Redundancy and Reliability are not the One and the Same

It’s been long ingrained in engineering, particularly in networking, that redundancy is key to high availability and reliability. In today’s world, however, increasingly more complex systems may sometimes have the opposite effect. Over-engineered networks with multiple redundant layers that are intended to reduce instances of network failure have shown to reduce overall reliability by becoming mor...
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Business Continuity – How Good is Your Plan?

Hurricane season is the perfect time for businesses to be examining (or in some cases developing for the first time) their Business Continuity Plan (BCP). Business continuity planning is key to expediting the recovery of the business’ critical functions following disasters ranging from hurricanes and earthquakes to infiltration of malware into key systems thus ensuring downtime and monetary loss i...
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DLS releases Hosted PBX 5.3

DLS proudly presents the release of our Hosted PBX version 5.3. As always, the features that have been added come directly from our customers requests. We understand that our clients have needs and do our best to fulfill them. The goal is to continue enriching and improving our product while keeping the price affordable. To ensure quality, we run all features through BETA testing for several weeks...
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DLS Internet Services to Exhibit at Chicago Small Business Expo

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Chicago, IL – May 25, 2017 – DLS Internet Services (DLS) announces that they will exhibit at CHICAGO SMALL BUSINESS EXPO®, June 1, 2017. The expo will take place at the UIC Forum. For more information, and free registration, visit the Chicago registration page. Start-ups and business owners can take advantage of free admission and workshops covering online/social media marketing, employee benef...
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The Critical Nature of Your Online Reputation

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(Featured in the National Association of Legal Professionals publication, "The Docket Magazine.") Internet reviews and rating sites have empowered consumers with the final say in how successful a professional can expect to be, regardless of their actual professional acumen. This is why managing your online presence is so vital to a firm’s ability to attract and retain clients. Accessibility ...
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Our Warmest Wishes for Thanksgiving

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To Our Valued Clients: The Thanksgiving Holiday is a good time to reflect with friends and family about the things that matter most. As a part of our family, you are important to us. Thank you for continuing to choose DLS and letting us be a part of your success. All of us here extend our warmest wishes to you and your families for a wonderful Thanksgiving Holiday. Sincerely, Sam Rozen...
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DLS’ Hosted PBX Nominated for Chicago Innovation Award

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DLS joins high profile brands as a 2016 nominee for innovation leader in Chicago DLS Internet Services (DLS) is pleased to be honored as a nominee for the 2016 Chicago Innovation Awards. DLS’ VoIP Hosted PBX solution and the company’s commitment to service were cited as key factors in the selection process for the award which recognizes companies who demonstrate a competitive advantage through ...
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Data Sovereignty and International Law Gets Complicated

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As a business owner, you may well feel that you are the rightful owner of your data. While true in some sense, you should be aware of international laws that exist now and take a look at the tangled web of international regulations still to come which promise to make the situation far more complicated. Data sovereignty laws govern all digital information that has been stored which in a specific...
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DLS Launches New Network Security Services

 DLS Internet Services kicked off the summer of 2016 by adding two new products to its managed network security service portfolio.   The new advanced TrumpWall product provides instant blocking of any Internet communications based on all or some of the keywords, such as “Mexico,” “Canada,” “China,” “Radical Islamic Terrorism” among others by tapping directly into your Google™ searches a...
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