NETGEAR introduced two new draft 11n dual-band routers, a 3G router, two networked media players and a diskless version of its popular ReadyNAS Pro six-bay NAS. The company also announced new service-provider-only products and a new HomePlug AV powerline to Ethernet bridge.
D-Link's CES product rollout includes two draft 11n routers, two network surveillance video recorders, two IP cameras and a previously-announced MoCA coax-to-Ethernet adapter. However, firm pricing and availability were given for only three of the nine products announced, so please curb your enthusiasm right now!
A recent New York Times article portrayed Michael Dell as testy and defensive about his company's loss of market share to rival HP. “It’s O.K. if everyone doesn’t understand what we’re doing,” he was quoted as saying.
Well, I may not be the smartest guy in the world. But if my recent experience with Dell is any indication, at least some of its troubles aren't hard to figure out.
If you read the full text of today's Cisco Network Magic 5.0 announcement, it was easy to miss the reference to the Cisco Consumer Business Group. When I asked my
Linksys CBG contact about it, he confirmed that, with the NM 5.0 announcement, Linksys as a Cisco corporate entity is gone and replaced by CBG. But the Linksys name will continue on, at least for awhile.