networking

  1. Julio Urquidi

    Living In A Synchronized World: Wi-Fi Certified TimeSync Announced

    The Wi-Fi Alliance introduced TimeSync at this year’s CES. Designed to deliver precise, sub-second time synchronization between Wi-Fi devices, TimeSync will play an important role in scenarios where timing is important and needs to be accurate. Initially targeting the home entertainment market...
  2. Julio Urquidi

    Buffalo Intros New TeraStation NAS Series and 10GbE Switches

    Buffalo has dded the TeraStation 5010 series of NASes to its product line-up. The new series includes two desktop models, the 2-bay TS5210DN and 4-bay TS5410DN, and a rack-mountable model, the 4-bay TS5410RN. Each new NAS is powered by an Annapurna Labs 1.7 GHz quad-core processor and comes...
  3. Julio Urquidi

    Synology Announces Its Second Router

    Synology is apparently in the router game to stay, introducing its second router today. Synology’s new RT2600ac router is a 4x4 AC2600 class router that supports MU-MIMO, smart connect to help optimize connectivity between the 2.4 and 5 GHz bands, and dual-WAN support for a combined load...
  4. Julio Urquidi

    Zyxel Cloud-Managed Nebula Product Line Now Shipping

    Zyxel’s line of cloud-managed business networking products includes new 802.11ac access points, and Gigabit Ethernet switches, all designed to support Nebula’s cloud-based architecture while simplifying device deployment and management via Zyxel’s Nebula Cloud Management dashboard. Dubbed as...
  5. Julio Urquidi

    Zyxel Targets The Smart Home With New MU-MIMO Range Extender

    The new Zyxel WRE6606 2x2 dual-band Wi-Fi extender is being marketed for homes using wireless networks with growing numbers of smart home devices. The new extender also takes advantage of MU-MIMO technology allowing compatible devices to simultaneously connect to MU-MIMO wireless access points...
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    Small Office Network based on RT-AC66 and RT-N66

    Hi All! I would like to have some advises for solution of the following task. We have a small office with two rooms (room A and room B). Internet comes via twisted-pair cable to room A connecting to RT-AC66 router. Then twisted-pair cable is going to room B connecting to RT-N66 router. There...
  7. Julio Urquidi

    ZyXEL Announces Cloud-Based Nebula Product Line For SMBs and MSPs

    ZyXEL’s Nebula line of networking products centralizes deployment, management and monitoring of remote networking hardware for small and medium businesses and managed service providers. The line includes 802.11ac access points, security gateways and Gigabit Ethernet switches that are cloud...
  8. Julio Urquidi

    Marvell To Restructure Its Business - Includes Layoffs

    In an effort to rebuild its focus on R&D, Marvell announced that it is going to implement changes, including layoffs, that would drop its annual operating expenses from $1.08 billion to at least $820 million. The company said that it would discontinue, consolidate, and streamline specific R&D...
  9. Julio Urquidi

    Broadcom To Buy Brocade For $5.9 Billion

    Broadcom announced its intent to purchase Brocade for $5.9 billion, expanding the chip company’s reach into the data center market. This strategic move could potentially put it in competition with customer companies like Cisco, HP and Intel. So Broadcom said it would sell Brocade’s networking...
  10. Julio Urquidi

    Ubiquiti Introduces Mesh-Based Wireless AC Access Points - UniFi Mesh

    Ubitquiti Networks added two new access points to its family of enterprise grade Wi-Fi networking devices. The new APs are the UniFi AC Mesh and UniFi AC Mesh Pro. Both APs are designed for easy integration into indoor and outdoor installations, and are 802af PoE compatible devices that can be...
  11. Julio Urquidi

    Best Buy Wants To Fix Your Wi-Fi

    The growing numbers of consumers wanting to set up and manage their own wireless networks at home seems to have inspired Best Buy to launch a new service to meet a rise in demand. Geek Squad Wi-Fi Setup & Support will have two offerings, a one-year plan and a two-year plan, where the tech...
  12. Julio Urquidi

    Google Gets Into Wireless Mesh Networking; Pre-Order Announced

    Google Wifi is the Cloud company’s entry into a growing category of mesh networking products for the home. Available in single-pack or three-pack quantities, the new AC1200 wireless solution is designed to maximize coverage at home by helping to strategically place each access point in different...
  13. Julio Urquidi

    Comtrend Announces New G.hn PoE Powerline Adapter

    The new Comtrend PG-9172PoE is a G.hn powerline adapter that is the first to support 802.3af power over Ethernet (PoE). With a maximum link rate of 1200 Mbps, the Comtrend PG-9172PoE is also designed to prioritize technologies like HD streaming and home surveillance cameras by using up to eight...
  14. Julio Urquidi

    Trendnet Intros Three New Layer 2 Managed Switches

    Trendnet announced three new SMB Layer 2 managed switches; two 48-port switches and one 24-port switch. Shared features across three models include CLI, VLAN support, access control, QoS, multicast, fiber support, and a console port. The new models include: The TL2-G448 will have 48 Gigabit...
  15. 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...
  16. Julio Urquidi

    TP-Link Unveils Wireless AC Ceiling-Mounted Access Points for SMB, Hospitality

    TP-Link announced two new ceiling-mounted Wireless AC access points designed for SMBs and small campus environments, including schools, restaurants and hotels. Similarly designed, the first of the two dual-band access points is the AC1900 TP-Link EAP330. The faster of the two announced APs...
  17. Julio Urquidi

    Joint Alliance Pushing 2.5 Gbps and 5 Gbps Into The Mainstream

    In an effort to help spread the word about the soon to be ratified 2.5 Gbps and 5 Gbps Ethernet standard, the Ethernet Alliance and N-BaseT Alliance will be holding a plugfest event at the University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory in Durham, New Hampshire. During the week-long...
  18. Julio Urquidi

    IEEE Adds Four New Standards for Data Center and Automotive Tech

    The IEEE 802.3 Ethernet Working Group just ratified four new 802.3 Ethernet standards to meet the demands created from advances in data center, enterprise cloud, and automotive technologies. IEEE 802.3bq and IEEE 802.3by specifically address data center technologies that require faster...
  19. Julio Urquidi

    NETGEAR Releases VDSL Modem

    NETGEAR has introduced the DM200 - a new VDSL modem designed to handle the demands of consumers wanting to take advantage of ISPs upgrading from ADSL to VDSL services. The DM200 is rated at download speeds up to 200 Mbps and supports both VDSL and VDSL2, as well as older ADSL, ADSL2 and ADSL2+...
  20. Julio Urquidi

    Trendnet Introduces Its New Line Of 10 Gigabit Switches

    Last November, TRENDnet launched itself into the 10 Gigabit world with the introduction of its line of fiber SFP+ modules. Now the company released the first two of its new line of 10 GbE switches, aiming the cost effective product line at small and medium business. First, the TEG-40128 is a...
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