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CES Told Us Data Usage Will Increase Exponentially

Posted by MHO Networks on Feb 22, 2023 10:01:33 AM

The future is the metaverse, autonomous devices, AI and everything with wheels going electric. What Does This Mean for Your Network?

CES® 2023 had a clear theme. This year’s Consumer Electronics Show, sponsored by the Consumer Technology Association®, clearly demonstrated that electric vehicles and smart devices are the future. We are entering a world where everything is or will be automated and powered by electricity. From the electric vehicles on our roads, tractors on farms, boats in the water, race cars, to warehousing electric vehicles and machines, there are many more examples. 

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Topics: Automation, Network Efficiency, AI

Top IT Considerations for 2023

Posted by MHO Networks on Feb 16, 2023 11:00:00 AM

The world of IT thrives on constant change, and this can be difficult to keep pace with. With AR, VR, autonomous vehicles, ever-rising levels of data use and production, advancing communications, and the metaverse, it can be almost impossible to stay abreast of it all.

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Topics: Automation, IoT (Internet of Things), SDN, Network Security, Avoid Cyber Attacks, Technology, IT Planning, Network Engineering, AI, Malware

Treats for the 2022 Holiday Season

Posted by MHO Networks on Dec 13, 2022 11:27:03 AM

With the 2022 holiday season in full swing, here are a couple of recipes that you can share with your team or loved ones! Enjoy a warm Cinnamon Scone and accompany it with a nice hot (or cold) Apple Cider!

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Protecting Yourself from the New “Chaos” Malware

Posted by MHO Networks on Dec 13, 2022 11:21:20 AM

Malware continues to be a leading problem for security. There is a new malware on the block causing a lot of problems, with the versatility to infect and disrupt many types of infrastructure. 

The title “Chaos” Malware, applied by Black Lotus Labs, gets its name from how often the word “chaos” appears in source file names, function names, and X.509 certificates. Dubbed “the Swiss Army knife of malware,” the original code is written in an infrastructure that commands and control. 

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Topics: Network Security, Network Efficiency, Malware

How to Prevent a Collapse like Ticketmaster had in Capacity Planning

Posted by MHO Networks on Dec 7, 2022 12:56:41 PM

By now, everyone has heard about the Ticketmaster fiasco with Taylor Swift concert ticket sales. On November 14, Ticketmaster opened a Verified Fan presale registration, allowing registered Taylor Swift fans to buy tickets before general sales opened. Approximately 1.5 million fans were pre-selected at random, leaving out about 2 million others who had already registered. 

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Topics: Network Access, Network Outages, Capacity Planning

Does TikTok and Social Media Kill Your Company's Network and Productivity?

Posted by MHO Networks on Nov 10, 2022 10:56:02 AM

Social media has been a popular phenomenon since its inception, but the proliferation of video-based platforms has made TikTok and Instagram major players. Using social media at work is not a new issue, but it could take on new significance with increases in bandwidth usage by workers on video-based platforms. 

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Topics: Bandwidth, Productivity, Mobile, Internet Connection, 5g internet, Remote, Working From Home, Workspace, Hybrid Office, Data Usage, Time Management

Rise of Internet Outages Proves the Need for Multiple Internet Options

Posted by MHO Networks on Nov 2, 2022 8:30:00 AM

Wouldn’t you think that the continued use and proliferation of the Internet would mean less outages? Numerous technology improvements and wider Internet availability should lead to better reliability. But, in fact, the opposite has been true. 

This should actually come as no surprise, taking into consideration the aging Internet infrastructure across the United States. A substantial portion of that infrastructure is between 20-30 years old and continues to age. Many older systems are no longer viable to meet the demands of new technology. 
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Topics: Business Internet, Redundancy, Diversity

The Red Tape and Cost Increases of Fiber Installation

Posted by MHO Networks on Oct 25, 2022 9:29:00 AM

Whether you’re moving offices or changing warehouse locations, it is vital to consider everything you need from a technology standpoint. Your network may be less glamorous than the building’s facade or property landscaping, but it is one of the most vital aspects of the project. After all, without the backbone of a solid Internet connection, productivity goes out the window. 

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Topics: Business Internet, Fast Installation

6 Ways to Make the Most of Your Work Day

Posted by MHO Networks on Oct 18, 2022 10:15:00 AM

A typical day for many us at work is to be pulled in multiple directions. "Do you mind taking a looking at this?" asked by one colleague, *PING*, goes a direct message notification from another. So how can you manage your day to finish up your tasks that is due by end of day? Here are 6 ways that you can implement into your schedule to help manage your time.

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Topics: Productivity, Infographic, Remote, Working From Home, Workspace, Time Management

How to Work in IT Asynchronously

Posted by MHO Networks on Oct 13, 2022 10:12:56 AM

At this point, we all know the story of the pandemic and the changes it brought to the future of work. Perhaps at the top of the list of changes is the growth and permanence of IT hybrid work. Recent data seems to support the premise that it is here to stay.  

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Topics: Network, Fixed Wireless, Internet Access, Business Internet, Internet Service Provider (ISP), Internet Connection, IT Manager, Workspace, IT Planning, Inclement Weather, Network Engineering

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