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Content tagged with Networking posted in March 2009
Amazon-Based Unified Communications Demoed By Siemens
News  |  3/31/2009  | 
By hosting OpenScape in Amazon's cloud, Siemens says customers can decrease the time and cost of rolling out IP communications services.
Voice System Data Gives SMBs Decision-Making Power
Commentary  |  3/30/2009  | 
Mitel's new business dashboard offers small and midsize businesses real-time call reporting data that can enable your business to make smarter, faster, and cheaper choices.
Smart Grid Lacks Smart Security
News  |  3/23/2009  | 
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
Commentary  |  3/20/2009  | 
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
Commentary  |  3/17/2009  | 
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 industrys leading networking vendors has tried to make it simpler for them to deploy 10G Ethernet connections.
EMC Automates Its Smarts Server Manager
News  |  3/12/2009  | 
The company hopes to solve the problem of finding and resolving the root cause of virtualized data center problems before they get out of hand.
Network Monitoring Tools Face Off
News  |  3/11/2009  | 
Anue and Gigamon switches corral 10-Gb systems, but target different users.
BlueStripe Launches App Management Software For Linux, Windows
News  |  3/10/2009  | 
The 2.0 version of FactFinder adds Red Hat Enterprise Linux support and improves monitoring of virtual machine and application performance.
WAN Controller Gains Security Features
Commentary  |  3/10/2009  | 
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.
Project Zeppelin Looks To Manage Clouds
News  |  3/9/2009  | 
Open source software provider Cittio rolls out its first cloud computing management agent.
Ruckus Releases 802.11n Access Points
News  |  3/9/2009  | 
The ZoneFlex 7962 access point utilizes beam-forming technology to reduce interference and provide a network that can simultaneously support voice, video, and data.
What's Up At Cisco's Small Business Technology Group?
Commentary  |  3/8/2009  | 
Late last year, Cisco created a $100 million Small Business Technology Group (SBTG) to go after companies with fewer than 100 employees. But what exactly is that group all about, and what exactly does it do?
Sweden, Korea Top U.N.'s Communication Technology Rankings
News  |  3/4/2009  | 
The United States ranks 17th in the way citizens use information and communications technology, according to a U.N. study of 154 countries.
Slow Economy Revives Fast Ethernet, NetGear Responds With New Stackable Switches
Commentary  |  3/2/2009  | 
The economic meltdown can mean new life for mature but inexpensive and efficient technologies like fast ethernet, and Netgear is responding with a new line of physically stackable managed switches and by adding "green" enhancements to its unmanaged switch line.

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