Secure World Expo, Lighter On Airlines, Same Tasty Content
This week???s Secure World Expo in Atlanta was an interesting show ??? the whole Secure World show model is to be a local show with national players. Companies and speakers were drawn from the local Atlanta area (for instance, local...
Utility Powers Up Backup
Energy producer Calpine Corp., in San Jose, Calif. is working to deploy more timely backup and recovery processes for all locations by moving from a mostly tape-drive infrastructure to one
WiMAX Patent Suit Settled
In what may be a portent of future legal conflicts, Wi-LAN, Inc. and Redline Communications said they have settled a patent dispute covering technology used in wireless broadband equipment.
Enjoy The Holiday -- Without Your Laptop
A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog disdaining Wi-Fi at ballparks. More recently, Mobile Pipeline ran a story about a survey that found a majority of laptop owners use
Copper Beats Fiber In Last-Mile Application
Extreme Copper, a supplier of advanced copper technology, and Air Cover Network Solutions, a wireless broadband supplier, have merged technologies to provide increased broadband speeds to homes and businesses over
Microsoft Shows Off Its Security Plans
Microsoft outlined the current state of its security initiatives Thursday during a presentation at the company's Silicon Valley campus, detailing the multifaceted strategy being hatched in Redmond.
IBM Grid Gives ISVs Remote Access To Hardware
IBM has unveiled a program for independent software developers that lets them remotely access the Armonk, N.Y.-based computer maker's hardware and software for development and testing.
Tools Ease WLAN Management
These two management products simplify, but don't completely solve, the complex task of managing multiple-vendor WLANs.
Cisco's Not Kidding
It's been a long time since Cisco Systems was anything but the biggest dog in most of networking -- and the company means for things to stay that way. Even
The Apprentice, Teen-Style
A small private middle school in Silicon Valley has a program to show teens how to start up their own companies.
Afcom Sets Standards
Data Center Standards are set to be the hot topic at Afcom's user conference later this year
RCN Files For Bankruptcy Protection
Fiber-network firm RCN Corp. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Thursday, all the while vowing that its restructuring will make it stronger than ever to take on cable companies. One
The Heat Is On
The 1U and the Blade Server are the IT department's Weapons of Mass Dissipation
VoIP Inc. Files Patent For 911 Technology
VoIP Inc. on Thursday said it has filed a patent application for technology that dramatically improves the reliability of Internet-based phones in handling emergency calls.
May 27 Issue Online
Greetings All, Just in case you missed it, our May 27th issue is available online. Here's a glimpse at what you'll find inside: The State of Wireless Networking: Wi-Fi may be the new frontier, but the trick is knowing when...
AMD May Benefit From Intel's Woes
The heat and speed problems associated with Intel's latest line of processors, which forced the company to change its product strategy and adopt a dual-core processor structure, may help rival
All Systems Clear
Aside from having to come in really early this morning to deal with the power outage, all went well this morning. Power was out for around 15 minutes, but the APC UPS kept NWC Inc. chugging along as though nothing...
Microsoft Offers Exchange Anti-Spam Tool To All
Microsoft on Tuesday reversed course and announced it was making its anti-spam technology, dubbed Intelligent Message Filter (IMF), available to all Exchange 2003 customers, not just those who have subscribed
Can Google Stay on Top?
Anyone that watches "American Idol" knows -- the public is a fickle lot. Yesterday's potential Idol one day can be packing it in the next. The same could be said for Google. Right now, it's the market leader --...
Dell And EMC Expand Partnership
PC market leader Dell and storage market leader EMC on Wednesday unveiled a storage system for the small- and midsize-business market. Dell also expanded its high-end storage-management capabilities by offering
Carriers Show Tough Love For Cisco, CRS-1
Cisco Systems attracted a lot of attention with the launch of its new carrier-class router Tuesday, but it's going to take some time before service providers start writing checks for
Comcast Announces VoIP Service
Comcast Corp., the nation's largest cable-television operator, will begin to roll out its VoIP offerings next year, in anticipation of providing the service to 40 million households in 2006.
Paremus Plays Its Hand
UK startup unveils Java-based Infiniflow software designed to help manage resource allocation for grid computers
Cisco Promises More Innovation, Soon
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. -- Cisco Systems, already networking's 800-pound gorilla, wants to get bigger and better, according to chief executive John Chambers.