Networks Reviews
Fluke Networks OptiView XG product shot

First look: Fluke Networks' OptiView XG

Network troubleshooter checks line-rate 10Gbit/s connections 08 Jul 2011
four star
Devolo dLAN 200 AV Wireless N

Devolo dLAN 200 Wireless N review

Devolo mains LAN and 802.11n wireless system gives home workers easy, secure connectivity 20 Jan 2011
four star
Network Instruments Link Analys 5.1 screen shot

Review : Monitor brings large WANs under control

Network Instruments’ Link Analyst breaks down large WANs into more manageable chunks 12 Jun 2008
four star
An electronic device

Review: Appliances boost log management

LogLogic 4 allows real-time analysis of data logs to aid compliance and risk mitigation 16 Jan 2008
five star

Review: Gigabit switch offers flexibility

D-Link’s Layer 3 Gigabit Ethernet switch provides room for LAN and WAN growth 15 Jan 2008
four star
A Motorola device

Review : Plug-in solution for LAN-less offices

Motorola’s Powerline MU Gateway brings LAN connectivity to buildings via the mains 20 Nov 2007
three star

Review : Layer 2 switch gives Extreme value

Extreme’s Summit X150 switches offer a good range of features for an affordable price 19 Nov 2007
four star
Nortel Networks 4548GT

Review : Gigabit switch offers controllable power

Nortel Networks’ 4548GT-PWR is a fully featured switch with impressive PoE capabilities 23 Oct 2007
four star
Fortinet Fortigate

Review : Appliance keeps rogue systems at bay

Fortinet’s UTM offers a good range of security options, but configuration can be tricky 17 Oct 2007
four star
Infoblox device

Review: Infoblox ID Grid

Infoblox ID Grid provides a highly resilient platform for delivering core network services 17 Apr 2007
four star
VoIP-enabled wireless router

Review: AVM Fritz!Box Fon voice-enabled router

This capable box wins our Editor's Choice award in this six-way group review 28 Mar 2007
five star
Zyxel voice router

Review: Zyxel P-2602HWL-D voice-enabled router

A good-looking product that does what it needs to - but no more 28 Mar 2007
four star
Thomson Speedtouch router

Review: Thomson SpeedTouch 780WL voice-enabled router

Despite being aimed a home users, the web interface of this router is better suited to experts 28 Mar 2007
four star
VoIP-enabled wireless router

Group review: VoIP-enabled Wi-Fi routers

IT Week Labs tries out six solutions for bringing low-cost IP telephony to branch offices 28 Mar 2007
VoIP-enabled wireless router

Review: Draytek Vigor 2800VG voice-enabled router

A high-spec product with no shortage of useful features 28 Mar 2007
four star
VoIP-enabled wireless router

Review: Intertex SurfinBird IX68 voice-enabled router

Relatively limited as a voice gateway but can act as a full session-initation protocol (SIP) server 28 Mar 2007
three star
D-Link VoIP-enabled wireless router

Review: D-Link DVA-G3340S voice-enabled router

A product best suited to large-scale rollouts to multiple branch offices - if you can agree a good price 28 Mar 2007
two star
Fluke network analyser

Review: Fluke OptiView III INA

Fluke’s portable network analyser can detect problems on both wired and wireless networks 15 Mar 2007
four star
A Dell switch

Review: Dell PowerConnect 3448

Though good value for money, Dell’s 3448 offers limited expansion and inter-switch connection options 16 Nov 2006
Zyxel ES 3148

Review: Zyxel ES-3148 switch

Zycel's 48-port Fast Ethernet switch features redundant power options but limited Layer-3 routing capabilities. 16 Nov 2006
Allied Telesis switch

Review: Allied Telesis AT-8648T/2SP

An excellent Fast Ethernet switch, though its web-based GUI is not expected until December 16 Nov 2006
3com switch

Review: 3Com Switch 4500 50-port

The 4500 features RIP capabilities, good SFP support, and easy voice/data network set up 16 Nov 2006
D-Link Xstack

Review: D-Link xStack DES-3852

D-Link has packed features into its xStack DES-3852 switch, reflected in its complex web GUI 16 Nov 2006
Allied Telesis Poe switch

Review: Allied Telesis PoE switch

Allied Telesis’s latest Layer 2 Power-over-Ethernet switch has a rich set of features and a superior GUI 09 Oct 2006