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Advanced Computers is a full service IT Company. We empower our clients with solution and support they need to leverage technology for their business, data and voice IP services, as well as managed IT services including cloud computing, data centers, virtualization, security applications and support services.




The strategic use of automation allows us to protect your business from harm.

Business technology is the bane of the modern worker. No matter how well-intentioned the members of your staff are, when they have computer troubles, it complicates everything they are trying to accomplish. This, in turn, complicates every goal you are trying to accomplish.

The automation of IT service delivery gives you a direct line to a stronger business by streamlining the services that your customers rely on. This is accomplished by removing downtime from the equation, while also securing your data and protecting your infrastructure. Since we only automate repeatable and routine tasks, it makes it so we can provide a comprehensive IT management service for an affordable monthly rate.

What Can We Automate?

Many of the managed services we are responsible for can be automated, and many of them, in our opinion, work better as automated tasks.

By taking the human element out of the equation, the time-consuming tasks that humans could conceivably mess up are replaced with repeated perfection. So the first step for the company in search of leveraging automation for IT management, and for the right managed services provider, is to determine what tasks absolutely need to be automated in order to save capital. We will assess what kind of management your organization needs, and customize our powerful solutions to protect your business.

Some of the most common automated tasks from an MSP include:

  • Patch management
  • Backup management
  • Mobile device management
  • New hire management

The key to our automation is our enterprise-level Remote Monitoring and Management software (RMM). This includes pre-built automations and customizable options to build more services. In some cases, it’s as simple as clicking the options in a menu, but you have to know what systems you want control of, and what maintenance is required to keep those systems working efficiently. With RMM tools being managed by knowledgeable technicians, you will see a precipitous increase in IT availability, which will immediately decrease the amount of downtime your organization sees.

How You See Value From Automation?

When your technology breaks, you have to fix it. That much is understood.

What many business owners don't understand is that the costs that are really hurting their business are the ones that come from employee downtime. These costs add up quickly and can, depending on the problem, be a major reason your organization’s profitability wanes.

We use automation to ensure that your hardware is up and running properly, that your network is free of process-hindering threats, and that your software is current. These processes, if done manually, would cost you (and us) a fortune in man-hours. We have done the legwork to ensure your IT is stable and running efficiently, which leads to a stable and efficient business.

Advanced Computers is the solution your business needs to eliminate downtime. If you would like more information about automation, remote monitoring, or any of our other managed IT services, call us today at (516) 285-2224.

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The installation of a cable infrastructure that supports a wide range of voice and data communications equipment is substantially simplified with structured cabling. Whether it's wiring a skyscraper or putting a coaxial outlet in a home, all of the components must adhere to specific standards for electrical transmission, resistance, cable lengths, connectors, and cable fabrication. 

When employing the right diagnostic equipment, which is meant to be compatible with the ANSI/TIA-568.0/1 standards, structured cabling also helps in the troubleshooting of wiring defects. Structured cabling makes installation easier because the interfaces are standardized and often use snap-in connectors.

According to recent studies, failures in poorly designed and implemented cabling are very common and can be quite expensive. A dependable cabling infrastructure and its underlying networking equipment, designed and implemented on a thoughtful strategy is the foundation of an organization efficiency and productivity. Therefore, a wise investment in high quality cabling services is a must.That is where we come in with our optimal IT Solutions and unbeatable prices.

Advanced Computers provides a full range of IT infrastructure and network cable installation services for commercial and residential customers. We specialize in installations infrastructure of low voltage structured cabling for voice, data, wireless and video equipment. From the first day we opened our doors in 2001 until this very moment, our main priority has remained the same: to deliver exceptional quality IT solutions to New Yorkers at unrivalled prices.

Whether you are planning to relocate to a new office space or already have Cat5e cable installed and want to upgrade to higher speeds, we can assist you with all things related to Network Cabling Services from relocation and set up on your phone systems, including VOIP to computers network and much more.


Call us TODAY 516-285-2224 to book your FREE consultation and learn more about our  cabling services.



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Businesses are increasingly putting phone, data, and video applications on their networks in today's fast-paced work environments. The infrastructure that supports this communication technology must be functional at all times. While structural cabling accounts for a modest fraction of your entire network investment, it can account for approximately 80% of network efficiency. It's also the foundation upon which any company is built.

