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Comparing Healthcare Internet Services: Fixed Wireless vs. Traditional Providers

Posted by Olivia Phan on May 9, 2018 10:18:00 AM

Like water, sewage, and electricity, stable and reliable internet access has become an essential utility for the healthcare industry. With more mission-critical applications and data sources moving to cloud computing, connectivity issues that result in internet downtime can become costly. And with healthcare internet services, costs can often be measured in more ways than money.

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Topics: Fixed Wireless, Internet Connection, Redundancy, Point-to-Point Fixed Wireless

Latency: Beat One of Your Network's Biggest Problems

Posted by MHO Networks on Apr 2, 2018 6:00:00 AM

If you've ever rolled your eyes at a monitor and told it to go faster, then you may have already encountered one of the biggest problems a network can still boast in this era of faster-than-ever internet access: latency. Even with significantly greater speeds, latency is becoming an increasingly large problem for network users, and finding it—not to mention reducing it—is likewise tougher. Here are some points to look for that may help you address the issue of latency in your network.

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Topics: Bandwidth, Low Latency, Internet Connection

The Great Myth of the Backup Internet Connection

Posted by Nick Collins on Mar 27, 2018 10:53:11 AM

There's one discovery I seem to make repeatedly in the internet service industry, and that is that businesses are often misled when it comes to the redundancy of their networks.

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Topics: Internet Connection, Redundancy, Dedicated Internet

Fixed Wireless Vs. Terrestrial Internet

Posted by MHO Networks on Feb 27, 2018 4:57:32 PM
All major internet connectivity types have their pros and cons. Fixed wireless, when compared to fiber, cable DSL, and mobile internet, often comes out the clear choice for businesses.
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Topics: Bandwidth, Fixed Wireless, Low Latency, Internet Connection, Infographic

Redundancy: Not a Dirty Word

Posted by MHO Networks on Feb 19, 2018 6:00:00 AM

A quote, commonly attributed to Franz Kafka, sums up the nature of redundancy and its ultimate value: “Better to have, and not need, than to need, and not have.” We live our lives according to this principle in one way or another: we hide a front door key near the house, we carry spare tires and jumper cables in our cars, we buy generators and stock freezers. Redundancy is not a waste of time, as long as it's used the right way.

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Topics: Internet Connection, Redundancy

How to Pick the Right Hardware for Your Internet Connection

Posted by Kevin Schwickrath on Jan 15, 2018 6:00:00 AM

When it comes to selecting hardware for your enterprise's internet connection, it's easy to go with the off-the-shelf options. After all, they are easy to find at your local Best Buy, not that expensive, and will probably get the job done, right? Not so fast.

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Topics: Internet Connection, Internet Services, Hardware

WAN Optimization in the SD-WAN Era: Should You Bother? Yes.

Posted by MHO Networks on Nov 13, 2017 6:00:00 AM

Software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) has fundamentally changed networking technology in a host of ways. It's changed so much, in fact, that some think WAN optimization itself is a dead art, lost forever against the greater efficiency of SD-WAN. That's not strictly true, but not too far off. There are still ways to optimize a WAN, thanks in large part to SD-WAN itself.

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Topics: Network, WAN (Wide Area Network), SD-WAN, WAN Optimization, Internet Connection

Infographic: Fiber Vs. Fixed Wireless: What You Should Know

Posted by MHO Networks on Oct 31, 2017 6:00:00 AM

For all businesses, internet access is crucial. It can, however, be difficult to decide on the form of internet access that is best for your company. While some businesses often default to fiber, fixed wireless is an option that should be more closely considered.

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Topics: Fixed Wireless, Fiber, Low Latency, Internet Connection

Fixed Wireless: What You Need To Know

Posted by MHO Networks on Jun 15, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Fixed wireless is a kind of Internet service that is accomplished with radio signals. It offers many of the same things wired broadband offers -- without the need to run cable. There are many reasons to use fixed wireless service. If you're considering utilizing it for your business, there are a few things you need to know.

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Topics: Network, Fixed Wireless, Internet Service Provider (ISP), Internet Connection, Infographic