networking

  1. Julio Urquidi

    Netgear Adds Wi-Fi System and Managed Switch To SMB Line-Ups

    NETGEAR introduced its Orbi Pro AC3000 Tri-band Wi-Fi System for Businesses(SRK60). Composed of an AC3000 router and satellite, SRK60’s main differences vis-a-vis consumer Orbi are: Ease of installation with a minimal number of wires needed to set up the system and secure mounting base. Three...
  2. 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...
  3. Julio Urquidi

    Luma Launches Subscription Security Service

    Wi-Fi System maker Luma has announced a subscription security service. Luma Guardian provides customers with basic network support centered around security, privacy and performance, including VPN, antivirus, ISP performance monitoring and US-based technical assistance. Designed through a...
  4. Julio Urquidi

    AirTies Gets Quantenna Into Mesh Wi-Fi

    Wi-Fi chipmaker Quantenna announced it is partnering with AirTies to add mesh capability to products based on its chipsets. Based in Istanbul, AirTies has quietly been providing its mesh Wi-Fi technology to service providers in Europe and Asia for years. The company has only recently begun to...
  5. Julio Urquidi

    TRENDnet Coming Out with Domotz-powered Box

    Domotz, maker of remote network management systems including Fing and the soon-to-be-available Fingbox, has teamed with TRENDnet for an upcoming network management appliance. TRENDnet’s "Powered by Domotz" network management box will provide remote monitoring, network security and remote...
  6. Julio Urquidi

    Would You Want A Wi-Fi Certified Home?

    The new Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Home Design certification helps home builders use enterprise practices to design homes that meet current and future wireless standards. Using certified hardware, the certification’s standards help dictate proper placement of devices, like access points, in new homes. The...
  7. Julio Urquidi

    D-Link Intros DGS-1210/ME Line Of Switches For Service Providers

    The new family of Layer 2 managed metro switches is designed for internet and video providers that service business customers. The DGS-1210/ME series of business switches come in 8-, 24- and 48-port models. The 8-port model has two additional Gigabit SFP ports, and the 24- and 48-port switches...
  8. Julio Urquidi

    New AC4000 Max-Stream Router and AC1900 Cable Gateway From Linksys

    First, Linksys’ tri-band Max-Stream AC4000 MU-MIMO router (EA9300) is the latest addition to the Max-Stream line of wireless routers. Following the AC5400 EA9500 and AC2200 EA8300, the latest Max-Stream router is powered by a quad-core 1.8 GHz processor and delivers maximum data rates of 1625...
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    public ip from the inside

    hi my question is quite easy but unfortunately i can't find a solution for that. I have a couple of server in my LAN and i port mapped the router (Vodafone Station) to access the servers from the outside... Now my problem is that when i am outside i can access the server through the ip address...
  10. Julio Urquidi

    Synology Announces 10GbE NASes

    Synology’s new 5-bay DS1517+ and 8-bay DS1817+ tower NAS target the SMB and enthusiast market by including a PCIe slot that can be used to hold an optional 10 GbE network card or an SSD adapter (a first for Synology) like the Synology M2D17 M.2 SATA SSD adapter. The new NAS products run...
  11. Julio Urquidi

    TP-Link Mesh Wi-Fi System Now Shipping

    TP-Link just announced that the Deco M5, its entry in the distributed/mesh Wi-Fi system market, is now available. The Deco M5 comes in a three-unit pack and includes several security features, as well the usual router-based capabilities. TP-Link's announcement did not mention the Deco M5 Plus...
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    Cat6/7 faceplates & installation advice

    Hello I recently bought my first house which needed a full rewire. As part of this, I had CAT 7 cables ran throughout the house. I'm aware cat 7 is overkill, especially in the home environment, however when I purchased it, it was on offer for just slightly more than the price of cat 6 so it...
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    Software-defined Networking (SDN)

    So I just read an article about " The good. bad and the ugly of software-defined networking security" and I have 2 questions . #1 Why do companies use SDN if the controller itself isn't as secure? The on-demand approach is vulnerable to failure while the predefined route model. anyone can take...
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    LAN failures

    I posted a thread on this topic earlier and it went away, but now it's back. Every few days - about once per week, my router drops the entire LAN portion of the network. I had this problem on multiple routers - Netgear WNR2000v3, Netgear AC2700 series, and now the Asus AC3200. I had this on...
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    OpenDNS on a mikrotik wAP

    Greetings all Thanks for looking into this post. My setup is currently as such... Fibre modem- > mikrotik routerboard 2100 (Google DNS, static IP 192.168.0.1, DHCP enabled) -> LAN -> 2 x mikrotik APs (auto DNS from gateway, static IP's 192.168.0.157 AND 192.168.0.179, Private connections...
  16. Julio Urquidi

    Arris Releases First DOCSIS 3.1 Modem In Surfboard Lineup

    The SB8200 SURFboard cable modem is Arris’ first DOCSIS 3.1 product designed to keep up with cable providers pushing the latest DOCSIS standard to customers who are using more online content and services than before. The SB8200 is currently approved for use by Cox and Comcast, while Charter and...
  17. Julio Urquidi

    Amped Wireless Tri-Band Wi-Fi Extender Now Shipping

    Announced during this year’s CES, the Helios-EX is Amped Wireless’ new tri-band Wi-Fi range extender. Powered by a quad-core processor, 128 MB of DDR3 memory, twelve amplifiers and four high gain antennas (one is internal), the Helios-EX delivers maximum link rates of 399 Mbps at 2.4 GHz and...
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    Mystery LAN failures

    I'm having a mystery problem of sorts. This is not specifically tied to Asus or even Merlin firmware, but it's happening on it right now and I was wondering if there was any ideas on how I can further isolate what is happening. This has been happening for several weeks now. It has persisted...
  19. Julio Urquidi

    Tenda Announces New AC1900 Router, The AC18

    Powered by a Broadcom dual-core processor and 256 MB DDR3 memory, the new Tenda AC18 is an AC1900 dual-band Gigabit Wi-Fi router. For wireless features, the AC18 has three high-gain omni-directional external antennas, Beamforming+, Wi-Fi scheduling, and has maximum link rates of 1300 Mbps @...
  20. Julio Urquidi

    Ubiquiti Adds Three Managed Switches To Its UniFi Platform

    The three new managed switches are part of Ubiquiti’s UniFi SDN platform. All can be managed from the same UI, giving more control to IT as networks grow and need management to the edge. The new UniFi switches include: US-16-XG - sixteen 10G ports (4 x RJ45 and 12 x SFP+) US-8-60W - eight...
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