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Benefits of Upgrading your SonicWALL TZ205/215 Firewall

August 9th, 2017 by Mark Daly in ilicomm News No Comments »
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1. Faster performance to meet the demands of modern-day threat processing The Benefit: Having more and faster processors allows the TZ300 to process network traffic more quickly delivering better overall performance needed for modern-day threat processing. The Difference: The TZ300 has higher speed MHz processors compared with MHz processors in the TZ 205 and TZ […]

Network Switches

November 16th, 2016 by Mark Daly in ilicomm News No Comments »
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Network Switches To connect the various devices in your business network you will need switches or switching hubs as they are sometimes known.  At ilicomm, we offer a wide range of network switches for you to choose from with products available from many of the industry’s leading names, such as HP, Cisco and Netgear. There are a […]

Allow mobile phone network roaming in UK, urge MPs

October 31st, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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The British Infrastructure Group said foreign visitors get better coverage, as they are not tied to any provider, so can use the strongest signal. Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-37808943

How to Use Android’s Wi-Fi Assistant to Keep Your Phone Safe on Public Networks

October 13th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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If you aren’t using Android’s “Wi-Fi Assistant”, you should. It automatically secures unsafe public wireless networks by using a Google VPN, so attackers can’t access your data. Read more: http://www.howtogeek.com/275474/how-to-use-androids-wi-fi-assistant-to-keep-your-phone-safe-on-public-networks/

Fastest mobile 4G network speed record ‘broken’

August 30th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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A new record has been set for the world’s fastest 4G mobile internet speed, according to a network operator. Finnish firm Elisa says it has achieved a 1.9 gigabit-per-second (Gbps) speed on a test network, claiming this is the fastest on record. The hyper-fast mobile internet service could theoretically download a Blu-ray film in 44 […]

What is ARM and why is it worth £24bn?

July 19th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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ARM Holdings has been often described as the UK’s leading technology company. And while it might not be a household name, many products that qualify rely on the Cambridge company’s brainpower. Samsung’s Galaxy smartphones, Apple’s iPad tablets, Amazon’s Kindle e-readers, Nest’s smart thermostats, Ford’s cars, DJI’s drones, Canon’s EOS cameras and Fitbit’s fitness trackers barely […]

Huge spam and malware network goes offline

June 14th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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One of the biggest networks of spam-sending computers in the world has gone quiet, puzzling experts, internet security firms have said. For years the Necurs botnet has distributed junk mail and malware for many different groups of cyber-thieves. But the amount of malicious traffic emerging from Necurs has now dwindled to almost nothing. It is […]

How To Easily Access Your Home Network From Anywhere With Dynamic DNS

April 12th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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We all have things on our home network we want to access from the outside: music collections, game servers, file stores, and more. Dynamic DNS makes it easy to give your home network a memorable and easy to use address. What’s Dynamic DNS And Why Would I Want It? Before dive into the tutorial and before […]

What’s the Difference Between Private and Public Networks in Windows?

March 22nd, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Windows lets you set each network you connect to as either a “Private” or “Public” network. When you connect to a network the first time, Windows 10 asks if you want your computer to be discoverable or not by other computers. This option helps Windows understand the type of network you’re connecting to so it can select the […]

How easy is it to hack a home network?

February 25th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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My home is under attack. Right now, skilled adversaries are probing its defences seeking a way in. They are swift, relentless and smart. No weakness will escape their notice. But I am not without defences. I’ve tried to harden the most vulnerable devices to stop them being compromised and I’ve set up warning systems that […]

Regulator tells BT to open up cable network

February 25th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Communications regulator, Ofcom has told BT to open up its cable network, allowing competitors to connect the internet to homes and offices. Ofcom also says that the country is suffering from a digital divide between those who have the latest technologies, and those who do not. It has proposed that decent, affordable broadband should be […]

Why Do I Have IPv4 and IPv6 Public Addresses Assigned to My Home Network?

February 17th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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While you expect to have an IPv4 address assigned to your location, you may be surprised to find an IPv6 address assigned to you as well. Why would both types be assigned to you at the same time though? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post has the answer to a curious reader’s question. Today’s Question & Answer […]

Why You Shouldn’t Host an Open Wi-Fi Network

January 28th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Open home Wi-Fi networks are still too common. The situation has improved as wireless router manufacturers began shipping with wireless passwords enabled by default, but there are still too many unsecured Wi-Fi networks out there. Hosting an open Wi-Fi network can cause a number of problems for you, whether you’re trying to do a good […]

What is 802.11ac, and Do I Need It?

January 4th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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If you’ve been down to your local computer provider lately, you might have noticed that a whole new class of wireless routers are on the market on the premium end of the product scale, emblazoned with an “802.11ac” label in bright letters on the front of the box. But what does 802.11ac mean, and is it really […]

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