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The Role of Network Security in Remote Work

The past few years have witnessed a significant shift towards remote work, driven by advancements in technology and the need for flexibility in the workplace. This transition has brought about a fundamental change in the way businesses operate, presenting both opportunities and challenges for IT managers and network professionals. In this new paradigm, employees are […]

Understanding DDoS Protection

What is a DDoS Attack? A DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack is when hackers flood a system, website, or IP address with a high volume of bot traffic. This overwhelms the target, causing it to crash or slow down – ultimately becoming unavailable to legitimate users. DDoS attacks can use network vulnerabilities that organizations […]

Wavelengths – What are they and when do you need them?

Wavelength Services – also called Wave Circuits – are the gold standard when it comes to moving large amounts of data. Moreso than even dedicated circuits, Wavelengths provide massive bandwidth capacity at a reasonable price.
If your business has heavy data processing requirements, you’ve probably already done a lot to improve your connectivity. From QoS to continuity planning, you have a lot of options. So what is a Wavelength – and how does it fit into your scenario?

Internet Failover for Business Continuity

As more and more business moves online, continuity plans have to include your internet. Having a failover connection for your internet is critical in mitigating the effects of unplanned outages.

QoS to Avoid a Network SOS

What is “Quality of Service?” QoS stands for Quality of Service, aka, the ability to prioritize what’s happening on your business network. This means that you can ensure mission-critical uses like VoIP and video calls take priority over things like streaming services. QoS provides traffic control mechanisms on networks, allowing you to use your resources […]

Copper RJ45 Handoff vs. Fibre Handoff

Great internet is taken for granted, and it’s easy to fall into the trap of assuming that connecting won’t be an issue. But the reality is that there are many underlying complexities to connectivity and a reliable connection isn’t always certain. One area to thoroughly understand is the handoff – this is the type of […]

Kelson Group – Case Study

As Kelson Group added more sites across two provinces, network management became more complex. Working with iTel they were able to streamline their IT operations…

IPv4 vs IPv6: What You Need to Know

IPv4 vs IPv6: A Little History The first major internet protocol invented, IPv4 (Internet Protocol version 4) defines IP addresses in a 32-bit format. It remains the main configuration for delivering information between devices via the internet and has been in use since the 70s. This protocol has been the backbone of the world wide […]