When the user connects through VPN, the speed the PC gets on the Internet from Comcast cable goes from 2 to 5 Mbytes to less than 100 Kbytes, per Toast.net When the user tries to shut down their PC, it won’t shutdown, so they have to hold the start button down to turn it off. [...]
Answer Question | April 3, 2009 2:10 PM
Microsoft Vista, Network connectivity, Networking Channel, VPN
Does a 802.11n access point or router offer an expanded range to 802.11g devices? Thanks.
Answer Question | August 18, 2008 12:57 PM
802.11g, 802.11n, Access Points, Networking Channel, Routers, Wi-Fi, Wireless networking
I am looking for a GSM propagation mapping software (load on laptop, and use a cell phone to link with). Do you know of a basic software that can do this?
Answer Question | August 15, 2008 12:55 PM
GSM, Mapping software, Networking Channel
What’s the effect of multi-path propagation on the performance of a WLAN? Thank you.
Answer Question | August 4, 2008 5:50 PM
Multipath propagation, Network performance, Networking Channel, WLAN
Our SearchNetworkingChannel.com expert says it’s a good for Cisco to embrace SIP as a networking protocol standard alongside SCCP, or their Skinny Client Control Protocol. Do you agree? Why or why not?
Answer Question | July 21, 2008 3:19 PM
Channel, Cisco, Networking Channel, Protocols, SCCP, SIP, Skinny Client Control Protocol, VoIP protocols
Our SearchNetworkingChannel.com expert says that it might be best to hold off recommending Power over Ethernet to networking clients until the 802.3an standard gets widely adopted. What do you think? Is there any benefit to going with Power over Ethernet now?
Answer Question | July 23, 2008 2:18 PM
802.3an, Channel, Networking Channel, PoE, Power over Ethernet
What are the top reasons your clients should upgrade their network infrastructure? Our SearchNetworkingChannel.com expert says performance, reliability and security have to be at the top of the list. What do you think?
Answer Question | July 21, 2008 1:28 PM
Channel, Network infrastructure, Networking Channel
We all hear the horror stories about network projects gone wrong. But is success all down to black magic or the luck of the draw? On SearchNetworkingChannel.com, expert Matt Vlasach says there are some simple steps — Discovery, Design, Deployment and Maintenance — you can follow to make sure your network clients are happy clients [...]
Answer Question | July 21, 2008 1:59 PM
Channel, Networking Channel, Networking services
Network access control (NAC) products sound like a good idea. And they seem to work well to protect against inadvertent pollution by authorized users. But some experts think we should be skeptical that NAC products can fend off hostile attacks. Do you think NAC products are being oversold as the last word on network security? [...]
Answer Question | July 21, 2008 4:08 PM
Networking Channel, Security Channel
A German Seti@Home user is asking the Boinc developers’ forum how one can determine if a TCP/IP connection is a VPN connection or not. Management of his company does not want Boinc using the connection if it is a VPN. Can you tell me how one can tell if a client-side Internet connection is a [...]
Answer Question | June 20, 2012 7:42 PM
Channel, Network monitoring, Networking Channel, VAR, VPN
What type of severs, routers, bridges, switches and cables are suitable for videoconferencing? Also, how do you design a network for videoconferencing for a campus? Please help me. Thank you.
Answer Question | April 8, 2008 7:27 PM
Channel, Network design, Networking Channel, Routers, Servers, Switches, VAR, Video conferencing