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Content posted in August 2005
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Bush Should Bear Blame For Communication Breakdown
Commentary  |  8/31/2005  | 
According to some government types, the Bush administration does have a national broadband policy. But as Hurricane Katrina rudely pointed out this week, there's still no coherent, nation-wide first-responders communications network, a technology failure that must fall, in part, at...
Wireless Propagator: VeriSign Verifies Dual-mode Voice
Commentary  |  8/31/2005  | 
More commonly known to enterprises for its digital certificate services, VeriSign recently announced trials of the company's Wireless IP Connect Service. VeriSign noted the involvement of three major universities at which users will have a single mobile device that roams...
O2 vs H20
News  |  8/31/2005  | 
Is it best to use air or water to keep your data center cool? Each approach has its pros and cons
IT Sales Could Slow In Aftermath Of Katrina
News  |  8/31/2005  | 
The cascading impact of rising oil prices caused by Gulf Coast devastation could curb corporate revenue, causing a slowdown in IT spending.
Analysis: Microsoft Moves Deeper Into VoIP
News  |  8/31/2005  | 
Its acquisition of VoIP start-up Teleo moves Microsoft deeper into the burgeoning world of Internet communications as the software company said it will combine Teleo???s technology with its existing MSN
Vendors Claim Mobile Viruses Worsening
News  |  8/31/2005  | 
One anti-virus vendor notes first attack on smartphones within a specific enterprise while another says new threats spiked in July.
Network Security Appliance Market To Hit $6.4 Billion By 2008
News  |  8/31/2005  | 
The network security appliance market continues to expand, according to a new report from Infonetics Research, which found that revenues from security appliances and applications rose 4% in the second
Microsoft Ships Release Candidate Of Windows Server 2003 R2
News  |  8/31/2005  | 
Microsoft on Tuesday unveiled Release Candidate Zero of Windows Server 2003 R2, its next Windows Server upgrade. The final code is due out by the end of this year.
A Fine Mess
Commentary  |  8/31/2005  | 
SEC comes up with 10 million reasons to take email archiving seriously
Skype Insists It Is Not For Sale; IPO Another Question
News  |  8/30/2005  | 
VoIP provider Skype Technologies is actively seeking to quell rumors that the company is for sale.
Symantec Speeds Up
News  |  8/30/2005  | 
Launches new range of better-performing security God-boxes. Fortinet, take note
Reinvestment
Commentary  |  8/30/2005  | 
That's going to be what our friends in the South need after yesterday's hurricane -- reinvestment by government and business, and more immediately can help from everyone who can pitch in....
QLogic Gives Up Controllers
News  |  8/30/2005  | 
Frees itself of 'albatross' unit to concentrate on HBAs and switches
Cable Modem Sales Will Reach $1 Billion In 2008: Report
News  |  8/30/2005  | 
Revenues from cable modem termination system (CMTS) sales recovered last quarter from the slight seasonal slump at the beginning of 2005, and will continue to rise over the next few
No Porn, Please -- We're British
Commentary  |  8/30/2005  | 
The Brits are at it again -- this time our prim and proper cousins across the pond are proposing a ban on downloading and possessing violent and abusive Internet pornography. Imagine, if you will, the judges who will be required...
Sprint Nextel To Acquire Two 'Affiliate' Operators
News  |  8/30/2005  | 
Sprint Nextel says it will acquire to regional mobile operators that sold Sprint service under their own brand.
Cisco Lifts & Separates in IOS
News  |  8/30/2005  | 
Overhauls Catalyst 6500's IOS software in an attempt to help users roll out new software and slash network downtime
Permabit Chews On $12M
News  |  8/30/2005  | 
Closes third round of funding, but still smarting over loss of StorageTek OEM deal
Distributed Management Revisited
Commentary  |  8/29/2005  | 
Few have accused systems management vendors of making revolutionary technology innovations. However, in an industry where incremental technology advances really do add up, there are clear signs that genuine progress is being made toward dramatically reducing support costs and freeing up IT for more strategic pursuits.
Opposition To Google Library Project Intensifies
News  |  8/29/2005  | 
Google Inc.'s book-copying library project has come under fire by two more publishers' groups, with one raising the possibility of legal action.
Tenebril GhostSurf 2005
News  |  8/29/2005  | 
GhostSurf does anonymizing in an easy-to-use package and its Platinum edition adds antispyware features.
Servers Log Ninth Consecutive Growth Quarter
News  |  8/29/2005  | 
The worldwide server market continued its growth across virtually all platforms in the second quarter, fueled by 5.6 percent year over year growth.
Time To Dump The FCC
Commentary  |  8/29/2005  | 
I'm not going to bother to delve into the minutiae of the FCC's latest ruling on 911 calls and VoIP -- suffice it to say it's like discussing how many angels can dance on the head of a pin. The...
McAfee Wireless Home Network Security
News  |  8/29/2005  | 
Home wireless users, and the companies they work for, will find peace of mind thanks to this easy-to-use security pacakge.
