Expert Analysis
Content posted in February 2004
Page 1 / 7   >   >>
Window of Opportunity
News  |  2/28/2004  | 
Window of Opportunity After an IPO-less year in 2003, storage companies are eyeing the public markets
Server Market Posts Growth, Again; Linux Also Rises
News  |  2/28/2004  | 
The worldwide server market posted growth for the third consecutive quarter at the end of 2003, with Linux use continuing to accelerate, a market research firm said Friday.
Sonet SANs Surging, Suppliers Say
News  |  2/28/2004  | 
Sources laud emerging technique for streamlining FC on Sonet/SDH networks
Oracle Vows To Fight DOJ PeopleSoft Decision
News  |  2/27/2004  | 
Oracle Corp. vowed to vigorously challenge the Justice Department's lawsuit to block its hostile bid to take over PeopleSoft Inc.
Dot Hill Acquires Chaparral To Enhance Storage Arrays
News  |  2/27/2004  | 
Dot Hill, a Carlsbad, Calif.-based vendor of storage arrays and software, acquired Chaparral, a Longmont, Colo.-based developer of storage appliances and mid-range RAID controllers and data routers, for $62 million
Review: Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2003
News  |  2/27/2004  | 
Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2003 (SBS) bundle represents a nice compromise between packaging and functionality.
Sun Is Mum On IBM Pitch For Open Source Java
News  |  2/27/2004  | 
Sun Microsystems Inc. on Thursday said it had nothing to say for now on IBM's call for discussions on making Java technology open source.
Server Market Grows At Double Digits
News  |  2/27/2004  | 
Factory revenue in the worldwide server market grew at a rate of 11.4 percent -- to $13.7 billion in the fourth quarter of 2003, marking the third consecutive quarter of positive growth, according to research released today by International Data...
Q&A With Sun's Scott McNealy
News  |  2/27/2004  | 
Determined as ever, Sun Microsystems Chairman, President and CEO Scott McNealy continues his crusade to turn around Sun. This week, he spoke with CRN's Editor-In-Chief, Michael Vizard.
Europeans Flip for Ethernet Services
News  |  2/27/2004  | 
Carriers are looking to ride the wave through launches, acquisitions, and network expansion
Building Secure Enterprise WLANs
News  |  2/27/2004  | 
Thanks to new and improved security standards and monitoring devices, you can finally build a WLAN that keeps data thieves at bay.
E-Gap Remote Access Appliance
News  |  2/27/2004  | 
Whale Communications SSL VPN Gateway, e-Gap Remote Access 3.0, incorporates access control and authentication into the GUI.
BlueCat Networks Adonis DNS Management Server 2.0
News  |  2/27/2004  | 
BlueCat Networks upgrades its Adonis DNS Management Server with faster queries, improved security and a more organized interface.
GST Corp
News  |  2/27/2004  | 
Adding VoIP to its VPN gave Transportation and logistics company GST Corp. a more stable, scalable network at a substantial cost savings.
Federal IT-security Standards
News  |  2/27/2004  | 
Will U.S. corporations adhere to security standards? The answer is a huge maybe.
Vendor VoIP Initiatives
News  |  2/27/2004  | 
On the same day, two vendors -- Pingtel and Cisco -- made announcements about VoIP.
Tape Backup Solutions
News  |  2/27/2004  | 
When it comes to backup, good old reliable tape remains the method of choice. We tested seven tape-backup products. Computer Associates' BrightStor Enterprise Backup 10.5 won our Editor's
IBM and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002
News  |  2/27/2004  | 
There's a rumble going on in the document-management space.
The Business of IT
Commentary  |  2/27/2004  | 
Instead of just fixing the latest problem, let's open our minds to the possibility of innovation.
Outsourcing IT to Mars; Your own Mars Rover
News  |  2/27/2004  | 
This edition: top 11 reasons for Outsourcing IT to Mars; Your own Mars Rover; SuperNewton Utility Computer.
WLAN Security Monitors
News  |  2/27/2004  | 
We put six WLAN security add-ons and three intergrated WLAN monitors through grueling tests in our Real-World labs. See which one rose to the challenge.
Training Woes and Troublesome Co-workers
News  |  2/27/2004  | 
Convincing management that training is necessary; dealing with hostile co-workers.
Exabyte VXA-2 PacketLoader 1X10 1U
News  |  2/27/2004  | 
Exabyte offers reliable, unattended off-site backup at a reasonable price with its VXA-2 Packetloader 1X10 1U rackmountable 10-tape library.
Microsoft Source-Code Leaks
News  |  2/27/2004  | 
A few hundred megabytes of leaked Windows code won't make a huge impact.
File Synchronization
News  |  2/27/2004  | 
File synchronization tools let you consolidate information for backup and restore data after a disaster. We help you sort through commercial and freeware options.
Cut IP Some Regulatory Slack
Commentary  |  2/27/2004  | 
Don't let the telecom apparatchiks suck the vitality out of IP communications. We can serve the public good without force-fitting modern technology into decades-old regulatory structures.
Bandwidth optimization; Web-access management; Web-document distribution;Traffic-analysis
News  |  2/27/2004  | 
This edition, we look at Stampeded Technologies Turbogold Enterprise Edition, Netegrity Siteminder 6.0, Data Expedition Hypergates and Sane Solutions NetTracker 7.0.
