Internet connectivity is the lifeblood of all businesses.
100 years ago it might have taken over a month to get a letter to a friend in another country. Today, communication is as easy as a mouse click, and much cheaper too.
Anyone in the world, can communicate with another person through text messages, emails, and even live video. For business, this means higher efficiency and quicker processing of sales.
Communication is an essential part of life. The ability to communicate clearly and effectively is one of the skills that businesses look for in employees. The use of technology can be a great help to people in communicating, reducing the time it takes to transfer information.
What is Internet Connectivity?
The Internet has revolutionised the way the world does business on both a local and global level. From recruiting employees to gathering data on the competition, the ways businesses utilise the Internet are numerous, as are the benefits of the Internet to the business community.
Perhaps the most obvious benefit of the Internet is cost savings. Information at faster speeds saves time, which either saves or makes money. Many functions in business processes have been automated, which has helped to streamline processes and reduce the cost of staff.
Why the Internet has become so crucial to business
Over the last few years, there has become an increasing reliance upon a fast reliable Internet connection. This has in part been driven by business but also by more connected devices. Nearly every electrical item you buy today needs an Internet connection from your traditional PC/Laptops to tablets and smartphones and more recently even your fridge and toaster.
In business, the move toward the cloud has meant an ever-increasing reliance on the Internet. Fortunately, unless you work in a rural area, you should have good speeds. But, like everything, no one solution fits all and that is why we have different levels, speeds, and cost of your Internet connectivity.
Unleashed, has been advising the business on connectivity for many years and dependant upon your requirements we can advise on the following options:
- Ethernet in the First Mile (EFM)
- Dedicated leased lines
- Satellite broadband
- Mobile broadband
We can also talk to you about more dedicated services that require an Internet connection. Such as:
- VPN (Virtual Private Networks)
- VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol)
- Wireless Solutions
- Data Replication
- Disaster Recovery solutions
For more information on the services above have a look at our Business Problems section
We work with a number of connectivity partners to get you the right service for the right price