Today’s businesses require the most reliable Internet connectivity possible. Staying connected is vital when your boss demands that company operations run all day, every day, and even in off hours. And especially when he holds you responsible. When companies must run some aspect of their operations 24/7, it’s important to realize the importance of redundancy.
Early each year, industry and business leaders look ahead to what they can expect in the coming 12 months. In this article, MHO shares how we see the future of fixed wireless, and how it will continue to benefit users through the coming year. If you’re curious about how a fixed wireless Internet connection could benefit your business, keep reading, then contact us with your questions.
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For most people outside of the tech industry, the word “redundancy” likely conjures phrases such as “sum total” or brings to mind the face of an employee who’s no longer necessary. But in the realm of networking, redundancy is a sought-after element of a reliable network. Think of it as a spare tire or an insurance policy in case your connection collapses
Many commercial multi-tenant buildings, hotels, multi-dwelling apartment buildings, don’t have sufficient internet for their tenants. Or, they may allow their tenants to purchase their own connections. The result is multiple suppliers needing access and a host of connections running throughout the building.
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.
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.
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.