MegaTrunks.com

"Save on High Speed Digital Private Line
Services for Business"
   Home | Articles | Private Lines | International | T1 Service | DS3 Bandwidth | MPLS | Metro Ethernet | Colocation

 

 

Find reduced private line prices for T1, DS1, T3, DS3, PRI, OC3, OC12, OC48, OC192, MPLS, VPLS, Ethernet, and Fast Ethernet service.

 


Connecting the Supply Chain
Various networking options to keep the manufacturing supply chain running smoothly.

By: John Shepler

Today's manufacturing supply chain is lean and fast. It has to be in order for an enterprise to be competitive in our 24/7 global economy. The electronic tentacles that link the various elements in the chain must be equally agile and completely reliable because this chain truly is only as strong as its weakest link.

Electronic Data Interchange or EDI forms the basis of the information links between purchasing, vendors, logistics suppliers, automated warehousing, flexible manufacturing, management, accounting, distribution, wholesaling, retailing and, often, the ultimate customers. Usually the emphasis is on compatiblesoftware modules from large scale applications. But, the best software solution in the world will grind to a halt without the right connectivity to get those EDI packets where they are going in a timely manner.

The possible solutions are dedicated networks, private networks, virtual private networks, public networks, or some combination of these.

By public networks, I'm referring to the Internet. It's cheap and universal, but not necessarily up to the task of highly reliable telephone services or secure data transfers. The Internet is best used for information research and as an easy interface to retail customers in their homes.

Between other elements of the supply chain, a virtual private network that includes some links through the Internet makes more sense. It still might not be up to the voice quality standards you want, but your data will be protected from prying eyes by encryption.

Private networks, such as Frame Relay networks, ATM networks, and private IP networks have the advantage of being more reliable than public networks and can be set up to manage quality of service so that you can converge VoIP phone calls and EDIinformation on the same network.

The ultimate in reliability, security and ability to control quality of service is the dedicated line. These are point to point circuits that you have exclusive use of. For critical links in your chain, nothing less than a completely dedicated line may be enough. Perhaps even an encrypted private line for the highest possible security.

Free Consulting Support plus Pricing & Availability
Save now on T1, PRI, T3, DS3, OC3, OC12, OC48, MPLS, VPLS, SIP Trunks,Business Cable DOCSIS 3.0 D3, Wireless 3G &4G, Satellite and Ethernet over Copper and Fiber high speed line services for PBX phone, point to point private line, and converged enterprise VoIP & data networks. Find out in seconds if your building or a nearby location is already lit for low cost high bandwidth services. Simply enter your commercial building address in the form below and check the map results....

Instant Fiber Bandwidth Service Locator

  Enter your building address here:

Street Address
City | State | Zip Code
,

Accurate business information is needed to provide correct results and prompt assistance. Your information will only be used for this applicaiton and will not be shared. Click here for the Telarus Shop For Ethernet privacy policy.

Our extensive telecom and network services are provided by Telarus, Inc., a premier bandwidth broker and master agency. Please provide accurate phone & email contact information or call toll free for support anytime at 1-888-848-8749. All information you provide will be used only to support your inquiry and will not be shared. Note: These services are appropriate for business addresses only.

 

Get the lastest in business telecom and computer networking info with Telexplainer now!

 

MegaTrunks | About Us | Articles | Telecommunications Services | Private Lines | International Private Lines | Metro Ethernet | T1 Backhaul | T1 Service | T1 Providers | DS3 Bandwidth | Leased Line | Managed Services | Mid-Band Ethernet | MPLS | VSAT | Server Colocation | Wholesale Bandwidth | Site Map | Telexplainer

(c) 2004 - 2017 by John Shepler Profile+, All Rights Reserved.
Please contact us by writing to MTcontact (at) MegaTrunks.com
View John Shepler's LinkedIn profileView John Shepler's profile