Protecting Your Business from Broadband Outages

The future of internet connectivity and broadband providers have been in the news a great deal of late. Following on from the issues with BT last week, which caused so much inconvenience and even affected online banking, BT Openreach now look likely to become a distinct company within the BT Group, assuming Ofcom’s wishes are…

Internet Speed Checking

With internet connectivitiy becoming arguably the most important vital components of your IT infrastructure, it is more important than ever to ensure that you are getting the best possible performance from your broadband provider. As broadband speeds are improving and enhanced services are being unbundled and rolled out, you could be missing a golden opportunity…

Poor Broadband Speed Holding You Back?

Despite a commitment from broadband providers to increase download and upload speeds, we are finding that many of our Kent-based IT Support customers are increasingly experiencing poor broadband performance. With more organisations wanting to take advantage of the benefits of cloud computing and remote connectivity for home and mobile workers, a slow broadband connection is…

Fancy a 26Tbps broadband connection?

It sounds ludicrous but researchers in Germany claim to have broken their own record in data transmission. Using a single optical fibre cable, their demonstration sent the equivalent of 200,000 high-resolution images across 50km in one second! This was achieved by using a single laser to create multiple pulses (frequency combs), which were separated by…