Zoom Modems Give VoIP Users Flexibility
Zoom Technologies, Inc. is providing a group of consumer-friendly telecommunications devices that enable users to toggle back-and-forth between VoIP and primary phone connections.
Funny, but in the desktop world, you just don't hear about the dueling chips battles as much as you used to, don't you think? Earlier this week
SourceLabs Ships Open-Source Software Stack
SourceLabs, a start-up within the open-source software market, releases an infrastructure software stack for application deployment in companies running large server farms.
Mobile Computing Shines in Trinidad
A trip to "the Island of Spice" leaves Jim feeling positively zesty about wireless connectivity outside the U.S. While more Wi-Fi service would be nice, GSM and GPRS seem
Brainshare 2005 Show Report
James checks in on this year's show, which once again focused mainly on Linux and identity management. Netware's keeping mum on the fate of the NetWare kernel. Is
Security From Two Directions
Once more into the podcast, dear friends, as we consider a couple of products that have been the subject of recent conversations. The first is from Tizor. The TZX 1000 is an appliance that builds logs of database and application...
Are VoIP 911 Problems Life-Threatening?
Voice over IP and cell service can't be relied on for 911 calls. That means that ripping out your conventional phone service could be a dangerous -- even deadly --
Don't Abandon PSTN: Centrepoint CEO
VoIP hardware maker warns that enterprises need to maintain connections to the public switched telephone network despite the promise of VoIP.
New HP CEO Won't Rule Out Spin-Offs
Some analysts and shareholders have advocated spinning off HP's printing or PC businesses to raise shareholder value. While CEO Mark Hurd didn't dismiss that possibility, he made it clear it's
Keeping Intruders Out Of Your WLAN
Encryption and authentication are essential for locking down WLANs but they don't provide total security. For that, you'll need an intrusion detection system.
AMD Unveils Virtualization Platform
The company publicly disclosed for the first time key elements of its Pacifica virtualization technology for x86-based servers, desktops and mobile computers at the AMD Reviewer's Day in Austin, Texas.
SAS Starts to ROC
RAID-on-a-chip controllers for SAS show chip makers' focus on serial interfaces
Kagoor Buy Gives Juniper VoIP Smarts
Router vendor Juniper Networks Inc. said Tuesday it would acquire Kagoor Networks for $67.5 million, a purchase that adds Voice over IP smarts to Juniper's portfolio of service-provider oriented products.
Podcasting is rather nice, even for those of us who don't actually podcast. I just like downloading the audio file for offline listening. I've always hated non-live audio streams that could only be listened to in pseudo-live form. It'd waste...
Something Completely Different
Hey, everyone, let's try something new. I've become fascinated by the world of podcasting, so I thought it might be interesting to podcast some of my daily observations, and even some of the interviews that are part of my week....
Evolution of the Wi-Fi Market
I???m teaching a seminar on advances in wireless networking in a couple of weeks in Bellevue, Washington, so as I finalize my course content, I???m thinking about what are the most important developments in each wireless segment. In the Wi-Fi...
From the "Ummm, okay?" department: the folks who make the culturally iconic Pez candy (not to mention the gazillions of Pez head dispensers) are looking to stick something other than the fruity confections into their candy holders -- specifically, MP3s....