Expert Analysis
Content tagged with Networking posted in November 2002
No Trespassing
Commentary  |  11/25/2002  | 
WEP warns potential intruders your wireless network is private property and they will suffer the consequences if they cross the line.
Cisco Updates Do-All Switch Line
News  |  11/25/2002  | 
We tested Cisco's 4507R and found it delivers wire-speed performance and redundancy.
Web Infrastructure: Relieve Web Performance Anxiety
News  |  11/25/2002  | 
Here's a guide to benchmarking your Web site's end-to-end performance to ensure optimum reliability.
Warding off WAN Gridlock
News  |  11/25/2002  | 
We tested dedicated traffic shapers and found that Packeteer's keeps traffic flowing smoothly.
Letters
News  |  11/25/2002  | 
It doesn't matter if people are kicking in the front door or sneaking in the back--either way they get in.
Check Out Our Pipes
Commentary  |  11/25/2002  | 
When heavy rain or snow kicked up in the Boston area, the microwave link would flake out. Ah, the good ol' days.
Cheap and Available
News  |  11/18/2002  | 
If you're looking for lightning fast ROI, try point-to-point wireless. It's cheap, secure and reliable.
Dual Band By Design
News  |  11/18/2002  | 
Netgear's PC Card combines 802.11a and 802.11b, letting you use both specs in your WLAN without compromising performance.
Making the Vall on VoIP
News  |  11/18/2002  | 
An unforeseen disaster prompted Lexent to move to VoIP before the scheduled changeover. But the move proved a blessing in disguise.
3Com Embeds Firewall in PC NICs
News  |  11/18/2002  | 
Secure Computing and 3Com have developed a PC Card with an embedded firewall.
Quick Takes
News  |  11/12/2002  | 
We look at: Alcatel e-Reflexes and WebSoftphone; Symark Software PowerBroker 3.0; Stalker Software CommuniGate Pro Groupware; SurfControl E-Mail Filter 4.5
3 GHz, Hyperthreading and You
News  |  11/12/2002  | 
IT organizations should make hyperthreading mandatory on all new desktop PC purchases of 3 GHz or above.
Storage Alchemy: Kicking and Screaming
Commentary  |  11/11/2002  | 
Commodization means truly competing, and not just against peers but against smaller, more nimble companies.
Letters
News  |  11/11/2002  | 
"With all the half measures and false promises in today's technology industry, securing computers amounts to locking the door of a straw house."
Slowing Rev Cycles Isn't Only Way To Save Money
News  |  11/11/2002  | 
Companies are cutting costs by upgrading less and stretching existing products' life. Here's some better ways to save money.
The Rules of Electronic Record-Keeping
News  |  11/4/2002  | 
Strategies for planning and budgeting for data migration and conversion, and guidelines for compliance with data-retention laws and regulations.
Dial 1-800 plug Holes
News  |  11/4/2002  | 
SecureLogix's ETM suite is the only enterprise-level platform for securing PBXs, modems and other dial-in paths to your IP network.
Mr. Management: Jack of All Trades ...
Commentary  |  11/4/2002  | 
The 'we do it all' approach isn't necessarily the best for network management, and smart vendors know that.
Child Support
News  |  11/4/2002  | 
Our second 'On Location' case study takes us to Children's Hospital Boston, which recently replaced legacy, HR, financial systems and more with a massive PeopleSoft ERP implementation.
AutoView KVM Switches Save Space
News  |  11/4/2002  | 
Switch allows for both analog server control and over-the-network command of machines while offering secure, user-friendly visual interfaces.
Shopping For An SSL Accelerator
News  |  11/4/2002  | 
Whether you opt for an internal or an external solution, don't forget to look at the big picture before making a purchase.
IT Pros Still Undervalued
Commentary  |  11/4/2002  | 
The people responsible for evaluating and managing IT are still excluded from business decision-making.
Triage, IT Style
News  |  11/4/2002  | 
The network, storage, data services and application development managers at Children's Hospital Boston had to scramble to meet a fast-approaching go-live date.
Enterprise PDAs: An Unsolved Puzzle
News  |  11/4/2002  | 
Faster processors and improved screen resolutions alone won't speed up enterprise PDA adoption.
All Aboard The NIC Express
News  |  11/4/2002  | 
The latest version of FalconStor's load-balancing/failover software improves on an already award-winning product.


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