Sun Set for SATA Day?
It's prepping Serial ATA arrays and may ink OEM deal with Dot Hill or Infortrend, says RBC
Can You Hear Me -- OW!
A rather enterprising teenager in Spain conned a bunch of folks into believing they were purchasing inexpensive cell phones via an internet auction. After they sent payment, the buyers received a package -- with a brick inside instead of a...
New Issue Online
Hi folks. We've just posted the first half of our October 2nd issue of Network Computing. This week, Dave Molta explores Wireless LANS, and reviews offerings from seven WLAN vendors. In our sneak previews department, we examine Network Associates InfiniStream...
HDS's Hard-Wired Vision
HDS's Hard-Wired Vision With its single-minded focus on hardware, Hitachi Data Systems is in danger of slipping further behind
Hi folks. We've been quite busy on the main site over the last two weeks, upgrading our content delivery system to ATG Dynamo. As a part of that upgrade, we've created a number of new services, including story toolkit upgrades,...
E2O Goes for 4-Gig
Transceiver vendor joins 4-Gig Fibre Channel transceiver party for SANs
Playbook: Staying One Step Ahead of Performance
Eliminating system or network failures is critical in today's fast-paced environment. Contributing Editor Eric A. Hall walks you through how to analyze and manage your applications performance requirements to help
Back in the saddle again
Sean Doherty is working on a review and taking advantage of our infrastructure. Sometime yesterday we lost all connectivity between our Cisco router and our provider's CPE. Turns out the router was running at 99% CPU utilization and was dropping...
Wireless LAN gear for the enterprise doesn't make the grade...but that's about to change.
VeriSign, Hero To the Spammers
VeriSign has been entrusted as the authoritative directory provider for all .com and .net domains, and its behavior this year has violated that trust.
New WLAN on Campus
Seven wireless LAN vendors went back to school outfitting new digs for SU's School of Information Studies. But only Airespace earned our bid.
InfiniStream provides high-end tracking of absolutely everything.
TechXNY: Nothing Doing
TechXNY used to be a killer show, with wall-to-wall attendance and tons of new-product announcements.
Fibre Channel isn't your only option. iSCSI SAN offers lower cost, easier deployment, and greater distance.
License To Surf?
Certifying users might feel like we're advancing Internet literacy, but it wouldn't ensure knowledge or compliance.
This Edition: InfoCyclone; Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold; Network Associates McAfee IntruShield 1200; Empirix e-Test Suite for Web Services.
Atheros Ups The WLAN Ante
Should Atheros wait for the IEEE to develop standards innovations and withhold features that solve real-world problems?
Top 11 List: Blackout Bingo
What happens when someone accidentally knocks out power across a large portion of the eastern seaboard? Well, of course you scramble to check the UPSes or gas up the generator and gracefully down unnecessary systems. But then what? Bingo? Well,...
Top 11: Blackout Bingo
What happens when someone accidentally knocks out power across a large portion of the eastern seaboard? Scramble to check the UPSes or play Bingo? We suggest a read through the
The Straight and Narrow
Take time to plan your gigabit-to-the-desktop trip, and watch the prices plummet by the time you're ready to roll.
ADIC Whips Out Big Disk
Preps disk option for tape libraries that backs up 1 TB per hour - but it starts at a cool $190K
New Issue Online
Hi folks. We've just posted our September 25th issue of Network Computing. This is a special issue, devoted to a discussion of the inner workings of a comprehensive product-testing program....
Our World, Welcome to IT
We know you don't get Network Computing for the pictures, but we couldn't publish an entire issue about product testing without sharing diagrams of our own test labs.
DIY Lab Testing
As information technology gets more complex, it's essential to test new hardware and software thoroughly and systematically to ensure compatability, performance, scalability and more.
Does the thought of testing prospective network devices make you long to just drop the system into your live network and cross your fingers? Read on.
Testing To Go
Internal and outsourced labs can be used in balance to get the test done right. Your organization will benefit if you know how to choose the right partner.
Justify My Lab
Testing labs have real costs and benefits; they're just difficult to quantify. Be prepared to make your pitch in terms that management can understand.
Don't let manufacturers wow you with sensational stats, inflated claims and empty promises. We shoot down some favorite vendor come-ons.