PS Lightwave Strengthens Core Business With IP Global Acquisition

By PS Lightwave Content Team

PS Lightwave has acquired IP Global, a Houston-based provider of colocation, connectivity and voice services.IP Global owns and operates a 12,000 square foot data center located near the Galleria business district in Houston, one of the most densely interconnected cities in the United States.

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The Difference Between Full Duplex & Other Network Transmission Modes

By PS Lightwave Content Team

For years network administration courses used walkie-talkies and telephones as prime examples to explain the difference between half duplex vs. full duplex in how data is transmitted.

This is the point where a Millennial raises their hand and asks,”what’s a walkie-talkie!”

If you are old enough, however, to understand 'over and out’, then the walkie-talkie/telephone analogy makes sense.

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Modern Quality Healthcare Requires Sound Technology Infrastructure

By PS Lightwave Content Team

Stethoscopes and tongue depressors will probably never go out of style, but the healthcare tools of the 21st century are increasingly digital with medical professionals and their patients relying on network-connected devices.

To provide the best care possible in the age of the Internet of Things (IoT) the healthcare industry depends on sound technology infrastructure that can handle the bandwidth demands of Artificial Intelligence, machine learning and blockchain tools, and biomedical Internet-connected devices.

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Hurricane Preparation Notice

By PS Lightwave Content Team

Monday, June 1, marked the beginning of hurricane season. This hurricane season is expected to be more active than typical seasons. NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) is predicting 13 -19 named storms and 3-6 major hurricanes during the 2020 hurricane season. With tropical depression Cristobal expected to enter the Gulf of Mexico over the weekend, we want to assure you that we are prepared.

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Many Government Technology Systems Fail the Pandemic Stress Test

By PS Lightwave Content Team

Many local, state, and federal government aging legacy data and technology systems, in a need of an upgrade for years, failed the stress test of the COVID-19 pandemic.

In state after state over the last two months during the coronavirus crisis inadequate government staffing dealt with websites crashing and phone systems unable to handle the caller deluge.

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How Much Internet Speed Does Your Business Need?

By PS Lightwave Content Team

When it comes to Internet speed, we all have a little Top Gun in us, but when you “feel the need – the need for speed” how much does your business really need?

The COVID-19 pandemic, which forced many businesses to operate remotely since March, has put the focus on Internet speed.

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Hosted PBX Keeps Businesses Up and Running During COVID-19 Pandemic

By PS Lightwave Content Team

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the benefit of Hosted PBX, especially the network-based service as a business continuity strategy to prepare against the unexpected.

While nobody could have predicted the coronavirus crisis and its consequences, those companies with Hosted PBX were able to make seamless transitions to remote working thanks to the mobility and portability of the cloud-based phone system.

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COVID-19 Pandemic Changes the Face of Education

By PS Lightwave Content Team

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended our normal way of life across Texas, especially in the echo of empty school halls across the state as most students have been away from campuses since Spring Break in March. 

While the Lone Star state is in the process of a rolling reopening, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said schools will remain physically closed for the remainder of the spring semester.

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Data Centers: Staying Connected to The Data You Need

By PS Lightwave Content Team

Every day, people are accessing online forums, virtual conference rooms, and corporate data to accomplish a range of tasks. Whether using data and networks for personal entertainment, or to get work completed for the day, all these applications come from a specific location that is accessible to authorized users. These locations are called data centers.

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The Importance of Dedicated Fiber in the New Reality of Post-COVID

By PS Lightwave Content Team

Whether you’re scared, angry, or just confused about the current time of COVID-19, you have to admit it’s dramatically changed our world.

Although Texas and other states are hoping to get more people back to work soon, most of us agree that COVID-19 is going to make many things different, including some of our workplace activities and social customs.

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