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WHAT WE DO.

Mastertech is an Irish company, based in Co. Waterford Ireland. We work with, or as your IT department. We can supply, manage and maintain your IT and cloud services so you won’t have to!.

  • Entirely cloud based – All our services are cloud based to ensure a fixed cost.

  • Any number of devices – Whatever the size of your business, micro, small, medium or enterprise we scale the solution to fit

  • Single sign-in – one login to all systems, password-less multi-factor options available – login by phone app

  • Disaster recovery – we have our own cost effective cloud backup service that allows for bare metal recovery. We can also backup and archive files to cold storage for as long as you need.

  • Access from anywhere – Remote working is our specialty

  • Real-time backups – Our backup solution can provide recovery point objectives of 15 – 30 minutes dependent on your internet bandwidth.
  • Anti-Virus as a service – Our cloud based anti virus as a service protects your computers, laptops, tablets and mobile phones while monitoring the dangers of internet links before your users connect to those locations, offering the best protection you can get.

SCALABLE TECHNOLOGY.

We love the cloud, we were there at the beginning, we have delivered cloud based services to some of the most well known companies in the world. We deliver the same platform as a service no matter what the size of your business. We deliver infrastructure as a service, security as a service and backup as a service, not just for small companies but on behalf of some of the largest global consultancies. We know our stuff. We are MASTERTECH dot cloud.

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What is a content delivery network?

What is a Content Delivery Network or CDN?

Content Delivery Network (CDN) is a globally distributed network of web servers or Points of Presence (PoP) whose purpose is to provide faster content delivery.

The content is replicated and stored throughout the CDN so the user can access the data that is stored at a location that is geographically closest to the user. This is different (and more efficient) than the traditional method of storing content on just one, central server.

A client accesses a copy of the data near to the client, as opposed to all clients accessing the same central server, in order to avoid bottlenecks near that server.

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High content loading speed = positive User Experience. If all data is located on a central server, the User Experience is negatively affected by limited loading speed. The greater the distance between two objects in communication (in this case, the user and the server), the longer it takes for the content to reach any of these objects.

To put it more simply, the purpose of a CDN is to improve user experience and provide it with a more efficient network resource utilization. Content providers such as media companies and e-commerce vendors pay CDN operators to deliver their content to their audience, that is, end-users. In turn, a CDN pays ISPs, carriers and network operators for hosting servers in their data centers. There are two key mechanisms that explain how CDN functions:

  1. Keep important content distributed to multiple, globally distributed data centers so it is closer to end users, and thus faster to download.
  2. Use server optimizations based on content type to get that content to the user most efficiently.

Other than better performance, CDNs also offload the traffic served directly from the content provider’s origin infrastructure, resulting in possible cost savings for the content provider. They are also effective against DDoS attacks, since they provide their own large distributed server infrastructure to absorb the volume of the attack, but we’ll explain that later.

Location is key for content delivery speed. The farther the user is from the server where the content is stored, the longer it will take for the content to reach the user, and this in turn negatively affects User Experience.

  • Improved security

  • Enhanced performance

  • Access from anywhere

  • Real-time backups

  • Entirely cloud based

  • Any number of devices

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Do you have a need to remote work?

At Mastertech we can seamlessly reconfigure and update your IT so your staff can work from Office or Home as needed. We can also provide you with secure and safe cloud based communications so you can continue stay in touch with your customers and each other.

 

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