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Avoid Doomsday. Create a Disaster Recovery Plan

Disaster recovery is a term that is often used casually to refer to any type of backup, replication or clustering technology or architecture. Sometimes disaster recovery (DR) is used interchangeably with the term “business continuity” (BC). This being said, disaster recovery involves many or all of these components. Let us clarify disaster recovery; take a look at why businesses don’t implement a good plan; and then investigate how cloud technologies make true DR easier and more affordable.

What’s the Deal with the Contract?

Well, everything and that’s the point. Over the years I’ve been asked why US Signal’s agreements sometimes are longer when compared to other providers. My answer is concise - it’s because we don’t hide anything from our customers. I know that’s not always satisfying to sales representatives but the truth is that the details of how we will do business together matter in our customer relationships. 

How Does Peering Work?

In order to talk about peering, we must talk about the Internet in general. Peering is a very large part of how the Internet functions. The Internet is not one single thing, entity or organization but rather thousands of networks connected through the exchange of information – made possible with peering