Running On HP
Here is a very idiosyncratic walk down memory lane in which we'll look at some of the more interesting moments to which HP has laid claim.
Microsoft Parades VoIP On Windows CE
Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday said the upcoming version of its Windows CE operating system for handheld devices, set-top boxes and mobile phones will include features for voice over IP, and
No Free Ride For VoIP Providers
One of the common misconceptions in the Voice over IP arena is the idea that VoIP service providers are taking a free ride on the nation's telecom networks. Nothing is
Brocade Builds SANs For Small Biz, Remote Use
Brocade Communications Systems Inc. is trying to extend the benefits of SANs to small to midsize businesses, enterprise departments and remote offices with new eight- and 16-port Fibre Channel SAN
Pulver The 'Voice' Of VoIP
The relentless force that is Jeff Pulver refused to rest on his laurels Tuesday, instead exhorting the crowd at the VON show to think bigger and work harder.
Verizon: Telecom Regulation Needs A Makeover
Verizon senior vice president Kathryn Brown decries the state of the state of telecom regulation, calling for a "new policy framework" instead of tweaks to the existing regulatory system.
Polycom Unveils Entry-Level IP Phone
Conferencing vendor Polycom Monday expanded its lineup of IP phones with a new entry-level handset priced at $180 launched at the VON conference in Santa Clara, Calif.
IBM Readies AIX Consolidation Play
Consolidation of servers running IBM's AIX operating system on server blades based on the vendor's Power processors will be the next big opportunity for IBM partners, said Brian Conners, vice
Management Shakeup Costs Gateway
Gateway has had ups and down in recent years, but it's never stood still. That continues to this day as the Poway, Calif.-based company has announced yet another management reorganization.
Open Source: The Next Generation
La Quinta Inns, the national hotel chain, has just shifted its fast-growing online reservation system from BEA Systems Inc.'s WebLogic application server to a lesser-known open-source product called JBoss. The reasons for the switch from commercial software to an open-source...
FBI Tries To Dispute "Myths" Of CALEA
Have you ever seen an FBI special agent as a panelist at a telecom trade show? You could have Monday afternoon at the VON conference in Santa Clara, Calif., where
VoIP Regulatory Issues Dominate VON Buzz
Regulation -- or the potential lack thereof -- was the buzzword for the morning sessions of the VON (Voice on the Net) conference Monday, during the show's "Telecom Policy Summit"
Adapting To A New HP
Armed with a new channel strategy that melds its commercial and enterprise units into a single channel organization, an additional $50 million in funding, and the launch of new programs
IBM Inks Deal With Indian Telecom Company
IBM has signed a 10-year deal potentially worth $750 million to take over the information-technology infrastructure and applications of Bharti Tele-Ventures Ltd., a major telecommunications conglomerate in India, both companies
Homeland Security CIO Outlines Priorities
With 9/11 commission hearings, lingering tension over this month's train bombings in Madrid, Spain, and threats of retaliation against Israel and its allies for the recent assassination of Hamas founder and leader Sheikh Ahmed Yassin serving as the backdrop, Department...
VoIP: Everyone's Using It
When I asked for some real-life examples of VoIP usage a week ago, I wasn't disappointed -- a few readers quickly replied with their success stories, which I'll share here.
IBM Inks Deal With Indian Telecom Company
IBM has signed a 10-year deal potentially worth $750 million to take over the information-technology infrastructure and applications of Bharti Tele-Ventures Ltd., a major telecommunications conglomerate in India.
Vivato Antennas Bring Wi-Fi To Spokane
The City of Spokane has installed what is believed to be the country's largest municipal wireless network. The core Wi-Fi technology covering a 100-block downtown area has been established by
Implementing Efficient IT Projects
Our simple steps will save you time and money on development and implementation. The real challenge is making both users and coroprate execs happy.
This Edition we look at VCon HD3000 and HD5000 Conferencing Systems; NetRAT Software NetRAT 2.5; ViewCentral Replay; ZyXel Communications ZyWall 70
E-Mail Compliance Offers IT Opportunity
E-mail can drive network managers nuts in so many different ways. In addition to standardizing platforms, keeping the gateways up and bandwidth clear, and dealing with spam -- network managers
How many servers should one admin reasonably be expected to support? Also; inappropirate conversations in the workplace.
High Court Orders Computer ShutDowns
Once again, a U.S. District Court Judge has ordered the Department of Interior to disconnect computers from the Internet thanks to Security issues. Could service providers be next?
Increasing WLAN Speed
Vendors are pitching solutions for speeding up Wi-Fi. Should you be getting into the fast lane just yet?
University of Tennessee Implements 802.1x
The University's first attempt to secure their WLAN left users without access and their helpdesk beseiged. All that is about to change -- thanks to the emerging 802.1x standard.
Sun Programs Aim To Boost Server Sales
Sun Microsystems Wednesday unveiled two new programs aimed at boosting sales of some of its UltraSPARC III-based servers and UltraSPARC IV-based upgrade kits.
Novell Turns To Open Source
The company debuted a number of open-source initiatives at its BrainShare conference as it tries to reverse past missteps.
HP, Novell Join Forces
Hewlett-Packard and Novell announced a partnership on Wednesday that will bring SuSE's open-source Linux operating system to select HP desktop and laptop systems in the second half of 2004.
IPv6 Test Demonstrates Peer-To-Peer Network
The second test phase of the Moonv6 network, the world's largest multivendor IPv6 network, demonstrated the ability of the IPv6 spec to operate with most network elements as well as
Microsoft Hopes Its Appeal Will Blunt EU Decision
Microsoft is expected to move quickly to appeal the $613 million fine and tough sanctions leveled against it Wednesday by the European Union. The chief question now is whether Microsoft can obtain an injunction to put off the Competition Directorate...