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Creating your own Home Server

Microsoft released a new version of Windows Home Server, but there are alternatives.

December 19th, 2007 at 9:00am — Comments: (0) — By: Jonathan Danylko — Tags: Network

For those who don't know why you'd need a Home Server, there are a lot of advantages to using a dedicated Home Server.

Since your TV and PC are eventually going to be combined, you may want to get a jump on dedicating a server and building your home's network infrastructure relatively quick so you can work the bugs out now.

Consider what a Home Server provides:

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How to segment a small LAN

For those beginners in networking, here's a how-to on segmenting a small virtual LAN, or VLAN.

June 22nd, 2007 at 6:00am — Comments: (0) — By: Jonathan Danylko — Tags: Network

Setting up a network isn't that hard to do anymore, but ask someone if they've expanded and segmented a network and they may look kind of sheepish at you.

Small Network Builder has a great article on how to segment a small LAN using switches. Networkers, make sure you check it out.

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Skype Founders Move Towards TV with Joost

The founders of the popular VoIP company, Skype, is moving towards TV with a new venture.

January 18th, 2007 at 1:00pm — Comments: (0) — By: Jonathan Danylko — Tags: Network

With Skype winning the battle with VoIP and the founders holding all of this money, what's a billionaire to do?

Build another money-making company, what else?

ECommerce Times reports on the what the founders of Skype are doing. The founders are starting a new venture called Joost, which enables broadband users to watch TV over the Internet. It requires a client download, but according to some beta testers, guess what? They are currently watching television over the Internet.

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Tom's Networking: DIY NAS Smackdown


August 8th, 2006 at 10:11am — Comments: (0) — By: Jonathan Danylko — Tags: Network

After reading through Tom's Networking article I posted last Wednesday, I kind of figured this would be the next step.

Bill Meade talks about the what to expect when creating a DIY NAS and shows differences between a NAS thats using ClarkConnect, Ubuntu 6.06 Desktop and Windows XP Pro. He compares the three and offers some excellent advice.

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5 Steps to a Safer Wireless Network

Make sure your SSID isn't exposed. :-)

June 15th, 2006 at 8:08am — Comments: (0) — By: Jonathan Danylko — Tags: Network

BusinessWeekOnline posted an article about how to make your wireless network safe.

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Hardware Router Shootout Chart

Find out which router performs the best.

April 12th, 2006 at 7:00am — Comments: (0) — By: Jonathan Danylko — Tags: Network

Excellent for viewing the results of how much throughput goes through these routers!

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Home Network Router Security Secrets

Being a SOHO (Small Office Home Office) user or small business, these tips will help keep your network secure.

April 12th, 2006 at 5:15am — Comments: (0) — By: Jonathan Danylko — Tags: Network

I've worked with a good number of clients and noticed that most of these settings were not even enabled.

Make sure you apply all of these settings to your router. You'll be happier you did.

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