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How Wi-Fi Helps You Infographic
March 1, 2018
Whether you are at work or home, having Wi-Fi is important -- for many reasons.  In 2000, 52% of adults used the Internet.  Fast forward to 2016 and Internet usage increased to 88% of adults.  Having Wi-Fi at home is common since it helps you get VoIP (Voiceover IP) access, achieve mobility, requires fewer wires, and...
Professional Services Industry Solution Photo
February 1, 2018
By Heather Gwaltney
Each industry has a unique set of needs, which requires a customized solution.  In this blog, GTB addresses the Professional Services Industry’s primary needs and provides recommendations about how to best meet these needs. Description The Professional Services industry includes organizations that have a primary focus...
Manufacturing Industry Solution image
January 17, 2018
By Heather Gwaltney
Each industry has a unique set of needs, which requires a customized solution.  Over the next few months, GTB will address each primary industry and provide a recommendation about how their needs can be best served. This month, we cover the Manufacturing Industry, which includes automotive and printing, and any...
How to Get Fiber in Your Building Photo
November 30, 2017
By Heather Gwaltney
The challenge of getting fiber in older buildings Getting fiber in your building can be a challenge – particularly if you live in a neighborhood like Baltimore where the infrastructure is aging.  –But what do you do if you run a business or non-profit and need that higher-speed Internet?  This mini blog is intended to...
Why Shop Local for High Speed Internet Access Neighborhood Photo
November 28, 2017
By Heather Gwaltney
Relying on large national Internet providers is a myth Many assume that they are limited to one of two large, national Internet providers, but this is not the case.  In fact, shopping local for your high-speed Internet access can better serve you.  For companies transitioning their copper service to fiber or simply...
Types of B2B High Speed Internet Service Keyboard Photo
November 16, 2017
By Heather Gwaltney
You have a choice about which high-speed Internet service you use Many rely on their Internet service provider to tell them what kind of service they need without understanding what’s available to them.  This mini blog is intended to educate you about the primary options available to your company, so that you can make...
Finding the Best High Speed Internet Service in Baltimore Map
November 16, 2017
By Heather Gwaltney
Finding high speed Internet can be challenging because buildings are not equipped for fiber -- particularly in Baltimore where the City’s infrastructure is aging.  So, what if you’re a business or non-profit and need high speed Internet?  This mini blog is intended to help you find what you need, especially in...
Verizon’s Copper Loop Retirement - What this means to you image
November 14, 2017
By Heather Gwaltney
Verizon is converting their network from copper to fiber The FCC recently passed a regulation allowing Verizon to retire (i.e., “eliminate”) copper services from their facilities in the State of Maryland. Verizon has started this process and will continue to switch over their services throughout 2017 and 2018.  Learn...
Say No to “Tech Support” Phone Scams Graphic
October 25, 2017
By Heather Gwaltney
Most are aware of the common phone scam where a stranger calls you at home to tell you you’ve won something, and therefore need to give them your social security number and/or credit card information.  Fewer people are aware of a relatively new phone scam where you do a search on Google for “tech support phone number...
When a Traditional Firewall Doesn’t Go Far Enough Diagram
October 2, 2017
By Joel Njoroge
There’s a new wave of enterprise firewall on the market called a next-generation firewall (NGFW). Next-generation firewalls (NGFWs) have developed out of necessity of today’s computing environments, where malware attacks have grown in sophistication and intensity, and have found ways of exploiting weaknesses in...


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