A wave of innovation in retail technology provides opportunities to enhance the way your customers engage while also increasing employee productivity. But how do you upgrade your stores without driving up costs? EarthLink Business® can help you to get more from your IT and communications infrastructure with solutions tailored to store size, application needs and seasonal changes.
Why Trust EarthLink?
With many small to large retail customers including Honey Baked Ham , The Sleep Train and GNC, EarthLink is committed to solving unique industry challenges. EarthLink provides maintenance and service level agreements aligned to support retail hours and peak seasons, as well as flexible IT, voice, data and security services. All of these services are integrated with our nationwide MPLS network, so you can extend secure, reliable connectivity to all your locations.
EarthLink's nationwide, private MPLS network can provide primary or backup connectivity for all your store locations and data centers, ensuring end-to-end security to support PCI compliance. Quality of Service (QoS) and Class of Service (CoS) ensure the reliability of applications over T1 or lower-cost DSL.
Lower costs significantly and maintain secure, reliable voice communications services for all your retail stores by integrating voice and data over a single high-speed network. EarthLink voice services can be configured with flexible options which include hosted voice, line side service, SIP trunks and PRI. Unified communications, disaster recovery and business-calling features can be added to improve customer service and reliability.
Secure POS Transport / Direct Connect
Direct Connect provides a secure, direct connection via EarthLink’s MPLS network to leading payment processors. Direct transport of POS traffic to your payment processors lets you reduce transaction times to as little as two seconds and reduce operating costs while supporting PCI compliance requirements.
Cloud and Web Hosting
Connect all your locations directly to the EarthLink cloud with our MPLS network and provide secure access to a virtual server environment you can configure on demand. By moving applications to the cloud, you can lower capital expenditures, scale up quickly to support new stores or peak seasons, and improve reliability with integrated backup and disaster recovery.