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Idioms often find themselves embedded into many aspects of our lives. These phrases are used to drive home a thought or differing point of view. We’ve all heard someone tell us “not to cry over spilt milk” or to “not put the cart before the horse.” If you were having...read more
Navigating the world of Circuit SLAs can prove to be a struggle. There are so many circuits, going in so many directions, tied to so many different pieces of equipment, related to so many different end users, and possibly involving various other telecom providers for...read more
In the world of campus telecommunications networks, there are a number of obstacles to creating efficiency and accuracy in daily operations: it can often be a challenge to track and view the physical/logical paths, manage cross-connects, understand capacity,...read more
Goodbye cold weather and hello spring! As you start your annual spring cleaning and prepare your home for the year ahead, we at Mapcom recommend taking a similar approach to cleaning and updating your “cyber-home” to reduce outside risks, which can be quite the...read more
Manage Your Campus Network Visually You may think you know M4 Solutions, but did you know our software extends beyond the telecom industry? University campuses across the country are now finding M4 to be the magic management tool for their sprawling networks. How does...read more
A Brief History of the USF In 1997, the Federal Communications Commission established the Universal Service Fund (USF) in an attempt to encourage and promote the extension of telecommunications services to unserved or underserved rural areas across the US. The...read more