Category: Secured Private Network

Managed Network

Understanding Private Network & Why It Matters For Business

A private network is a restricted network with access given to a closed group of people or within an organisation and the network is connected to known nodes. In a private network, the IP addresses allocated are private and not known or exposed to external parties. This is the opposite of a public network, which is open for connection with anyone and can connect to any nodes available such as the Internet. Organisations need private networks to secure data transmissions of sensitive information between nodes that are geographically spread out. For example, between offices, branches and outlets that are in different parts of the country or different parts of the world that is impossible to connect with direct cabling or LAN infrastructure.  A private network typically uses dedicated lines for each organisation, thus bandwidth and throughput are guaranteed, with better connectivity.  Typically, an organisation would subscribe to a local or international telecommunications service provider to build such a network, by using their infrastructure to connect the nodes privately through many types of technologies, such as dedicated fixed-lines with private IP addresses.  Security and throughput are just one of the many advantages that a private network can bring to your business,

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Secured Private Network

What is VPN and How Does It Work?

When you go online, your internet traffic and data is made public via your IP address. A hacker or cybercriminal with the right skills and tools will be able to intercept and read your data. Your Internet Service Provider (ISP) may share your browsing history with advertisers, the police or government, and/or other third parties. VPN stands for Virtual Private Network, and it is a way to disguise your online identity and encrypt your data to create a protected network connection when using public networks. A VPN hides your IP address by letting the network redirect your PC, smartphone, or tablet through a specially configured remote server run by a VPN host. This means the VPN server becomes the source of your data, serving as an encrypted pathway that blocks your ISP and other third parties from seeing which websites you visit or what data you send and receive online. VPNs were originally created to connect business networks together securely over the internet or allow you to access a business network from home. However, these days, VPNs can be used to do more than that, such as: Bypass geographic restrictions on websites to stream video and audio. Protect yourself from

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