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Content tagged with Networking posted in October 2010
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Verizon PCI Report: Compliance Weakest Where Continuous Effort Is Required
News  |  10/4/2010  | 
According to the Verizon 2010 Payment Card Industry Compliance Report, organizations are generally doing a good job meeting most PCI DSS requirements but struggle when they have to engage in continuous security activity, such daily monitoring of logs, according the business analysis of its PCI assessment clients. In addition, Verizon found that organizations that had suffered data breaches of cardholder information performed dismally in terms of compliance with most PCI requirements.
Kemp Tackles SMB Server Failures, Outages
News  |  10/4/2010  | 
Kemp Technologies is releasing two appliances - LoadMaster DR (disaster recovery) and Virtual LoadMaster - to address server failures and outages in small and medium-sized businesses. The physical (LM-DR) and virtual (VLM-DR) appliances can divert Web and application traffic from one data center to another in the event of an outage to ensure business continuity to organizations of all sizes.
Brocade Achieves Major Milestone With Server Qualification Of 10 Gigabit Ethernet CNAs And Fibre Channel HBAs
News  |  10/4/2010  | 
Brocade today announced that the best-in-class Brocade 10 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) dual-port Converged Network Adapters (CNAs) and its 8Gbps Fibre Channel (FC) Host Bus Adapters (HBAs) have been successfully qualified and are available from Dell, offering significant performance, virtualization, management and pricing advantages over competing products.
Broadcom Delivers Industry's Broadest Portfolio of Energy Efficient Ethernet Silicon Solutions
News  |  10/4/2010  | 
Broadcom Corporation, a global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications, today announced that it has the industry's broadest portfolio of available silicon solutions supporting the newly ratified IEEE Std. 802.3az-2010 Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE) standard.
The Skype-Avaya Matchup May Transform The Call Center
Commentary  |  10/4/2010  | 
Avaya and Skype have announced a joint integration that makes Skype services available on a variety of Avaya platforms. Under the terms of the relationship, Avaya customers in the US will be able to make global calls via Skype right from their Avaya communications system. This is good news for enterprises today because the partnership can help them cut costs. In the long term, it may be even better news for contact centers because it will provide greater opportunity for businesses to connect wi
HP Taps Ex-SAP Head Leo Apotheker As New CEO
News  |  10/1/2010  | 
Following nearly two months of intense speculation since the sudden resignation of Mark Hurd, HP late Thursday announced the selection of former SAP head Leo Apotheker as its new CEO and president. Apotheker himself is no stranger to sudden changes in the executive suite, having himself unexpectedly resigned as CEO of SAP in February. HP characterized Apotheker's 20 years at SAP as positioning him ideally for the HP gig.
NitroSecurity Intros Security Monitoring For Critical Infrastructure
News  |  10/1/2010  | 
In the wake of Stuxnet, tool adds control system data to real-time security information and event monitoring.
Earthlink To Acquire DeltaCom For $516 Million
News  |  10/1/2010  | 
Purchase of fiber optic network provider expected to boost Earthlink's Internet-based products, decrease ISP cost structure.
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