Networking Reviews

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Dell Networking N4032 review

Reviews 2 Jul, 2014 Dave Mitchell

Dell’s N4000 campus switches show off a brand new OS and reduced costs for 10GbE upgrades.

BT MeetMe with Dolby Voice ears-on review

Reviews 16 Oct, 2013 Khidr Suleman

Helping make conference calls bearable and productive at last.

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Dell S4820T Data centre switch review

Reviews 4 Oct, 2013 Dave Mitchell

Dell’s data centre switch puts a heap of affordable copper 10-Gigabit ports and fast 40-Gigabit uplinks at the top of the rack.

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SolarWinds Bandwidth Analyzer Pack review

Reviews 6 Sep, 2013 Dave Mitchell

SolarWinds Bandwidth Analyzer Pack offers businesses the best of both worlds for network monitoring.

Buffalo Technology TeraStation
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Buffalo Technology TeraStation TS5800 review

Reviews 7 Feb, 2013 Dave Mitchell

The latest TeraStation TS5800 offers an Atom CPU, DDR3 memory and combined NAS and IP SAN operations

PacketShaper
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Blue Coat PacketShaper 12000 review

Reviews 10 Jan, 2013 Dave Mitchell

Blue Coat’s PacketShapers are on every network administrator’s wish list as they deliver quality WAN traffic management features. We exclusively review the flagship 12000 appliance and see if it’s the one to beat.

EE

EE fieldtest: 3G vs 4G on an Apple iPhone 5

Reviews 16 Nov, 2012 Lindsay Vormack Khidr Suleman

We put the high-speed network to the test with some interesting results...

Everything Everywhere 4G

EE 4G fieldtest results: Is it really as fast as the network claims?

Reviews 2 Nov, 2012 Lindsay Vormack

We've tested out EE's 4G network around London using a Huawei Mobile Wi-Fi device and a Sony Xperia S.

Dell SonicWALL NSA 250M Wireless-N
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Dell SonicWALL NSA 250M Wireless-N review

Reviews 17 Oct, 2012 Dave Mitchell

The SonicWALL NSA 250M Wireless-N appliance offers SMBs and remote offices an extensive range of tough gateway security measures, but the cost can add up quickly.

PRTG Network Monitor Review
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Paessler PRTG Network Monitor 12.3 review

Reviews 1 Oct, 2012 Dave Mitchell

Version 12.3 of this monitoring software offers over 130 sensor types and a slick web interface. With no hidden costs, it's one of the best value tools on the market.

Fortinet FortiGate 3140B
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Fortinet FortiGate 3140B review

Reviews 13 Jun, 2012 Dave Mitchell

The FortiGate 3140B is a feature-laden UTM appliance which comes with a 64GB SSD, 10GbE port and an average throughput of 8.2Gbps.

HP t410 All-in-One - Keyboard and mouse supplied

HP t410 All-in-One Thin Client review: First look

Reviews 9 May, 2012 Khidr Suleman

HP's forthcoming 18.5in All-in-One thin client is powered by an Ethernet cable. We managed to get some hands on time with it for a first look review.

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Swyx SwyxExpress X20 review

Reviews 8 Dec, 2011 Andrew Webb Kat Orphanides

Voice over IP systems can save money and reduce support hassles for time-starved system administrators. Unless it's a Swyx VoIP system, as Andrew Webb and Kat Orphanides discovered in our review.

The Fujitsu ScanSnap N1800
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Fujitsu ScanSnap N1800 review

Reviews 17 Aug, 2011 Simon Handby

A touchscreen network scanner might sound like a gimmick, but it's a surprisingly useful business tool as Simon Handby finds out in our review.

Windows 7 vs Mac OS X Lion 10.7

Head to Head: Mac OS X 10.7 Lion vs Windows 7

Reviews 16 Aug, 2011 David Ludlow

The eternal question: which is better, Windows or Mac OS? With the release of a new Mac OS, 10.7 Lion, David Ludlow takes another look at this age-old debate.

Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold Premium
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Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold Premium 15

Reviews 11 Aug, 2011 Karl Wright

Ipswitch may not be well known, but its WhatsUp Gold network management program is loyally used by some seriously big organisations. Karl Wright looks at the latest version to see if this devotion is justified.

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ForeScout Technologies CounterACT 6.3.4

Reviews 10 Aug, 2011 Dave Mitchell

Network access control (NAC) products are often seen as expensive and difficult to deploy. ForeScout's CounterACT claims to be anything but and in this review Dave Mitchell tests this latest virtual appliance.

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ThinPrint Printer Dashboard review: First Look

Reviews 26 Jul, 2011 Kat Orphanides

Managing printers doesn't have to be taxing as Kat Orphanides find outs when she puts the Printer Dashboard management utility to the test.

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TITUS Aware for Microsoft Outlook review

Reviews 21 Jul, 2011 Dave Mitchell

TITUS Aware for Microsoft Outlook is designed to stop email data leakage at the desktop, while educating and involving users at the same time. Does it achieve these commendable goals? Dave Mitchell thinks it's a remarkably simple solution to a serious problem.

The Websense Triton Security Gateway Anywhere v10000 appliance
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Websense Triton Security Gateway Anywhere review

Reviews 5 Jul, 2011 Dave Mitchell

Websense's TSGA claims to be the first unified solution for web, mail and data security that doesn’t rely on any third party components. It goes even further by amalgamating on-premises and cloud scanning in the same product, but is it too good to be true? Dave Mitchell finds out in our review.

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