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Ethernet: When DSL and Wi-Fi can't handle your bandwidth needs

Businesses today are increasingly large consumers of data, and their bandwidth needs are often beyond what DSL and Wi-Fi can deliver affordably to power daily operations.

As a result, Ethernet is emerging as an alternative connectivity option. Learn about Ethernet in this resource, and the 2 main benefits it can offer:

  1. More speed and bandwidth
  2. Design that enables secure and scalable business communications

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