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Preparing for the ISDN Switch Off with Draytek

It’s estimated that around 33%* of businesses are still using ISDN as their underlying communications infrastructure. With the switch off, all lines will convert to either SoGEA or SoGFast, making way for a faster way to enjoy the online world.

In order to ensure a reliable connection, it's crucial for businesses to consider upgrading their routers to stay ahead of the ever-evolving digital landscape. DrayTek routers are renowned for providing resilient connections, offering an enhanced performance and faster data transfer speeds.

Things to Consider:

Don't let outdated infrastructure hold you back, with options for both large business and home workers, the DrayTek portfolio offers a range of future-proof options to enhance productivity and connectivity.

Here's our top tips to consider when selecting a router in the lead up to the switch off.

1. VoIP Compatibility & Speed
Ensure that the router supports VoIP protocols. This is essential in light of the switch off. Routers with high data transfer speeds will be better suited to accommodate the increased demand for data-intensive applications, online collaboration and cloud-based services.
2. Quality of Service (QoS) & Security
QoS features prioritise specific types of network traffic such as voice or video over others, ensuring a consistent and reliable performance. Strong security measures are paramount in business environments. DrayTek routers feature advanced firewall capabilities content filtering and VPN support to safeguard sensitive business data and communications.
3. Quality Manufacturer & Support
DrayTek are well renowned in this space; with over 25 years experience, you're in good hands. Paired with ProVu's expert technical team, you can rest assured you can access a high level of support as and when you need it. What's more, DrayTek routers can be easily maintained and managed through the intuitive VigorACS central management system.
4. IPv6 Support
As IPv4 addresses become scarcer, ensuring new roouters support IPv6 is important in future-proofing your solutions.
5. Redundancy & Failover
Business continuity is key. Opt for routers that offer failover options, allowing seamless switching between different internet connetions when outages occur.

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Did You Know?

There’s a wide range of equipment still in use which are reliant on PSTN/ISDN connections. These include:

  • Lift Phones
  • Cash Points
  • Bus Stops
  • Traffic Lights
  • Sluice Gates
  • EPOS Systems
  • Entry Control
  • Roadside Phones
  • & more!



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