Netrality Blog: NetConnect, The Ultimate Peering Solution

Originally posted on the Netrality blog.

America Online (AOL) was a web portal and online service provider established in NYC in 1983. AOL was the pioneer of the Internet. I could hear it now. Can you? The dial-up sound — internet heaven came via the phone line connecting you and your business to the Internet. It was great…then. But wouldn’t fare well today.

According to Statista, in 2021, there are over 4.66 billion active internet users worldwide, which consists of almost 60% of the global population. With this increasing number of users, enterprises need bandwidth, speed, to get an edge over their competitors. Today, the Internet consists of over 25,000 independent systems that route traffic. Peering is how these systems interact and exchange traffic, allowing data to flow from one end-user over the Internet to another.

 

Keep reading on the Netrality blog to learn how NetConnect powered by Unitas provides customers with better control, maximizing the bandwidth of their internet connections — guaranteeing traffic the fastest route to their destination.