What types of Ethernet connectivity is available? 

Your Ethernet Options

Ethernet is enterprise-grade broadband internet technology.

Ethernet delivers data packets as the carrier, within a smaller network; usually across one or a few sites. Ethernet was designed for businesses, using dedicated high-capacity fibre optic lines.

Ethernet services are uncontended broadband services using synchronous speeds and SLA’s.

Uncontended service:

A dedicated internet connection that you don’t have to share bandwidth with others; reduces the chance of a slow connection

Synchronous Service:

Gives you the same upload and download speeds. Asynchronous gives you bandwidth that is higher weighted on the download compared to the upload.

Signs you need Ethernet

• The majority of your business applications are cloud-based.

• You want to use SIP Trunks and/or a Hosted Phone System.

• You have been experiencing internet downtime / slow speeds.

• Your business has more than one site.

• Your business in an area of poor connectivity such as a rural location.

Ethernet Options

* SoGEA - using an established network without the addition of a phone line so the chance of interference or an unstable connection is lower. Speeds of up to 80Mbps,asynchronous. Contended and uncontended available.

* Ethernet Flex - You are guaranteed 200Mbps up and down but you can ‘flex’ and get up to 1Gbps burst at no extra cost. It is synchronous. On-demand bandwidth with unlimited usage.

* Converged Ethernet - fully managed variant of standard Ethernet and combines both Voice and Data on a single high-speed connection prioritising all voice traffic to guarantee the number of concurrent calls required and quality.

With Converged Ethernet you get dedicated, uncontended, guaranteed bandwidth speeds and SLA’s.

* Fibre Ethernet - provides high-speed ethernet bandwidth from 10Mbps to 10Gbps.

Bearers are the bandwidth size of the available circuit, it’s the maximum speed that the circuit can go up to. You can get 100Mbps bearers - add on block of 10Mbps, 1Gbps bearers - add on blocks of 100Mbps up to 500Mbps then after 1Gbps or 10Gbps bearers you can add on blocks of 1Gbps.

Guaranteed uncontended, high bandwidth, uptime and SLA.

Benefits of Ethernet

* Dedicated, uncontended bandwidth 

* 24/7 monitoring and helpdesk 

* Maximise productivity with uncontended bandwidth

* High-Bandwidth connectivity

* Improve site-to-site connectivity

* Competitive Service Level Agreement

* Resilient failover 

Get in touch for advice on the best ethernet option for your business.

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