Users who cannot eliminate dial-up
modems may select from a growing array of access watchdogs.
The menu-driven configuration manager makes it easy for operators with little or no computer experience to configure the system to perform polling and dial-ups
, message relays, downloading of new programs, status display and debugging.
These access methods provide performance that is up to 20 times faster than 56K dial-ups
at costs of only $40 to $100 per user per month.
According to Jason Krauss, president of Wired Environments, "Prior to our new nationwide dial-up
offering, telecommunications customers worried that dial-up
access would have limited availability, especially after all the free dial-up
circuits, national leased lines, international leased lines, and telex lines) to 30 percent of total revenue - double the proportion in the United States.
Through the console server's single point of access via dial-up
or LAN/WAN connectivity, system administrators can easily obtain status, manage servers, and diagnose problems.
It is more expensive than dial-up
, but it's a hell of a lot cheaper than using a mobile phone and a laptop," says Mr Lowdon.
We believe that in country like India where the primary mandate is to increase Tele-Density and Computer Density, dial-up
market will still grow by 2010 even though broadband market is growing at the same rate.
Nearly 3 out of 4 farm Internet users still rely on maddeningly slow dial-up
speeds that average around 20 Kbps, which is where the urban world was way back in 1995.
It offers DSL and two-way satellite, but it concentrates its efforts on dial-up
Internet connections via broadband have exceeded dial-up
for the first time, according to new Government figures.
Delivering subscribers unprecedented choice, these new add-on services build on the success of the basic Netscape dial-up
internet service package, an affordably priced dial-up
access service for consumers who want a reliable and low-cost way to get online.