Virtualization for the Small Network - Part 1

Virtualization isn't just for data centers. It can also be a useful addition to many small networks.

D-Link Dual-band 11n for the impatient: DGL-4500 Reviewed

If you want a dual-band draft 11n router from D-Link, there is no need to wait for the DIR-855. The DGL-4500 has everything that router will have, except the second radio.

Lime Technology unRAID Reviewed

For the cost of a flash drive and a bit of time, you can turn that computer in your closet into a simple multi-drive NAS with unRAID.

Can a New WiFi Adapter Change Your Wireless Performance?

Our unprecedented testing shows one clear winner if you want to change your wireless adapter.

Legacy-friendly Draft 11n: Belkin N1 Vision Reviewed

Belkin's Certified Draft 2.0 802.11n wireless router is nice to nearby WLANs and supports jumbo frames, too!

Linksys RVL200 Review: No Hassle SOHO / SMB VPN

Linksys' sleeper product uses your web browser to launch SSL VPN tunnels and free you from the hassles of getting IPsec tunnels to work.

Linksys WRT350N Wireless-N Gigabit Router with Storage Link Reviewed

The WRT350N is a single-band clone of the dual-band WRT600N.

IPEVO SOLO Skype Desktop Phone Review

The SOLO is a self-contained desktop Skype phone for those who don't want to run a computer for Skype calling.

Are You Playing the Draft 802.11n Shell Game?

Manufacturers keep us guessing about what's really inside the wireless networking products we buy.

Linksys SLM2008 8-port 10/100/1000 Gigabit Smart Switch Review

If you need 8 ports of "smart" switched gigabit and have around $100, the SLM2008 could be the one for you.

How To Fix Your Wireless Network - Part 3: Increasing Coverage

Part 3 of the SmallNetBuilder series provides some handy hints for killing off pesky wireless dead spots.

Add, Don't Replace When Upgrading to 802.11n

Recycle, don't toss your old 802.11g wireless router when moving up to draft 802.11n gear.

NETGEAR FVX538 ProSafe VPN Firewall 200 Review: Strong Promise, Disappointing Performance

This 200 IPsec tunnel VPN dual WAN router has strong hardware, but lacks firmware to make the best use of it.

Internet2 showcases interoperability of Dynamic Circuit network

Internet2 said it will provide some insight at future tiered network capacities by demonstrating its Dynamic Circuit technology at the supercomputing conference SC07.

HP MediaSmart Server EX470 / EX475: Sexy, but not that Smart

The first NAS to run Windows Home Server has a sexy look, but falls short in features and flexibility.

When Flow Control is not a Good Thing

Disable Flow Control to improve throughput in mixed Fast and Gigabit Ethernet LANs.

ooma Review: P2P VoIP with a risky twist

How much would you pay for 3 years of free VoIP calls? Start up ooma is hoping the answer is $400 - $600.

How To: Setting up FreeRADIUS for WPA & WPA2 Enterprise - Part 1

Using passwords with WPA or WPA2 wireless security can be less secure than you might think. This How To will show you how to add a RADIUS server to your wireless network so that you can step up to "Enterprise" strength.

Linksys WRT600N Review: Dual-Band 11n comes to Linky-land

Linksys fans will find a lot to like in this long-awaited top-of-the-line simultaneous dual-band Draft 2.0 11n router.

Need To Know: Jumbo Frames in Small Networks

Jumbo frames can help you extract more throughput from gigabit Ethernet, but they require more than flipping a bit. This SmallNetBuilder tutorial will get you up to speed on Jumbo Frame basics.