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Content posted in January 2005
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Dell Unveils Blade-Server Assessment Service
News  |  1/27/2005  | 
The company will start offering data-center assessment services that it says will help customers design IT departments best suited for blade-server installations.
Wireless Gaming To Be Top Mobile Data App: Study
News  |  1/27/2005  | 
A new study finds that, by the end of 2005, mobile games will generate more revenue than downloading rintones, which is currently the leading wireless data app.
Ethernet Switch And IP Router Sales Set For Solid Growth: Report
News  |  1/27/2005  | 
10 Gigabit Ethernet switch sales will double every year over next three years; router sales to reach $10 billion by 2009.
Verizon Earns $3 Billion In Fourth Quarter, Driven By Wireless Again
News  |  1/27/2005  | 
Verizon Communications Inc. on Thursday reported a $3.04 billion profit in the fourth quarter, posting a 6 percent revenue gain as another powerful showing by the cellular business more than
Storage Drives Are Low on Fibre
News  |  1/27/2005  | 
Fibre Channel drive shortage will likely eat into system vendors' profits over next six months
Sun Hits the Source
News  |  1/26/2005  | 
Sun's Solaris 10 is going open source, but it could be a while before data center managers see the benefits
F5 Debuts Remote Access Platform For SMBs
News  |  1/26/2005  | 
The new FirePass 600 platform for small to medium businesses (SMBs), which provides secure remote access to company networks via a Web browser, supports up to 25 concurrent user sessions
Wi-Fi To Hurt 3G Profits, Study Says
News  |  1/26/2005  | 
Wireless operators won't earn as much from their investments in 3G wireless access because of decreasing prices for other options such as Wi-Fi, a new study says.
GarrettCom Debuts Six-Port Ethernet Switches For The Factory Floor
News  |  1/26/2005  | 
Switches provide direct connectivity from the IT department to industrial monitoring and control applications.
EarthLink, Korean Operator Creating New U.S. Wireless Company
News  |  1/26/2005  | 
Joint venture will use 3G to deliver multimedia and other Internet-based services not otherwise available in the U.S., executives say.
StorageTek Serves Up Services
News  |  1/26/2005  | 
Continues transition to professional services to offset decline in product revenue
Incipient Inhales $20M
News  |  1/26/2005  | 
Virtualization software OEM takes another round to help release OEM product
Joyce Meyer Ministries
News  |  1/26/2005  | 
Fed up with EMC, non-profit found SAN salvation elsewhere
BlueArc's Barrall Says Bye Bye
News  |  1/26/2005  | 
CTO adds to recent string of exiting storage industry execs
CyberGuard Still Stalking Targets
News  |  1/26/2005  | 
Despite the impact of the WebWasher acquisition on Q2 earnings, security firm is still looking to buy
Cisco Acquires Airespace: Shaking Up Enterprise Wi-Fi
Commentary  |  1/25/2005  | 
Cisco's announced acquisition of Airespace last week for $450 million in stock was the latest of a number of recent moves toward industry consolidation. But it should also be one
S2io Becomes Neterion
News  |  1/25/2005  | 
And plans are in the works for new OEMs, new storage products, and a maybe even an IPO
EMC Closes Year With a Bang
News  |  1/25/2005  | 
Revenue increased across the board, and the company withstood high-end rivals
IBM Previews Its Next Content Management Release
News  |  1/25/2005  | 
Expect beefed-up XML and workflow capabilities in IBM's coming content management products. Set for release by March, the upgrades will include DB2 Content Manager 8.3 and DB2 Records Manager 4.1.1,
Astaro Intros All-In-One Security Appliances For SMBs
News  |  1/25/2005  | 
The Astaro Corporation last week announced the Astaro Security Gateway line of Linux-based network security appliances aimed at small and medium businesses (SMBs), departments of large enterprises, and government and
Report: Competing Wireless Techs Strive For Harmony
News  |  1/25/2005  | 
With Wi-Fi, WiMAX, and 3G being jockeyed around by a multitude of vendors and seeming to compete with each other, a new look at wireless-LAN markets suggests they will eventually
Intel Invests In WLAN Security Vendor AirMagnet
News  |  1/25/2005  | 
Investment will enable startup to expand its line of WLAN management and security products, companies say.
Broadcom Debuts Family Of High-Speed Gigabit And 10 GBE Switches
News  |  1/25/2005  | 
Broadcom's 500 Series switches are built around the company's StrataXGS III chipset, offering security, wire-speed IPv6 routing and wireless LAN support.
Global Crossing and Hong Kong Firm To Provide VPN and IPLC Services Worldwide
News  |  1/25/2005  | 
Alliance will deliver MPLS IP VPN and international private leased circuit (IPLC) services for multinational enterprises in more than 500 cities in 50 countries
Philly CIO: Public Wi-Fi Needed To Close Digital Divide
News  |  1/25/2005  | 
Philadelphia is fulfilling an important obligation to its citizens by creating a city-wide wireless network and opposition from telecoms is 'creepy,' according to the city's top technology officer.
