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WiFi for the CAD Workstation, Part 4: Secure Your WiFi Network

Posted by cadhardware

Jan 26, 2012 12:18:19 PM

Welcome back to our series on WiFi networks. First, we explained the difference between the two major types of WiFi. Then we explained how to get your wireless network... uh... wired up and helped you decide the right WiFi format for you. Now let's talk about security.

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Topics: Workstations, Hardware, WiFi, Mobile Workstations, Connectivity, Network, Laptops, Mobile, CAD

WiFi for the CAD Workstation, Part 3: Choosing a WiFi Format

Posted by cadhardware

Jan 24, 2012 12:05:39 PM

Welcome back to our series on WiFi networks. First, we explained the difference between the two major types of WiFi. Then we explained how to get your wireless network... uh... wired up. Now we'll help you decide the right WiFi format for you.

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Topics: Workstations, Hardware, WiFi, Mobile Workstations, Connectivity, Network, Laptops, Mobile, CAD

WiFi for the CAD Workstation, Part 2: Setting Up a WiFi Network

Posted by cadhardware

Jan 19, 2012 1:49:38 PM

Welcome back to our series on WiFi networks. First, we explained the difference between the two major types of WiFi. Now we'll explain how to get your wireless network... uh... wired up.

Setting Up A WiFi

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Topics: Workstations, Hardware, WiFi, Mobile Workstations, Connectivity, Network, Laptops, Mobile, CAD

WiFi for the CAD Workstation, Part 1: WiFi-G and WiFi-N

Posted by cadhardware

Jan 17, 2012 1:33:43 PM

So the whole world has gone mobile. Where we once had been tethered to our desks, chained for productivity’s sake, we are now free to roam the corporate wilderness. People are grabbing their tablets and laptops and running out the door to continue working at the job site, in coffee shops, and from home. And thanks to the wonders of wireless networking, you can keep right on working just about anywhere you go.

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Topics: Workstations, Hardware, WiFi, Mobile Workstations, Connectivity, Network, Laptops, Mobile, CAD

Connectivity Options and the CAD Workstation, Part 2: PCI, FireWire and eSATA

Posted by cadhardware

Dec 20, 2011 2:48:00 PM

This series explains connectivity options for CAD hardware. The first post covered network connections and USB. Now we'll discuss PCI, FireWire and eSATA.

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Topics: Workstations, Accessories, Hardware, WiFi, Printers, Connectivity, CAD

Connectivity Options and the CAD Workstation, Part 1: Networking and USB Ports

Posted by cadhardware

Dec 16, 2011 1:05:32 PM

Connectivity is a generic term that describes how a computer connects to other devices to transfer data back and forth. The term covers everything from networks to wireless to printer cables. Based on the nature of CAD work, some sort of connectivity options are going to be required. This series will cover the major areas of connectivity to help you decide the right ones for your situation.

Networking: Ethernet and Wireless

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Topics: Workstations, Accessories, Hardware, WiFi, Printers, Connectivity, CAD

AutoCAD WS: Go Mobile and Collaborate in Real Time

Posted by cadhardware

Jul 12, 2011 6:27:27 AM

With over 2 million downloads in less than a year — AutoCAD WS has become quite the mobile sensation. Thanks to Cloud technology, you can now upload your drawings to AutoCAD WS — and access them from any iOS (iPod touch, iPAD, iPhone) or Google Android device.

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Topics: Workstations, Autodesk, Hardware, AutoCAD, WiFi, Connectivity, Laptops, Dell Workstations, Windows, Mobile, CAD

Dell-Sponsored TwitterChat with Lynn Allen on AutoCAD WS Web Service

Posted by cadhardware

Jun 23, 2011 6:18:18 PM

Did you miss our Dell-Sponsored TwitterChat with Lynn Allen? We archived the conversation here so you can check out the conversation.

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Topics: Dell Business Workstation, Workstations, Hardware, AutoCAD, WiFi, Connectivity, Dell Workstations, CAD

Hardware for the CAD Professional, Part 6: Connectivity

Posted by cadhardware

Apr 20, 2011 4:04:30 PM

So far in this series, we've discussed system requirements, commonly used terms, processors, RAM and hard drives. This sixth part of the series will cover connectivity.

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Topics: Workstations, Hardware, FireWire, WiFi, Connectivity, Network, eSATA, USB, CAD

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