Ten-Minute Guide To Network Security
News  |  8/29/2005  | 
Keeping your network secure is a tough, time-consuming job. But it needn't be that tough --- for help, follow our ten-minute guide to get you started on keeping your network
Intelsat Acquires PanAmSat For $3.2 Billion
News  |  8/29/2005  | 
Creating a powerhouse in the satellite arena, Intelsat Ltd. said that it has acquired PanAmSat Holding Corp. for $3.2 billion in stock.
The Getting of WysDM
News  |  8/29/2005  | 
Backup report software startup SysDM changes name in hopes of raising profile
D-Link To Sell Wireless Broadband Wi-Fi Router
News  |  8/29/2005  | 
Aimed at consumers and small businesses, the router will distribute 3G and FLASH-OFDM wireless broadband connections.
Cisco Upgrades Switch Operating System
News  |  8/29/2005  | 
Breaking the operating system into modules will improve its reliability, security, and efficiency, the company says.
Enterprise Router Revenue Slides In 2Q
News  |  8/29/2005  | 
Infonetics finds that revenue was down 4%, due largely to price erosion; Cisco remains market leader.
Cool Chips Are Hot
News  |  8/29/2005  | 
Intel promises chips that consume less power and are easier to manage. The measure of its success will be whether they help companies cut costs.
Power Up With Utility Computing
News  |  8/29/2005  | 
IBM realizes the benefits of appealing to smaller companies with a useful on-demand model to sell services, build loyalty, and get an edge in functionality.
Panasas Rocks Stanford
News  |  8/27/2005  | 
Computing center replaces NFS with 'neo-NAS' system that works with open-source clustering
Pittsburgh Picks Big Ben
News  |  8/26/2005  | 
Clusters may be cost effective and flexible, but Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center is staying true to its name
IBM Hops CDP Bus
News  |  8/26/2005  | 
Enters fray with file-only protection, leaves apps and databases to others for now
We Salute You
Commentary  |  8/26/2005  | 
Consultancy honored for lip-smacking goodness to vendors everywhere
CTO Interview: AT&T's Hossein Eslambolchi
News  |  8/26/2005  | 
The President of AT&T's Global Networking Technology Services contends that IP will consume everything.
IBM Unveils Continuous Back Up Program For PCs And Servers
News  |  8/26/2005  | 
Regularly backing up data to thwart computer viruses and crashes requires discipline, which, while often lacking by human users, will be provided by IBM for laptops, desktop PCs, and file
Friday Freebies
Commentary  |  8/26/2005  | 
Today's first Friday Freebie is a website. LinuxQuestions offers LQ ISO for all your Linux ISO download needs. LQ ISO allows users to find and rate fast local download mirrors. The site currently allows you to download almost 120 different...
IP PBX Sales Outstrip Traditional PBXs For First Time
News  |  8/26/2005  | 
In-Stat report says that by 2009, IP PBXs will account for 91% of total PBX shipments.
Google Talk -- Just Say No
Commentary  |  8/26/2005  | 
Google has officially announced that it's in the IM business. Hooray? Some months ago the company put out its e-mail effort, GMail. Hooray, I suppose. It's popular among a few GoogleManiacs, but it's really crappy as e-mail systems go. Hell, you can't even delete a message, a feature about as smart as the original Pascal programming language that couldn't display results or take input. If Google Talk is as good as GMail everyone -- especially AOL, MSN, and Yahoo!-- should just ignore it.
VoIP Carrier Equipment Sales Will Hit $5.7 Billion By 2008: Report
News  |  8/26/2005  | 
Infonetics report also finds revenues were up 18% in second quarter of 2005, reaching $614 million.
Server Room Quidditch, Anyone?
News  |  8/26/2005  | 
This time out: the Top 11 reasons Harry Potter would make a lousy IT pro; sound effects in the conference room; and the digital cowbell.
Is Wireless VoIP Ready to Take Off?
News  |  8/26/2005  | 
While there's keen interest in this technology, the wireless VoIP market is still more promise than reality.
The IT Agenda: Required Reading
Commentary  |  8/26/2005  | 
We offer a trio of tomes that serve as a prime source of excellent IT and management resource material.
Cut Prices
News  |  8/26/2005  | 
Ed Chavez ponders, "RFID has yet to be deployed widely in the retail arena, so isn't it premature to talk about tagging kids?"
X1 Technologies' X1 Enterprise Edition 2.0
News  |  8/26/2005  | 
This search engine lets admins and users in Windows environments find missing information quickly, no matter where it was misplaced.
Enterasys' Dragon Intrusion Detection 7.1
News  |  8/26/2005  | 
Intrusion-prevention, easier installation and management round out a top-notch product.
Bot Worms Garner More Attention Than Deserved
News  |  8/26/2005  | 
The recent rash of "bot" worms caused big stirs, partly because they brought down some major news networks. Truth is, the whole thing could have been avoided with some simple
Hosted CRM Software
News  |  8/26/2005  | 
CRM hosts promise top-notch customer service plus better access for mobile salespeople. Of the six we examined, our Editor's Choice impressed us with its well-designed interface.
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