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Virtual Customer Premises Equipment (vCPE)

Traditionally, businesses would have used in-house hardware to provide certain services. These include firewalls, routers, virtual private networks (VPNs), and other network tools. vCPE replaces the hardware with virtual software-based versions of the same tools. This falls in line with organizations moving to cloud-based storage and other services. vCPE also allows businesses to avoid wasted resources. Hardware that goes unused is a waste of space and business funds. Virtual functions are usually purchased as needed or paid for via flexible subscriptions. This makes vCPE a scalable options for growing businesses.

What Small and Midsize Businesses Need to Know About Virtual Customer Premises Equipment (vCPE)

vCPE can provide SMBs with financial savings compared to physical hardware. This is because there’s no need to pay for expert engineers to come to the premises to install hardware, and there are no ongoing maintenance costs.

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