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Why Your Business Needs a Firewall

Why Your Business Needs a Firewall What is a Firewall? At its most basic, a firewall is a defensive mechanism against unwanted traffic. This is a crucial layer of security, that should be implemented as a part of a multi layered defence system.  The firewall itself is designed to prevent or reduce instances of unwanted, unauthorised network communications,

Chepstow Shop Local

Chepstow Shop Local To celebrate Small Business Saturday on the 7th December, we'd like to share this with you all. We visited all the wonderful independent shops in Chepstow. So here is a message from their local businesses and ours. Thank you to everyone who got involved in the video, we loved meeting you

Shop Local: Six Reasons Why You Should

Shop Local: Six Reasons Why You Should It is widely known that shopping locally can benefit your local community. However, what many don’t know is how shopping local, as an individual or a business can help the overall economy of the United Kingdom. According to the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), at the start of

Choosing a broadband provider – checklist

Broadband provider checklist Make sure you choose the right broadband provider that suits your business needs Establish what your business needs. Will you be connecting a single computer or your entire network? Evaluate how much data you need to upload. Cloud computing and remote access services tend to require good

Calculate your business bandwidth

Factors you need to consider when calculating bandwidth needs You can print this worksheet and use it to predict what’s ahead in terms of network traffic. With a bit of thoughtful planning, you can make sure that bandwidth hogs like VoIP video calls won’t slow down your internet to the point that you can’t get other

What Connection do I Need for VoIP?

What kind of connection do I need for VoIP? VoIP relies on having the right connection for the job. So make sure your connection has enough bandwidth for your requirements before switching. In this modern age every company has an internet connection but knowing how fast your connection is and how the bandwidth is

Can you even lift, bro?

Chamber lid proves tricky for Spectrum Internet full fibre broadband team A team of CK Communication engineers working hard and putting our own full fibre broadband into St Athan, recently ended up biting off a little more than they could chew while trying to open up a corroded underground chamber. Ordinarily gaining access to

Wales: The Digital Desert of the UK

“I’ve already got fibre” We’ve heard this time after time…after time when talking to businesses in Wales about their broadband and fibre, when really, they haven’t. With Wales being digitally snubbed it’s no wonder businesses in Wales don’t fully understand the need to upgrade their broadband infrastructure. The internet is the lifeline of every