What Is A LAN, And What Are Its Uses?

LAN stands for Local Area Network. Especially LANs are computer networks which cover a small geographical area, such as a room, office or building. LANs can serve two to several hundred users in homes or businesses. Multiple LANs across the world can be joined together, often using wires or radio waves. When setup correctly, LANs […]

How To Prepare Your Network For Wifi 6

Public WiFi can be really naff. Sometimes it works well, but other times it struggles to load up Google’s home page, let alone anything important. When you’re a customer, it can be frustrating. But if you need it for work or mission-critical devices, then it’s even worse. It could mean lost revenue, missed opportunities and […]

What Are IP Cameras And Why Do You Need One?

“We never locked our front doors.” Gone are the days our grandparents hark after.  It’s certainly true that times have changed. But with a few simple measures in place securing your business and home will allow time to enjoy the wonderful world we inhabit. Simple? Yes indeed! Security of all we hold dear is of […]

What Is Whole Home WiFi?

Whole Home WiFi – a home devoid of any dead spots. It’s the ultimate dream to extend WiFi throughout the house. So how do you go about improving your home WiFi? Let’s look at some of the opportunities afforded us. What Is Whole Home WiFi? Whole-Home WiFi, or Mesh Router, consists of the main router, […]

How Does The Internet Work?

Everyone uses the internet. It’s become so entangled into our lives that we probably couldn’t live without it. But not many users know how the internet works. If that’s you, we’ve got you covered. Essentially, the internet is a group of hardware, all of which connect to each other using cables and satellite signals. Your […]

Zyxel: Bringing New Technology To A 1930s London Cinema

In 1933, the Glitz and glamour of the movies came to the east end of London. Troxy opened its doors for its first showing of King Kong and quickly became a much-loved venue. But the 3520-capacity cinema was a little bit special. Troxy featured luxurious seats, and staff wearing evening dresses. Perfume was sprayed during […]

Upgrading Hotel WiFi Network With Zyxel NebulaFlex

Free WiFi is less of a luxury and more of an expectation these days. In fact, 89% of people believe that WiFi should be provided with a standard room. 32% of people said they would not stay at a hotel if it didn’t offer reliable WiFi. Weak WiFi in hotels can lead to negative reviews […]

30 Years of Zyxel, Your Networking Ally

Longtan, Taiwan, is a beautiful city where nature and technology combine. The city is known for its beautiful Longtan lake, complete with a Buddhist temple in the middle. It’s also known for its top technology research institutes which reside there. In 1989, a new technology company emerged. In an unfinished apartment in Longtan, Taiwan, Dr […]

Reducing Costs One Meraki Switch At A Time

It’s no secret that upgrading your network switches can be a significant financial and technological commitment. Upgrading switches is also something that you can’t ignore. Switches are the foundation to any network and are estimated to last anywhere between 5-10 years. As networks within the workplace become increasingly important, it is critical that modern network […]

HPE Aruba: Wired Networks In A Mobile-First World

Modern workers just don’t sit still. Hot desking, meeting rooms, and working from home means that workers must be mobile. The explosion of laptops, tablets and smartphones has not only changed the way we play and socialise but the way we work. Physical and mental health research shows that moving around, changing environments and flexible […]

Fixing WiFi Problems By Moving Your Router: Does It Work?

How annoying is slow internet? Constantly waiting for things to load can be a pain in the neck. Especially when you are in a hurry. And don’t get us started on WiFi drop zones! Those little areas of your house where the internet doesn’t quite reach. Annoying, right? But it doesn’t have to be this […]

What Is A Patch Panel?

Wired networks have their advantages over WiFi. It might seem as though everything is wireless these days, but wired networks are still prevalent. Most businesses used wired networks in order to maximise internet speeds. However, wired solutions can be messy. This is where a patch panel can come in useful. Connecting lots of devices to […]

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