More people are working from home, and a home office is quickly being the gateway to the workplace. Even if it's wireless internet and a laptop wherever you feel like working or a miniature command center with more expensive equipment than some small businesses, you need an Internet Service Provider (ISP) that can stand up to your technical needs. To understand what those needs are and how to make sure you're getting what you're paying for, here are a few speed and consistency details that apply to any ISP.
You might have heard of an IP address, such as if you were informed that your IP address was being noted while posting a comment on a busy website or blog or while posting on a forum, but you might not have put a lot of thought into such matters. However, you should know that someone who knows a little something about IP addresses can actually figure a lot of things out about you from your IP address, particularly if he or she is willing to spend a little bit of time and do a little bit of research.