Structured cabling solutions can give much-needed benefits to organizations and data centers, despite the fact that cables and wires are usually buried behind walls. The system is put at risk without it, especially during maintenance. The following are some of the advantages of structured cabling:


Structured cabling standards assist companies in installing wiring in a way that keeps the entire wiring infrastructure structured, preventing messy tangles. As a result, there are fewer downtimes and lower chances for human error.


It will be simple to determine if there is an issue with the cable connections if something goes wrong in your network. If there is a problem with the wires, structured cabling allows you to quickly replace the defective cables.


With the rapid innovations in communications technology, having a system that is forward-adaptable is critical. Structured cabling solutions make this possible, making upgrades simple and low-risk to the infrastructure.


Moves, additions, and changes to the infrastructure can be implemented quickly without disorganized wires getting in the way. This reduces the risk of human error during repairs and updates, allowing for more efficient use of company resources and time.


Request a free site visit today for a structured cabling installation consultation that will help you in reaching your company's goals. CALL US NOW 516-285-2224




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Helpdesks include tools that provide context and insight into customer interactions. They also have tools that allow you to evaluate your support team's performance, ensuring that they are indeed efficient in supporting and satisfying clients. A helpdesk is the greatest place to start if you want to improve your customer service experience. As mentioned above, implementing a helpdesk can help in a variety of ways; nevertheless, let's take a closer look at each of these advantages individually.


If you provide support via several channels such as email, phone, live chat, messaging channels, or social media, a help desk will allow you to consolidate all of your support into one location. Nothing irritates a client more than starting in one location (such as chat or phone) and being shifted from one channel to the next, repeating themselves in order to get an answer. By keeping context when a customer moves channels, a helpdesk app allows you to provide a smooth multichannel service to your customers.


Customers hate waiting in lines, on the phone, or over email. Customers just want faster replies from businesses, and your support team can't afford to waste time switching tabs and categorizing enquiries before answering. A smart helpdesk ticketing system consolidates customer interactions into a single page, tags support tickets for a quick overview of the problem, and categorizes issues for agents to provide quick, effective support to consumers.


While a helpdesk system can automate time-consuming operations like ticket assignment, it may also lighten your team's load with basic but effective automation like assignment and process automation, as well as out-of-office autoresponders. Within your help desk, you may also create an internal knowledge base for agents to share information and resources, as well as communicate any changes or product updates to all employees. A smart help desk also boosts your team's effectiveness by promoting cross-team communication and keeping everyone on the same page at your global support desk.


Customers prefer self-service to interacting with agents, with 39% claiming that they can handle issues faster by looking for help on their own. A feature-rich help desk allows you to generate, manage, and consolidate support information directly from the tool. This documentation may be supplied with FAQs, guides, or tutorials and is a wonderful method to assist customers in finding solutions to their issues before they contact you. Access to your knowledge base's statistics also provides you with information on the most frequently searched inquiries and most viewed articles.


You can save all of your client information in one place and view everything a customer has asked you for in the past by using a helpdesk tool. No matter which team member interacts with the customer next, your team may pick up the conversation without any contradictions in context.


It's difficult to track the volume, type, and resolution rates of support requests if you just use personal or shared inboxes to handle client enquiries. This data is crucial since it allows you to track the performance of individual agents as well as your entire help desk team, as well as measure your support for future employees. Through big data and personalized reports, a helpdesk system could provide you with these details.


Your in-house staff can focus on other lucrative activities when an IT help desk handles all of your company's technological issues. This increased productivity results in more income, which helps the organization by reducing the expense of the IT help desk. Your staff benefits as well, because they are able to focus on what they were paid to do rather than dealing with technical support issues. While you may engage in-house specialists solely to provide technical help, full-time employees are more expensive than outsourcing IT support. Finding the correct type of IT professional for your company is often a hassle.

Interested in Help Desk Services? Call us TODAY 516-285-2224

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How Managed Backup can enhance your IBM i Disaster Recovery Strategy | Data  Storage Corporation


The data in your firm is vital, and having proper backups is an essential component of keeping it safe. When calamity strikes, whether it's a hardware failure or a cyber attack, your organization will grind to a standstill unless you have the necessary strategies and data backups in place. One of the greatest methods to ensure that your organization has secure and reliable access to its data when the unexpected happens is to use managed backup solutions supplied by a managed service provider (MSP).


