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10 Essential Reliability Questions

By | Blog, Business Internet

With the rise in cloud applications and SaaS services, daily business activities are so reliant on the network connectivity that it’s actually kind of scary. If your internet isn’t always working perfectly, the loss in productivity and earnings could be astronomical. You need to be asking the right questions when considering prospective service providers.

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The Internet vs. Layer 2

By | Blog, Cloud

You know that feeling when you’re late for a meeting and conveniently there’s a huge traffic jam on your regular route? Think of your “late for a meeting self” as data being transferred over the internet and the highway/side roads as the routers trying to deliver you to your destination.

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Down to the Wire

By | Blog, Business Internet

We delve into the difference between twisted pair, coaxial, and fiber cables. Understanding the differences between the three will shed light on how data travels through each, which ultimately affects your connection and things like speed, latency, security, cost, etc.

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Benefits of the Cloud (Part 2)

By | Blog, Cloud

We have already gone over 5 important reasons why your business can be “Saved by the Cloud”, but there are still a lot more benefits. At iTel, we’re obsessive about redundancy and the concept of never missing a thing, so that’s why we have created a Part 2 to the Benefits of Cloud Computing to keep you fully in the loop.

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Saved By The Cloud (Part 1)

By | Blog, Cloud

If Zack Morris wasn’t cool enough already, he had to show us up with a cell phone. Experts predict that by 2019, more than 86% of workloads will be processed by cloud data centres. So obviously, the Zack Morris of today would definitely be utilizing the cloud because he was an innovator.

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What is MPLS (multiprotocol label switching)? We'll break down the basics of how it works with your business internet connection.

What is MPLS and How Does It Work?

By | Blog, MPLS

Sometimes us IT folks forget that all these tech terms and acronyms (MPLS, IP VPN.. the list goes on) may not be so obvious to the average employee. But time is short, so here’s a high-level overview of what MPLS is and how it works to help you get through your next meeting.

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Connected

Our Lives Are Connected

By | Blog, Bonded Internet

In a connected world, an explosion of access for almost anyone and anywhere means the ability to communicate with others no matter where. Likewise, devices can now speak to each other in the form of data transmissions at the speed of light; enabling paradigm-shifting advancements such as autonomous vehicles.

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QoS

iTel Explains QoS With Food

By | Blog, MPLS

The internet and telecom industry is full of confusing acronyms that might not make sense if you’re reading them for the first time. Fear not, our team of nerds is here to enlighten! Today, we are breaking down QoS in a very tasty way.

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