Fibre has well and truly hit the home in the last few years and in recent months you may have started hearing the term contention being bandied about.
A contended service is one that offers network users a minimum statistically guaranteed contention ratio, while typically offering peaks of usage up to the maximum bandwidth supplied to the user.
Snore! To put it in layman’s terms, contended means that you’re sharing everything, so the more people there are on the line, the longer uploads and downloads...
Home working has quickly become the norm for businesses and IntraLAN and other managed service providers have been helping organisations to make the move as seamless and beneficial as possible.
Speaking to MicroScope, CEO Andy Horn explained:
“It’s a reseller’s responsibility to share expertise, discuss the pros and cons, and advise on the best fit for the company, rather than letting it just follow the herd and potentially waste money on a solution that doesn’t deliver what the customer needs.”
IntraLAN has been providing expertise and services to the education sector for many years, with customers including the Skills For Life Trust.
CEO Andy Horn shared his thoughts with Education Technology about the benefits of outsourcing IT for education providers.
“When education providers invest in technology, students perform better, teachers are more motivated and parents are happier.”
Read the full article on Education Technology.
Changes to Roaming in Turkey – June 2020
As of 1 June 2020, Turkey will no longer be classed as an EU Zone 2 roaming destination across all our Vodafone & O2 tariffs.
Turkey will be classified under Rest of World Zone 1, and as such there will be some changes to the way in which you are billed for usage when you are travelling to this destination.
The most noticeable change is that Turkey will no longer be a free-to-roam destination, however Turkey...