Expert Analysis
Content tagged with Networking posted in October 2003
Storage Vendors Keep Pumping Out Gear
News  |  10/29/2003  | 
At Storage Networking World Fall 2003, a twice-a-year expo targeting storage and data center administrators that opened Monday in Orlando and runs through Thursday, several firms beat the drum.
IBM-HP Rivalry Heats Up
News  |  10/29/2003  | 
IBM made a bigger incursion than usual at this year's HP World--a trade show for thousands of Hewlett-Packard Co. customers, equipment resellers and companies whose technologies work on HP computer
Our Favorite Sig Files
News  |  10/27/2003  | 
Thanks to all those who submitted your favorite geeky sig files. It was a tough job, but we have posted a complete catalog as well as some select examples with
OPINION: Novell Buys Unix, Again
News  |  10/24/2003  | 
Novell seemingly has a second chance, with the recent announcement that they are buying SuSE Linux for some $210 million.
Career Coach: Dress Code; Getting out of IT
News  |  10/24/2003  | 
This edition: Dress code enforcement and Goodbye programmer, hello middle school math teacher.
Voice Over WLAN: Going Places
News  |  10/24/2003  | 
VoWLAN technology is getting a face-lift, thanks to several developments.
Navigating Wireless AP Options
News  |  10/24/2003  | 
Let functionality and reliability--not price--dictate.
We Asked, You Told: Our Second Annual Reader Survey
News  |  10/24/2003  | 
Our second-annual reader survey reveals mounting frustration among IT professionals. Yet you remain optimistic. Read why.
Quick Takes: Load-Balancing; Network Simulation
News  |  10/24/2003  | 
This Edition: Coyote Point Systems Equalizer 7.0 and Gambit Communications Mimic Virtual Lab Enterprise.
Mister Management: Too Sexy for Our Shirts
Commentary  |  10/24/2003  | 
We must make it clear to management vendors that we're willing to put our money where our mouths are.
Log Standard for Event Messages?
News  |  10/24/2003  | 
IBM and Cisco Systems are working together to create a log-format standard.
Network Monitoring for Small Budgets
News  |  10/24/2003  | 
Netasyst analyzer software resembles Sniffer.
A Bridge Too Far?
Commentary  |  10/24/2003  | 
You can't force business units to align with IT, but you can make yourself--and your organization--more valuable.
Linux Kernel 2.6 is Coming: What's in it for You?
Commentary  |  10/24/2003  | 
2.6 addresses many of 2.4's weaknesses and folds in support for recent technologies.
News  |  10/24/2003  | 
This Edition: IT's Dark Days -- are they numbered?
Southern Co. Seeks Smarter Storage Strategy
News  |  10/23/2003  | 
The process of backup and recovery was getting downright painful for Southern Co. Here's how the utility solved the problem
Red Hat Takes Another Step Toward the Data Center
News  |  10/22/2003  | 
Red Hat, the world's leading Linux distributor, wants to take the operating system to the next level.
Blades Advance In The Data Center
News  |  10/20/2003  | 
Blade servers will likely be at the heart of utility-computing environments, which should enable business-technology managers to shift server, storage, and networking resources to respond in real time to business
Coming To An Office Near You
News  |  10/17/2003  | 
Tech editor takes a peek at Microsoft Office System 2003 and talks about why it's relevant to servers
OPINION: What About Those Linux Hitmen?
News  |  10/10/2003  | 
SCO vs. the open-source hard-core Linux fan.
Voice Over WLAN
News  |  10/10/2003  | 
Join Sean Doherty as he discusses his research methods and preparations for reviewing VoWLAN (Voice over Wireless LAN) products for our Oct. 30, 2003 issue.
New Analysis Gig
News  |  10/10/2003  | 
This tool answers the challenges of decoding high-speed, high-capacity networks--all with user-friendly ease.
How Offshore Outsourcing Failed Us
News  |  10/10/2003  | 
Faced with more work than its crack development team could handle, Life Time Fitness rolled the dice on a top Indian firm--and lost.
Developing Trends: One Tool Doesn't Cut It
Commentary  |  10/10/2003  | 
Those who know more than one language can deliver solutions that address business needs more quickly.
Migration Pain in the Real World
News  |  10/10/2003  | 
NWC Inc., our fictional enterprise apps testing company, is making some changes.
OneBridge Mobile Groupware Travels Well
News  |  10/10/2003  | 
Extended Systems connects mobile devices to the enterprise.
Future Disaster Recovery and Preparation
News  |  10/10/2003  | 
This Edition: The blackout of 2003 has one IT professional pondering future disaster recovery--and preparation. Also, implementing an HR management system.
Microsoft Embraces BIOS Vendor Phoenix
News  |  10/10/2003  | 
New agreement means fewer choices for customers and more control for Microsoft.
Cisco's Telephony Recipe
News  |  10/10/2003  | 
CallManager Express and Unity Express is priced for autonomous branch offices already invested in Cisco routers.
Quick Takes: Monitoring; E-publishing; Online Meetings
News  |  10/10/2003  | 
This Edition: NetBotz CCTV Adapter Pod; NextPage NXT 4; Akiva WebMeeting Appliance 3.0; and nCipher netHSM.
The Trade-Offs of On-Demand Computing
News  |  10/10/2003  | 
How can enterprises be sure they can trust servers they don't control?
Southern Co.: A Smarter Storage Strategy
News  |  10/10/2003  | 
Archiving has become the Atlanta-based utility's mantra.
News  |  10/9/2003  | 
Google acquires personalization vendor Kaltix.
External Validation
Commentary  |  10/9/2003  | 
We consider every one of you--our peers--to be a valuable adviser. We're open to hearing your ideas and concerns.
Last Mile: Blaster Worm; Geek signatures
News  |  10/9/2003  | 
Lame Excuses given by Blaster Worm suspect; Geek signatures; Who's Online?
Bank Spots Network Problems Before They Happen
News  |  10/3/2003  | 
TNT Software's ELM Enterprise Manager alerts Glenview State Bank officials to potential problems with the hardware, software, and security of its roughly 50 servers.
Using Thin Clients In An Educational Setting
Commentary  |  10/1/2003  | 
We design a model classroom for the National School Boards Association Conference to see how thin-client technology could be used in a cooperative learning environment.

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