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Picking the Best ISP for Your Small Business

By Nextrio on November 20th, 2014 Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditlinkedinmailby feather

121202153There’s no doubt that a reliable internet connection is integral to the day-to-day activities of your small business, regardless of the industry. Because internet service is so important, you should know what to look for in a quality internet service provider. The cost of services for small businesses is fairly competitive among major and local providers, so you should take these other considerations into account when you are choosing the right type of service for your company.

Seek out customer support

When you think about the best ISP available, your leading concern might not be how the network functions when it is working as expected. You may be more worried about how to get the network back up and running when there is a problem. This is where reliable 24/7 customer service can come into play. Without strong customer service, even the fastest network is not going to meet your needs. Consider local ISPs with a solid customer support reputation.

Know your need for speed

An area where small businesses often overspend is in selecting a level of bandwidth for their network. It can be easy to overestimate your need for higher bandwidth, so make sure that you know what you will actually use before you select a package that is larger than your company requires.

Consider web security

Finally, you will want to explore added security options through your ISP that can protect your business from common risks such as cloud storage vulnerability. Make sure that you know what security services your provider can offer and which ones will be most beneficial to your business.

As you consider the network needs for your small business, you can rely on Nextrio to offer strategic IT planning that is tailored to your company. We are committed to your success, and we will work closely with you to ensure that you are covered with the latest technology for SMBs. Call us today at 520-519-6301 or visit our website to learn how we can enhance your business.