OC3, OCx & Ethernet   We offer the best High-Speed Internet access rates on bonded T1, T3, DS3, and OCx (OC3, OC12, OC48 and OC192) line connection service providers, with near real-time quotes, a low-price guarantee, and assistance from an independent IP transit consultant!
VAR Search
Welcome to the world's only real-time business OC3, OCx & Ethernet quote tool! Use our free service to perform unbiased price research to find the best service at the best possible price. Once you select a plan that interests you, a member of our sales team will contact you to discuss the details of your quote, confirm pricing, and assist you with the signup process. You can also call us at (609) 333-6932 for live assistance.

Real-Time VAR Search Engine

If you are looking for an authorized Cisco, Lucent, Avaya dealer or network equipments providers, using the world''s only real-time VAR search engine, VARSearch, you can easily find the right technician and/or equipment dealer nearest you.


Enter your ZIP Code:


 
 
 
 
 


How it works:

  1. Enter your zip code in the form above
  2. Select the General Services you are looking for
  3. Select the Specific Services you are looking for
  4. Enter in your contact information and preferred contact method
  5. The most qualified VARs will be sent your information so that they can contact you, assess your situation, and compete for your business


Our VARs Service the Following Manufacturers:

3com Allworx Artisoft Avaya Cisco
Inter-Tel Lucent Mitel NEC
Nortel Polycom Shoretel Switchvox
Talkswitch Toshiba Vertical Vodavi


2008-2016 ShopforOCx.com. Persimmon Telecommunications All rights reserved
Princeton, NJ 08540





 DSL or T1? Which is Best for You?

Written by: Patrick Oborn - Oct 19, 2018


When is it time for a business to upgrade to a T1 line? There are several factors to consider when examining you current DSL connection and the possibility of replacing it. For many small businesses the biggest factor is reliability and the financial loss incurred in the event of lost connectivity. Many companies rely heavily on their high-speed internet to conduct their business with e-mail, video conference, and now for voice-over-internet telephony applications. An outage could take down all aspects of your business if you find yourself in the same situation.

In a practical sense, a T1 will deliver a bi-directional speed of 1.5 Mbps. A DSL line can deliver up to 3Mbps, but the speed is solely determined by your distance from the DSLAM (the telephone company's physical equipment box in your neighborhood). The maximum range of DSL is 18,000 feet, which is where the signal loss in the copper line is too great to transmit data reliably.

Another difference between a T1 and a DSL line is customer service. A T1 usually comes with a 99.999% update guarantee, which is accomplished by a 24/7 technical support department that monitors the entire network constantly. As soon as there is an outage the techs spring into action to begin diagnosing and rectifying the outage. With DSL service, you are very much on your own - leaving you with the responsibility to call customer service, wait your turn in the hold queue, and hopefully be connected with someone who can help you.

The last difference between a T1 and DSL line is price. DSL service usually runs between $19 and $79 per month, depending on the plan (residential vs. commercial, 512K vs. 3M, etc.) Just 5 years ago, the average price of a T1 line was $1000/month. Now T1 pricing is in the high $400's to low $700's per month, making it a much more attractive option to small businesses and even gamers. All things considered, a $500 T1 line can be considered as a 'productivity insurance' policy, ensuring your employees, your phone calls, and your email always keep working like they should.