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The Ultimate Guide to Broadband Industry Acronyms

The world of broadband and internet can be confusing for those who are not familiar with the most-used acronyms. Having a grasp on abbreviated forms can help customers and industry professionals alike understand different services, methodologies, and technologies. Below are some of the most used acronyms related to the industry and what they mean. Also,…

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10 Powerful Cyber Security Statistics

Computers, information technology, and the internet has evolved drastically over the past years. Although these world-changing advancements are to be celebrated, with them comes an evolution in cybercrime and cyberattacks. Below are 10 staggering cybersecurity statistics that could help you better protect your home, business, and mobile networks. 1 million new cybersecurity job openings in…

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What Is the Difference Between Types of Broadband?

Luminet delivers superfast business broadband through fibre leased lines and their unique Fibre-Air service. But, did you know that there are a multitude of different types or broadband available for residential properties too? Knowing the differences between the vast array of different broadband services can help you understand what would be best for your budget,…

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How to Distinguish Each Type of Firewall

Many blogs ago, we provided an introduction to firewalls. Given time to absorb this information, we thought it time to delve into the world of firewalls once again, exploring more types of firewall and the similarities and differences between each kind. To recap, firewalls are software or hardware components designed to protect networks from each…

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Understanding Virtual Data Centre Tiers

When selecting a virtual data centre, one of the most common metrics to consider are the “tiers” on offer. In this article we’ll investigate the different options, the meaning of data centre tiers and what you can expect from each. In doing so, you should find yourself in a better position to make an informed…

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Small Business Firewalls vs. Intrusion Prevention Systems

Internet security is a constantly developing arms race, with hackers and spammers yielding ever more sophisticated and nuanced approaches to attacks. Now more than ever it is critical to have effective, constantly-updated security systems in place to police individual computers and your network as a whole. That said, as the range of potential attacks has…

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Benefits of Microwave Internet (WiMAX)

While the majority of domestic and business Internet users rely on cabled Internet connections, there is a growing movement towards remote (wireless) connections. With falling costs and improved technology microwave internet connections are becoming ever-more feasible as a main Internet connection. But what are the benefits? Rural Access Despite a major government push in recent…

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Mail Relay Services: What Are They, And Why Do You Need One?

Emails are so common-place these days that it’s all too easy to take them for granted. Indeed, for many people emails are a constant source of frustration, hoping to reach “inbox zero” while avoiding the non-stop spam that many of us have to cope with, that it’s easy to dismiss the simple wonder of email.…

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Factors to Consider When Buying High Speed Business Broadband

Selecting business broadband isn’t always an easy decision. In truth, companies often have significantly different requirements to individual home users. As a result, it is often wise to consider a dedicated business connection rather than simply utilizing your home provider and simply installing a second line. What Makes Business Broadband Different? When an Internet connection…

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How Does Always-On Broadband Internet Work?

In the distant past an always-on Internet connection was the stuff of dreams. However, in an ever-more connected world remaining consistently and reliably connected to the Internet is becoming ever more important – and possible. The Business Cost of Network Failure A number of studies over the years have tried to estimate the impact of…

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