A managed backup is a sort of monitoring that is used to check that your company's backups are accurate. For this service, a small to medium business would typically engage with a managed service provider. Managed backups can also be used as a disaster recovery site, enabling you to restore your data and documents in case that your data is compromised.

We use a series of daily backup completion and weekly system checks as part of our managed backup services at Advanced Computers to ensure that all of your servers boot up effectively in a virtual environment. Depending on your organization's needs, we also provide a few different types of managed backups. These are some of them:

  • A server backup device that is installed on-site and subsequently backed up to a cloud data center
  • Cloud backup, which backs up all of your data and documents from a cloud service like Microsoft Office 365 to a remote location that is not connected to Microsoft servers.
  • Backups for remote users, where files are backed up locally to a cloud site from the remote user's laptop or PC.


Internal backup management is not only difficult and time-consuming, but it may also be costly. You'll need technical professionals on your team who understand the complexities of proper backups and who have the time to keep a keen eye on these systems 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Because most small and midsize enterprises lack these resources, they will frequently employ the services of a trustworthy IT partner for managed backup services.

When it comes to managed backups, these are just a few ways that an MSP can help your business.


Any company's IT planning should include disaster recovery. If your devices or servers have been attacked with ransomware, the first step is to take them offline and disinfect them. Then, from a backup, you'll need to restore your data and applications. That is why it is vital to have enough backups in place.

It's crucial to remember that ransomware and cyber attacks aren't the only threats to your IT infrastructure. Your equipment, servers, and data might be harmed by fire, natural disasters, or even vandalism. When managed backups are included in your disaster recovery and business continuity strategy, your organization may work remotely and access data and apps in the cloud, independent of the state of your physical facility.

At Advanced Computers we understand the ins and outs of the backup system, making the data recovery process go more smoothly. This saves you time, which is a huge plus when you're stuck.


Accidental data deletion is one of the most prevalent problems Advanced Computers encounters as a managed backup solutions provider. Businesses can restore essential files or applications that they have erased but still need access to thanks to our adequate backups.


When a server fails, it may be necessary to entirely rebuild it and restore it from a backup. Though this is a rare occurrence, it occurs frequently enough that enterprises should consider it when evaluating backup options. As your MSP, we will be able to restore the organization to where it was prior to the system breakdown using managed backup solutions.

Even if your company needs to purchase new equipment to replace the server, you'll be able to use the onsite backup equipment you've set up. Working with a managed backup service provider gives you the advantage of being able to immediately recover while minimizing downtime and lost productivity.


If your company relies on cloud-based technology to run its operations, you'll still need a backup solution to prevent data loss. Your MSP will back up any files, data, or apps you have in the cloud to an off-site cloud location as part of your managed backup services.

Let's imagine you utilize Microsoft Office 365 for sending and receiving email, as well as creating, saving, and sharing documents on SharePoint and OneDrive. Microsoft does not have a backup system in place, therefore there is no way to restore data if there is a problem with the system or if someone on your team deletes files by accident. You will, however, be able to access this information if you have a managed backup in place.


Managed backup services operate as a safety net for your business when it comes to downtime. They give your company the peace of mind of knowing that if something goes wrong, you'll be able to recover your data promptly. Managed backups not only safeguard your business from data loss, but they also help you avoid downtime and lost productivity.

At Advanced Computers, we build managed backup solutions on a case-by-case basis. Our ability to design each solution to match the specific demands of each firm is a result of our flexibility with our offerings. Our staff has also put all of the best-in-class tools we offer to the test to ensure that they suit the needs of our customers.


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A Tale of Two Services: Cloud Backup vs. Cloud Storage - AvePoint Blog




Cloud Storage is a global, secure, and scalable object store for immutable data such as images, text, videos, and other file formats. You can add data to it or retrieve data from it as often as your application needs. The objects stored have an ID, metadata, attributes, and the actual data. The metadata can include all sorts of things, including the security classification of the file, the applications that can access it, and similar information. The ID, metadata, and attributes make object storage an appealing storage choice for a large variety of applications ranging from web serving to data analytics. 



