Cambium Networks Wireless Equipment

We announced several months ago that we are now a partner with Cambium Networks, but we really did not say much about them.  Cambium Networks is a manufacturer of high quality wireless access points for consumers, businesses and wireless internet providers.  They have a great price point and in a business setting you do not need a wireless controller to manage them.  The controller is in the cloud and it is terrific. We recently converted The...

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Why we Don’t need Managed Services

In our years as a Technology Service Provider and a Managed Service Provider we have heard from several prospects the following list of reasons not to have Managed Services: We don’t care that the computers and network is running slower every day. Employee productivity is not important to us. Security patches, we ignore them as they don’t matter. If we get a virus we just erase the machine and start from scratch. If there was a...

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What is Broadband and what should you be asking a provider (ISP)?

We throw around the term Broadband a lot in the technology world, but what is it really.  Not everyone has it, especially in rural America. But if someone offers you broadband service, what questions should you be asking. First what is an ISP (Internet Service Provider)?  An ISP delivers internet connectivity and bandwidth to you.  Simple enough. So then what is broadband?  from the internet it is defined as: “a high-capacity transmission...

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Switches, Routers and Radios, Oh My! – Network Devices and what they do

Network Device Terminology Simplified When you are trying to convey information to an IT person the words Routers, Switches and Radios is probably the second most not understood.  So what is what and what does each type of device do on a network. Switches and Radios Physically Switches and Access Points/Radios do the same thing.  Switches are for physical medium like Cat5 wiring (Ethernet).  Radios/Access Points do the same thing as switches...

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New Managed Service for Lornet – Malwarebytes Anti-Ransomeware

Lornet is pleased to announce that as part of our Managed Anti-Malware Suite that we now are distributing Malwarebytes Anti-Ransomeware.  To read the details on this new package go to the Malwarebytes Anti-Ransomeware Beta page to read about this cool lightweight add-on.  If you are one of our managed services client with the full security package you will be updated immediately at no extra charge. So what does it do?  This excerpt is from the...

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Tech Spotlight – How to cleanup your own system

Computer maintenance is confusing for most users.  But one thing for sure, the more you are on the internet the slower the darn thing seems to get.  Or the advertising junk that is constantly slowing your system down there is a simple cleanup that can really help.  In Windows it is simple.  At the run prompt, type “cleanmgr” and hit run.  You will get a list of what Windows itself knows it can clean off.  Now here is a big secret...

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