CRN Product Reviews

  • EPSON Stylus C86 Inkjet Printer

    Epson's C86 four-color inkjet printer delivers up to 22 pages per minute (ppm) in black and up to 12 ppm in color. The device has a USB memory card reader, which is convenient for printing from digital media on the fly. The C86 also ships with a kit for photo printing. The C86 connects to any PC using a USB cable for easy setup, and installation was quick and straightforward. The printer is also network-capable, and includes 10/100 Ethernet print server connectivity.

  • Fortinet's Fortigate-100 Secures SMB Networks

    Securing only a network's perimeter against security threats, worms and viruses may not be enough to fully protect a network from intruders. The FortiGate-100 is an appliance-based solution from Fortinet that secures all entry points for SMB and branch-office networks.

  • USB Parallel Transfer Cable

    For solution providers whose customers need to retrieve data and files stored on older PCs, accessing the information can often be challenging. The lack of USB and Ethernet ports on many older PCs and the absence of parallel and serial ports and floppy disk drives on newer PCs can make data transfer difficult.

  • Network Management Tools Boost Revenue

    CRN Test Center engineers review three network management tools from Visualware, Tek-Tools and Expand Networks that can help solution providers provide traffic and security assesments and ROI calculations.

  • Product Pick: U.S. Robotics USR8200

    U.S Robotics has rolled out the USR8200, a router that integrates an SPI firewall, VPN server and NAS capability. That combination makes the USR8200 ideal for a small, broadband-connected network.

  • New Network Printers Can Share The Load

    CRN Test Center engineers examine three network printers: Oki Data's C7350n color LED, Hewlett-Packard's color Business Inkjet 1200dtn and Samsung's ML2250 monochrome laser.