Network Management

Past Live Events

Joe and Chad give a live demonstration of Microsoft Teams. They show viewers how Teams works and all the possibilities that come with it. To attend our upcoming live events click here.  Our CEO, Joe Svoboda, and our Development Manager, Chad Miller give a presentation on technology and working from home. They discuss topics such…

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The Differences between Hubs, Switches, and Routers

In discussions about networking, you might find that the terms “hub”, “switch”, and “router” are being used interchangeably when they should not be. The reason for the confusion is understandable. Besides looking similar, all three devices pass along data traffic through connectors called ports. Plus, as these devices become more sophisticated, the functional differences between…

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How to Improve the Wi-Fi Signal in Your Office

Many small and midsized businesses use wireless networks because they are easy to set up and convenient to use. However, a weak Wi-Fi signal can mean slow connection speeds and a smaller range of coverage. Not being able to quickly access data and applications from all areas in an office can hamper employee productivity. When…

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6 Benefits of Fiber

1.) Speed – Fiber runs at the speed of light and allows for instant data retrieval, allowing internet data to transfer at the fastest speed in the industry. 2.) Symmetrical Bandwidth – Fiber unlike cable internet, has equal upload & download speeds that allows for a much longer transmission distances and high signal rates. 3.) Private connection…

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Have the Russians hacked your router? The FBI says maybe.

All small office and home office routers, QNAP and NAS devices need to be rebooted to ward off trouble according to a public service announcement from the FBI last month. The PSA stated that Russian hackers have compromised hundreds of thousands of home and office devices with VPNFilter malware. As scary as it sounds, the…

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Benefits of Remote Monitoring

The Miller Group, like many IT service providers, uses remote monitoring tools to gather information and send reports about our clients’ computer systems. Almost anything can be monitored, from routers and firewalls to virus detection and email services. Here are six benefits of using remote monitoring to keep an eye on your systems: 1. Reduce the…

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What is Domain Privacy Protection?

What is it? Domain privacy or WHOIS protection (different registrars sometimes refer to it by different names) hides the domain registrant’s personal information from the public WHOIS database. WHOIS is an organization that manages all data regarding domain registration. All registrant details are considered public information, in addition to the nameservers and other simple details…

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