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Ethernet Local Area Network (ELAN) Business Internet Service

What is Ethernet Local Area Network (ELAN) and How Do I Know if It’s the Right Internet Service Option for My Business?

If your business has many locations that need to be connected on a single network, Ethernet Local Area Network (ELAN) is a good internet service option for you. It seamlessly combines speed, cost-effectiveness, flexibility and simplicity in a customizable Ethernet package.   ELAN delivers a multipoint-to-multipoint Ethernet Wide Area Network that extends your Local Area Network to a Metro or WAN, thus allowing your business-critical applications and information to travel effortlessly across the entire network. In other words, ELAN is designed to large amounts of information between many business locations, rapidly and securely.

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Watch this short video for a simple explanation of Ethernet Local Area Network.

Features and Benefits


All data is sent via the secure domain of a Layer 2 high-capacity, dedicated, point-to-point connection at the fast pace you would expect from Ethernet service.

Traffic Separation

Preserve distinct pathways when you combine previously separate domains for particular applications and/or departments onto a single network.

Single Point of Connection

A hub combines all of your data traffic on a single network that links each of your locations.

Industry Leading

Feel confident in the decision to get your Ethernet service from the first Provider in North American to earn all 8 MEF CE 2.0 Certifications.

Next Steps

Does your business have just 2 locations you need to connect on a single network?  Take a look at our Ethernet Private Line service.  Only have one location that needs Internet access?  Check out our Business Class Internet and Dedicated Internet Access options.  No matter what your needs, chances are we are the broadband provider that can deliver service that’s the perfect fit.

Need help with other IT issues like backup and recovery, end to end security, firewall and/or business phone?  We can help!  With our SimplicITI managed services you can build an IT bundle that fits your unique requirements.


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