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Extend your networks with point to point links

Point to point links are the ideal solution for extending local area and wide area networks. This technology is often forgotten when facing challenges to connect to buildings on the other side of busy roads or waterway obstructions, remote locations, semi-rural locations or multi-site...

Call recording – why it should matter to your business

Many businesses and organisations, whether they are in the financial, retail, legal, education or healthcare sectors, fundamentally rely on telephone systems as their major source of communication.

More and more of these are embracing and adopting the benefits that call recording delivers...

[Video]: Redundancy and resiliency – your IT systems need both

In his latest video blog, swcomms’ head of channel sales Colin Woods discusses the need for both redundancy and resiliency in any network.

He describes the real risks involved in using a redundant area of your network in our “sweat the asset”, value-seeking business world.

 
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Video blog: Tailor-made availability of your data

Not all cloud solutions are the same. They are more generic if you buy an off-the-shelf or off-the-web solution, while private cloud or data centre solutions give businesses the flexibility to choose exactly what they need.

swcomms head of channel sales Colin Woods urges businesses to...

Infographic: Can you afford not to back up to the cloud?

Backing up your data is crucial to prevent a data disaster. However, a huge number of businesses still have computers that aren't backed up, causing huge risk, which could be disastrously costly for the company.

With this in mind, we look at why your business should be backing up to the...

Infographic: The explosive growth of cloud computing

The process of of storing your data and programs in the cloud instead of a computer's hard drive is continually becoming a large part of how businesses today are operating. This shift towards virtualised services has seen some impressive statistics as an increasing number of companies adopt...

Will you know when it’s time to switch to a cloud-hosted phone system?

Most businesses will eventually reach the point when they need to upgrade their telephone systems – both to keep customers happy and to stay ahead of their competition in their respective market.

Sometimes it’s obvious when it’s the right time to move – like when the finance director tells...

Video blog: Three reasons why businesses need web filtering

In brief, the reasons why a business needs web filtering can be summed up using three words: distraction, liability and vulnerability.

Sadly, businesses usually leave it until it’s too late to consider web filtering as a protection they should rely on.

swcomms presales expert David Brace...

Video blog: Cost-effective point to point wireless links release you from ongoing rentals charges

Point to point wireless links are bought on a CAPEX basis so that once they are installed, you own them. This means there are no ongoing rental charges to pay such as those you would experience from leased lines or other forms of connectivity.

There are no dig costs to lay cables either so...

What does a point to point wireless link actually look like?

When you describe a point to point wireless link to some customers, they immediately imagine a huge satellite dish.

This misconception could not be further from the truth. The hardware used is often less than the size of A5 piece of paper; it comes in a several different colours and is...

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