The Challenges MSPs are Facing in the Future of Work 

future of work

As we near the end of 2023, it’s becoming increasingly evident that this year has been a turning point for Managed Service Providers (MSPs). The future of work is here. Millions of companies are heavily investing in new technology to adapt and stay competitive. Hybrid work has become the norm in many industries. Overall, there […]

Building a small office network

Building a small office network starts with a foundation of switches and routers. It’s important to understand the difference between switches and routers and to develop a clear vision for what your network foundation needs. The Difference Between Switches and Routers When building a small office network, the two most essential pieces of equipment you […]

Why do we need a firewall?

A firewall works as a wall, or a shield, between your PC and cyber space. When your computer connects to the Internet, you are constantly sending and receiving information in small units called packets. The firewall filters these packets to see if they meet certain criteria set by a series of rules, and thereafter blocks […]

5 things you can do to help beat back password hackers

Keeping your private information protected by passwords is as difficult as it’s ever been. Not only are hackers breaking their way into password protected places like Facebook, Gmail, Yahoo, Twitter, LinkedIn and other popular sites, but now they’re especially motivated to do so. Why? Because selling your information can make them a ton of money. […]

How to Determine the Best Network Solutions for IT Services

Everyday will be something fresh to deal with when you have a network of computers at your company. If there is four or forty stations, if there is something that goes wrong, you will want it taken care of immediately. If not, a small issue in your network can quickly grow into a major problem, […]

Advanced Communications Offers Many Voice and Data Solutions

At Advanced Communications, our goal is to help small to medium sized business succeed with the technology solutions that we offer. From business phone systems, including digital phone systems and VOIP business systems, data networking, surveillance systems, infrastructure design and implementation, faxing systems, along with audio and video installations. With over fifteen years of experience […]

Providing Customized Data Networking Solutions for Business

Advanced Communications believes in bringing the best phone technology systems to every small and medium-sized company they meet. We offer solutions to many of your business’ needs, including business digital phone systems, VOIP phone systems, data networking, surveillance systems, infrastructure design and implementation, audio/video installations and more. With over fifteen years of experience and service, […]

Cable vs. Wireless Networks

Before you decide which to use, cable or wireless, you should consider a few important facts: Cost.The price is always a big question for networks. Cable networks require Ethernet cables, hubs, switches and in some cases routers. All this equipment is fairly inexpensive when compared to wireless network equipment. Wireless equipment can cost three to […]

How safe is your company’s data?

protecting your company's data

Most companies rely on some sort of critical data to operate. For some there’s technology data, for others it’s customer information. It could be accounting data, or order tracking data, or whatever. The question is – How safe is your company’s data? Some businesses do backups themselves, others hire outside firms to do this for […]