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It is important to look at routers / firewalls when setting up any business network.

At i-Tech Security and Network Solutions, one of the questions we most often get relates to understanding routers / firewalls and the relationship between them. Routers are an essential part of your network. If you don’t have one, you cannot browse the internet or send or receive mail. The type of router your company requires depends on how much traffic and information you’ll need to be able to manage.

Routers / Firewalls

Some routers have firewall capabilities that block unauthorized traffic. This would be an example of a hardware firewall, although it is not the only way to go. There are two types of hardware firewalls: internal firewalls and perimeter firewalls. In addition to hardware firewalls, many companies have software firewalls in place, although they are not as advantageous as hardware firewalls.

It is important to look at routers / firewalls when setting up any business network to be sure that you have the security you need to keep your data safe from hackers, computer viruses, spam, and other intrusions. An online presence is practically a necessity to conduct business these days, but it must be done properly to be effective, efficient, and safe.

We have two decades of experience and can assist you with selecting the right network devices, such as routers / firewalls, that will not only meet your needs today, but also allow your network to grow along with you. Call today with any questions that you might have or to schedule a consultation to learn more about how we can help you create the best network possible.


At i-Tech Security and Network Solutions, we offer routers / firewalls in Durham, Greensboro, Raleigh, Winston-Salem, Asheboro, Burlington, Chapel Hill, Charlotte, Clemmons, Concord, Kernersville, Lexington, High Point, Elkin, Fayetteville, Salisbury, and Thomasville, North Carolina, and Washington, D.C.