Below are some common networking and security terms and their definitions to help you understand these vital components used in many home networks. We’ll be glad to answer any questions you might have, so feel free to contact us!
Routers are an essential part of any network, if you share your broadband connection in your house, you already have a router! They can be wired, wireless or a hybrid of both. Their basic function is to route network traffic to the correct devices on your network (like your computers, network aware printers, and scanners)
VPN (Virtual Private Network)
A VPN solution is great for home users looking to secure confidential information while having the ability to remotely log into their systems, this way we can insure that your information is being secured with the latest technology regardless of where you are accessing it from.
If you’re looking to protect your network from intruding hackers, we can install a firewall solution to keep your important information safe from prying eyes. A firewall works by locking down the types of traffic that are accepted into your network, keeping threats to a minimum.