Networking and Communications

Whether you’re a business owner, or a home computer user, inevitably you’ll come across the need to setup a network at some stage. In fact, you’re using a network called the Internet right now to look at this page!

What is a network exactly?

In its simplest form, a network is at least two computers — desktops, laptops or one of each — connected together with wireless or wired technologies.

Why do I need a network?

There are a number of reasons why you would need a network. It is almost impossible to run a business these days without some form of network setup in your office, whether it’s a cabled or wireless network. Having all of your devices in the office, whether they be desktop computers, notebooks, printers or a server, linked together allows for unparalleled communication and redundancy. You can share and collaborate on any number of resources quickly and easily. There are several vital functions that a network allows, including:

Centralization Of Data
Rather than having huge amounts of information spread over several computers thoughout your office, or home, a network allows you to store, access and backup all of your data from a central location, accessed through your network.

Redundancy
Having your information stored and distributed over your network means that it is much easier to backup and restore your data in case of a problem or disaster.

Internet Routing
These days, almost all homes and businesses in Australia have access to the Internet via some form of broadband internet connection, whether it be satellite, ADSL or cable. Having a network means that multiple computers at your home or office.
iTangent designs, installs, maintains and supports many types of secure networks, ranging from small home networks to medium enterprise networks. We use only use the best available hardware from manufacturers such as Netgear and D-Link, including the latest in high speed wireless or wi-fi equipment, we can design and install the perfect network for you.

Why not call us today and discuss your networking needs. You’ll be surprised just how easy we can make it for you!