5 Things to Look for in a Networking Solution for your SMB

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As a small business owner, finding the right networking solution for your company can be a daunting task. Now that we have covered the basic building blocks of networking, we can focus on features to look for in the right solution for your business. With so many options available, and a wide range of prices and features, it can take time to figure out where to start. However, by focusing on five key features, you can ensure that your networking solution meets the needs of your business.

1  Scalability
One of the most important things to consider when choosing a networking solution is its scalability. You want a solution that can grow with your business, so choosing a system that can quickly expand as your company grows is essential. Look for solutions that are easy to install and easily allow you to add more devices to your network environment with no hidden fees or added headaches.

2  Security
Your networking solution should have robust security features that protect your company’s data and keep it safe from cyber threats. Look for solutions that include firewalls, VPNs (Virtual Private Networks), and other security measures that make it easy to set up without overcomplicating the process.

3  Reliability
What’s the point of having all the bells and whistles if your network keeps lagging or, worse, going down? Look for solutions with high uptime and backed by a dedicated and responsive support team. This will ensure that your business can stay connected and productive, even in case of an outage.

4  Cost
Of course, the cost is always a consideration when choosing a networking solution, especially when you are a small business. Every penny counts. While you want to find a solution that meets the needs of your business, you also want to make sure that it fits within your budget. You still want to ensure the solution meets your business requirements, so look for solutions that offer a good balance of features and cost.

5  Compatibility
Ensure that your chosen networking solution is compatible with your existing hardware and software. This will help you avoid costly upgrades and headaches and will ensure that your business can run smoothly.

By considering these key features, you can be confident that your new networking solution will meet the needs of your small business and help you stay connected and productive.

What is the EnGenius SMB Networking 101 Series?

The EnGenius SMB Networking 101 Series was thought up to help small business owners navigate the networking hardware and solution landscape and empower them to get the most out of their networking solution. We understand that small businesses are stretched thin with different priorities, and they want to focus on their core business and customers. We believe that networking should be simple, reliable, and flexible so that employees and customers can connect and enjoy their wireless experience.

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