There are four storage classes that are based on budget, availability, and access frequency. 

  • Standard buckets for high-performance, frequent access, and highest availability
    • Regional or dual-regional locations for data accessed frequently or high-throughput needs
    • Multi-region for serving content globally
  • Nearline for data accessed less than once a month 
  • Coldline for data accessed roughly less than once a quarter
  • Archive for data that you want to put away for years (accessed less than once a year)

It costs a bit more to use standard storage because it is designed for short-lived and/or frequently accessed data. Nearline, coldline, and archive storage offer a lower monthly storage cost for longer-lived and less frequently accessed data. 


Cloud Storage lets you store your data in three types of locations:

  • Regional: all of your data is stored redundantly in a single region. Regional buckets usually offer the lowest monthly storage price and are suitable for a wide range of use cases, including high-performance analytics where it is important to co-locate your compute and storage in the same region.
  • Multi-region: all of your data is stored redundantly across a continent but it’s not visible which specific regions your data is in. Availability is higher than regional because your data can be served from more than one region. Multi-regions cost a little more than single regions, but are great choices for content serving to the Internet.
  • Dual-regions: all of your data is stored in two specific regions. Dual-regions provide the best of regions and multi-regions — providing you with high availability and protection against regional failures while also giving you the high-performance characteristics of regional storage. Business-critical workloads are often best implemented on top of dual-regions. Dual-regions can also be a great choice for a data lake for streaming as well as for batch uploading of data for big data and ML projects.

No matter the location that you select, all four storage classes are available to you so that you can optimize your costs over time, storing your most active “hot” data in Standard and moving it down to colder classes as it becomes older and less frequently accessed.


Whether you need to store data for regulatory compliance, disaster recovery, analytics, or simply serving it on the web, Advanced Computers Cloud Storage has you covered. Call us today 516-285-2224 and find out how our IT services can help resovle your IT problems.

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What Are The Benefits of Proactive IT Maintenance?

The traditional approach to maintenance, for many years, was reactive. Reactive Maintenance accepts equipment failure as inevitable. Repairs are carried out when a machine stops functioning properly. Downtime is almost certain – the focus is on trying to get the production/operation restarted as soon as possible through emergency repairs

On the other hand, Proactive maintenance is the opposite of such an approach. Every proactive maintenance strategy focuses on avoiding machine failure and downtimes as much as possible. Instead of treating the symptoms, they try to identify the underlying causes of the malfunctions– and fix or prevent them in advance.

Using a "Proactive IT Maintenance" strategy lowers the chances of costly problems emerging. Your company can profit from the following advantages if you have a solid IT maintenance strategy in place:


Since the global pandemic, cybercrime has increased by 600 %, with experts estimating that incidences cost firms an average of $2.9 million every minute. With hundreds of new vulnerabilities being discovered every week, keeping your cybersecurity up to date is critical to keeping your business running. Before it's too late, it's vital to address cybersecurity problems. You can identify problems and deficiencies early by taking a proactive approach. This enables IT and security specialists to either avoid or assist your company in recovering from an attack.


Your machines and systems can malfunction at any time, and it can be costly, especially if you lose important data as a result of the loss. According to a research published in 2018, the global average cost of data loss is $3.6 million. Even more concerning is the fact that, per another study, 60% of companies that lost data closed down within six months of the tragedy. That's why having a solid backup and disaster recovery plan may help you prepare for unforeseen situations like data loss. Setting up a plan of action in the case of a major system failure can help IT professionals in protecting and recovering your data, ensuring company continuity.


All IT systems must experience some level of downtime. Your IT systems will need to be taken offline for a period of time, whether for updates or preventive maintenance. The advantage of planned downtime is that you can notify your team and customers ahead of time. You could even work around the schedule to lessen the impact. Unplanned downtime, on the other hand, is a different issue. When your systems fall down, you lose productivity and your customers can't use your resources. It's possible that this will end up costing you a lot of money. According to Gartner, the average cost of IT downtime per minute is $5,600. Unexpected downtime can be considerably reduced by proactive monitoring and maintenance of your systems. In the event of a system breakdown, systems like a backup and disaster recovery (BDR) server can help your team recover faster.


