Network & Internet

VMware vSphere vs Proxmox: Which is best for your business?
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virtualisation

VMware vSphere vs Proxmox: Which is best for your business?

Choosing a virtualisation tool can be tricky, so we've pitted two of the most popular head-to-head
22 Jan 2021
Gmail vs Outlook.com: Which one is better?
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email providers

Gmail vs Outlook.com: Which one is better?

Which is the best for business and productivity? We put the two biggest email services head-to-head to find out
22 Jan 2021
Google bursts internet balloon moonshot Project Loon
Google's Project Loon floating in the sky
Network & Internet

Google bursts internet balloon moonshot Project Loon

Ten-year-old initiative proved too expensive to be a sustainable business
22 Jan 2021
President Biden’s Peloton raises cyber security concerns
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cyber security

President Biden’s Peloton raises cyber security concerns

Spies could use its camera and microphone to eavesdrop on confidential conversations
21 Jan 2021
Google Chrome makes it easier to fix weak passwords
A list of poorly-constructed passwords on a notepad
web browser

Google Chrome makes it easier to fix weak passwords

The new tool will be rolled out over the coming weeks as users upgrade to the Chrome 88 browser version
21 Jan 2021
What is an embedded system?
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Hardware

What is an embedded system?

We explain the key characteristics of an embedded system, their benefits and challenges
20 Jan 2021
EE retains title of top-performing UK mobile operator
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Mobile

EE retains title of top-performing UK mobile operator

EE users were able to download a 600MB video in just under two minutes
20 Jan 2021
Verizon and Unity partner on 5G and mobile edge computing
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5G

Verizon and Unity partner on 5G and mobile edge computing

The jointly-developed apps will benefit enterprise, entertainment, and gaming industries
19 Jan 2021
Paessler PRTG Network Monitor 20.3 review: Masterful monitoring
Paessler PRTG Network Monitor 20.3
Network & Internet

Paessler PRTG Network Monitor 20.3 review: Masterful monitoring

With no hidden costs and a wealth of sensors, PRTG is a great way to stay on top of the big network picture
19 Jan 2021
Developing the Internet of Senses
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Internet of Things (IoT)

Developing the Internet of Senses

The Internet of Senses aims to deliver multisensory experiences, but is it truly achievable by 2030?
19 Jan 2021
BT faces £600m class-action lawsuit for 'overcharging'
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Policy & legislation

BT faces £600m class-action lawsuit for 'overcharging'

The telecoms giant is accused of failing to compensate customers who were overcharged for landlines between 2009 and 2017
18 Jan 2021
NSA issues guidance on encrypted DNS usage
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Domain Name System (DNS)

NSA issues guidance on encrypted DNS usage

The US National Security Agency warns enterprises not to use third-party DNS resolvers
15 Jan 2021
Nokia and Google to co-develop cloud-native 5G solutions
Network & Internet

Nokia and Google to co-develop cloud-native 5G solutions

The solutions will run on Google’s Anthos for Telecom platform
15 Jan 2021
Apple drops controversial firewall-bypass feature on macOS
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firewalls

Apple drops controversial firewall-bypass feature on macOS

Researchers claim the ContentFilterExlusionList posed a huge cyber security risk
15 Jan 2021
What is virtualisation?
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VMware

What is virtualisation?

Ever wondered what virtual machines are and how they work? Here's our guide to virtualisation
14 Jan 2021
Zyxel WAX510D Unified Access Point review: A Wi-Fi 6-enabled wonder
Zyxel WAX510D Unified Access Point
wifi & hotspots

Zyxel WAX510D Unified Access Point review: A Wi-Fi 6-enabled wonder

A temptingly affordable Wi-Fi 6 upgrade with slick cloud management and a good turn of speed
13 Jan 2021
Channel Pro Insight: A fast guide to central network management
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Whitepaper

Channel Pro Insight: A fast guide to central network management

How to stay connected and secure with central network management
13 Jan 2021
What is DNS?
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Domain Name System (DNS)

What is DNS?

We explain what DNS is, how it works, and how outages can be avoided
12 Jan 2021
What is a 502 bad gateway and how do you fix it?
502 Bad Gateway page that pops up when a website has a connection issue with its server
web hosting

What is a 502 bad gateway and how do you fix it?

We explain what this networking error means for users and website owners
12 Jan 2021
What is a DNS server?
Networks servers
Domain Name System (DNS)

What is a DNS server?

We explain what a DNS server is, how it works and how to avoid DNS hijacking
12 Jan 2021
What is zero trust?
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network security

What is zero trust?

How a zero trust security strategy better protects your business from internal and external attackers
11 Jan 2021
EnGenius ECS2512FP review: Bang on target
EnGenius ECS2512FP
network switches

EnGenius ECS2512FP review: Bang on target

This multi-Gigabit switch combines plenty of ports with high-power PoE++ and cloud management
11 Jan 2021
Boris Johnson’s 2025 gigabit broadband vision in tatters, MPs claim
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Network & Internet

Boris Johnson’s 2025 gigabit broadband vision in tatters, MPs claim

This is the second report within a month to conclude even 85% full-fibre coverage is unachievable
8 Jan 2021