Rollout: Mazu Profiler 8
Mazu's NBA appliance will help IT make more intelligent decisions and better react to security threats on the LAN and WAN.
Desk Phones Are Toast - Right?
I just saw a UK "green" study that warns that desk phones are headed for the scrap heap as we begin to rely exclusively on our mobile handsets. Are we ready for that brave new world?
Even the Government is Getting Into Social Networking
A social networking site has been launched that is targeting the tech employees of the federal government to help them communicate on how they can use technology to improve their agencies. Did you hear that? The government -- not known for its nimbleness or flexibility -- is jumping on the Web 2.0 bandwagon. Smaller businesses, it's time.
Does Desktop Virtualization Need Desktop SOA?
Part of the rationale for Web services has always been that they can tunnel through firewalls, linking networks that are otherwise securely separated. Virtualization puts up similar barriers between applications within a single machine, so will crossing them require similar...
Your Data And The P2P Peril
Usher, 10,000 BC, and your company's confidential spreadsheets could all be out there for the world to grab. Here's how these data leaks happen and what you can do to
Siemens' PoE Claims Validated
Farpoint Group validates Siemens' claims that it can power a 802.11n AP draft 2.0 access point with standard 802.3af.
Does Cisco's Switch To Linux Make IOS More Open?
When Cisco and Juniper first said they were opening their router OSes, I thought that they'd be about as open as the iPhone. With Cisco's launch of IOS XE, I realize I was wrong: The iPhone is much more open....
Time to Reap What IP Telephony has Sown
IP telephony made its way into the small and medium business mainstream a few years ago, yet only during the past 12 months have companies started to use this communications foundation to improve productivity.
Top 10 Enterprise Management Tools
The massive enterprise management vendor consolidation over the past several years means organizations have salespeople promising that their offerings can do everything well. While all certainly try, different products have
Data Center Best Practices
Leading-edge operators and consultants share their tips on building ultraefficient, ultrasecure, and ultrareliable facilities.
First Look: Cisco's 1250 802.11n AP
Pulling the trigger on a pre-standard product is risky, but sometimes, so is waiting. We reviewed Cisco's enterprise-class 11n AP and found it worth a pilot.