Safe and reliable internet service is one of the most critical technologies needed by every business. What would happen if you could not connect to the internet, or a cyber attack compromised your network? How would these disruptions interfere with your ability to work or effectively communicate with customers or employees? Disruptions like these are costly and sometimes may force a business to shut its doors.
Keeping your network up and running with safe and reliable internet service will help to guarantee your availability to generate revenue, deliver services and remain productive. It is ever-important, especially since working from home or in a hybrid scenario has become a standard practice for most businesses. Having a network provider that recognizes your needs and designs a solution tailored to meet your requirements is essential to your business operations.
Feeling Unknown and Misunderstood by Your Network Provider? You’re Not Alone
First, let’s determine if your provider is actually working in your best interests.
Network configurations are not one-size-fits-all solutions; unfortunately, many businesses are sold cookie-cutter packages. This is the first red flag that your network provider is not working for you and clearly does not understand your company’s current or future needs.
Businesses and IT managers face many challenges regarding network management, including increased access costs to support performance, high complexity and architectural issues that inhibit migration to dynamic and cloud environments.
Some of the requirements that your network provider might be missing the mark on include:
- Flexibility and Scalability – Dedicated configurations that can grow with your business.
- Security and Reliability – Protection when you need it most against cyber attacks, including a managed firewall.
- Customizations – A wide variety of options that can be customized to fit your specific business needs.
- Peace of Mind – 24/7 support and monitoring by a dedicated team, ensuring maximum uptime and assistance when you need it.
It’s Not Just About Technology; It’s Also About the Partnership
As a leading trusted technology solutions provider, Xtel understands your challenges, and we always make getting to know our customers a top priority. Unlike cookie-cutter solutions, Xtel prides itself on providing customized solutions to fit your specific needs in network security and network connectivity, including:
- Managed Firewall with SOC Service
- DDoS Mitigation
- SD-WAN – Software-Defined Wide Area Network
- Ethernet Dedicated Internet Access (EDIA)
- Wireless Internet
We understand that times have changed and will continue to evolve. Your network provider should be able to change and scale with you. To support our customers, Xtel created a Work From Home program that delivers unified communications, cybersecurity, collaboration and mobility, and a single point of contact.
Understand What You Need From a Network Provider and How To Get It
As a thought leader in the industry, Xtel is about getting to know you and sharing our knowledge and insights to help you achieve your technology and business goals. With over 25 years of experience, we are committed to keeping companies ahead of the curve in today’s dynamic business world.
To back our commitment, we offer free technology consultations to get to know you and your business and provide our thoughts and suggestions on what you can do to manage your network better and ensure your provider supports your needs.
You can schedule your Free Technology Consultation with an Xtel advisor HERE.
In the meantime, check out our eBook Work Anywhere – Boost Employee Performance & Protection Against Cyber Attacks in 1 Powerful Move. Inside, we discuss the pros and cons of managing a hybrid workforce and what you need to know to keep your business safe. We will also provide you with a solution!