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Old 06-21-2008, 05:03 AM
princee18 princee18 is offline
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Default cisco vs others

I want to know whether Cisco Routers are very necessary for small businesses? Or would a Linksys or Netgear work just as well?
please share your views.
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Old 06-23-2008, 06:27 PM
Maverick Maverick is offline
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I have been using Linksys router since some time without any problems, Haven't used Cisco but they are a bit costly. Linksys is a renowned brand in Networking gears and can be trusted for their products.
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Old 06-24-2008, 08:10 PM
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I think your router purchase should be based on your requirements, not on brand name. By the way, Cisco purchased Linksys in 2003.

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Old 06-25-2008, 12:48 AM
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Cisco has also been planning on dropping the Linksys brand since last year, most likely to avoid the confusion once and for all but I don't think it's happened yet.
There are three kinds of death in this world. There's heart death, there's brain death, and there's being off the network.
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