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Content posted in March 2005
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Nortel Appoints Ex-Cisco Exec New President
News  |  3/4/2005  | 
Nortel Corp. made more management changes Friday (March 4) as the network infrastructure supplier hopes to put a year of financial woes and turmoil behind.
Largest Korean Carrier Chooses Cisco Gear For Optical Network
News  |  3/4/2005  | 
Korea's largest fixed-line communications carrier, KT (formerly Korea Telecom) will be using Cisco Systems' ONS 15454 Multiservice Provisioning Platform (MSPP) to offer voice data and video services in the Seoul
Apple's Mac Mini
News  |  3/4/2005  | 
A Windows expert tries out a new Mac mini -- and discovers that he likes what he sees.
Broadband Skyrocketed In 2004: Report
News  |  3/4/2005  | 
DSL and cable modems and broadband gateways shipments shot up 74% over 2003, but 4Q revenue slipped.
Hotspot Vendors Ink Wi-Fi Roaming Agreements
News  |  3/4/2005  | 
SBC, Airpath and Boingo sign a complex series of roaming agreements for hotspot access.
What Price SOX?
Commentary  |  3/4/2005  | 
Finally, some numbers have been collected to show the costs associated with Sarbanes-Oxley compliance projects. But in the final analysis, the whole thing remains one big crapshoot. Readers and other IT professionals have been telling us for months about...
MaXXan Plans Midrange Muster
News  |  3/4/2005  | 
Intelligent switch vendor aims a bit lower in the SAN hierarchy
Ebbers Trial: Sex, Drugs & Numbers
News  |  3/4/2005  | 
'When you're 63, there are some issues with memory'
Survey: Patch Management An Ongoing Challenge For Many Companies
News  |  3/3/2005  | 
Spyware and viruses are among the top concerns, and user downtime is a worrisome consequence when viruses spread.
FCC Fines N.Car. Provider $15K For Blocking Vonage
News  |  3/3/2005  | 
A North Carolina-based service provider agrees to pay a fine for its actions and pledged not to block VoIP traffic in the future
An Army Of Thousands
News  |  3/3/2005  | 
From a reporter's point of view, watching IBM roll out anything -- a product line, a strategy, a message to the troops and the world at large -- is a
Congress Studies Impact Of Telecom Mergers
News  |  3/3/2005  | 
Executives at the nation's leading telecom companies told Congress this week that the rash of recent mergers will be a boon to consumers. Consumer advocates see it differently.
Bernie Ebbers Trial
Commentary  |  3/3/2005  | 
Bernie Ebbers knows nothing? So it looks like ex-WorldCom chief Bernie Ebbers adopted the Sgt. Schultz Defense in his testimony before a federal court last week: "I know what I don't know. I don't, to this day, know technology. I...
Oracle & PeopleSoft: Still Work to Do
News  |  3/3/2005  | 
Analyst firm Yankee Group says Oracle has its work cut out if it wants to win over PeopleSoft users
Visual Networks Announces VoIP Monitoring And Consulting Services
News  |  3/3/2005  | 
New services range from two to five day assessments of an enterprise's VoIP and network performance to on-going engagements.
IP PBX Sales Surged in 2004: Report
News  |  3/3/2005  | 
Sales make up more than half of the total $6.1 billion PBX/KTS market; growth is expected to accelerate.
SMC Debuts Enterprise Workgroup Switch With Gigabit Uplinks
News  |  3/3/2005  | 
Switch has been designed for workgroup environments with growth potential and/or high bandwidth requirements
StorageTek Swears by Services
News  |  3/3/2005  | 
Tape leader wants a bigger slice of tasty storage services pie
Xiotech Owns Up to Kashya
News  |  3/3/2005  | 
Array vendor comes clean about source of replication enhancement. Who's next?
Ebbers: Bumpkin or Bully?
News  |  3/3/2005  | 
Jurors ponder whether ex-WorldCom chief is a genial country bumpkin or a calculating CEO with a fierce temper
HP, AppIQ Strike Storage Management Alliance
News  |  3/2/2005  | 
The cooperative effort will develop heterogeneous storage management products.
String Bean Software
News  |  3/2/2005  | 
Skinny startup thinks its chances are better than slim
Alcatel to acquire optical Ethernet company
News  |  3/2/2005  | 
Alcatel announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Native Networks, a provider of carrier-class optical Ethernet transport solutions, for $55 million.
DSL Surge Still Can't Catch Cable Modems
News  |  3/2/2005  | 
DSL additions are neck-and-neck with cable additions, but cable retains its overall lead with 19.9 million subscribers.
Optical Network Hardware Market Skyrockets
News  |  3/2/2005  | 
Infonetics report says worldwide optical network hardware revenues were up 21% in the last quarter of 2004 alone, to reach $2.6 billion.
Happy Birthday Yahoo!
