Networking

Ubiquiti Networks is a popular vendor of networking-related equipment in the SMB / SME space. Their gear is immensely popular among prosumers too, thanks to the combination of ease of use and the ability to customize for specific requirements. I have been running an Ubiquiti UniFi installation at home for the last five years or so, and recently had the opportunity to create a new deployment in another country. There were two main reasons to go with Ubiquiti for the new location - a single management plane for both sites, and the ability to easily create a site-to-site VPN. More than three months into the deployment, I ended up encountering a host of issues worthy of documentation to help folks who might encounter them...

Powerline Networking with the Western Digital Livewire

Almost all CE devices sold in the market today have some sort of connection to the Internet as well as the home network. The consumers' need to transfer data...

32 by Ganesh T S on 8/24/2010

Bigfoot Networks Announces 3rd Gen Killer NIC: Killer 2100

This month Bigfoot Networks will be releasing the next in their line of KIller NICs: the Killer 2100. The 2100 will be replacing last year's Killer Xeno Pro, and...

79 by Ryan Smith on 5/11/2010

EVGA Killer Xeno Pro: The Impact of Network Offloading

Bigfoot Networks has a new generation of more affordable high performance network cards. These add some features beyond the original, but are they worth it?

122 by Derek Wilson on 7/3/2009

TRENDnet TEW-633GR: 802.11n Draft 2.0 to the Rescue

We provide an an early glimpse of Draft N 2.0 performance with the TRENDnet TEW-633GR.

13 by Kris Boughton on 10/26/2007

BigFoot Networks Killer NIC: Killer Marketing or Killer Product?

Our review of the Killer NIC raises more questions than answers.

87 by Gary Key on 10/31/2006

D-Link DIR-625: Another Draft N Router comes up short

Our review of the D-Link DIR-625 RANGEBOOSTER N router reveals a solid design that is dogged by the current performance of Draft N chipsets.

15 by Gary Key on 9/20/2006

Draft N Router Coverage: When the "n" in 802.11n really means "not yet"

Our first look at Draft N routers from NETGEAR, Belkin, and Linksys shows promising speeds yet disappointing overall results.

22 by Gary Key on 8/30/2006

Gigabyte GN-WMAG01

Gigabyte Technology is another company branching out from their core product line into the consumer network space. Lets see how their wireless PC Card, the GN-WMAG01 performs...

7 by Brian Ng on 9/15/2004

Gigabyte 802.11g VPN Wireless Router

Gigabyte is not generally known for its networking products. To compete against other, more popular brands, Gigabyte produces the GN-BR404W. Find out about Gigabyte's first attempt at...

9 by Brian Ng on 8/21/2004

ASUS GigaX1108 Gigabit Ethernet Switch

ASUS is a relatively new player in the field of consumer networking products. Today, we will be looking at their GigaX1108.

12 by Brian Ng on 8/10/2004

ArmorLink Post Genie: Network Convergence in a Little Green box

Let's face it - many of us understand networking, but neither have the time, know how nor the patience to set up a fully functional Linux gateway/router...

14 by Brian Ng on 7/13/2004

Agere Joins the 802.11 Fray: Upcoming WiFi Technology

To honor the 150Mbs WiFi chipset disclosed by Agere Systems today, we take a look at where the 802.11 protocol is going, and where Agere's new technology fits in.

7 by Kristopher Kubicki on 3/15/2004

AT News Update: More Ultrawideband Confusion

Now that the new Wireless USB standard is starting to come together, Motorola's push for their own wideband standard has the IEEE just as confused as we are.

6 by Kristopher Kubicki on 3/7/2004

AT News: Wireless USB Primer

Wireless USB was the focus of February's IDF, but will the Intel backed technology really replace an already saturated wireless infrastructure?

11 by Kristopher Kubicki on 3/1/2004

The Wireless Future: Bluetooth and HomeRF in depth

At this year's fall IDF, we had the opportunity to look at two technologies that vow to change wireless data communication from a dream to...

1 by Matthew Witheiler on 8/29/2000

Home PNA "Phoneline Networking" Round Up

Back in February of this year, we reviewed the D-Link DHN-910 Home Phoneline Network In A Box. Since then, we have gotten several emails expressing interest in this technology...

0 by Greg Hanna on 7/21/2000

Network Switch Roundup

As the cost of networking equipment drops further and further, the accessibility of such equipment to the consumer increases inversely. That is, where only a few years ago...

0 by Jason Clark & Greg Hanna on 6/14/2000

Netopia R9100 Ethernet Router

The router performed fantastic. No question here, far better performance than the Linksys Etherfast, although the current bandwidth available through cable or DSL doesn't come close to taxing either...

0 by Jason Clark & Greg Hanna on 4/27/2000

Linksys Etherfast Cable/DSL Router

The Linksys Etherfast Router offers almost every feature the average user will need and some that he/she won't, all configured with an easy-to-use web interface.

1 by Jason Clark & Greg Hanna on 3/23/2000

D-Link DHN-910 Phone Networking Kit

As one of the first HomePNA 2.0 kits we have tested, the D-Link kit stacked up very well to a standard twisted pair network in our tests. For...

0 by Greg Hanna on 2/10/2000

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