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August 23, 2012 By SoftDevTeam

LAN Tornado

LAN Tornado is a very useful, easy-to-use and low cost network testing program. LAN Tornado is a network traffic generator for the...

March 10, 2008 by

NComputing L230

NComputing's L230 thin client is an option if you need to add a group of low-impact users to an existing Ethernet LAN. However, you'll need to ensure that the host PC is adequately specified to deliver acceptable performance to the terminals attached to it.

January 17, 2007 by

The big marketing lie on flash drive performance

When it comes to false advertising I used to think the Wireless LAN industry were the worst offenders, but the flash storage industry seems to be vying for this dubious distinction.  With the launch of Windows Vista at the end of this month, flash media performance will become a big issue for ordinary consumers because of Vista's ReadyBoost feature which will boost the performance of Vista.

July 19, 2006 by

Build a low-power x86 appliance for under $200!

Not so long ago, pre-built appliances were relatively expensive and very low performance. Small footprint Cases and Motherboards actually cost more than full size tower PCs. Commodity full size desktop PC parts were fast and cheap, but they used too much power and generated too much heat. That's all recently changed with the inexpensive Via C3 motherboards with integrated 800 MHz CPU, Video, LAN, and Sound costing well below $70. To help you build your own sub-200 dollar appliance, here are three appliance packages I've put together for you

November 9, 2005 by

Can there actually be honesty in advertising?

Back in June when I wrote this story "Why is no one suing the Wireless LAN industry", I could only hope that someone in the industry would be listening.  Now it appears my prayers have been answered with this report from Tim Higgins that Belkin is offering a guarantee on their product's wireless performance or your money back!

November 1, 2011 By M.I.S.

Alchemy Network Monitor

Alchemy Network Monitor monitors your network servers and business-critical applications availability and performance and immediately...

April 15, 2005 by

Throwing hardware at the problem

Recent survey data made public by Conformative Systems, though skimpy, points to to an issue that is increasingly being faced by companies in the midst of multiple Web services or SOA projects -- systems performance.  The survey estimates that the median XML LAN traffic load among participants in 2004 was 20%, with over half anticipating XML traffic to grow to more than 40% in 2005.

September 9, 2004 by

Practical wireless

commentary Wireless solutions -- they aren't all the same.While RMIT is busily rolling out wireless LAN infrastructure around its campuses, quite a few issues have come to light -- AC power, security, and notebook WLAN performance.

April 1, 2008 By Absolute Futurity

Speed Test Gold

This Speed Test Meter has it all and allows you to test your full bandwidth speed completely automatically. Speed Testing: Testing...

April 3, 2002 by

Cisco Aironet 350 Series Access Point

If you're serious about using pervasive wireless networking within your organisation, Cisco's Aironet 350 Series Access Point is flexible enough to provide it. If you're only after a single access point for network connections in, for example, a meeting room, you could use a cheaper unit from another manufacturer. However, this is a fast and configurable access point that suits wider deployments.

July 3, 1997 by

Compaq completes Microcom purchase

Compaq has completed the purchase of modem and remote access specialist Microcom, a key part of its plans to cut a swathe in the LAN and communications market and become a top three computer company by the year 2000."Compaq is in a strong position to offer high-performance connectivity between desktops and portables and remote access concentrators and servers," said Graham Stewart, networking product manager at Compaq UK.


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