a change to their voice services. It makes sense – Hosted PBX can save upwards of 40% compared to traditional voice services. That sort of savings factors in the monthly service costs, drastically reduced surcharges and fees, and the cost of ownership of Continue Reading...
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Can power costs (and power loss!) help justify colocation?

Recently an article in Informationweek raised 5 issues when it comes to data centers in 2013 (if you follow our Twitter feed you may have seen us send out the link). The number one issue raised in the article was about rising power consumption and costs incurred by data centers going forward, as so many more applications move to being Continue Reading...
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Connect your multiple locations with DSL, T1, and Metro Ethernet

One of the most common concerns a business has when we speak with them is about their inter-office data; companies with multiple locations often need to share services and data, and want to make sure they’re doing so as efficiently (and as cost effectively) as possible. In many situations, a managed VPN can often take care of any and all Continue Reading...
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