The network ports on most standard routers provide a communication speed across your internal network of 100 Mbps. Switches running 1 Gbps are common and affordable. Switches are faster than routers so take advantage of this when sharing files within your business.
“54% of wireless Internet users surveyed face repeated performance issues.”
The above quote is relating to home Wi-Fi but a lot of businesses in the UK experience similar Internet and network speed issues. One of the reasons for this is that if you install a good router and switch it will last for years – so they can be the forgotten workhorse of your business network. Yet network technology is changing and performance improving. So April is the month for thinking about your network…