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Content tagged with Networking posted in January 2004
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Q&A With Gateway Computer Chairman and CEO Ted Waitt
News  |  1/26/2004  | 
Like Steve Jobs at Apple, Gateway chairman and CEO Ted Waitt returned to a company that he thought he had left in good hands to save.
Why VoIP Needs A New Acronym
News  |  1/26/2004  | 
It's just one point from our lengthy interview with Reed Hundt, but it's a good one: Why, as an industry, did we ever agree to lionize the akward moniker VoIP?
Q & A With Former FCC Chairman Reed Hundt
News  |  1/26/2004  | 
Former FCC Chairman Reed Hundt weighs in on a range of telecom topics, including why we shouldn't regulate broadband voice services.
Offshore Outsourcing Is Less Of A Threat To Jobs
News  |  1/24/2004  | 
Offshore outsourcing is less of a threat to call center jobs than what many people believe, a research firm said Friday.
Internet Advertising
News  |  1/23/2004  | 
Does it pay to advertise on the Internet these days? I really want to know!
Report: 'Tumultuous Changes' Coming To Desktop PCs
News  |  1/23/2004  | 
Outwardly showing little change in recent years, the venerable desktop PC will begin getting a makeover in the second half of 2004, with the movement creating "tumultuous transformations" in the
Intel: We're Still Tight With Microsoft Despite Linux Strain
News  |  1/23/2004  | 
Speaking at LinuxWorld at a dinner hosted by Red Hat, a key Intel exec said the relationship between Microsoft and Intel remains strong despite Intel's support of Linux and Microsoft's
Know Me, Before You Sell To Me
News  |  1/23/2004  | 
Nothing is more irritating than a vendor who knows nothing about the business it is selling to. Take note, buyers AND sellers.
BakBone's Linux Advantage Gets Backing From Top Vendors
News  |  1/23/2004  | 
Data-protection software vendor BakBone announced support from top vendors including Hewlett-Packard, Intel, Network Appliance and Oracle for its recently unveiled Linux Advantage program at LinuxWorld Expo.
NAS And SAN: Pals?
News  |  1/23/2004  | 
With so much of the action in storage products these days concentrated on software solutions and storage-area network (SAN) products, network-attached storage (NAS) has fallen from the spotlight somewhat. But
EMC Reports Strong 4Q Results
News  |  1/22/2004  | 
EMC reported fourth quarter revenue of $1.9 billion, 25 percent higher than the same period last year, capping off a strong second half to 2003 and diluted only by its
Nortel In Talks To Sell Off Factories
News  |  1/22/2004  | 
TORONTO (AP) -- Nortel Networks is in talks to sell nearly all of its factories to electronics firm Flextronics of Singapore in a $500-million deal that could see the Canadian
Can Open Source Revive Novell?
News  |  1/22/2004  | 
Just like the old man in Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Novell showed this week that it's not quite dead yet. But the question remains -- will users continue
Intel: On Track to Deliver WiMAX This Year
News  |  1/22/2004  | 
Intel is still on track to deliver the silicon building blocks for broadband wireless products in the second half of this year, an executive of the company confirmed Wednesday.
Emic Networks Supports Apple's XServe G5 Clustering
News  |  1/22/2004  | 
Apple Computer's XServe G5 system is getting clustering software from Emic Networks as Emic extends its reach beyond its traditional MySQL and Apache server markets.
OPINION: Move Over, Blackberry
News  |  1/22/2004  | 
This year's pick is likely to be an Apple, not a Blackberry, suggests Technology Editor David Strom.
Apple: In Pursuit Of The Enterprise Customer
News  |  1/22/2004  | 
Apple Computer is working harder than ever to get into the elusive enterprise networking market, with the introductions of new blade servers and RAID storage gear.
Microsoft Releases Beta Of Java Conversion Tool
News  |  1/22/2004  | 
In its latest move to draw in Java developers, Microsoft on Wednesday posted a beta release Wednesday of the newest version of its Java Language Conversion Assistant (JLCA), a tool for porting Java code and API calls to Visual...
Apple Sows G5 Seeds Into Server Market
News  |  1/22/2004  | 
Server Pipeline Editor Jennifer Bosavage recently caught up with Doug Brooks, product manager for server hardware at Apple, and asked him some questions about his company's server strategy.
Pentagon's E-Voting System Flawed, Unfixable, Security Experts Say
News  |  1/22/2004  | 
Claiming that the system is deeply flawed and unfixable, four computer security experts said that the Pentagon's new Internet-based voting service is ripe for attack and should be discarded.
Linux's Brave New World
News  |  1/22/2004  | 
The new year will be rife with growing acceptance of Linux on the desktop, adoption of the latest kernel version, and more clear accountability for Linux-based products. That was the
Novell Chairman Endorses Open-Source Capitalism
News  |  1/22/2004  | 
Novell is throwing its weight behind a profit model for open-source software -- a move that should come as no surprise, given that the company closed its $210 million acquisition
Solving Problems with Wireless Mesh Networks
Commentary  |  1/21/2004  | 
In most organizations, installing the necessary Ethernet infrastructure to support APs not only slows down the implementation, it also adds significantly to the cost. Mesh Networks can solve this.
Motorola, Lucent Bounce Back
News  |  1/21/2004  | 
Motorola and Lucent Technologies, veteran wireless technology companies that had been staggering, this week reported signs that they have recovered.
Microsoft Aims At Retail Banking
News  |  1/21/2004  | 
Here's how Microsoft is angling for retail banks' business with solutions that aim for customer-centricity.
