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IPv4 vs IPv6 – Why is IPv6 so important?

IPv6 is the newest version of Internet Protocol (IP), the communications protocol that provides an identification number and location for each of the world’s Internet-connected devices. As this infographic explains. if it weren’t for IPv6. the Internet would simply not be what it is today. The Internet continues to grow and that growth will only be accommodated by IPv6 addresses. …

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Popular Cloud Monitoring Tools

The cloud is becoming our present and the future of IT for many businesses.  As more and more apps are deployed on cloud, the need for a third party monitoring software that provides tools to monitor the performance of hosted apps on the cloud or k…

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Wireless Network Analyzer, Free!

Continue to analyze your wireless network by selecting other reports from the drop-down menu in the lower toolbar of the NetSpot window. Other Wi-Fi analyzer reports include Signal Level, Signal-to-Interference Ratio, Noise Level, and Quantity of Access Points, Download and Upload rates (PRO), Wireless Transmit Rate (PRO) and Troubleshooting (PRO). Export additional heatmaps as needed.

NetSpot for Windows and Mac is finally here and it’s the first free Wi-Fi survey app for the rest of us. NetSpot features two major Wi-Fi troubleshooting modes: Discover and Survey. It is the only professional software for home and office Wi-Fi management, analysis, and visualization for Windows computers. You need just a few clicks to start your wireless network …

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How to Secure Wireless Network

Many businesses utilize their own Wi-Fi hotspots. However, the rise of internet crime has resulted in a need for these wireless networks to be more secure than ever, with national compliance standards and violation fines that could cost a company hundre…

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How to turn cheap router into a #wireless repeater!

Have a spare router lying around? Turn it into a wireless repeater!  All you need is free DD-WRT firmware (get the latest candidate here), the instructions below, and you’re basically ready to go! Prerequisites: Know how to use and access Web Interface Know how to flash your device. This How-To provides step-by-step instructions for creating a Universal Wireless Repeater appliance: …

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3 Advantages of Getting Rid of Your Print Servers

3 Advantages of Getting Rid of Your Print Servers 1. Give Power to End-Users With a self-service, web-based portal, your printer installation will help to empower your end-users. They’ll have the ability to quickly find printers, as well as install them. Here are some of the end-user empowering benefits: Reduces Calls to Help Desk – The portal is very intuitive, …

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Great Benefits of Corporate Intranet Systems

A company which has a number of employees can greatly benefit from having a system that provides a single point of access to information, applications, services and processes. Such perks can give your company a boost when working on projects, managing employees, selling to clients, and running the business as a whole. Corporate intranet systems are just that- a system …

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Palo Alto Networks: Modern Day Network Security Innovation

Our research on the Palo Alto Networks firewall has found this to be a exciting innovation in networking technology for today's IT industry.  Network security today is compromised by many new innovations in the market today including social network…

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Should We Worry About Cyber Security?

Can you imagine life without your laptop, tablet or phone? Today more than at any time in the past we are committed to using such devices to facilitate almost all our business and social needs. Sending and receiving mail, contacting friends and family, arranging business meetings. Never before have we been so interconnected on such a global scale. Whilst on …

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Are you monitoring your IT systems well enough?

It can be a worry. At the back of your mind there’s a little niggle. You’re missing things. Those alerts never stop coming. You can cope with them, sure, but you know things could be better. Separating the important messages that could have a serious impact on the business from routine alerts is a real challenge. It’s time to take …

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