Commentary  |  3/2/2005  | 
Things certainly have changed for the website once known as "Jerry's Guide to the World Wide Web." Back in 1995, two Stanford University students -- David Filo and Jerry Yang -- were looking for a way to organize their website...
Vonage's Citron Says VoIP Blocking Is 'Censorship'
News  |  3/2/2005  | 
According to Vonage Holdings Corp. CEO Jeffrey Citron, intentional blocking of Voice over IP traffic is more than just a competitive dirty trick -- it's an act of censorship against
Intel Remains Committed To Itanium
News  |  3/2/2005  | 
IBM and Dell haven't been strong on Itanium, but Intel says demand from other server makers has spurred Itanium's growth.
EMC 'Charges' Into Archives
News  |  3/2/2005  | 
New software could put a better handle on archives, but it could upset an apple cart or two
Agilent, StarGen Advance ASI
News  |  3/2/2005  | 
New rollouts highlight interest in Advanced Switching Interconnect as a storage fabric
Sony Video Wares to Integrate with Cisco VoIP
News  |  3/1/2005  | 
Sony unveils plans to integrate two of its videoconferencing products with Cisco Systems' VoIP platform.
Intel Expands Pact With VMware
News  |  3/1/2005  | 
The expanded technical and marketing pact will enable 64-bit extended workloads and better management of its Virtual Technology processors for desktops and servers.
Active Reasoning Racks Up $11.5M
News  |  3/1/2005  | 
Sarbanes-Oxley, a monkey on the back of data center managers, is a cash cow for the Palo Alto startup
Intel Expects 75% Of Its Processors To Be Dual-Core Next Year
News  |  3/1/2005  | 
The chipmaker will speed the transition with a slate of products later this year.
IBM, AT&T Team On Ready-to-Run Collaboration For SMBs
News  |  3/1/2005  | 
IBM and AT&T said they will team up on a packaged collaboration solution based on IBM's upcoming Workplace Services Express 2.5 and AT&T's Managed Internet Services running on an IBM
Cisco IP/MPLS Speeds Service Provider Interoperability
News  |  3/1/2005  | 
New features help service providers combine the capabilities of their individual networks, as a way to offer new services to their business customers.
Five Ways To Avoid Data Latency
News  |  3/1/2005  | 
These tips are key for market trading systems, where fast data is essential -- and they work for any enterprise server installation, too.
XML Firewall Testing
Commentary  |  3/1/2005  | 
Testing thus far is on schedule and going as usual. There are always guaranteed to be some problems along the way and this review is no exception to that rule. Luckily none of the issues have caused major problems and...
SageTV
Commentary  |  3/1/2005  | 
A new Linux version of a TiVo like product, SageTV, has been introduced. Their TiVo like product was once only offered for PC's but they have now introduced their Linux product which can be directly connected to the TV. This...
Accidental IT: Boosting Your WiFi Signal
Commentary  |  3/1/2005  | 
Like many technical innovations, WiFi connections are no longer optional. But with the increase in use, you've noticed an increase in grumbles when users can't connect. Here are some tips
Asylum Releases Outsourced Services Suite For Comm Providers
News  |  3/1/2005  | 
Asylum's Touch services are designed to give providers and consumer brand companies turnkey access to an outsourced Internet communications.
Sigma Debuts Self-Service Portal For VoIP Providers
News  |  3/1/2005  | 
The Sigma Voice Client Services Center (CSC) allows operators to provide customers with interactive self-serve tools to manage their voice services.
Vendors Converge Cellular-WLAN In Wireless Switch
News  |  3/1/2005  | 
Uses new UMA technology to manage seamless handoffs between GSM voice and data systems and enterprise-class wireless LANs.
Report: Servers Dishing Out Solid Growth
News  |  3/1/2005  | 
Linux servers claim nine percent of worldwide sales; HP leads Linux vendors with 26 percent of global revenue.
How To Protect Your Network's PCs
News  |  3/1/2005  | 
Anti-virus software alone isn't sufficient protection for enterprise PCs. But while new solutions can bolster security, network architects must wrestle with immature management and incomplete feature sets.
Assuring VoIP Quality: Not There Yet
News  |  3/1/2005  | 
Voice quality measurements set by the telecom industry are making their way to VoIP networks, but managing quality remains an elusive goal.
Cisco NAC vs. Microsoft NAP
News  |  3/1/2005  | 
Two powerful vendors are gearing up to own the nascent endpoint admission control market, but it may be a fight that neither can truly win.
Five Habits For SLA Effectiveness
News  |  3/1/2005  | 
Number one: Never blindly sign the carrier's standard agreement.
Ebbers: Of Motels & Men
News  |  3/1/2005  | 
Ex-WorldCom boss takes the stand in his own defense, weaving a Southern Gothic tale of basketball and motels
Mellanox Stakes 10-Gig Claim
News  |  3/1/2005  | 
Claims world's cheapest 10-Gbit/s PCI Express InfiniBand chip, challenging Ethernet
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