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Jul 21
2015

10 Reasons Why I Like Hosted Telephony So Much

I don’t know exactly what the future holds or what phones are going to look like in a few years time but I am pretty certain that in the near future more and more phone conversations are going to go over the internet. Desk phone systems, mobiles and soft phones are all using the internet […]

May 05
2015

10 Reasons Why Hosted Desktop Services Are A Good Idea And What It’s All About

There’s quite a buzz about Hosted Desktop Services (HDS) these days and for many businesses it makes a lot of sense. Maybe it doesn’t initially look so great for some IT support companies and departments but if embraced in the right way it can be a benefit for them as well. HDS, sometimes referred to […]

Nov 25
2014

Is Your’ Internet Connection or Wireless Letting You Down?

My business relies on the internet; my phone is an IP phone, it uses the internet. If the internet goes down so does most of my business until it comes back up in maybe hours or days. It doesn’t stop there though because even my TV uses the internet these days and then there’s all […]

Apr 05
2013

100 Snippets

100 Snippets Over the last few months from the 5th September 2012 until the 5th April 2013 I tweeted 100 snippet’s of information about networking, routers, broadband etc. I also published them as updates in LinkedIn and most in eCademy/Sunzu.  I hope some people found them useful. I have preserved them here in case anyone […]

Dec 31
2012

2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 2,800 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 5 years to get […]

Sep 03
2012

I want to setup a wireless network part 2!

So now you have the equipment you need to set up your wireless network. It needs to be configured but manuals being manuals, are not always that easy to follow. I’ll assume the instructions on how to plug things together are fairly straight forward. As this article is from a fairly generic point of view […]

Apr 18
2012

I want to setup a wireless network part 1!

One of the subjects asked about more often than others is wireless networks, how to set them up or some aspects of it.  With soooo many devices connecting wirelessly this is not surprising.  Devices such as tablets, phones, laptops, media systems, wireless storage even desktops these days, the list is ever increasing. There are lots […]

Apr 15
2012

What can I do with my router – part 2?

More about basic router set-up information … Default DNS, primary, secondary DNS stands for “Domain Name System”.   This is important for browsing the internet.  Each web site you go to resolves to a 4 part IP address such as 212.58.244.70 (in this case www.bbc.co.uk).  Try it, type 212.58.244.70 in your browsers address bar and the […]

Mar 14
2012

What can I do with my router part 1?

It’s been a while since I wrote an article for this blog.  I’ll skip the excuses and see if I can muster some continuity from now on I thought I’d touch on some basic set-up information and maybe some more useful feature setup info.  Routers vary so I might talk about some things your router […]

Nov 22
2011

Contracts – use, abuse and downright dishonesty

At the end of this blog I’m going to list my top ten tips for things to check for regarding telecom related contracts and supplies. I’m interested in your good and bad experiences with contracts, terms and conditions.  Spread the word and see if we can help to get companies to behave fairly. If there […]