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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...

Video blog: Does my business need a resilient network?

The answer may not be “yes” for all businesses. Indeed, it may not be “yes” for all of your data.

The answer really depends on what your business can live with in terms of outages; more accurately, how long your business can cope without access to its IT systems and data.

Colin Woods, our...

Video blog: Businesses really do not need the stress of lost data

In this video blog swcomms’ presales specialist David Brace says: “Life is stressful enough without losing data,” and he is so right.

The financial damage that data loss can cause is potentially ruinous while also damaging to your reputation.

This is why many businesses turn to offsite...

Video blog: Protect your business bandwidth with web filtering

Allowing your employees to use corporate or their own devices to access websites and applications during work time puts pressure on your bandwidth.

By filtering what and when they can view or download, you can help protect your bandwidth and  make sure your business applications are...

Have a need for speed? Point to point wireless links will not let you down

The connectivity speed that your point to point wireless link can achieve will depend on the distance between your locations, but decent speeds are achievable.

Point to point links can deliver between 50Mbps half-duplex to 2Gbps full duplex over distances between 10m to 50km. Smaller...

Video blog: Need to link two offices in super quick time? Check our point to point wireless

swcomms has actually installed point to point wireless links the day after an order being placed. A more realistic timeframe is a few weeks. Waiting a few weeks is much better than the months it can take to lay cable in the ground for leased lines.

If you need to connect two locations in...

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