Archive for the 'Networking' Category

Mobile Broadband

Monday, November 23rd, 2009

broadband internet

Broadband internet, whenever this name comes we think of faster browsing, more download speed etc. Without this broadband internet many of us cannot survive a single day! A person like me for whom checking emails is the first activity after waking up cannot think life without internet. There are many broadband service providers like Comcast, AT&T, Verizon and so on and almost every one of them are doing fine in their business. Few names are popular though in this business but it all depends on you which provider you prefer more due to service availability and internet usage.

Technology that brings broadband internet to our homes and offices are DSL, ADSL etc which uses cables. This means you cannot have this service if you need broadband internet on the move! Fortunately mobile broadband technology which is wireless have advanced so much and they provide high speed even when you are in remote places of earth. You may like to check out mobile broadband plans offered by various service providers. I found a site very useful, it has bits of information you need to sign up for an internet plan. You can compare various plans there to see which fits your budget and requirements better and choose that plan. This is much better than hopping around different providers sites and getting confused.

DroboShare by Data Robotics

Monday, January 14th, 2008


Today Data Robotics is releasing a NAS upgrade for Drobo called the DroboShare, which will support:

Gigabit Ethernet, static or dynamic IPs
Auto-mounting SMB shares via Drobo Dashboard (supports SMB authentication)
Dual USB 2.0 ports for two Drobos per DroboShare
EXT3 file system support
Capacities up to 16TB
And possibly our favorite: email alerts, should a drive happen to crash, for example
It’s also worth noting that Drobo is still capable of switching between NAS and direct-attached modes if you decide you want to take your Drobo OFF the network.

Netgear wireless-N family products

Sunday, January 13th, 2008


Netgear launched a new series of high-performance Wireless-N products including RangeMax Dual Band Wireless-N Router, RangeMax Wireless-N Gigabit Router, 5 GHz Wireless-N HD Access Point/Bridge, HD/Gaming 5 GHz Wireless-N Networking Kit, and RangeMax Dual Band Wireless-N USB Adapter during CES 2008.

Netgear’s new Wireless-N products, which are based upon the IEEE 802.11n Draft 2.0 specification and have all been certified by the Wi-Fi Alliance, incorporate multiple internal antenna arrays based on revolutionary metamaterials technology. The unique wireless signal patterns and properties delivered by metamaterial antenna arrays enable the new RangeMax Wireless-N product family to deliver the superior range and throughput that has established Netgear’s RangeMax technology as the industry performance leader stemming back to the introduction of its 802.11g MIMO RangeMax series of WiFi routers and adapters.