Q & A: Internet Failover Data Plans

Q: What is Failover Internet Service?

A: With a failover internet service data plan, you can protect your network from a crash. You have a way to back up your internet connection so you can keep your business up and running. Your business will experience less downtime. With a failover internet service, wireless backup automatically starts any time there is a problem with your primary internet service.

Q: What are the benefits of a business failover plan?

A: Invest in a business failover data plan for the following reasons:

  • Eliminate possible interruptions
  • Ensure customer satisfaction
  • Maintain the productivity of your employees
  • Keep online sales flowing

Q: What systems require internet failover?

A: Internet connectivity is essential for any business. Systems that may require internet failover include:

  • Project Management Systems
  • Printers
  • Accounting Systems
  • Cloud Computing Systems and Apps
  • File Sharing Applications
  • Cloud Computing Systems and Apps
  • Email Access
  • Chat and IM Systems
  • VoIP Communication Systems
  • Firewalls
  • Portals and Inventory Management Systems
  • Video Conferencing
  • VPNs
  • Collaboration Applications

Q: When does a business need internet failover?
A:  A few seconds of downtime can cost your business thousands of dollars. Businesses of all sizes and industries need an internet failover in place to ensure constant connectivity.

Q: What can cause the internet to go down?

A: Your internet can go down for a multitude of reasons such as

  • Power outages
  • Server or network crash
  • Natural disaster
  • Equipment or service provide malfunction
  • Cyber threats or attacks

Q: Which industries need internet failover the most?

A: All businesses can benefit from internet failover but for many the protection is mandatory because the industries are vulnerable to outages:

  • Healthcare
  • Restaurants and Food Services
  • Retail
  • Finance
  • Agriculture
  • Transportation

Q: How do internet backups work?

A: Failover internet works on many levels:
It provides continuous monitoring of the internet connection while providing backup connections and offers immediate reaction if a disturbance in the internet connection occurs. It also launches automatic troubleshooting to effectively establish a backup connection.

Q: What are the advantages of LTE failover?

A: With LTE failover, you have a backup router that automatically links devices to a functioning network with no noticeable service disruption. The data quickly switches from LTE which prevents you ever losing a signal. If an outage should occur in the primary wireline, whether copper or fiber, the failover provides the solution your business needs.