Optimal Insights

Plain-English answers to your questions about technology best practices.

2/28/14 MSPmentor Selects Optimal as Top Managed Services Provider

Out of 1200 managed services providers nationwide, MSPmentor ranked the top 501. Ranking criteria included annual recurring revenue percentage growth (year over year), number of customer devices managed, devices managed percentage growth, employee headcount, and employee headcount percentage growth. Optimal Networks ranked 138, moving 40 spots ahead of last year’s

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2/18/14 Optimal Named to CRN’s Managed Services Provider 500 List

Company Recognized for Forward-Thinking Approach to Meeting the Needs of Today’s IT Channel Rockville, MD, February 18, 2014 – Optimal Networks, Inc., a managed IT services firm that provides technology support, a premier corporate cloud solution,  and business-focused strategic IT consulting to clients throughout the DC Metro area, today announced

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What is Net Neutrality?

This could be devastating. You may be hearing whispers about “net neutrality” these days, but these whispers need to turn into shouts.  At hand is the absolute biggest blow to the Internet since the day it was created, and you will be affected if it comes to fruition. Under the

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What do all these tech abbreviations mean?

When you’re speaking with a service provider, few things are more off-putting than the constant use of acronyms and three-letter sets that you aren’t familiar with.  Information is only as good as it is understandable, after all. So, what do some of these abbreviations actually mean?  We’ve picked some of

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