TP-LINK today announced the Archer C2 – AC750 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router. The next-generation router supports the latest 802.11ac Wi-Fi technology, delivering fast data transfer rates of up to 733 Mbps of total available bandwidth: utilizing simultaneous 5 GHz 433 Mbps and 2.4 GHz 300 Mbps connections. Simple tasks such as sending e-mails or web browsing can be handled by the 2.4 GHz band, while bandwidth-intensive tasks such as online gaming or HD video streaming can be processed by the 5 GHz band.
With high-resolution video and other large media files eating up bandwidth users of WiFi are screaming for more bandwidth. Well ASUS is coming to their call with the RT-AC3200, which is a six-stream 802.11ac router capable of 3.2 Gbps!
A disorganized network can make any upgrades a challenge to complete in a timely, organized manner. However, organizing your network cables can be much simpler than you think. Imagine your network printer goes out and you have to replace it, but when you go to the cables to remove it from the network and replace it with a new one, you unplug the wrong one. Suddenly your Internet is down and all work for the day is put to a halt.
Back in March we found some of the crazies network messes ever and since that time we’ve had quite a few submissions of really bad network messes. While most system administrators like a nice and clean cabled cabinet of servers, it does not always work out that way. So we have compiled another post of some of the most insane network messes ever! Enjoy!
Quality of wireless connectivity is subject to many factors, a few being congestion, mismatched protocols, and range. Range is the simplest to fix with hardware like Diamond’s Wireless Range Extender WR300NSI. Diamond has equipped WR300NSI with a signal strength indicator and fancy firmware. Are these features enough to successfully boost your wireless signal? We dive into this question and more in the full review.
When designing a network most system administrators like a nice and clean cabled cabinet of servers. Well sometimes it does not work out that way. We have compiled some of the craziest network messed ever! Some of these will make even the most seasoned network administrator cringe. Enjoy!
Want to upgrade your home network to 802.11ac? Well ASUS just announced the RT-AC52U with USB-AC50, an AC750 dual-band router and AC450 wireless adapter package that provides consumers with an extremely affordable instant upgrade to the latest 802.11ac Wi-Fi technology – for super-fast data-transfer speeds of up to 733 Mbit/s.
Buffalo unveiled this week its AirStation AC433 Travel Router, a tiny device offering big bandwidth. The AC433 is 1.75 inches square and is powered via USB. Its throughput is 433 Mbps on the 802.11ac 5 GHz band or 150 Mbps on the 2.4 GHz/5 GHz 802.11n band, selectable via a hardware switch.
TRENDnet announced this week its new flagship router, the TEW-818DRU, an AC1900 wireless router with a USB port. It offers up to 1.3 Gbps throughput on the 5 GHz 802.11ac band and 600 Mbps throughput on the 2.4 or 5 GHz N band.
The Wi-Fi router range for home networks depends on a number of variables, such as the size of the home and the number of devices that are going to be in use. For example, a single story home can get away with a router offering an average range, a couple of LAN ports, 2 antennas and 802.11n standard.