Nortel's Downward Spiral Continues
Nortel's fourth quarter revenue brought unwelcome news. In fact, the numbers were so bad that more than 2,000 employees will need to find new employers ASAP, as the vendor continues to struggle in the highly competitive network equipment market.
Siemens' PoE Claims Validated
Siemens claims to have done some tweaking to its board design and components, allowing them to deliver 3x3:2 using a 40-MHz wide carrier at full power, without compromise, on existing
Riverbed Eases WAN Transmission Requirements
Traffic flowing between remote locations can chew up bandwidth and raise a small and medium sized businessï¿¼s telecommunications costs. WAN optimization tools have the potential to ease those burdens.
Riverbed Virtualizes The God Box
Riverbed jumps much deeper into application-aware networking today with the RiOS Service Platform, a way to run servers on its Steelhead branch-office boxes using virtualization. As with similar initiatives from Cisco and 3Com, Riverbed's long-term aim is to replace servers...
PCI And The Circle Of Blame
Who's responsible for the security of credit card data? From retailers to auditors to card brands, the first order of business is self preservation--and that costs all of us.
Analysis: The Virtual Data Center
Switch vendors want to sideline servers by making their devices smarter. Now IT must decide if this is a brave new world ... or a nightmare of lock-in and higher
Nevis Nails In-Band NAC
LANenforcer is the class of our Rolling Review thus far, though some advanced features, like application access control support and deep host assessment, aren't on par with competitors.
SOA's Perfect Mate?
Virtualization 2.0 will go beyond server consolidation, making applications more agile and scalable to fit a service-oriented architecture.