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Ever had painful headaches searching through the web trying to find the correct drivers for your newly formatted PC? 3DP Chip and 3DP...

November 26, 2014 By 3DP

Todd Lammle's CompTIA Practice Exams

Since beginning his writing career with Microsoft technology, Mr. Lammle has authored over 25 books on Cisco certification subjects....

March 5, 2013 By Ocean Red

3Com gear caters to small businesses

3Com announced Tuesday new gear aimed at small businesses that allows multiple computers to share a single high-speed connection to the Internet. The OfficeConnect Cable/DSL Gateway, priced at $155, connects to a cable or DSL (digital subscriber line) modem through an Ethernet cable, and can handle up to four Internet connections to single computers or an office LAN (local area network), which is a group of computers in an office or a building connected by a single hub. The box also comes equipped with security capabilities like the ability to defend against denial-of-service attacks by hackers. About 253 people can share access to the Internet using one Gateway if all four of its ports are connected to a LAN. The Gateway can support an Internet connection of up to 7 mbps (megabits per second), said Robert Winch, a director of product management at 3Com. Winch also said the speed each user experiences also depends partly on the speed of the Internet connection, the number of users on the LAN and its bandwidth requirements at the time. --Sam Ames, Special to ZDNet News

February 12, 2002 by

Connecting the enterprise

With nine offices and 800 attorneys, Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP runs a sophisticated array of local and wide area networks designed to keep all employees in the loop. The firm's Los Angeles headquarters is the nerve center, housing an Ethernet-based LAN comprising Cisco networking equipment and Dell servers.

January 16, 2002 by

Korean companies develop first gigabit backbone switching system

Seoul, Jan 24 (Asia Pulse) - The Ministry of Information and Communicationsaid Monday that a gigabit ethernet backbone switch system, a core facility ofsuper high-speed LAN, was first developed in Korea by the Electronics andTelecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) and Medialincs. The system is expected to record exports of US$10 million by 2003 and theimport substitution effect will be worth 50 billion won (US$44 million) by 2003.

July 28, 2000 by

Cutting The Cord

For infrared (IR) equipped notebooks and handhelds that need access to the corporate LAN, Clarinet Systems' EthIR LAN product is perfect for cutting out the cable. Although the throughput is slower than 10Base-T Ethernet, the price—about $200 per port—is high, but competitive with other wired and wireless solutions.

July 28, 2000 by

Wireless LANs -- is there compatibility in sight?

A standards body called the Wireless Ethernet Compatibility Alliance announced Wednesday that it has developed a test to ensure compatibility between wireless LAN (local-area network) products from a number of different manufacturers. WECA says its test will ensure that consumers will be able to purchase any of a number of wireless LAN products for home networking purposes, that work together right out of the box.

March 15, 2000 by

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