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How To Choose The Right Network For Your Business

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be taking an in-depth look at the essential software and hardware that every IT business needs. Today: networks.

How Cisco's Intercloud Links All The Clouds

The only thing we can be certain of is networks will only become more complex. One of the big challenges is more and more data is being created, stored, analysed and used on the edges of the network. And tat means lots of separate systems. Cisco expects the Intercloud to do for the cloud what the Internet did for networks. Shares Your Browser And Computer Info By Email

Basic information about your web browser is an important part of troubleshooting computer problems. automatically gathers all the essential information about your browser in an easy-to-ready format.

How Etihad Stadium Used One Direction Fans To Stress Test Its Free Wi-Fi

Melbourne’s Etihad Stadium has just completed a major upgrade of its networking infrastructure. The best way to test how well that worked? Set a gaggle of teenage One Direction fans loose to use it.

Don't Use Personal Information In Your Wi-Fi Network Name

Routers often come with easy-to-guess passwords out of the box, which is why you always need to change the default settings. For the wireless network name, many people choose something easy to remember, like your name or your address. If you use that personal information for the network name, you might make a hacker’s job easier.

Fing Shows You All The Devices Connected To Your Network

Android/iOS: Fing shows you all of the devices on your network, down to the device type and manufacturer for each. Best of all, it puts all of that data in the palm of your hand.

Why Blind People Make Great Network Engineers

There are many examples of individuals with different disabilities who excel and accomplish much in their lifetime, rendering physical or mental attributes meaningless — consider Stephen Hawking, Stevie Wonder and Helen Keller, among many others. But certain tasks and careers are more or less suited to some disabilities than others. Thankfully Ray Charles could sing and compose without his sight, but if his natural talent had been as a sportsman then the world may have not seen him rise to fame. Today’s technology offers many new possibilities, not least the opportunity to work in the information technology field itself.

RFSNA Site Helps You Find Current And Planned Mobile Base Stations

Curious about where the nearest mobile tower is? The Radio Frequency National Site Archive (RFSNA) lets you search by address to find current mobile base station sites in Australia, as well as locations where new towers are proposed and details of any community consultations.

24 Key Network Threats To Watch Out For Right Now

They are out thereā€¦ or should that be “they are in and around your network?” Yes, at any moment in time, they may infest your network, putting your data at risk; ticking time-bombs waiting to explode, configurations ripe for exploit. And don’t forget those decisions made in the heat of the moment that, had rational thought prevailed, would never have been permitted.

The Argument For Fibre-To-The-Premises NBN Isn't Over Yet

In his independent audit of the public policy process behind the national broadband network, former Telstra director Bill Scales suggests there was never an internal debate about different technology options for the NBN.

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