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    Cisco Network Exercises Ideas

    Hello my name is jacob, I am new to snbforums. I want to get in with an active community to help others and to ask questions of my own. I am beginning my journey of diving into the Cisco world more in depth . I am needing ideas for networks I can create here to practice at home . I have 3 Cisco...
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    Large House Wifi Options

    Hi, I have a very large, old home with plaster walls, which I have been covering using an asus ac3200 in the basement and a ac66u on the top floor. They are connect via a Cat 5 (maybe 5e) cable. The distance between the two wired contact points is about 50-75 feet in a straight line (3...
  3. Julio Urquidi

    EnGenius Announces Upcoming SMB AX Access Points For Early Adopters

    The first of the two new APs is the EWS357AP, a 2x2 802.11ax access point powered by a Qualcomm chipset. Targeting small and medium businesses, EnGenius believes their new access points will help early adopting SMBs bridge over to the latest AX standard. The low-profile EWS357AP will support...
  4. Julio Urquidi

    Synology Announces Mesh Router With WPA3

    Synology’s tri-band MR2200ac is the company’s first foray into mesh networking. Powered by Qualcomm’s IPQ4019 quad-core system-on-chip the MR2200ac has a tri-radio two-stream design, with an extra 5 GHz radio for added backhaul flexibility. The router has one WAN and only one LAN gigabit...
  5. Julio Urquidi

    Linksys Puts SMB/Solution Provider Wi-Fi Management In The Cloud

    Linksys Cloud Manager is a cloud-based Wi-Fi management solution that offloads the usual tasks, hardware and software management done by in-house IT by providing simplified administration and targeting lower operational costs. The product includes a 5 year, no cost, unlimited node license. A...
  6. Julio Urquidi

    Linksys Releases New Gigabit SMB Smart POE+ Switches

    Linksys has announced the 130W eight POE+ port LGS308MP and 384W twenty-six POE+ port LGS326MP, which includes two gigabit SFP/RJ45 combo ports. Designed for growing businesses, the two new switches operate according to the 802.3at IEEE standard, delivering up to 30 watts per port sending out...
  7. Julio Urquidi

    Cisco Announces New Meraki Go SMB Wi-Fi Solutions

    Cisco Meraki Go GR10 and GR60 Directed at the SMB market, the new Cisco Meraki Go 802.11ac APs are available in two models; a GR10 indoor access point and GR60 outdoor access point. Both Meraki Go APs are dual-band 2x2:2 MIMO devices using internal omni-directional antennas, supporting SU-MIMO...
  8. Julio Urquidi

    TP-Link Announces Tri-band Deco Mesh system

    TP-Link’s Deco M9 Plus is a tri-band two-stream AC2200 Wi-Fi system. The new Deco is powered by a quad-core processor, 4 GB eMMC flash and 512 MB RAM and is designed to handle up to 4500 sq. ft. of space with maximum link rates of 400 Mbps at 2.4 GHz and 867 Mbps at 5 GHz (x 2). The second 5...
  9. Julio Urquidi

    D-Link Adds Dual-Band Wi-Fi System To COVR Line

    D-Link’s COVR-C1203 is a three-piece AC1200 dual-band Wi-Fi system just added to the company’s COVR line-up of products. The MU-MIMO Wi-Fi system uses 2x3 antennas that gives up to 5000 sq. ft of coverage, per D-Link, while providing multi-user support needed to handle multiple concurrent...
  10. Julio Urquidi

    QNAP Releases Two 10GbE Unmanaged Switches For Small Business

    The 12-port QSW-1208-8C includes four SFP+ (fiber) and eight SFP+ (fiber)/ RJ45 (copper) combo ports, while the 8-port QSW-804-4C includes four SFP+ (fiber) and four SFP+ (fiber)/ RJ45 (copper) combo ports. Targeting small businesses wanting to transition to faster networking speeds, QNAP’s new...
  11. Julio Urquidi

    Open Mesh Adds Router, Access Point and Switch To Cloud Managed Line-Up

    Cloud-managed Wi-Fi company Open Mesh has added a router, MU-MIMO AP and PoE switch to its product family. The G200 is Open Mesh’s first cloud-managed gigabit router, powered by a quad-core MediaTek MT7623A ARM processor and designed to integrate with other products in the Open Mesh ecosystem...
  12. Julio Urquidi

    Trendnet Launches 2.5 GbE Smart Switches With 10 GbE SFP+ Support

    Targeting businesses transitioning from gigabit speeds, Trendnet’s new 1U rack-mountable 2.5 GbE Web Smart switches come in two different flavors - a 10-port PoE+ model (TPE-30102WS), and a 10-port non-PoE (TEG-30102WS) model. Both managed switches include eight 2.5 GbE ports and two 10 Gb...
  13. Julio Urquidi

    D-Link Releases 3 Stream AC1750 MU-MIMO Router

    Updated - Priced at $89.99, the D-Link DIR-867 AC1750 High Power Wi-Fi Gigabit Router is a budget preserving dual-band 3x3 MU-MIMO Wi-Fi router. It serves up maximum link rates of 450 Mbps at 2.4 GHz and 1300 Mbps at 5 GHz and supports AC SmartBeam technology and intelligent QoS (Quality of...
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    Help streaming 4k content

    Hi everyone. I´m posting this thread because, even though I searched and got some answers, I think I will be better off explaining my particular situation. I´m trying to stream 4k content to my Nvidia Shield over the network, with plex, and a few seconds after the video starts, I get a message...
  15. Julio Urquidi

    TRENDnet Announces PoE+ Powerline Adapter

    TRENDnet has announced a powerline adapter that includes PoE+ support. The TPL-331EP supports the 802.3at higher power over Ethernet standard, which is specified to provide up to 25 W of power to compatible devices connected to the adapter's single 10/100 Mbps Ethernet port. The adapter...
  16. Julio Urquidi

    Canadian Carrier Bell Partners With Plume

    For $5 per month, Bell customers can rent the Canadian provider’s Whole Home Wi-Fi package that includes four Plume access points - also called pods, giving subscribed homes a rented wireless mesh network. The Plume pods basically offer Bell customers an app controlled AC1200 dual-band...
  17. Mrwirez

    [HELP] Choosing a 2nd ASUS router to extend home network

    Hello SNB folks. I could use some of you guy's expertise in chosing a second ASUS router to extend my new RT-AC86U. Just for some background details: I just replaced an older Asus/T-mo AC1900. I tried but could never get it to flash any Asus or Merlin FW. I think my kid hooked it up and the...
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    Need Advise

    I was referred to this site by Windows 10 Forums. My ISP tells me I need to replace my Buffalo AC 1300 due to connectivity issues. I know nothing about routers or networking and definitely need recommendations as to the best route to go. 3000 sq ft single level home 8 teenage Grandchildren...
  19. Julio Urquidi

    Circle And NETGEAR Team Up For Enhanced Parental Control Features

    NETGEAR Orbi Wi-Fi Systems and Nighthawk routers will be getting better parental control features thanks to a partnership with Circle. The integration of the Circle app (for IOS and Android) gives parents additional services they can set or schedule to provide a safe online environment for kids...
  20. Julio Urquidi

    NETGEAR Adds 12-Port 10 GbE Switch To SMB Line-Up

    The XS712Tv2 is the latest addition to the company’s family of smart webUI-managed switching products targeting small and medium business customers building infrastructure for voice, video and data within their converged environments. Designated as a cost effective 10 GbE solution, XS712Tv2...
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