Security Reviews

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WatchGuard Firebox T10 review

Reviews 20 Aug, 2014 Dave Mitchell

Is the Firebox T10 the best featured small business security appliance on the market?

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Qnap TS-EC879U-RP (2014) review

Reviews 5 Mar, 2014 Dave Mitchell

Qnap’s 8-bay NAS appliance offers top speed and has interesting virtualisation features on the horizon.

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Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business Core review

Reviews 16 Jan, 2014 Dave Mitchell

Easy deployment, simple management and top performance makes Kaspersky’s Endpoint Security a good choice for SMBs.

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LenovoEMC px4-300d Network Video Recorder review

Reviews 21 Nov, 2013 Dave Mitchell

Iomega lives on under the LenovoEMC brand and but is the latest network video recording appliance any good?

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Check Point 4800 Appliance review

Reviews 14 Jun, 2013 Dave Mitchell

We exclusively review the new 4800 security appliance and round up all its latest features.

eSoft InstaGate 806 - Front
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eSoft InstaGate 806 review

Reviews 29 Jan, 2013 Dave Mitchell

Reduced subscription costs mean eSoft’s latest InstaGate 806 UTM appliance is aggressively priced. It’s packed with security features but a hardware upgrade would improve throughput speeds.

Synology RackStation RS10613xs+
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Synology RackStation RS10613xs+ review

Reviews 23 Jan, 2013 Dave Mitchell

Synology’s RS10613xs+ storage appliance combines SAS 6Gb/sec, SSD caching and 10-Gigabit support with a huge expansion potential. But can it compete in the network storage premier league?

HP ProLiant DL560
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HP ProLiant DL560 Gen8 review

Reviews 17 Jan, 2013 Dave Mitchell

The ProLiant DL560 Gen8 is HP’s first eighth generation quad-socket server. In this exclusive review we see if its new Xeon E5-4600 system is the perfect 4P powerhouse for data centres.

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.

Netgear ReadyData 5200
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Netgear ReadyDATA 5200 review

Reviews 2 Jan, 2013 Dave Mitchell

The new ReadyDATA storage appliances move Netgear into the enterprise storage space. Data protection features and 10GbE performance are very good but our lab tests show its deduplication delivers modest storage savings.

WatchGuard XTM 535 - front
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WatchGuard XTM 535 review

Reviews 21 Dec, 2012 Dave Mitchell

Multi-Gigabit security appliances normally command premium prices but WatchGuard’s XTM 535 breaks with tradition by offering a high performance at SonicWALL beating value.

DataFort Hi-5
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DataFort Hi-5 disaster recovery review

Reviews 26 Nov, 2012 Dave Mitchell

If you can’t afford to have your critical systems down for more than two hours then DataFort’s Hi-5 can make your businesses a success rather than just another sad statistic.

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BlackBerry 10 review: First look

Reviews 13 Nov, 2012 Khidr Suleman

RIM's forthcoming smartphone OS has some excellent features including a unique keyboard, but will it be worth the wait?

Dell Optiplex
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Dell Optiplex 9010 review

Reviews 30 Aug, 2012 Mike Jennings

Dell tries to provide enterprise users with an all-in-one business machine in the form of the Optiplex. Can the 23in device de-throne the popular iMac range?

Quattro - Front
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Boston Quattro 1264-T01 review

Reviews 29 Aug, 2012 Dave Mitchell

This multi-node server packs a massive rack processing density and at a shade under £10,000, it's a highly cost effective alternative to blade servers.

WatchGuard XTM 26-W
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WatchGuard XTM 26-W review

Reviews 15 Aug, 2012 Dave Mitchell

Despite modest dimensions the WatchGuard’s XTM 26-W appliance provides enterprise level security measures at a price SMBs can afford.

Bitdefender 2013
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Bitdefender Total Security 2013 review

Reviews 2 Aug, 2012 Rene Millman

The latest edition of the anti-virus software incorporates remote management tools and introduces Safepay, a feature which aims to safeguard online transactions.

Webroot Endpoint Software
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Webroot SecureAnywhere Endpoint review

Reviews 5 Jul, 2012 Karl Wright

Webroot’s latest anti-virus software is hosted in the cloud and is fast, efficient and can be combined with other products to bolster protection.

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.

Symantec Backup 2012
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Symantec Backup Exec 2012

Reviews 28 May, 2012 Dave Mitchell

Symantec has carried out a radical overhaul of its long-standing management console. Dave Mitchell investigates this refresh to find out if it is a wise move or one which will alienate existing users.

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