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LogMeIn Hamachi

LogMeIn Hamachi is a hosted VPN service that securely connects devices and networks, extending LAN-like network connectivity to mobile...

December 14, 2014 by LogMeIn

New tool cracks most enterprise wireless LANs

If your company or organization runs an enterprise wireless LAN network, I have some troubling news for you.  Odds are high that your current "enterprise-class" wireless LAN deployment is vulnerable to authentication leakage which not only exposes your internal network but all of your server access controls.

March 5, 2008 by

VNC Scan Enterprise Console

Bozteck VNCScan Enterprise Network Manager (VENM) is a remote desktop and server management tool. VENM has been legendary as the original...

December 14, 2014 by BozTeck

Why OLPC mesh wireless networking won't work

One of the touted features of the $200 OLPC laptop is the peer-to-peer mesh topology networking feature that can theoretically bring an Internet infrastructure where there is no network infrastructure. The problem is that peer-to-peer wireless LAN mesh topology sounds better than it actually works and there's a good reason it isn't used commercially.

September 24, 2007 by

Acer Altos easyStore

Acer's Altos easyStore is similar in capacity and specification to other small-business NAS appliances, but the bundled backup and recovery software make it worthy of serious consideration.

June 25, 2007 by

Bopup Messenger

Bopup Messenger is a secure instant messenger designed to communicate over LAN and enterprise-size networks. This clear, easy to use...

December 10, 2014 by B Labs

Billion Electric BiGuard S10

This is a good choice for small companies looking to replace an internet router with a device that also supports SSL VPN remote access. However, it fails to stand out in the crowded SSL market.

November 22, 2006 by

Belkin N1

The Belkin N1 is good looking and very easy to set up and use, but could do with more business-oriented features.

November 20, 2006 by

Is a guest hotspot good legal insurance against the RIAA?

With something like an advanced router like the Cisco 871W on which we're creating tutorials for on TechRepublic, you could create a logically separate guest hotspot from your internal LAN or WLAN and apply bandwidth restrictions on the guest hotspot service. This means the wireless freeloaders will never be able to overwhelm your Internet connection and leave you with the short end of the tube. The best part is if we are to believe this story is that we won't be sued for our life savings if someone on our network downloads some music on the Internet.

July 31, 2006 by

Creating a VPN connection

Virtual private network (VPN) connections enable a computer to create a secure, tunneled connection to a remote host. Often, VPN is used to create a connection across the Internet to a private LAN. Computers that establish a VPN connection to a remote LAN can function on the LAN as if they were connected locally to the network. Therefore, a VPN connection enables the computer to access shared resources such as folders and printers and access other servers on the remote network.

January 16, 2005 by

Security remains top concern for wireless deployments

A recent survey by In-Stat/MDR has led the high-tech market research firm to conclude that Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs) are moving beyond simply being an "overlay" to the wired LAN, to becoming a more pervasive and integral part of business customers' network infrastructure.

December 12, 2004 by

Security remains top concern for wireless deployments

A recent survey by In-Stat/MDR has led the high-tech market research firm to conclude that Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs) are moving beyond simply being an "overlay" to the wired LAN, to becoming a more pervasive and integral part of business customers' network infrastructure.

December 12, 2004 by

LAN switch market down 2%

The market for local area network switches dipped 2% in Q2 from Q1 2004, when 13% growth had been reported, according to IDC. But the LAN switch market is up 23% from Q2 2003.

August 20, 2004 by

A Practical View of Cisco Services

Cisco network services are considered among the best in the industry, yet enterprises must employ aggressive negotiation and procurement tactics to maintain leverage and decrease total services spending. META Trend: Enterprises will renew spending on campus LAN initiatives in 2004, with new allocations to voice and data convergence, wireless LANs, network security, and high availability.

June 2, 2004 by

LAN usage hits stalemate amongst SMEs

Small businesses may be reluctant to implement a local area network (LAN), according to results of an IDC market survey. The survey revealed the number of respondents employing a LAN has risen by only one percent since last year.

May 20, 2004 by

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