Using packages allows the basic installation of pfSense to remain compact, but allows users to install only the packages necessary for their conditions. In this article, you will find a list of the top 5 pfSense packages that you will most likely need to set up your corporate network. Each package includes a brief description of what the package does and how it can help your network.

Good-bye, dear friend! After 4 years of working with the Mikrotik router, I suddenly decided to finally restore order in the network infrastructure, and then it turned out that it has problems with the network, the switch slows down, updates are incompatible with previous ones, and technical support is silent.

10-Gigabit networks are becoming more accessible and in demand every day, and today this technology is of interest to everyone, except for large data centers, where it has been used for more than 10 years. In this article, we will look at both types of 10-Gigabit interfaces: optics and copper, and show you the advantages and disadvantages of both types of connectivity.

Today we will look at two ZyXEL solutions for fully wireless connectivity: the ZyXEL LTE7460-M608 LTE router with mobile Internet speeds of up to 300 Mbit / s and the wac6553d-E Wi-Fi access point with 6 antenna sockets for 3 spatial streams. Both devices are designed for outdoor installation, including on the mast, they are not afraid of water or snow, and are positioned as a solution for suburban offices, or for outdoor events.

10-Gigabit networks are becoming more common even in the simplest IT projects, where there is a desire to save every ruble. Intel network cards are used more often than any other, but unfortunately, in China they have learned to fake them. It is easy to distinguish the original from a fake, and this is known to both customers and contractors. We will tell you how not to buy a fake network card, where fakes of such equipment come from, what you need to pay attention to when buying, and what you don't.