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.
As the pandemic seems to be loosening its grip on society, we have witnessed a migration of tech and businesses to different areas of the country. We don’t believe legacy tech hubs will go away, but the investment is spreading to new tech hubs that include Austin, Atlanta, Raleigh, Nashville, Miami, and Denver.
But with rapid growth comes its own problems. Aside from infrastructure, residential inventory, and cost of living increases, many businesses need to consider technical needs and requirements.
More often than not, many use the terms Internet diversity and redundancy interchangeably. However, the two are quite different. Check out the infographic below to understand the differences and how it can be helpful for your business' network.
Far too many businesses confuse Internet redundancy with Internet diversity. Both are concerned with providing alternate Internet connection and communication services in the event of an outage; yet, both solve these problems in different ways. Make sure you do not use the terms interchangeably or confuse one with the other. Let’s take a look at both and help you decide which is best for your business.