The routers are racked. The switches are racked. The configurations are ready. The Class C is routed. I think. I'm sure you're familiar with CPE that is managed solely by the provider. It's a commonplace requirement for many broadband offerings....
What Does the Web Know?
Although google.com can help you find popular pages, it really is not able to capture the most important memes that are floating around the net from moment to moment. Is such a goal even achievable? I'm not sure. But given...
AppIQ Scoops Loot
SRM startup nets $12M second round. Can it ride CIM standards all the way to the bank?
Microsoft Gets NASty
At HP conference, Microsoft will talk up its NAS 3.0 software. Is this the 'NetApp Killer'?
Pirus Gets Sun Tan
Former Pirus CEO Rich Napolitano says his job at Sun isn't much different. Really?
Systems Management, Red Hat Style
The Linux distributor's forthcoming management framework is intended to give enterprise IT shops another good reason to adopt Linux.
Making Layer 7 Work for You
Content networking at Layer 7 is an integral part of a well-designed infrastructure. Learn how to avoid latency problems and make the best use of a Layer 7 device.
FUDBuster busts the "vulnerability" in CVS, the source-code repository used by many open-source projects.
Opening up the Airwaves
Despite some technical obstacles that currently let 2.4-GHz products boast better range than 5-GHz products, in the long run bandwidth is the name of the game.
Defense Starts Here
Deep inside the perimeter, your desktops and laptops are vulnerable. We tested five desktop firewalls designed to protect your endpoints.
Xdrive Plus Xdrive
Xdrive takes the frustration out of file sharing with its competitive, secure, controllable and affordable file-sharing service.
This edition: Top 11 unusual source code comments; words we should ban; and the Bar Monkey.
New content now online
Hi folks, We've just published the final installment of our February 18th issue online, which features an in-depth review of desktop firewall solutions by Mike DeMaria. Be sure to tune into our This Week at Network Computing streaming audio show...
Special Paper: ROI Stewardship
We're pleased to bring you an exclusive download from our long-standing associate, Greenwich Technology Partners. (GTP works with us to build the quarterly Network Computing IT Exam.) This special paper, "Taking Financial Stewardship of Your Network," was written by Shally...
After a failed run at IP storage, 3ware raises $26M and sets course for Serial ATA
Is Google Big Brother?
Like many of you, Google.com has become my first and often last resort in searching the Web. And I rely upon its keen eye for how pages interlink. But there are those who look behind Google's shiny exterior and see...
My favorite mail app
In response to our required mail solution criteria we posted last week, reader Russell Cohen offers the following, overlooked application. I would suggest having a look at the Novell NetMail 3.1 or Novell NetMail XE products, which I think meet...
Sig file select
Just a sig file from one of our readers. p.s. For my sins in a previous life, I manage the MS Exchange infrastructure for my organization!...
Cisco Gets Set
HDS OKs Andiamo switches, while IBM sets ship date and pricing UPDATED 2/19 4PM
Bandwidth Brawl Hitachi won't concede that EMC's DMX beats it at its own marketing game
NetApp Blitzes on iSCSI
NAS giant rushes out free iSCSI option for its filers. Is it safe to go in the IP SAN water?
SANs See Sonet
Nortel and Cisco prep FC-over-Sonet options, giving the emerging segment a push
A 'Shore' Thing
Shore's SM-2601F Gigabit Link Protector makes sure your vital gigabit links stay up.
We take sneek peeks at Foundry Networks 10 Gigabit Ethernet Module, Compuware Vantage 8.5, Information Builders WebFocus 5 and FatPipe MPVPN 3.0.
Come and Get It
A unified-messaging system lets your users stay informed and in touch!
New issue online
We've just published the first installment of our February 20th issue. Leading the charge is a comprehensive review of RFP responses from top Unified Messaging vendors by Sean Doherty. Sean has also penned an overview of ways to combine message...
Dell Sings EMC Song
Dell posts record storage results, boosted by sales of EMC's Clariion. Can they keep it up?