Why should I upgrade to Ethernet Flex?

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Amazon Web Services

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Microsoft Azure

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Office 365

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G-Suite

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HubSpot

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Salesforce.com

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VOIP and Video

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Cloud storage

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FTTC and FTTP

Fibre to the Cabinet and Fibre to the Premises are quickly becoming the two most common connectivity types for small businesses. They’re future-proof, cost-effective and fairly reliable.

However, these Broadband connections are shared with neighbouring homes and businesses, meaning speeds can drop at peak times, and local installations elsewhere can cause unpredictable downtime too.

Plus, you’re limited to the speed you purchase, which is usually unsymmetrical. For example, a 100Mbps connection may seem like a good deal, but your upload speeds may be capped at 20 or 50 Mbps, meaning uploads will take much longer than downloads – not great for remote working!

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Leased Lines

Leased Lines are held in high regard especially because they offer symmetrical speeds up to 1Gbps and are usually monitored by the supplier for exceptional reliability. However, they do come at a cost given that they provide you with a direct, private connection to the closest exchange, which usually means digging up roads and fields and laying new cable.

This also means installation takes months rather than days or weeks, and is therefore usually reserved for larger Enterprises, or those that require a private connection to comply with industry best-practice.

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Ethernet Flex

Ethernet Flex gives you the best of both worlds – a direct symmetrical connection of 200Mbps up and down is more than enough bandwidth for a typical business’ day-to-day responsibilities.

Though occasionally – whether down to seasonal demand, a hiring spree or working with large files – Ethernet Flex will boost up to 1Gbps symmetrical up and down (5x the normal speed and the same as a Leased Line) when you need it, and at no extra cost!

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Guaranteed 200Mbps symmetrical speeds - both up and down

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Automatic 1Gbps ‘boost’ at no extra cost for additional flexibility

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Comprehensive 100% SLA with 5-business-hour ‘Return to Service’ guarantee

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24/7 UK support

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Unlimited usage

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