Smart Grid Lacks Smart Security
Devices could be used to conduct attacks on the power grid and on people's homes if they're developed without sufficient security, security researchers warn.
Sun As An Independent Business Unit Of IBM
If IBM acquires Sun, and that prospect becomes increasingly likely with each day that passes without a denial, here's one thing it should consider doing: it should keep Sun intact and operate it as an independent business unit, much like EMC did with VMware.
10G Ethernet Deployments Continue to Become Easier to Justify
The need for higher speed networks is evident in many small and medium businesses. Companies are moving larger, more complex files, such as video and voice, from end station to end station and need more bandwidth to support those transactions. In response, one of the industryï¿¼s leading networking vendors has tried to make it simpler for them to deploy 10G Ethernet connections.
WAN Controller Gains Security Features
The boundary lines between network and security functions have become blurrier recently. In response, one WAN controller supplier has integrated security features in its product, a change designed to make it easier for small and medium companies to manage their WAN connections.
Ruckus Releases 802.11n Access Points
The ZoneFlex 7962 access point utilizes beam-forming technology to reduce interference and provide a network that can simultaneously support voice, video, and data.