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When does ethernet cabling need to be shielded?

I run IT for a small business that does primarily office type work (no manufacturing or high levels of electrical interference), and we're looking to build additional office space onto our current ...
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Green or Red hard drive for a SOHO NAS running Windows 8.1 Pro Storage Space? [closed]

I have been using Green HDDs (e.g. Western Digital Green) since the Windows Home Server days without any issues. Now that I have migrated to Windows 8.1 with Storage Space, I would like to know if ...
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SMB office fair share of bandwith

We're 2-3 persons working in a remote office sharing a DSL connection with around 10Mbit down and 1Mbit up speed. The problem is that if one of us starts a big download or something, the other users ...
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Warehouse/Inventory software for Home usage [closed]

I'm looking for Warehouse/Inventory software for Home usage. (not catalog software for movie collection) Is there something like that? Feature list photo/image attachments barcode support ...
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Mixed use network access restriction

networking dummy here. I have a mixed business-home environment and would like to create a secure environment with controlled access. Here is a basic layout: http://i.stack.imgur.com/2lVGv.png The ...
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sharing a USB printer in SOHO environment

Here is a situation I am facing, there is USB printer which works only on a Windows XP machine, there are other devices in LAN it is a Small Office Home Office environment. How can this USB ...
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Connecting ADSL Modem cum Wi-Fi Router which is 802.11g to a Wi-Fi only Router 802.11n

I would like to upgrade my network from 802.11g to 802.11n. The current modem I have is an ADSL model with Wi-Fi router built in. I would want to use the modem but not the built-in 802.11g AP. Instead ...
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Examples of encrypted hot-swap RAID NAS for SOHO use?

As per title. Does an encrypted hot-swap RAID NAS even exist?
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Good tape drive for home user? [closed]

My home storage consumption has grown considerably over the past few years due to use of a higher resolution camera, and most recently a highdef camcorder. I've been using a ReadyNas Duo with 1 TB ...
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SOHO NETGEAR wireless router disconnects when downloading torrents

I have a NETGEAR WGT624 wireless router at home which dies when there is a heavy torrent load. I open up my torrent client and it downloads for about 5 to 10 minutes and it continues to increase the ...