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A T1 line is a dedicated digital connection that supports up to 1.54 megabits per second transfer speed. Fractional T1s range in speed from 128k to 768kbps (1544 kbps being a full T1). T1 service is more expensive than DSL, but is much more reliable. A T1 line is best for a mission critical business connection.

Metered T1 Get Quote
Same technology as a T1, but you pay as you go. A low flat fee from $75-$150 is charged monthly plus your usage with a total cap of $400-550. A Metered T1 line is a good alternative if you need to "burst" occasionally, Or have months of heavy "Holiday" traffic followed by light office traffic. A metered T1 line is also used as a backup or "Shadow" connection to your main T1 line- adding diversification to your mission critical connection.

Multi T1 Get Quote
A Multi T1 line can be grown from 3mbps to a max of 9mbps. The T1 lines are bonded together to give a virtual DS3 pipe. This is a good lower cost alternative to a fractional DS3 if you do not need to surpass 9mbps in the next 12 to 18 months.

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A T3 line is a dedicated digital connection that supports up to 45 megabits per second. Fractional DS3's range in speed from 3 mbps to 45 mbps. Used by large organizations, Universities, ISPs. Server hundred users can be online simultaneously.

OCx Get Quote
A dedicated digital connection 45-192 + megabits per second. OCx lines are used by large corporations or providers as backbone lines to the Internet.

Multi-Site Connectivity Get Quote
Connectivity in a blend of T1, DS3, Cable, DSL for multiple locations. Geared to large corporations i.e. Retail, Restaurant, Law Firms, with 10-5,000 locations and remote users.

VOIP Get Quote
Voice Over IP. A broadband service that integrates telephone and High Speed Internet Services. VoIP is a cost effective way to reduce your business's phone and internet access costs by up to 50%, while streamlining communications services implementation and management.

VPN Get Quote
Virtual Private Network. A secure connection (dial or dedicated) that tunnels through the Internet via encryption. VPN technology is a cost saving alternative to a point to point "non internet" connection.

Firewall Security Get Quote
A firewall will control the traffic in and out of your network, and help prevent unwanted hackers from invading your infrastructure.

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