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Where's the real fiber? Glendale - Part X

Where's the real fiber? Glendale - Part X

     Where Glendale is should be the question. It’s about 10 miles north of Downtown Los Angeles tucked in between Burbank and Pasadena. You can find some of the more well-known brands in Glendale from Nestle which has its main offices there to Disney and IHOP. Needless to say if you are thinking about moving your business to this area you will find that you have options connectivity. Let’s get into who you can find for reliable fiber internet service.

Where's the real fiber? Culver City - Part IX

Where's the real fiber? Culver City - Part IX

   Now we’re talking, Culver City is an awesome town surrounded by Los Angeles. It is really known for television and film studios most notably Sony Pictures, Culver Studios and the NFL Network. If you drive down on Jefferson you will see that it is a great place to set up shop with your business. Some other notable companies have expanded into the Hayden Tract business park area as well as this part of Culver City has warehouse type of buildings which are good for creating content and housing more employees. Recently Amazon Studios moved to the Culver Studio lot to continue making their great content as well. I will get into who you can expect to find from a fiber provider perspective. Let’s do this!

Where's the real fiber? West L.A. - Part VIII

Where's the real fiber? West L.A. - Part VIII

  This part of town you might always think you’re in Santa Monica, or Century City but you’re not. The Olympic Corridor is just off the 10 West Freeway leading into Santa Monica or up towards Rancho Park which is in Los Angeles as well. You will find that you have a mixture of media and entertainment companies, broadcasting and law firms calling this part of Los Angeles home. If you decide to move your business to this area you have a great selection of high end commercial properties to choose from. Additionally the property managers that own these buildings are top notch and always have the best to offer new and prospective tenants. What can you expect to find when it comes to fiber internet services though? Let’s dive in!

Where's the real fiber? Brentwood - Part VII

Where's the real fiber? Brentwood - Part VII

  Brentwood is an awesome part of Los Angeles right off the 405 freeway leading into Santa Monica from Wilshire Blvd. As you enter the city you’ll find high rise office buildings on Wilshire and you can also go down San Vicente where you’ll also find great places to hand out at. You will also find it business friendly as well but what can you find when it comes to fiber service providers? Let’s get into it.

Where's the real fiber? Santa Monica - Part VI

Where's the real fiber? Santa Monica - Part VI

    Santa Monica is one of my most favorite cities to visit and do business in. It is well known globally for its iconic 3rd street promenade and for its up and coming business community. Not to mention the pier is really fun to visit as well. It’s an excellent city to work in and live in and I have had the opportunity to meet a lot of great business leaders and get to know their companies in the process. With all this business the city has to be able to support it with reliable connectivity solutions. Let’s get into which fiber carriers you can expect to work with if you decide to move your business to Santa Monica!

Getting to the cloud - Direct Connects

Getting to the cloud - Direct Connects

       There are a couple ways to get the cloud these days. You could do so by accessing it through the public internet or create a secure private line service directly into that provider’s network. We all use the cloud all day long whether we’re on our phone syncing photos up to Google Drive or accessing our work applications like Microsoft Office. There are hundreds of examples of applications in the cloud but none of the applications live with you. You access them remotely.

How does the OSI Model apply to us??

How does the OSI Model apply to us??

The Open Systems Interconnection model is a model that allows the IT community to understand how our networks operate and separates the model into seven layers.

Layer 7 is the Applications layer.

This is where we all operate in our daily lives. We open up our preferred internet browser (i.e. Chrome, Internet Explorer, etc.) and start to browse the internet or research, etc. Another example would be the use of Skype or Microsoft word. We use these applications on a daily basis.