Networks Generation:

July, 2009


July 29, 2009  4:19 PM

Broadband speeds and broadband testing – get an SLA

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
Broadband, Broadband-Testing, Tiscali, Voip-x.co.uk

You may have read Cliff Saran's summary on ComputerWeekly.com of the newbie OFCOM report on broadband speeds recorded across the UK by the various operators.

While...

July 20, 2009  11:29 AM

And Now Save Money On Your Office Calls…

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
ADSL, BT, D-Link, Netgear, ROI, VoIP, Voipex

From the man who roams the length and breadth of Europe - well certain parts of Andorra, France and the UK - searching for networking products with instant ROI...

The latest is from a UK start-up called Voipex - www.voip-x.co.uk - which has developed a VoIP appliance range with some...


July 10, 2009  5:02 PM

Has The Networking Industry Gone On Its Hols? Let’s Do Phones Then…

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
appliances, Mobile data, Smart phones, VoIP

Just when I thought the days of everyone trekking off to Spain or France (I know - I'm the local there) in July had vanished, so the networking industry goes eerily quiet.

Lucky then, that I've just completed my pilot testing on smart phone performance (see elsewhere in CW news...


July 6, 2009  3:21 PM

Welcome to a non multi-million dollar testbed

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
10GbE, Gigabit ethernet, Ixia, Spirent

While I enjoy a fantastic - and fantastically useful - relationship with my two key test equipment partners Ixia and Spirent (the latter, for example, providing a $2m testbed for our soon to be launched mobile handset test labs), it's refreshing to hear of a low-cost alternative in the Ethernet...


July 1, 2009  3:26 PM

The Lows and Lows of Internet Access

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
ADSL, BT, Internet

Apologies to any readers for the extended absence - lots of travelling, little in the way of Internet access other than WiFi hotspots that won't let you pay, neighbours of friends with annoyingly secure WLANs and other common (to me) failings.

Even when it's fixed and should work, as I...


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