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Webhosting talks Vol 1 - Weatherly cloud

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Here I will be occasionally sharing experiences I've had with various hosting companies.

I decided that the first volume of this will go to the latest "company" I've dealt with.

Here's a bit of experience I've had with a company that promoted itself on Cisco Meraki's Google + page called: Weatherly cloud.

They seemed like a decent company with some neat looking offerings such as SSD based "cloud" servers, a generous amount of space, and a decent looking website and management portal.

I decided to take them up on the "trial offer" and I expected to have a month of awesome to play around with a speedy SSD cloud server.

Seems fair enough.


One problem.... How would the connectivity be and how redundant was this "cloud" hosting? If they didn't have good connectivity what good is redundant "cloud" architecture if the connectivity wasn't such to back that up?

I asked their online chat representitive and here'…

Dlink DAP2690 Review

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IntroFeaturesSetupWireless configurationThroughput tests (Wireless/Wired)Closing Notes


Intro: The Dlink DAP2690 is a enterprise level wireless access point that is  somewhat affordable for small to medium businesses, has lots of features and can tolerate a lot of heavy usage that enterprises require.

Features: The DAP2690 features the following:

Dual band 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz operation with 2 x2 MIMO connectivity at up to300Mbps 2 wired Gigabit LAN ports 4 2x2 mimo  5dBi  dual band internal SMA antennas with 21dBm output power for great wireless coverage and can also be upgraded for even better range. Full VLAN configuration Full and extremely detailed traffic shaping (QoS) and firewall controls Fixed and DHCP client address assignments Intrusion Protection Services SNMP And lots more

Setup:

1) Default SSID is dlink however you DO NOT connect to that. You must plug in to a router that has the 192.168.0.x subnet. It will NOT work to configure the URL with 192.168.0.50 default URL that D-Link tells yo…