Category Archives: News

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Yet another massive data breach due to lost backup tapes

A few days ago, it was reported that TD Bank had “misplaced” tapes used to backup customer data; the tapes were apparently lost in transit back in March. Even more distressing than the fact that the tapes were lost is knowing that the data is unencrypted – customer names, social security numbers, and bank account information are all contained on Continue Reading...
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How Internet service affects VoIP call quality

A recent article discussed how the quality of Internet service affects VoIP calls and quality – a key issue when considering whether or not digital voice services might be right for you and your organization. While the gist of the article was about underserved rural areas, the main concept of good Internet equals good VoIP is applicable to any digital Continue Reading...
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One in four businesses has suffered data loss in the past two years – ouch!

article published today, a survey from CDW has revealed that one in four businesses has suffered a data loss in the past two years. Even worse, additional info from Symantec has shown that the industry with the highest rate of data breaches is the healthcare industry. With so many processes being moved online, it’s absolutely critical that any organization that Continue Reading...
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Business continuity in the face of hurricane season

1 million people without power just in New England alone. Thankfully, our core network and data centers maintained excellent uptime thanks to batteries, backup units, and generators, but unfortunately some of our clients didn’t fare so well. More than a few clients suffered power loss for over 3 days, putting their business at a standstill. It’s critical that at this Continue Reading...
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Why customer service is important to us

T1, wireless, T3, Metro Ethernet, and servers colocated in our data center. Many times, we’ve been able to alert our customers to a problem they were having even before they knew they were having it themselves! Our approach was really highlighted last week, when a long-time client contact of ours emailed us his farewell as he was preparing for retirement. Continue Reading...
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Enjoy your summer with VoIP and VPN

managed VPN and VoIP services. VPN (Virtual Private Network) services allow employees and remote office locations to connect securely to business networks and servers, which allows them to connect to company resources to help work from various locations. This not only benefits employees who are on the road a lot as part of their job, but it can also offer Continue Reading...
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Getting flexibility and voice savings with PRI and SIP trunks

Hosted PBX service is great for a small to mid-sized company that’s looking to keep phone system features but doesn’t have (or want) the hardware that goes along with it… but for a company with an existing PBX, our enhanced PRI and SIP trunk services make a great fit. PRI services traditionally come in either 6 or 23 channel options, Continue Reading...
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Welcome to the new MegaNet!

It is with great pride that MegaNet launches it’s brand new website! We’ve designed this website to be easier to navigate, to be aesthetically pleasing to the eyes, and most of all, to streamline your experience. Along with the new website comes MegaNet’s new logo and branding. We’ve adopted our previous color scheme and general design, but have updated our Continue Reading...
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Data theft and loss hits over half of Massachusetts residents

Yesterday’s Boston Globe reported that over the last 4 years, roughly 3.2 million Massachusetts consumers had their personal information compromised or stolen. That’s over HALF of the residents of our entire state that have potentially been harmed due to businesses losing their personally identifiable information, in addition to financial info! We’ve talked about the Massachusetts data laws now in place Continue Reading...
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Tomorrow is World Backup Day 2012

Are you aware of what day it is today? It’s the day before World Backup Day! We encourage all of our home and business users to make sure that all of their vital documents are backed up. If you’re at home, maybe it’s your personal financial documents and priceless pictures of family moments. For our business clients, it could be Continue Reading...