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Severe Weather Notice: Support Information

On Tuesday, January 26th, our technical support offices in Fall River, Massachusetts will be closed due to severe weather conditions caused by the upcoming blizzard. Our Network Operations Center will remain staffed. Due to forecasted high winds and a large volume of snow, certain services (particularly those reliant on telephone lines) may be impacted. We will be working closely with Continue Reading...
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Creating A Secure Password

One of the most common issues our Support team faces is compromised customer passwords. These passwords are usually for their email accounts, but can also be compromised website administrative passwords as well. Usually we can catch a compromised account password fairly quickly; because we monitor traffic levels throughout our network we can determine if a website’s traffic suddenly jumps up Continue Reading...
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Digital Voice/VoIP and Your Call Quality

Digital Voice is among the most popular telecom services being offered right now. Large national carriers have entire marketing campaigns based around it (usually offered as part of a bundle of services), and businesses of nearly every size are quickly learning that it’s cost-effective as well as easily upgradeable and expandable. At it’s core, “Digital Voice” is really just VoIP, Continue Reading...
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Why Is My Internet Connection Slow?

One of the most common calls our Support team fields is from clients who are concerned over the speed of their Internet connection. Both residential and business customers call or email in and ask why it seems like their Internet connection is running slower than it normally appears. Regardless if it’s DSL, T1, Metro Ethernet, or wireless, many customers will Continue Reading...
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Will Google Drop Your Website’s Rank Soon?

Web hosting has been one of MegaNet’s core service offerings since the company was first founded in 1996. With thousands of domains hosted across geographically diverse server clusters as well as different platforms (Windows and Linux), our hosting services can cover the needs of any size or type of hosting package, including offering dedicated and managed servers. While we’ve moved Continue Reading...
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Moving Your Business? Some Installation Guidelines

Recently we’ve been contacted by a number of businesses who are either moving locations, or are opening up new branches. Summer time is one of the best times to move, given that a rainstorm certainly won’t cause as much havoc as a blizzard will in mid-winter! While we’ve all gotten used to the fact that the Internet is pretty much Continue Reading...
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Dedicated Servers For eCommerce Websites

Thanks to the Internet and eCommerce, just about any company can now be open for business 24×7. Online shopping has been growing steadily, with recent research showing over 65% of consumers looking to shop online during the holiday season. Those people who are shopping online are also increasingly doing so with their smartphones and tablets as well. Businesses who want Continue Reading...
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Five Essential Tools For Your Virtual Business

We’ve written about telecommuting and specific productivity tools a few times on our blog. Studies have shown that giving employees the ability to telecommute has helped reduce company costs as well as improve workplace morale. In fact, a Deloitte study showed that telecommuting did all that in addition to helping reduce greenhouse emissions and reliance on fossil fuels. Over the Continue Reading...
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Three Reasons Your Business Should Use Metro Ethernet

Internet access has come a long way in just the past 15 years. Companies have a wide range of Internet access options to choose from, based on their network needs and budget, unlike “the good old days” when just about everyone was using dialup access. Businesses have gone from seeing the Internet as a potentially useful tool to considering it Continue Reading...
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Disaster Recovery and Your Small Business

Small business owners have a lot on their plates. Many are actively involved with day to day processes, working with customers, and are hands-on with their employees. Their business is their lifeblood, their pride and joy, and a primary driving factor in their lives. So – what would happen to that small business if a disaster were to occur, and Continue Reading...
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