Text Connects IT Standards

Last Updated June 2023

Domain Name & DNS

  • All domain names must be registered at one of the approved registrars: GoDaddy, CloudFlare, Google Domains, Network Solutions or Text Connects Domains.
  • DNS must be hosted at one of the approved registrars or Amazon Route 53, not the hosting company or web designer.
  • Text Connects Managed Solutions must have the login information for the registrar.


Internet Connection

  • Primary internet connection must be with Spectrum or Atlantic Broadband. Frontier Fiber is being currently analyzed. 
  • Fiber with an SLA is preferred

Power System

  • Telecom / Network equipment must be protected by a APC or similar UPS device.
  • Client must provide properly grounded 15 or 20 amp 120 volt circuits for equipment.


  • Supported wireless vendors include Ruckus, Cisco, Cisco Meraki, Ubiquiti, and Aerohive.
  • 802.11n/ac/ax Access Points
  • Support licensing must be current on all items
  • Access points are powered by a POE switch which complies with 802.3af or 802.3at standards.
  • Encryption standard is WPA2, using AES Algorithm or newer standards