Cisco Rolls Out Upgraded Metro Ethernet Switches
News  |  1/21/2004  | 
Cisco has rolled out a scaled-down metro Ethernet switching solution that will allow carriers to bring Ethernet connectivity to enterprise environments.
Worm Burrows Through The Internet
News  |  1/21/2004  | 
Dubbed Beagle by some, Bagel by others, the worm first appeared in the Pacific/Asia theater, hitting Australia hard and spreading to Europe before making the rounds through businesses and consumers
Qualcomm Chooses IBM Servers, Linux
News  |  1/21/2004  | 
Qualcomm Inc. selects IBM computers and the Linux operating system to run a wide variety of wireless applications.
Dell Debuts Layer 3 Switches
News  |  1/21/2004  | 
Dell took another step up the ladder to expand its fledgling networking business this week with the introduction of two Layer 3 Gigabit Ethernet switches that enable greater reach and
IBM, HP Release Proposed Web Services Standard
News  |  1/20/2004  | 
IBM, Hewlett-Packard Co and other high-tech companies on Tuesday released a web services specification for interoperability between systems within a supply chain, grid computing and an infrastructure management environment.
Cingular Said To Make Offer For AT&T Wireless
News  |  1/20/2004  | 
Cingular Wireless has made a formal cash offer to acquire AT&T Wireless in a deal that would create the nation's largest cell-phone carrier, a source close to the deal said
Red Hat To Protect Customers Against Possible SCO Lawsuit
News  |  1/20/2004  | 
As LinuxWorld Expo gets under way, Red Hat launched an Open Source Assurance Program designed to offer some protection for customers if they get hit with a copyright infringement case from the SCO Group. As part of the program, Red...
Sun Agrees To Acquire Nauticus
News  |  1/20/2004  | 
Sun Microsystems Inc. on Tuesday said it has agreed to acquire privately held Nauticus Networks in an all cash deal. Framingham, Mass.-based Nauticus makes data center switches that incorporate high-performance network and security application services, such as attack protection,...
SCO Sues Novell
News  |  1/20/2004  | 
The SCO Group has sued Novell for what SCO alleges was Novell's "bad faith effort to interfere with SCO's rights with respect to UNIX and UnixWare."
SUSE Linux Outlines Product Road Map
News  |  1/20/2004  | 
Novell's new SuSE Linux organization Tuesday detailed its product road map, including additional biometrics security capabilities in the next release of SUSE's Linux desktop product.
OSDL Unveils Desktop Linux Working Group
News  |  1/20/2004  | 
As expected, the Open Source Development Labs this week launched a consortium aimed at acclerating the use of Linux on the desktop.
Tips For Setting Up That Webserver
News  |  1/20/2004  | 
Implementing a Webserver can be a daunting task, but it is achievable. Be prepared, though.
OpenOffice.org: A Free Replacement For Office Automation Software
News  |  1/20/2004  | 
I was surfing the net the other day, and I must be getting either old or I was just plain tired because I haven't a clue how I found this
The Real Comeback Kid: Networking
News  |  1/20/2004  | 
An incredible comeback... a stunning victory... and a huge leap in the numbers. No, we're not talking about corn-fed politics. We're talking about Juniper Networks' latest financial report,
Foundry Networks: Load Balancing For The Masses
News  |  1/20/2004  | 
Foundry Networks VP Chandra Kopparapu talks about load balancing for enterprise networks.
Key Wireless Trends for 2004, Part 1: Smart Antennas
Commentary  |  1/16/2004  | 
Smart antennas are designed to maximize effective transmission signal strength, maximize receive sensitivity and cope with--or even positively exploit--multipath.
Texas Instrument's CEO Steps Aside
News  |  1/16/2004  | 
Texas Instruments Inc. has announced that long-time CEO Tom Engibous will hand over the chief executive officer's role to TI's COO Rich Templeton.
Construction Company Rebuilds IT Infrastructure
News  |  1/16/2004  | 
T.B. Penick & Sons vastly improves performance by upgrading servers and implementing an IP-SAN.
Open Source Faithful, Major Vendors Gear Up For LinuxWorld
News  |  1/16/2004  | 
The pace and volume of new product announcements is quickly accelerating in advance of next week's LinuxWorld.
IBM Absorbs Nokia Desktop IT In Outsourcing Deal
News  |  1/16/2004  | 
IBM on Friday inked a five-year deal with Nokia that puts Big Blue in charge of the Finnish phone maker's global helpdesk operations as well as its desktop PCs.
802.11n 100Mbps WLANs: Some Day
Commentary  |  1/16/2004  | 
The 802.11n standard, which calls for WLANs with performance of at least 100 Mbps, is in its very early stages of development and, given the immense complexities, I'll be shocked
RealityIT: Data Center Infrastructure
Commentary  |  1/16/2004  | 
Getting between your CIO and the IT Team you supervise can get downright ugly sometimes.
Network-Based VPN Services
News  |  1/16/2004  | 
An IP VPN can provide higher bandwidth at lower costs than a Frame Relay network. We evaluated services from four worthy competitors. Newcomer Virtela offered the best value, with its
BuzzCut: IBM Sits Out of the Java Tools Alliance
News  |  1/16/2004  | 
Sun and BEA have joined other Java software vendors to align Java tool strategies. Why not IBM?
Smarter WLAN Antennae
News  |  1/16/2004  | 
Signal-processing advancements let systems more intelligently control and decipher complex radio signals.
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