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  1. M

    Adjusting Data Rate and Threshold on Cisco CBW Access Points

    Hi: I have Cisco CBW240AC access points. In the controller software, Under Advanced RF Parameters, I don't understand the difference between adjusting the 5.0 Ghz Threshold (6,9,12 Mbps, etc.) vs. adjusting the 5.0 GHz Data Rates with the same selections, 6,9,12 Mbps, etc. I'm not sure if the...
  2. Julio Urquidi

    QNAP Intros Xeon-Powered TS-x83XU Enterprise NAS Line-Up

    The new QNAP TS-x83XU series of enterprise NAS products is comprised of seven different models, each powered by an Intel Xeon E processor and ECC DDR4 memory (upgradeable to 64 GB). Ranging from 8-bay to 24-bay models, the TS-x83XU series NAS supports hot-swappable 3.5”/2.5” SATA HDDs/SSDs and...
  3. Julio Urquidi

    QNAP Intros AMD Quad-Core Powered Rack-Mountable NAS Series With 10 GbE

    The TS-x63XU series, available in hot-swappable 4, 8, and 12-bay designs with single or redundant power supply options, are rackmount enterprise NAS devices powered by AMD’s G-Series GX-420MC quad-core 2.0 GHz processor and dual channel 4GB DDR3LSO-DIMM RAM (upgradable to 16GB). Aside from...
  4. Julio Urquidi

    QNAP’s 16-bay Ryzen-Driven Enterprise NAS Built With AI In Mind

    Powered by AMD’s 8-core Ryzen architecture, the 16-bay TS-1677X Ryzen NAS is built to handle workloads found in larger businesses, such as AI and virtualization. Available in four different models - based on processor and RAM (up to 64 GB), each TS-1677X Ryzen series NAS includes three PCIe...
  5. Julio Urquidi

    Code42 CrashPlan Letting Go Of Consumer Business

    Due to an increase in demand in CrashPlan’s enterprise and small business offerings (partly thanks to attacks like WannaCry and GoldenEye), Code42 is transitioning away from the consumer backup space. From Code42’s announcement, it also sounds like the company wants to focus on business...
  6. Julio Urquidi

    D-Link Adds More Business Class Products To Lifetime Warranty Program

    D-Link has expanded its lifetime warranty program to include the company’s lines of smart managed switches, and unified wireless controllers and controllers. The program previously covered only its enterprise managed Ethernet products. All products in the program are now protected by the...
  7. Julio Urquidi

    Zyxel Touts “Easy-To-Deploy” APs With Latest Business Class Product

    The NWA1123-AC Pro is a 3x3 802.11ac dual mount PoE access point designed for business class use. It is described as being easy-to-deploy both physically and operationally, providing maximum data rates of 450 Mbps in 2.4 GHz and 1300 Mbps in 5 GHz. Features include 802.3at Power over...
  8. Julio Urquidi

    Synology Adds FS2017 NAS To All-Flash Line-Up

    Updated The 24-bay FlashStation FS2017 All-Flash NAS is powered by Intel’s 8-core Xeon D processor and 16 GB of DDR4 ECC RDIMM (expandable to 128 GB). Per Synology, the FS2017 can deliver over 90K 4K random write IOPs, ideal for applications needing storage resources for low latency applications...
  9. Julio Urquidi

    Thecus Rackmount Products Get Windows Storage Server 2016

    Throughout the upcoming year, Thecus will implement Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2016 (WSS) into its rack-mount product lines. The move targets businesses that can benefit from the operating system's updated features set including data deduplication, Work Folders, Resilient File System...
  10. Julio Urquidi

    Thecus Adds Two NASes to SMB/Enterprise Lineup

    The N7770 and N8880U are powered by an Intel Core i3-2120 (3.3 GHz dual core) CPU with 8 GB DDR3 ECC RAM (expandable to 32 GB) and 300 W or 400 W power supplies, respectively. Each NAS supports 3.5” and 2.5” SATA HDDs or SSDs, providing hot-swappable support to maximize uptime. Seven modes of...
  11. Julio Urquidi

    Ruckus’ New Cloud Wi-Fi Offering Now Generally Available

    Ruckus announced that Cloud Wi-Fi, its WLAN management-as-a-service, is now generally available. The new cloud platform helps build out and manage small to large wireless networks using a cloud UI to streamline wireless network management. The simplified UI presents only the data needed while...
  12. Julio Urquidi

    EnGenius Adds New MU-MIMO Indoor/Outdoor Family of APs

    EnGenius expanded its Neutron line of distributed network management products this week by adding four new Wireless AC Wave 2 4x4 access points, including two indoor and two outdoor models. Designed for enterprise-class deployments, the new access points can work with EnGenius’ Neutron...
  13. Julio Urquidi

    Future Broadcom Enterprise APs Get Dual 5 GHz Channel Treatment

    Powered by Broadcom’s 64-bit quad-core BCM49408 CPU, the new Wireless AC Wave 2 access point platform doubles up on the 5 GHz channels and will be available in two different flavors: Dual Band, Dual Concurrent (2.4 GHz+ 5 GHz or 5GHz +5 GHz) Tri-Radio (2.4 GHz + 5 GHz + 5 GHz) The new...
  14. LoneWolf3574

    Need Some Help With the RP-AC68U Encryption

    I purchased this product because I needed a way to connect to my WPA2-Enterprise secured router for my isolated entertainment center devices. After receiving the RP-AC68U today I found out that it IS NOT CAPABLE OF ANY ENTERPRISE encryption whatsoever. It doesn't matter which of the 3 modes I...