LTE failover and virtualized networks? Reliable connectivity’s never been simpler
A good ICT solution is a strong determinant of success in the business world. In the nascent days of a business venture, affordability is often considered king so residential or low-speed ICT business solutions are deemed adequate. While it’s fine to start small, your ICT infrastructure is one thing in which you should choose to invest wisely. Why? Consider the following points when weighing your options.
A connected workforce
Reliable and fast internet connectivity and a highly resilient network is the backbone of businesses. The need for excellent connectivity has moved from being a mere convenience to a critical component.
With more companies conducting business online, transferring applications & data to the cloud, and interacting with multiple customers, vendors, & partners, dependence on fast, reliable, and secure connectivity is paramount.
Weak and unreliable internet connectivity can have costly implications for business. Not only can it impact employee productivity, but also the quality of customer service you offer due to things such as a slow-loading application on your website.
Facilitating a changing workforce
Working life is changing dramatically for millions of people around the globe. Mobile and digital technologies are branching into more areas of society, business and private life, and as a result, having substantial impacts on the way we work and how work is organized.
In recent years we have seen the growth of a much more mobile workforce. The rise of the gig economy and a surge in remote workers have created new opportunities for talent management and business growth.
But with this expectation of greater work flexibility, comes a higher demand being placed on the business environment. Businesses are having to ensure that they have innovative end-to-end ICT solutions in place to facilitate mobility in the workplace.
Helping businesses to maintain their competitive edge
By leveraging innovative ICT technology, companies have the power to uncover new opportunities. On the journey to business growth, your tools and solutions should grow seamlessly alongside you.
Don’t let poor connectivity stand in the way of unlocking new business ventures. It’s almost impossible to keep up with your competitors if you’re not investing in a reliable ICT solution as fast as they are.
Creating a good employee and customer experience
Whatever the field or size of a business, a good ICT solution can help facilitate the delivery of good employee and customer experiences.
Digital age customers are becoming more demanding, with an increasing number of options available at their fingertips. As such, ensuring that you have the very best solutions in place to adequately adhere to your customer’s needs is essential – or risk losing them to your competitors.
Equally, your employees can’t reach their full potential if they are not adept with the right tools. A high-speed internet connection is critical for almost all business activities. Running an efficient website, fulfilling customer orders, answering queries and resolving issues quickly; these are all tasks which rely on a fast, dependable internet connection.
With the need for a strong ICT solution so vital for business success, we have listed three of the top companies in the region.
If you’re looking to create high business value and drive growth throughout the entire enterprise, then you may want to consider investing in MyRepublic’s end-to-end ICT business solutions.
This company, one of the fastest growing telecom providers in the Asia Pacific, delivers business interconnectivity solutions that encompass a suite of innovative products for both large and small businesses with unique and changing needs.
Whether you’re a small artisan coffee shop, a large retail company, or an in-demand hotel chain – MyRepublic has the tools and knowledge to support your connectivity needs.
A high-performance network
A reliable network is the key to a smooth-running business. Slow internet speeds and limited bandwidth can lead to a loss of productivity in your business, ultimately impacting your bottom line. With regional connectivity and a highly resilient network, your business can have confidence in ensuring smooth and efficient performance, even during peak periods.
The company offers easy-to-deploy fiber broadband and 4G LTE broadband, providing businesses with unparalleled flexibility and connectivity which is ideal for remote offices, construction sites, and business kiosks. In order to protect your business against disruption, the company offers an LTE failover package (MyRepublic Backup LTE) featuring all-fiber broadband with LTE backup.
With this solutions provider, your business can be assured that you are investing in internet connectivity that will fully support the service you provide. The various types of network traffic (internet, VOIP, web) are managed intelligently, ensuring optimal speeds for real-time applications.
MyRepublic provides solutions that ensure your voice applications and the network powering it are truly optimized for reliability, flexibility and growth.
The Business Voice plan offers businesses affordable services with exceptional features; SIP Trunking for those businesses who need multiple channels and DDI numbers, and an easy-to-deploy, fuss-free, cloud-based telephony system to meet to the needs of today’s businesses.
The delivery of smarter managed services
Perhaps the most notable aspect of this company is its catalog of managed services for businesses. MyRepublic has recently launched a complete networking solution designed to meet the end-to-end needs of the services industry.
As your business grows and expands to different outlets, central management is vital for delivering consistent customer experiences. Instead of relying on multiple vendors and IT professionals to set up a network in a different branch of your business (both costly and inconvenient), MyRepublic’s Connected Business has you fully covered.
The features of the all-in-one networking solution includes intelligent next-generation firewall security, a high-performance wireless network, and analytics which provides insight into the network ensuring the optimum level of management.
This latest service offers a streamlined and hassle-free solution that connects and manages all the devices a business needs. Click here to find out more about MyRepublic.
One of Asia’s leading ICT providers, Singtel, offers businesses a comprehensive suite of solutions that can be tailored to specific needs at any stage of the growth cycle. Just some of the features from the company’s extensive range of products include:
For large enterprises, Singtel’s ConnectPlus ensures uninterrupted data traffic to over 80 cities, enabling the smooth operation of your global business. And for local data connectivity, Singtel has you covered. Its MetroEthernet is a dedicated layer 2 point-to-point connection, assuring the highest level of reliability and security for your critical applications.
For businesses with growing technological demands, Singtel Gigawave leverages optical networking solutions for transmission of a range of communications applications, be it data, voice, video, and more.
Ensuring secure enterprise mobility
Today’s workforce is becoming increasingly mobile. But with this, comes the growth of sophisticated mobile threats. These attacks have the potential to pose serious risk to your business’s critical data.
Singtel’s mobile security solutions are designed to equip businesses with the tools to protect all mobile devices connected to your network.
This includes Enterprise MobileCARE, which provides protection for confidential data in the event an employee’s mobile is lost or stolen. The service tracks devices and protects or wipes sensitive data.
Enabling your business to harness new opportunities
The Internet of Things (IoT) is allowing businesses to garner richer insights and deeper capabilities through the collection of data by connected devices.
But in order to unlock the true power of IoT, ensuring a strong, reliable and secure infrastructure is crucial. With Singtel’s next-generation connectivity and unparalleled security and intelligence, your business can ensure it has the ecosystem in place for successful IoT deployments.
This Singaporean communications company provides mobile and fixed services for over two million customers. Some of its business-enhancing features include:
Business connectivity to boost office productivity
M1’s Fibre Broadband is powered by the Next-Generation Nationwide Broadband Network (NGNBN); ideal for any business searching for a faster and more affordable internet access.
The company also offers round-the-cloud support for its business customers, ensuring any problems are dealt with quickly and efficiently in order to avoid business disruption.
Facilitating your mobile workforce
M1’s mobile solutions ensure that your employees on the move have constant access to critical business applications, significantly increasing productivity. M1’s cloud-based Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) tool enables businesses to seamlessly manage mobile devices. Empower your employees with access to information when and where they need it, while being in control of confidential business data.
The growing number of companies allowing their employees to access business data from their personal devices raises concern from security risks. How can businesses ensure their employees’ devices aren’t open to security vulnerabilities? M1’s EMM addresses this issue with its flexible, secure and cloud-based solution.
Powering your business with cloud technology
Traditional IT infrastructure is no longer adequate for today’s business requirements. Cloud is rapidly overtaking traditional in-house systems as a reliable, scalable and cost-effective IT solution.
M1 offers businesses both cloud application services and Cloud-as-a-Service. Both solutions are adept with features that enable enhanced collaboration, security, and service.
*Some of these companies are commercial partners of Tech Wire Asia