Are you having trouble getting the speeds you are paying for from your Internet Service Provider (ISP)? Sometimes it can be difficult to troubleshoot the problems that may be causing your internet woes. That’s why we made this guide that will help you be able to quickly find out the reason you’re not getting the speeds you need. As IT specialists, we’ve worked with hundreds of different networks and we can help you find out the best way to get your connection working at its best.
There are some common problems that users run into when setting up a new network. When building out a new network, it’s important to first get your needs and equipment in order. Ask yourself if you have the right equipment for the speeds you expect.
There are a few essential pieces needed for a basic network layout:
Keeping your router’s firmware up-to-date is one great way of ensuring that you get the speeds you’re expecting to get and, also, the security that your firewall and router should be providing. Slow speeds can be due to a lot of factors, and hackers gaining access to your computers through exploits in your network could be one of the causes for slower internet speeds. Ensure that none of your computers are running any software that you don’t recognize. If you notice several workstations are infected with malware or spyware, it may be that a firmware update to your network may block these potential threats in the future.
Our trained technicians have seen all assortments of networks – from homes, to consumer grades, and even enterprise level business networks. If you’re having trouble getting the speeds you’re paying for, contact us today so we can help you with all of your computer and network needs.