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[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.


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...

Video blog: Can Skype replace business video conferencing?

In this video blog, Paul Marshall discusses the relevance of video conferencing in the business world and whether companies and organisations are actually using this HD technology or using free resources like Skype.

For extra information on this topic, please see this blog.

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: Poor WiFi or poor connectivity – we explain the difference

How often have you said: “The WiFi here is so slow”? The chances are it’s nothing to do with the WiFi and everything to do with the connectivity that serves it.

In his latest video blog, swcomms’ presales specialist David Brace explains the difference between ‘WiFi’ and ‘connectivity’ for...

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...

Video blog: Web filtering for schools and colleges – the old way vs the new way

Traditionally, not-for-profit organisations have supplied web filtering tools to the education sector at county council level. However, these were not flexible enough to give IT and network managers the tools they wanted to manage their own access parameters. They certainly did not have...

Video blog: Point to point wireless – completely private and reliable

The concept of using radio waves, microwaves or milliwaves to link locations seems a risky process on the surface in terms of privacy and reliability, but there is no need to worry.

Allow swcomms’ presales specialist David Brace to allay your fears with a clear explanation on how this...

Video blog: Why would businesses need point to point wireless links?

In his latest video blog, presales specialist David Brace briefly explains what point to point wireless links are and why a business would use them.

If you need to link to another location, but have been put off by the cost of fibre leased lines, then this video is for you.

It is less than...

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