SpeedGuide.net Awards and Recognition
SpeedGuide.net is a popular source of information on improving PC performance. The Website provides both the novice and the technically advanced reader with better understanding and tools for optimizing their system. A large portion of the site's content is dedicated to Cable Modems and DSL technology, stressing on improving TCP/IP performance over high speed/latency networks.
SpeedGuide.net featured in Mega-Sites
In addition to numerous magazine articles, SpeedGuide.net has been featured in some Mega-Sites related to broadband technology and PCs in general. Here are a few notable additions:
SpeedGuide.net is one of the few sites linked by Microsoft TechNet in in their "Windows Technology Center" as a security resource, in the MSDN Internet Bandwidth Technologies, and as a Windows resource.
SpeedGuide.net is being linked to by Microm Computers and Multimedia Cablevision on one of their websites:
SpeedGuide.net is being recommended by Time Warner's Road Runner sites in a few cities around the U.S.
Here are direct links to a couple of their pages:
SpeedGuide.net related News Articles and Awards
SpeedGuide.net has received numerous awards and has been recognized by some of the top Online and Print News and Information sources, such as Business Week, PC Magazine, CNN, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Maximum PC, TechTV and many more. Following is a list to some of these articles, as well as some awards we find of significance.
March 2011 - Brothersoft Editor's Pick
The SG TCP Optimizer has been selected as one of Brothersoft's "Editor's Pick". Brothersoft is one of the biggest shareware/freeware sites, with its english site serving over 21 Million unique visitors mothly.
December 2009 - CHIP Magazine's TuneUp Utilities of 2009
CHIP Magazine is one of Germany's oldest and largest computer magazines since 1978, also published in 15 European and Asian countries.
In addition to being featured in the CHIP.de magazine, the TCP Optimizer was included in CHIP online downloads, their CD, and listed as one of 10 essential TuneUp utilities for 2009.
August 2008 - The New York Times
The SpeedGuide TCP Optimizer was mentioned as one of the essential tools for speeding up your internet connection.
April 2007 - Microsoft Most Valuable Professional Awards
Two valuable long-term members of the SG Community have just received the 2007 Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional) Award for their
"extraordinary efforts in sharing their expertise in Networking technical communities":
January 2006 - Softpedia "100% Free" Award
Softpedia "100% Free" Award - Softpedia guarantees that TCP Optimizer 2.0.3 is 100% FREE, which means it is a freeware product (both for personal and commercial use) that does not contain any form of malware, including but not limited to: spyware, viruses, trojans and backdoors... It has been downloaded over20,000 times from their site as well.
Tech Support Alert awards the SG TCP Optimizer as one of the Best-ever freeware utilities. It is listed as the best "TCP Settings tweaker."
January 2005 - Yahoo! News' Tech Tuesday
April 2004 - Members of our forums awarded MVP by Microsoft
Norm Steadman and Tony Turrisi have both been
valuable members of our forums for a few years, helping users and answering technical questions.
They have both been recognized for their hard work and given the MVP (Most Valuable Professional) award directly
from Microsoft for their efforts ! Congratulations guys !
March 9th, 2004
Sarah Lane at TechTV explains how to use and recommends the SG TCP Optimizer and the SG TCP Analyzer. Here is a link to the online version:Download of the Day: TCP Optimizer. You can also watch the video here: Download Video
October 2003 - XV-th International Computer Art forum "Computer Space 2003"
SpeedGuide.net won first place in the "Information and Media" category at this European International competition sponsored by UNESCO, Saga Networks, etc. Our design won over a number of large corporate and well funded websites. Here is a link to them: Computer Space
In response to the May 2003 PC World article that mentions SpeedGuide.net, a PC World reader Thomas T. McGranahan Sr. writes:
Robert Luhn recommends SpeedGuide.net in the May printed issue of PC World Magazine, in his "Cheap Tweaks" Article: http://www.pcworld.com/howto/article...
May 30th, 2002
We were mentioned in the Langa List again, with a link to our IE web tweak...
April 8th, 2002
Martin Sargent at TechTVpronounced Speedguide.net "Site of the Night" on
"The Screen Savers". Here is a quote:
Brad Grimes recommends SG in the October printed issue of PC World Magazine, in his article "Web Savvy: One Web Freebie That Could Pay Off Big" : http://www.pcworld.com/howto/article...
SpeedGuide was recommended in a PC Magazine article named "Getting ADSL" by contributing editor Sal Riccardi.
SpeedGuide was mentioned on TechTV, here's a link:
SpeedGuide was mentioned in PCWorld Magazine again, as a resource for cable modem tweaks in the article: "Cable Modem, A Good Second Choice" (August printed issue, p. 147)
An InfoWorld magazine article by Window Manager Brian Livingston explains and endorses some of the tweaks found on SpeedGuide.net.
June 7th, 2000
Scot Finnie at Winmag.com has mentioned SpeedGuide.net, we've made the "Link of the Week" in their weekly Broadband Report.
April 14th, 2000
An article titled "Speed Traps for Cable Modems" by Mike Musgrove mentioned SpeedGuide.net and quoted Tom Blakely, although they misspelled his name...
Kate Botello at ZDTV mentioned SpeedGuide.net and recommended our broadband tweaks and patches. Here are a couple of links
to the online version
March 16th, 2000
Maximum PC Magazine has named SpeedGuide.net "Righteous Web site" in April's printed issue (p. 75). They even added our logo and a couple of paragraphs recommending our broadband tweaks and Forums. Thanks guys.
February 24th, 2000Washington Post dedicated 4 paragraphs on SpeedGuide.net in Mike Musgrove's article "WORKING THE WEB; GETTING NET USERS UP TO SPEED; SITES FEATURE A WEALTH OF ADVICE, EXPERIENCE ON DSL, CABLE"
January 24th, 2000
SpeedGuide.net was linked to in "Cruising the Net - in Hyperdrive", a Business Week article by Kate Murphy.
January 14th, 2000
November 19th, 1999
November 15th, 1999
Maximum PC Network, the European counterpart of Maximum PC has chosen SpeedGuide.net as "Site of the Day".
November 13th, 1999
Two Lockergnome newsletters have featured SpeedGuide.net as a "GnomeFAVORITE".
November 1st, 1999
Speedguide.net was listed as one of the best Cable Modem and DSL resources in the November issue of Maximum PC Magazine.
August 30th, 1999
WINMD.COM 1999 Editor's Choice Award
August 12th, 1999
Speedguide.net was featured in Fred Langa's Newsletter. Fred Langa is a VP/Editorial Director at WINDOWS Magazine, Editor in Chief of Byte Magazine, with his work reaching over 2 million readers.
Here's a direct link for 10/12/1999: http://www.langa.com/newsletters/1999/aug-12-99.htm
May 10th, 1999
An article on Cable Modems in the June 1999 issue of PC
Magazine links to SpeedGuide.net
April 30, 1999
SpeedGuide was recognized by an article on CNN.com (SCI-TECH > Computing Section). The link is to our old server, we moved the Website on May 5th. The article is archived here: http://www.cnn.com/TECH/computing/9904/30/cabmodem.idg/index.html Look for "How to Tweak a Cable Modem" in related sites).