Steven Joe has seen many changes during his long career with the consumer, SOHO and SMB networking company. David Strom recently sat down with Joe for a discussion that ranged from the company's early days to Joe's views on wireless, VoIP, VARs and his competition.
Interop 2005 Las Vegas has rolled up its miles of cables, and packed up its servers, switches and routers for another year. While the show still has a decidedly enterprise focus, we still found plenty to interest SMB buyers with more modest networking needs and budgets.
It's the merry month of May again and in the networking world that means it's time for the pilgrimage to the Las Vegas Convention Center for the Networld+Interop show. Except this year, the show has moved from the LVCC to the Mandalay Bay Convention Center and it's no longer N+I, but just plain "Interop". Whatevah...
USB device servers are a product concept that's a little hard to wrap your head around at first. But once you understand what they can do, you'll probably want to add them to your networking bag of tricks. Micah LaCombe put both Silex's SX-1000U USB device server and Keyspan's USB Server to the test, and one definitely came out on top.
It was the holiday shopping season, deals were plentiful and a good time to shop for a new notebook to ease a heavy travel load. Here's one guy's approach to making a choice while the holiday deal clock was ticking.
We went, we saw and now we're reporting. There was lots to see in the world of networking at last week's CES. Our final report will give you a sense of the things to come in the year ahead, which looks to be an interesting one!
The annual gadget-fest known as the Consumer Electronics show has come once again to Las Vegas. With Comdex now but a distant memory, CES has become the show to be at. Our first report will get you up and running on what's new in Networking.
Sometimes running Open Source firewall distros on old PCs isn't the optimum solution due to their noise, heat and size. David Cook takes a look at an embedded PC alternative that could be just the ticket for m0n0wall fans.