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Reliability Is The New Measure For Evaluating Internet

By Bill Newborg

Over the last decade, businesses have seen significant progress and advancements in the technology and services available to them. Technologies like enterprise apps, public and private clouds and advanced telecommunications not only improve the way businesses operate but also how they interact with partners and customers. At the heart of these tools are the internet and networks, which form the central system that powers the vast majority of modern technology.

Every company today, whether a national enterprise or a small local business, has evolved in some way to adopt these technologies. This means that business owners, employers and employees heavily rely on the internet to operate successfully. Recent Juniper Research indicates that the total number connected devices (including tablets, servers and smartphones) is set to exceed 50 billion globally by 2022. Much of this usage will continue to be fueled by the workplace. Given the potential for technology to transform business, and the consequential downsides to technological failure, it is more important than ever to critically and carefully evaluate internet services and providers.

There are many reasons why reliability is the new measure that businesses need to consider when evaluating internet services and providers and deciding which will best meet their business needs. A 2018 study on small-business risk confirmed that business interruption is one of the top three concerns for small-business owners.

The way businesses think about internet services is evolving beyond speed and reliability is becoming a top priority. To learn more click the link below to download the full article on Evaluating Internet.