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Content tagged with Networking posted in October 2004
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Newest Bagle On The Loose
News  |  10/29/2004  | 
Another variation of the long-running Bagle worm began spreading early Friday.
Intel Rollout Optimizes 64-Bit Solutions
News  |  10/29/2004  | 
Intel has begun shipping to the channel a series of new tools aimed at porting Xeon-based solutions to 64-bit environments.
Can Cisco Survive Success?
News  |  10/29/2004  | 
Cisco is looking fat and happy with record net income and ubiquitous product lines. Can it keep up its spectacular growth without stumbling?
Sprint Expands Reach of MPLS VPN To Europe, Asia, South America
News  |  10/29/2004  | 
Larger coverage designed for multinational corporations that want to consolidate and provision global networks.
Regulators, Cities, Business Converge on Wireless Broadband
News  |  10/29/2004  | 
Wireless broadband was the belle of the ball this week as the FCC, city governments, and wireless Internet service providers all showered it with attention.
SBC Drops Broadband Prices For New Customers
News  |  10/28/2004  | 
SBC Communications will lower the price of its high-speed Internet service for new customers.
Starwood Hotels Moves To Web Services
News  |  10/28/2004  | 
Big hotel operator is moving to a services-oriented architecture, Java 2 Enterprise Edition at the same time its outsourcing its operations to HP, which is replacing IBM.
Needed: Open-Source Education, Understanding
News  |  10/28/2004  | 
If users understand how such software may be licensed and software vendors take greater care to research the intellectual property used in their products, many open-source software concerns would go
AMD Announces Strategy To Hook Up World To Internet
News  |  10/28/2004  | 
Semiconductor supplier AMD announced Thursday (Oct. 28) it has launched an initiative to enable 50 percent of the world's population with Internet connectivity and computing capabilities by 2015, revolving around
Hughes Announces Satellite Video For The Enterprise
News  |  10/28/2004  | 
Hughes Network Systems Inc. has unveiled a satellite broadband solution featuring a package of video applications aimed at large IT enterprises. The multicasting application is available as an option to
Report: U.S. Falling Behind Rest Of World In Broadband Adoption
News  |  10/28/2004  | 
U.S. slips to thirteenth place worldwide and digital divide widens because of government policies, concludes study.
Project Management OSS Style
Commentary  |  10/28/2004  | 
Niku, a player in the project and IT portfolio management space, has an open source alternative to MS Project. Open Workbench is available now. If you already use MS Project - not a problem. OWB will import your existing MS...
Verizon Profit Flat Despite Blowout Cellular Quarter
News  |  10/28/2004  | 
Profit held steady at $1.8 billion as declining revenues from traditional phone services were offset by record wireless quarter.
Alcatel Posts 'Solid' Q3 Results
News  |  10/28/2004  | 
French communications equipment maker Alcatel has halted the decline in its fixed wireline business and is predicting steady growth at the fixed network division from next year as it announced
MySQL Update Ready To Roll
News  |  10/27/2004  | 
MySQL AB on Wednesday slapped the 'production ready' label on the latest version of its open-source business database server.
Red Hat Looks To The Data Center
News  |  10/27/2004  | 
Red Hat Inc. took another step into the data center Wednesday with the release of its Enterprise Linux 3 open-source OS.
Canon Pumps Up Network-Focused Lineup
News  |  10/27/2004  | 
Canon USA unveils new printers, copiers and multifunction devices to bolster its network-focused line card and aims to provide wireless connectivity for its technology by next year.
Novell To Offer SuSE On Dell Servers
News  |  10/27/2004  | 
Novell plans to make its SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 software available direct from Dell on factory-loaded Dell servers.
Ballmer Confronts Linux Head-On
News  |  10/27/2004  | 
Microsoft CEO tells customers that Windows carries lower total costs and is more secure than the open-source operating system.
Citrix's GoToAssist: Next Best Thing to Being There
News  |  10/27/2004  | 
GoToAssist 6.0 gives help desks a shared screen to see what users are experiencing.
IBM Targets SMB Market For On Demand
News  |  10/27/2004  | 
IBM is continuing its push into the SMB market, this time taking its on-demand mantra to small and midsize businesses.
Space For Rent
News  |  10/27/2004  | 
Network Computing reviews five online backup services for agent functionality, ease of use, system-management capabilities, cost and retention schemes.
Mozilla vs. Microsoft
Commentary  |  10/27/2004  | 
Alyce Lomax of Motley Fool fame has posted an article (sorry, registration required) highlighting the continued migration away from Microsoft Internet Explorer and toward the more OSS-friendly Mozilla, citing security as one of the major reasons for this slow defection....
F5 Announces Record Earnings
News  |  10/27/2004  | 
Revenue for fourth quarter is up 59 percent over a year ago.
Hifn Rolls Out Gigabit IPsec Security Processors Optimized For IP Data Storage
News  |  10/27/2004  | 
New line is designed to be used in a wide range of secure networking applications, including WLANs.