Google To Branch Into Television With New Search Feature
News  |  1/25/2005  | 
Google Inc. is using its popular Internet search technology to find information and images broadcast on television, continuing a recent effort to extend its reach beyond the Web.
Brocade Switches CEOs, Restates
News  |  1/25/2005  | 
Greg Reyes has stepped aside for Michael Klayko; internal audit results are revealed
StorageTek Sales VP Scoots
News  |  1/25/2005  | 
North American sales boss leaves suddenly after a year
EMC Counters 'Whistleblower' Claims
News  |  1/25/2005  | 
Company says employee accusations of a coverup are 'baseless'
Wi-Fi Wins Big
News  |  1/25/2005  | 
The results of Networking Pipeline's latest poll are in, and the results are crystal clear: Wi-Fi has entered the enterprise mainstream, and 3G high-speed data services lag far behind.
StorageTek Taps Permabit's CAS Act
News  |  1/25/2005  | 
EMC competitors chase compliance bucks with alternatives to Centera
Foundry Flashes SuperX Switches
News  |  1/25/2005  | 
Foundry launches new 10-Gig versions of its BigIron, FastIron, and TurboIron switches
GIPS Launches VoIP-Improvement Module
News  |  1/24/2005  | 
Global IP Sound releases voice-enhancing software for Internet telephony.
Consortium Aims To Sell Businesses On Grid Computing
News  |  1/24/2005  | 
Move by group including Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Intel, and Sun Microsystems comes as market for server virtualization software grows by 25 percent.
Broadcom Integrates WLAN Switch
News  |  1/24/2005  | 
New Ethernet chip points toward wireless LAN switches getting integrated into other equipment
Symantec Unveils E-mail Security Appliances
News  |  1/24/2005  | 
Symantec intros three gateway and network edge devices that promise to reduce spam and defend against incoming viruses and worms.
irRAIDeated
Commentary  |  1/24/2005  | 
This Apple Xserve RAID box looks simply amazing. I thought about this hardware again as I read Steven Hill's current issue column on IP Storage Devices. Steven looked at storage technology and solutions for mid to small companies. He didn't...
3COM Unveils "In-The-Wall" Four-Port Managed Ethernet Switch
News  |  1/24/2005  | 
3COM has released an "in-the-wall" four-port managed Ethernet switch that it claims combines the security of fiber with converged networking to bring data, voice and video to the desktop at
IT Managers Rate Spyware No. 1 Threat
News  |  1/24/2005  | 
Two-thirds of IT managers named spyware as the number one threat to their networks' security in 2005, a survey says.
Cingular Posts Mixed Results After AT&T Wireless Deal
News  |  1/24/2005  | 
Wireless operator claims a large increase in new subscribers but said that costs related to AT&T Wireless acquisition caused its financial results to sag.
McAfee Rolls Out Enterprise Intrusion Prevention Systems
News  |  1/24/2005  | 
Products are designed to protect multi-gigabit networks against known, zero-day, encrypted and DoS attacks.
Broadcom: Gbit IP Phone Won't Jam Up Traffic
News  |  1/24/2005  | 
Jumping on the accelerating interest in voice-over-Internet Protocol for the enterprise, Broadcom Corp. is sampling what it says is the first Gigabit Ethernet Internet Protocol phone chip.
French Telecom Carrier Inks Deal With Ciena for Optical Transport
News  |  1/24/2005  | 
The French telecommunications carrier Cegetel has chosen Ciena Corporation's optical transport systems for its nationwide long-haul network.
Zultys Technologies Announces New VoIP Client
News  |  1/24/2005  | 
Software is designed to work in concert with the IP PBX and offer advanced IP telephony features.
Funk Debuts New RADIUS Enterprise Security Server
News  |  1/24/2005  | 
Steel-Belted Radius can enforce a uniform network access security policy across a variety of access methods, including VPNs, WLANs, and remote access.
HP Touts Itanium-based Integrity Servers
News  |  1/24/2005  | 
CEO Carly Fiorina uses Webcast rollout to tout product line, saying it delivers 'superior choice' for demanding workloads.
IBM Expands Its OpenPower Linux Server Portfolio
News  |  1/24/2005  | 
The vendor will deliver an addition in mid-February to its eServer OpenPower platform; the 710 is offered in one-way or two-way configurations.
A Fresh Approach To Technology
News  |  1/24/2005  | 
Online grocer FreshDirect revamps its infrastructure with blade servers and virtualization to ensure high availability and scalability.
Ministry Converts to Xiotech
News  |  1/22/2005  | 
Fed up with EMC, Joyce Meyer Ministries found SAN salvation elsewhere
CreekPath Seeks New CEO
News  |  1/22/2005  | 
The chief executive is now chairman, amid other changes for the SRM startup
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