Partnering with a trusted managed services provider like Advanced Computers is one of the of the best ways to prevent IT problems from happening. We will go to great lengths to keep your technology from breaking down and to optimize it to fit your demands. As a trustworthy MSP, we will ensure that your technology is working for you, not against you. We commonly use the following methods to accomplish this:   

  • Documentation — we collect and archive all network-related documents.

  • Backups — we can assist you in setting up and monitoring your backups to guarantee they are functioning properly.

  • Patches and Updates — we will keep all of your software up to date.

  • Technical Evaluations - we can also conduct technical assessments to guarantee that your equipment is always up to the task.

  • Errors - we can look into the logs and inspect the hardware to see if there are any problems.

  • Network Stability - we can also help fix and prevent network connectivity issues. 

  • Monitoring Tools – we can also help keep your devices and tools in check through device management. 

  • Cybersecurity –we can help you meet cyber security best practices




We’ve helped hundreds of clients optimize their technology so they can have more time, money, and freedom to focus on growing their business. Want to find out how we can help your business? Call us at 516-285-2224 for a FREE TECH CONSULTATION

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Business Benefits of New Computer Hardware

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Buying new computer hardware for your business should be more than just a financial business decision. In this article, we will look into the benefits of investing in new computer hardware.


Before buying any hardware, you should first consider what benefits it might bring to your business. This might affect what type of hardware you choose. For example, certain types of computer hardware could help you:

  • reduce costs by automating routine tasks, such as record-keeping, accounting and payroll
  • improve customer service or supplier relationships
  • develop more effective communication within the business or with customers
  • increase business efficiency and staff productivity
  • increase employee morale
  • expand your business offer or reach new markets - eg through an online shop
  • develop a competitive advantage by implementing the right business technology

Before any major purchase in Business, it is generally a good idea to carry out a Technology Needs Assessment. This will help you to prioritize them and see which you can afford now, and which can wait. Keep in mind that the cost of hardware depends on its specification and this, in turn, is determined by some key computer hardware componentsMake sure that any hardware you choose is compatible, brings clear advantages to your business and is worth the investment. For more information, see choosing computer hardware for your business.

At Advanced Computers, we offer a broad range of on-site and off-site technology solutions and IT services that include but are not limited to Hardware Installations and Configuration.Call our team of experts today at (212) 532-9500 and find out about our Hardware Installations services or any other of our managed IT services,

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5 Signs Your IT Infrastructure is Falling Behind



IT infrastructure refers to the combined components needed for the operation and management of enterprise IT services and IT environment. Technology powers nearly every aspect of today’s business, from an individual employee’s work to operations to goods and services. Therefore if IT infrastructure is reliable and well secured, it will help institutions reach their goals. Alternatively, if an IT infrastructure isn’t properly implemented businesses will face connectivity as well as security issues and might lose customers to their competitors.


In today’s world, having excellent IT Infrastructures is a very important factor in whether a business is highly profitable or not. Because with an IT infrastructure, your company can:

  • Provide a positive customer experience by providing uninterrupted access to its website and online store.
  • Develop and launch solutions to market with speed.
  • Collect data in real time to make quick decisions.
  • Improve employee productivity.


There are two primary types of IT infrastructure: Traditional Infrastructure and Cloud Infrastructure.

A traditional IT infrastructure is made up of the usual hardware and software components: facilities, data centers, servers, networking hardware desktop computers and enterprise application software solutions.

A cloud computing IT infrastructure is similar to traditional infrastructure. However, end users can access the infrastructure via the internet, with the ability to use computing resources without installing on-premises through virtualization. Virtualization connects physical servers maintained by a service provider at any or many geographical locations.

IT infrastructure setups vary by business needs and goals, but most goals are universal for every enterprise. And that’s where Advanced Computers come in. Our optimal infrastructure will provide business high-performance storage, a low-latency network, security, an optimized wide area network (WAN), virtualization and zero downtime. It’s a verified fact when we say we deliver Infrastructure like never before. If you are starting a business, give us a call and find out how we can deliver affordable IT infrastructure to your startup company. If you are business owner, call us today for your IT Infrastructure. Upgrades as this will continue to the ongoing success of your company.