Bandwidth.com Rolls Out National VoIP Service for SMBs
News  |  10/27/2004  | 
Hosted suite of voice and data services is based on Level 3 Communications' backbone.
AT&T Reaches $100 Million Settlement In Shareholders' Lawsuit
News  |  10/27/2004  | 
AT&T and a former subsidiary will pay $100 million to settle a shareholder class-action lawsuit that sought $2.4 billion for alleged fraud.
Avaya Profit Surges 52 Percent in Fourth Quarter
News  |  10/26/2004  | 
Avaya on Tuesday posted a 52 percent surge in fourth-quarter income and beat Wall Street expectations, helped by strong sales and a higher gross margin during the period.
FCC Conditionally Clears Cingular Acquisition Of AT&T Wireless
News  |  10/26/2004  | 
The Federal Communications Commission gave its approval Tuesday to Cingular Wireless LLC's $41 billion acquisition of AT&T Wireless Services Inc., completing the federal regulatory blessing necessary for creation of the
Cisco Enhances IP Phone Security
News  |  10/26/2004  | 
New version of Cisco's IP telephony system provides voice media and signaling encryption.
Survey: Comcast, Motorola Top Customer Service Rankings
News  |  10/26/2004  | 
Customer Respect Group survey also finds that telecommunications and networking firms treat their online customers well, but there is room for improvement.
Symantec Launches Network Security Scheme
News  |  10/26/2004  | 
Symantec hopes to weave security throughout networks in "a fundamentally new way for businesses to think about information availability and security."
WiFi Phones: Not Yet Ready For Prime Time
News  |  10/26/2004  | 
You've spoken about WiFi phones, and what you have to say is abundantly clear - they're not yet ready for prime time. In our Voting Booth over the last two
IBM: Network Attacks Are Skyrocketing
News  |  10/26/2004  | 
Network attacks are increasing at an alarming pace, according to IBM's Global Security Intelligence Services.
Tighten Security Now
News  |  10/26/2004  | 
Network attacks are increasing " and at an alarming pace, according to IBM's Global Security Intelligence Services.
Customized Server Appliances For SOHO Clients
News  |  10/26/2004  | 
Build this 'headless' system to help small-business clients manage their data.
Application Security Testing Tools: Worth the Money?
News  |  10/26/2004  | 
They may help us diagnose, describe, and demonstrate security problems, but they do little to help us fix them.
Justice Dept. Clears Cingular Acquisition Of AT&T Wireless
News  |  10/26/2004  | 
Merger still must be approved by the FCC. Under the plan, Cingular must divest itself of the new combined company's assets in 11 states.
United Online Reports Strong Profts, Acquires Classmates Online
News  |  10/25/2004  | 
United Online reports a 42 percent jump in profits and a 25 percent increase in revenues in the third quarter.
Home Users See Spyware and Viruses Through Rose-Colored Glasses
News  |  10/25/2004  | 
Most people think their PCs are free of malware " and they couldn't be more wrong, a study says.
Storage Gear Takes The Spotlight
News  |  10/25/2004  | 
Storage titans IBM, Dell, McData and Brocade are among the vendors showing their newest hardware and software at Storage Networking World this week.
HP Renames Appliances To Match Servers
News  |  10/25/2004  | 
Hewlett-Packard is simplifying its NAS image by renaming its appliances to line up with the servers on which they are based.
Brocade Seeds 4-Gbit Fibre Channel Market
News  |  10/25/2004  | 
The SilkWorm 4100 midrange switch comes in 16-, 24- and 32-port configurations; Fabric OS 4.4 supports higher port densities and "meta SANs."
AT&T Gains $25 Million Contract From Staffing Firm
News  |  10/25/2004  | 
Deal will provide Randstad North America with an integrated networking solution supporting approximately 500 locations across the United States and Canada.
Nortel Networks, EMC, And WiTel Launch Innovative Network Storage Solution
News  |  10/25/2004  | 
Companies team to provide managed network storage in scalable bandwidths of 50 Mbps increments.
True Grid: Acxiom Outgrows Symmetric Multiprocessing
News  |  10/25/2004  | 
The company has converted about 10% of its IT infrastructure to the grid architecture, CIO Dietz says.
SSL VPNs: No Compromise?
News  |  10/25/2004  | 
SSL VPNs blend the best that remote access has to offer, but security remains a sore point.
Networking's Future: Industry Innovators Speak Out
News  |  10/25/2004  | 
Five leading technologists identify tomorrow's areas of innovation. What they say will surprise you.
CEO Minute: Radiant Logic's Michel Prompt
News  |  10/24/2004  | 
Listen in as Brad Shimmin sits down with Michel Prompt, CEO of Radiant Logic to discuss virtual directories versus metadirectories, companies using virtual directories and Radiant Logic's role in federated identity.
Cisco Takes On Storage
News  |  10/23/2004  | 
Whether you go with Fibre Channel or iSCSI, Cisco believes in covering all the networked storage bases.
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