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The ultimate in plug-and-play

3 Aug 2006

New powerline switches make it remarkably easy to create or extend a network over AC mains wiring

Alan Stevens, IT Week, 03 Aug 2006

I get to look at a lot of networking products in my job and although nearly all claim to be easy to use, few actually are, even those aimed at teleworkers and branch offices. But I was sent a product recently that really did work straight out of the box and which made me rethink my attitude to a networking technology that, until that point, I had studiously tried to avoid.

Powerline Networking Is a Winner

30 Jan 2004

By John Yacono, CRN — 4:07 PM EST Fri., Jan. 30, 2004

In my last column I discussed the strengths and limitations of using electrical power lines as network backbones. But the big question is: Does powerline networking gear actually work?

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