To get started today, reach out to us at 516-285-2224

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Demand for Cabling Services Set To Increase Significantly Over the Next 7 Years


In 2016, the structured cabling market was valued at USD 7.7billion, and this figure is set to increase exponentially by 2025. Experts are projecting that the cabling market will grow at an annual rate of 7.6% over the next seven years.




The growth projections are based on the rapid increase in the number of Internet users and use of digital services by businesses, which has resulted in increased volume of sensitive data collected by organizations. Structured cabling systems are utilized by many businesses to facilitate smooth network connection for the transfer of voice, video, and data signals from one point of the communication network to another.

Cabling not only facilitates data transfer at a faster speed but it helps enterprises to function more efficiently and allows for better time management. In today’s fast paced business environment, time is money, thus utilizing structured cabling allows businesses to automate critical functions, deliver services faster and more efficiently while saving time and resources.

A Grand View Research report indicates that the North American market for structured cabling has seen “a greater adoption of structured cabling systems across all verticals”, with the region adopting new innovative technologies from very early. This it says, is due to the presence of large technology players in North America and availability of better technology infrastructure and reliable network connectivity across the region.

Advanced Computers Inc., (ACI) is a leading provider of data cabling services in the New York Tri-State area. Although data cabling was not initially an area of focus for the company, it has become a high demand service for ACI over the last ten years. Our clients include many large retailers and the Federal government.

If you are launching a new project that requires data cabling services or perhaps you just need some help to expand or update your current data cabling system, Advanced Computers is ready to help you and there’s no need to worry about being charged, just for seeking our expert advice.


We provide Free Consultation and 24-hour Live Help Desk Support!

Contact us now at (516) 285-2224 or (212) 532-9500. Our guarantee is that you will get your Data Cabling done Quicker, Better and Smarter.

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5 Ways to Keep Your Internet Running Smoothly

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Nothing is more frustrating than working on an important project, perhaps on a time limit, and finding out that your internet just won’t behave as it should. 

We’re doing more online than ever before and, as a result, stable network connectivity has never been such a necessity for businesses.

Here are our top tips and tricks to keeping your internet up and running to your satisfaction.



Remove unneeded devices from your network. These days you can buy smart versions of any electronics out there, even dishwashers and vacuum cleaners. If you don’t use these features, remove them from your internet connections.

Also, speaking of unplugging, this is not a solve-all–but try rebooting your router once in a while.

Block Ads

Do one measly search on a product you’re sort of/kind of interested in, and you’re hunted across the internet forever. Advertisements pop up in your face wherever you surf online. And even if you don’t do any specific searches, you’ll still be bombarded.

Even if you don’t mind it, pop-ups slow you down. Install a decent ad blocker on your computers.

Even though some browsers like Chrome offer built-in ad blocking, you can still use the best ad blockers to cut down on irritating ads, save precious bandwidth and opt out of intrusive marketing schemes. You’ll even be able to block malicious ads that might otherwise infect your devices

Update Your Equipment

You could have the fastest internet speed in the world, but if your equipment is old, sluggish, and outdated–you won’t be getting the speed you paid for. 

A new router can speed up your internet, but even the best wireless router can’t make your network faster than the max internet speed your provider sends to your office. So, if you have a 100 Mbps internet plan, even the fanciest router on the market can’t make your internet speeds go over 100 Mbps.

If you’re using old equipment that’s preventing you from fully utilizing your 100 Mbps speeds, replacing that router is bound to help make your internet faster.

We carry the latest in internet equipment and would be happy to help you figure out what would be the best choice for your home.

Change the Channel

Your Wi-Fi signal is divided into channels. Your router uses a Wi-Fi channel to connect with the devices in your office, and if you have lots of people in your neighborhood using the same Wi-Fi channel, then you can start losing your speed. Switching to a different channel can solve this problem.

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Let Advanced Computers help you set up your internet for the best connectivity. 

We’ll check your internet and make sure it reaches all parts of your office. Let’s be sure your WiFi is capable of delivering those stellar speeds throughout your office.

We’re ready to get to work for you! Don’t hesitate to reach out and contact us today (516-285-2224). Our excellent customer service is what makes us one of New York Top IT consultants.


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