Latency is a measure of time taken for a data packet to transverse through a network. In loose terms, latency can also be called a delay. A network with lower latency means faster network. Network latency is usually measured in milliseconds. You can use ping tests, traceroute etc to measure latency.Read More
Author: Kavan Oza
About The Author
Kavan is passionate about sports, especially Football, Cricket, and Chess. He loves reading books in the fiction genre with Jeffrey Archer being his favorite author.
A Web Browser is a software application which helps us to explore any website on the internet. Any website is made up of various web pages and different kinds of files. A browser, such as Google Chrome, Firefox, etc., help in putting together these web files and presenting nicely in front of us, so that we understand everything.Read More
The bandwidth control feature is present in the software, such as download manager, NetLimiter, Torrent Client, etc., to control network bandwidth. This feature allows you to precisely define the amount of a bandwidth that a particular application can use for downloading or uploading the data over a network.Read More
Internet Service Providers (ISP) are organizations that enable you to access and use the internet. Besides ISP also provides you with other typical services like domain name registration, web hosting, internet transit etc. Some of the well-known ISPs are AT & T, Verizon, Sky, BT, Cox and many more.Read More
Bandwidth Throttling is the process of intentionally slowing down the bandwidth provided by the ISP or internet service provider or a network administrator on a business network. Sometimes, bandwidth throttling happens when you access bandwidth consuming websites related to video streaming, such as Netflix, Vimeo, YouTube, etc., Torrent, file sharing applications, etc.Read More
Using a VPN to access the restricted content of a popular site such as Netflix is common throughout the world. VPN will get you around some of the regional restrictions which otherwise not possible to break. Some of the top Netflix vpn are NordVPN, ExpressVPN etcRead More
The Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP) launched in 1999 is an update on the Point to Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP). It is a combination of the two protocols, the PPTP of Microsoft and the Layer 2 Forward (L2F) of Cisco.
The L2TP protocol is a session layer protocol.
Whenever you visit a website, you leave a trail of activity in the form of your device IP address. Sometimes you do not want to expose yourself to the outside world and wants to hide IP address. You may not have control over ISP since IP address allocation is dynamic, but you can hide IP address with the help of VPN, proxy or TOR.Read More
IPSec vs SSL VPN – Do you know the difference? An IPSec based VPN provides security to your network at the IP layer, otherwise known as the layer-3 in OSI model. An SSL VPN, on the other hand, creates a secure connection between your web browser and a remote VPN server.Read More
The Newer versions of an iPhone and iPad have built-in VPN support. This makes it easy for you to setup a VPN connection on your iPhone. Moreover, you can also create a connection with the OpenVPN networks as well as other VPN networks by installing 3rd party applications such as ExpressVPN, NordVPN, TunnelBear, etc.Read More
Some benefits of VPN include hiding your device IP address, securing the network while accessing public Wifi hotspots, cost saving compared to traditional leased dial-up connections, online anonymity, ads blocker, etc.Read More