Carrying On: Employees, Home Offices and Flexibility
Commentary  |  2/27/2004  | 
The most focused and independent workers"typically the best performers"will excel no matter where they are.
Microsoft and XML
News  |  2/27/2004  | 
Will Microsoft smother XML, turning it into the next RTF?
Inside Linux; Outsourcing Woes
Commentary  |  2/27/2004  | 
White-collar workers have mostly kept silent about the loss of U.S. jobs, but now it's their turn to feel the pain.
Enterprise Portals
News  |  2/27/2004  | 
Join Senior Technology Editor Lori MacVittie as she begins work on a comparative review of Portals for our April 15, 2004, issue. Check out the test plan and product
Heigh Ho, High Speed!
News  |  2/27/2004  | 
While most of the domestic mobile-phone world remains mired in second-generation technology--slow speeds, dropped calls, and few features--a whole new universe of robust high-speed data transmission networking is beginning to
McData Struggles to Keep Pace
News  |  2/27/2004  | 
Revenues and income up, but guidance lukewarm
XFP No Longer a BFD
News  |  2/27/2004  | 
The 10-Gbit/s module's anticipated 'fast ramp' won't happen, thanks to the advent of 4-Gig FC
Report: Sonet's Tops for SAN Extension
News  |  2/27/2004  | 
IP isn't quite ready for fast recovery, according to Byte and Switch Insider
Compellent Comes Out Selling
News  |  2/26/2004  | 
Startup banks on innovative sales strategy to try to survive in a sea of SAN competition
DOJ Moves To Block Oracle's Bid For PeopleSoft
News  |  2/26/2004  | 
The Department of Justice, joined by seven states, said Thursday that it would file a civil antitrust lawsuit against Oracle Corp. to block its attempt to acquire PeopleSoft Inc.
Bidding for Nothing
Commentary  |  2/26/2004  | 
Proving that there's not enough sunlight to go around in Albany NY in Winter, one of the local residents posted an auction on eBay this week for Absolutely Nothing.
Toshiba Adds New Business Laptop To Lineup
News  |  2/26/2004  | 
Toshiba on Thursday introduced a new wireless-configured laptop that it's pitching to small- and mid-sized businesses on a budget.
Xerox Researchers Unveil New Document Management Technology
News  |  2/26/2004  | 
Scientists at Xerox's Research Centre Europe in Grenoble, France, announced Thursday that they've come up with new classification software clever enough to "read" an electronic document, decide how it should
Avaya Intros SIP-Standardized IP Telephony
News  |  2/26/2004  | 
Transitioning to converged communications just got get easier last Monday, as Avaya introduced its new Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) portfolio. However, key features will need to be implemented before high-availability,
Five Things To Know About Grid Computing
News  |  2/26/2004  | 
Grid computing. Every time I hear that term, I think of a checkerboard. But that analogy is a bit misleading.
CRN Interview: Scott McNealy, Sun
News  |  2/26/2004  | 
In an interview with CRN Editor in Chief Michael Vizard, Sun CEO Scott McNealy provides an update on his company's key initiatives for 2004 and a few well-aimed shots at
Legato Upgrades Windows Storage Management App
News  |  2/26/2004  | 
Legato Software, now part of storage giant EMC, on Thursday unveiled an updated Windows-based hierarchical storage management application that automatically moves infrequently-accessed data to less expensive storage systems.
Cray Acquires Start-up OctigaBay
News  |  2/26/2004  | 
Supercomputer maker Cray Inc. has announced that it will acquire closely held OctigaBay Systems Corp., a start-up supercomputer manufacturer, in a $115 million deal that is aimed at accelerating Cray's
IBM Ups Share in Server Market, Sun Falls
News  |  2/26/2004  | 
IBM, the leader in the worldwide server market in terms of revenue, increased sales by more than 10 percent last year, while Sun Microsystems Inc. saw a more than 15
Egenera CEO Sticks Up for Startups
News  |  2/26/2004  | 
Established players and blade servers don't mix, says CEO Bob Dutkowsky
SAN Speeds Special Effects
News  |  2/26/2004  | 
How one post-production studio uses a SAN to make movies
Nuclear power makes you smerter
Commentary  |  2/26/2004  | 
From my inbox comes this delicious promotional tidbit: Conventional wisdom says people who work in nuclear power are smart. But employees at one nuclear power company are about to get a whole lot smarter.
Intel Tips Its 3G Processor Strategy
News  |  2/25/2004  | 
Intel Corp. disclosed details of its next-generation communications processor strategy, code-named Hermon, which is targeted at single- and dual-mode wideband CDMA phones.
Page 1 / 7   >   >>


Cartoon
Slideshows
Audio Interviews
Archived Audio Interviews
Jeremy Schulman, founder of Schprockits, a network automation startup operating in stealth mode, joins us to explore whether networking professionals all need to learn programming in order to remain employed.
White Papers
Register for Network Computing Newsletters
Current Issue
2014 State of Unified Communications
2014 State of Unified Communications
If you thought consumerization killed UC, think again: 70% of our 488 respondents have or plan to put systems in place. Of those, 34% will roll UC out to 76% or more of their user base. And there’s some good news for UCaaS providers.
Video
Twitter Feed