Expert Analysis
Content posted in August 2002
Army National Guard
News  |  8/27/2002  | 
Buys 54 more EMC Symmetrix boxes to kick off $10.5 million SAN consolidation strategy
Gomez GPN: Web Monitoring With a Smile
News  |  8/26/2002  | 
GPN sends SNMP-based alerts that your network-management system can receive and process.
BuzzCut Debate: Microsoft's Newfound 'Openness'
News  |  8/26/2002  | 
Don and Lori MacVittie present opposing viewpoints in this BuzzCut. Who's team are you on?
Gigabit Ethernet NICs Toe the Line
News  |  8/26/2002  | 
Got an overburdened network? Take a load off using NICs plus TCP/IP offload engines.
A Picture from AppDancer Is Worth a Thousand Decodes
News  |  8/26/2002  | 
Our exclusive preview examines a traffic analyzer that functions like no other It makes use of "flows" -- or conversations between client and server that let you see and
Top Ten Storage Networking Stars
News  |  8/23/2002  | 
Our picks of the Top Ten most influential people in the storage networking industry
Kumar Malavalli, Cofounder, Brocade Communications
News  |  8/19/2002  | 
"Cisco might be a big name in routers, but it's not in storage. Data center people want a complete solution, not just networking."
Obstacles Abound for Mobile Wireless Data
Commentary  |  8/19/2002  | 
Financial viability in the wireless data industry is all about market share and year-to-year subscriber growth.
A Paragon of Security, Raritan's System Provides Remote Access From a Tiny Place
News  |  8/19/2002  | 
Raritan Computer's TeleReach Web interface for remote access gave us slow but secure Web access to any system connected to our UMT1664.
Novell IDs a Web Services Strategy
News  |  8/19/2002  | 
Novell is doing the right thing by developing products that put the company in the Web services arena as a Liberty Alliance player.
Shining Light on Optical Networking
News  |  8/19/2002  | 
With demand for network bandwidth exploding and 10 Gigabit Ethernet going all fiber all the time, the future of optical networking looks bright. If you need stellar knowledge, check out
iSCSI in Exile
News  |  8/14/2002  | 
One year ago, iSCSI was the toast of the storage networking chattering class it was the glamorous ingnue making her debut. Now, iSCSI has been banished, locked away in a festering oubliette, chalking the days on the wall while it waits to learn of its fate.
Know Your Partner
Commentary  |  8/12/2002  | 
Save your career by commiting to these "risk management" practices for evaluating and building relationships with IT vendors.
Employee Provisioning
News  |  8/12/2002  | 
Provisioning new hires, deprovisioning departing employees, and managing their access and passwords while they're onboard can suck up a tremendous amount of time and money. Welcome enterprise user administration solutions.
RFI: Employee Provisioning Software: eProvision Has All the Right Moves
News  |  8/12/2002  | 
In response to our RFI, four vendors brought samples of their EUA software into our labs for hands-on testing. Top honors went to Business Layers eProvision thanks to its flexibility
The Dual-Band Two-Step
News  |  8/12/2002  | 
Implementing multiband wireless systems is achievable through wireless NICs with simultaneous support of 11a, 11b and 11g.
Neurome Inc.
News  |  8/8/2002  | 
Biomedical researcher taps IBM to store 3D images of mice brains. Yes, mice brains
Your MoM is so Phat
Commentary  |  8/5/2002  | 
Our in-depth look at pricing leads readers to think about the time and work involved in rolling out a solution.
Oracle's Groupware Challenge
News  |  8/5/2002  | 
In early July, Oracle purchased Steltor, a small and relatively unknown groupware developer. Just a week later Oracle announced its intention to offer the suite as its own entry into
It's Not Intel's Fault
News  |  8/5/2002  | 
Unisys and Hewlett-Packard both have released systems using Intel's new Itanium 2 processor and a 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows.
Rainbow's NetSwift iGate Closes the Door on Internet Bad Guys
News  |  8/5/2002  | 
NetSwift iGate comprises an appliance that provides SSL acceleration and access control, one small USB key per user to store the token used for authentication, and a Java-based management tool
10 GIG Can't Wait to Interoperate
News  |  8/5/2002  | 
Those with deep pockets, lots of fiber and a need for speed will be happy to know that 802.3ae is officially a standard. Should you wait any longer?
Networking in the Palm of Your Hand
News  |  8/5/2002  | 
As PDAs move beyond the personal space and into the enterprise, you need to get a firm grip on the options available for your users.
FortiGate Fortifies Your Traffic Security
News  |  8/5/2002  | 
The sea of firewall and VPN appliances flooding today's market couldn't discourage Fortinet from introducing its FortiGate 500 Network Protection Gateway--and that's good news.

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