Don't-Miss Networking Stories

Test Your Smartphone Data Speed

Wondering how your smartphone’s data speeds measure up? Here’s an easy way to test your mobile broadband speeds yourself--for free.

Scaling and Provisioning Virtual Servers

While virtual servers have proven a boon in the data center, they don't address the challenge of incrementally adding server capacity.

When Nobody Is Watching Your Business, Security Systems Can

Keep an eye on your business with IP cameras.

How to Browse Privately on Public Wi-Fi for Free

With a handful of free software tools, you can fight off snoopers when using public Wi-Fi. Here's how, step by step.

Networking Speed Boosts

We explain four ways to increase the performance of everything attached to your work or home network.

15 Common Small-Business Tech Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them)

15 Common Tech Mistakes Small-Businesses Make (and How to Avoid Them)

Building a Better Business Backup System

Don’t wait until your data disappears in a disaster to create a comprehensive backup plan and pick the technology that’s right for your business. Backup may never be fun, but it is becoming more affordable, automated, and painless.

Get a Dial-Up Connection When Disaster Strikes

Whether a natural disaster or something more nefarious causes you to lose an Internet connection, dial-up can offer online access when all else fails.

How to Get Started With Cloud Computing

Cloud experts and early adopters offer up five entry points to the cloud

How to Plan an IPv6 Address Migration

With interest in IPv6 accelerating and adoption heating up, more attention is being paid to address planning, but where do you start?

How to Plan a Solid Business Security Strategy

Every New Year brings an opportunity to review existing security plans and adjust strategies for the next year. Here are tips from Forrester Research.

How to Divorce Your Tech Vendor

Follow these 7 tips to protect your IT assets -- and essential company data -- from a service provider breakup gone bad.

Upgrade Your Business Network With Windows 7 Pro's Advanced Features

Hidden beneath Windows 7's hood are many new networking features that you won't find in XP. Take a look at how they can improve your Windows experience.