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Web-Based Utilities

There are some interesting Web-based Internet utilities, provided mostly by major networking companies, computer manufactures, and universities with network engineering research programs. I'll point you to two I've found very handy.

Speed Check

Ever wondered how to find the real-world transfer rate of your Internet connection? Intel Corporation has a nifty Web-based program to measure transfer speeds using a Java applet. Check out http://www.intel.com/home/club/dcalc.htm. Figure 16.2 shows the calculator in action.


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