Cisco Systems is the undisputed leader in the networking space, but HP has acquired 3Com in an effort to close the gap. In addition, Juniper Networks is a strong No. 2 to Cisco among telecommunication firms and enterprises. With video consumption set to explode, networking requirements will boom too.
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While the speed and pricing plans make it appealing for those who aren't deskbound, Unwired's Wireless Card is cruelled by the lack of true mobility and the Sydney-only coverage, which itself is undeniably patchy.
Road warriors rejoice -- 3G data cards are bringing some long awaited speed to mobile Internet access. We take a look at offerings from the major Australian carriers.
Aggressive pricing, a slice of speed-boosting tech and a tempting 'unlimited' downloads plan puts Vodafone in pole position in the race for 3G datacard customers.
Acer's Aspire 9504 incorporates a lot of empowering technology, although its chief TV offering is rather weak.
As long as you're a metropolitan broadband user, Telstra BigPond Wireless Broadband delivers well, but it can't be said to be an inexpensive broadband option.
An 802.11g wireless router with an integrated ADSL modem suitable for multiple PC homes and small offices.
D-Link's DCS-5300G is no real match for a dedicated wired and monitored solution, but it's also nowhere near as expensive.
In this product review, we look at tools that can monitor network performance.
If you've got signal problems with existing wireless gear, then the WRT54GX is an excellent solution, but bear in mind it's not yet standards-based technology.
The Vega 50 is a good solution for companies looking to connect multiple sites and teleworkers to their PBX.
The VOIP-EL404 lacks the scalability and frills of some of its competition, but it's easy to deploy and performs reasonably well.
The Quintum Tenor ASM200 is a very effective and easy to deploy solution for long-line PBX extension applications.
The SPA-3000 is a little complex to configure, but represents good value for teleworker applications.
The MultiVOIP MVP210 is a little complex to configure, but it has a good feature set and is easy to use once up and running.
If you're a globe-trotter, you'll need a world phone to keep in touch from almost anywhere.