Expert Analysis
Content tagged with Networking posted in April 2003
Clearing Database Network Clogs
News  |  4/28/2003  | 
Databases are more likely than ever to cause network congestion. We examine how to fine-tune the ways your client application queries the database so you can break up those bottlenecks.
Microsoft Redefines 'Sharing'
News  |  4/28/2003  | 
Redmond hopes their "Shared Source" initiative shows they're becoming more "open" and that you don't need open source. Unfortunately, it doesn't.
Speak Our Language
Commentary  |  4/28/2003  | 
It's about selling an image, product be damned. Sort out the details later.
Bring On the Innovators
Commentary  |  4/28/2003  | 
Even as profit margins narrow, innovators will pile in. Evidently, there's always room for more.
FUDBusters
News  |  4/28/2003  | 
Should IT shops hire security personnel with criminal records?
SurfControl Stamps Out IM
News  |  4/28/2003  | 
Their Instant Message Filter for controlling instant messaging and peer-to-peer traffic has caught the eye of the press, but not in a good way.
The Little HP Server That Can
News  |  4/28/2003  | 
The ProLiant DL740 has all the power you need for large apps and Web services.
Quick Takes
News  |  4/28/2003  | 
St. Bernard UpdateExpert 6.0, Winternals Recovery Manager, Iona Mobile Orchestrator
Arming Your Top Security Guns
News  |  4/28/2003  | 
Cenzic's Hailstorm Protocol Modeler isn't for everyone, but if you can swing the cost and know an RFC violation from a SQL disclosure vulnerability, it's the tool for you.
For Converged Networks, It's All In the Delivery
News  |  4/28/2003  | 
Today it's all about technologies that deliver audio, graphics, text and video in VoIP systems, multimedia presentations, training videos and executive communications to customers, employees and partners throughout the enterprise
Business Apps Land Starring Role
News  |  4/28/2003  | 
Business applications are no longer just tools to help you do business; in many cases, these complex pieces of software run your business.
Warehouse Data Earns Its Keep
News  |  4/28/2003  | 
MasterCard International's technology operation is best known for authorizing, clearing and settling transactions the moment a credit card is swiped. But it's how that information is processed when it reaches
Enterprise Wireless Growth Slow but Steady
News  |  4/28/2003  | 
There's plenty of good news to report about mobile and wireless and a wide range of products and services that are deserving of recognition.
Think Ahead: Add Intelligence To Your Infrastructure
News  |  4/28/2003  | 
Infrastructure gear is a bare necessity. If your network is not fast and reliable enough, the applications that enable all the above simply aren't going to work.
We're on Our Way to the Utility Data Center
News  |  4/28/2003  | 
Among this dizzying array of products and technologies, we've identified some key trends of late--notably server consolidation and burgeoning support for the iSCSI protocols.
Ever-Present Security Concerns Spur Market Growth
News  |  4/28/2003  | 
IDC predicts security spending will grow from $66 billion in 2001 to $155 billion in 2006. If you're going to be putting out that kind of money, you'll want
Management Apps Span a Widening Spectrum
News  |  4/28/2003  | 
Whether your CFO's buzzword du jour is ROI or TCO, network and systems management products must deliver immediate returns, or no sale. Find out which NSM products get our
The 9th Annual Well-Connected Awards
News  |  4/28/2003  | 
300. That's the number of products we estimate the editors of Network Computing evaluated in our Real-World Labs during the past year. Now, we're ready to award the best
A Better Windows Watcher
News  |  4/23/2003  | 
NetRAT provides in-depth analysis of Windows machines.
Scanning the Airwaves
News  |  4/14/2003  | 
Handheld wireless LAN analyzers put monitoring and troubleshooting data about your WLAN directly into your field technicians' hands. We examined four of them and bestowed top honors to AirMagnet's
Invest in a Cable Tester
News  |  4/14/2003  | 
The best insurance for your network is testing, cable by cable. Today's slick standards-based Cable testers ferret out bad wiring.
Absolute Power
News  |  4/14/2003  | 
Cyclades' PM8 gives administrators secure remote access to power management.
Retirement Planning
Commentary  |  4/14/2003  | 
You have to continually evaluate new products so you know the options -- should you need to make a change.
Sun Scraps Its Own Linux
News  |  4/14/2003  | 
If you're a Sun customer and/or are interested in Linux, this is good news.
Cross the Platform, Get On Board
Commentary  |  4/14/2003  | 
Clearly, it's time to start honing those cross-platform development skills again.
First-Class IT Service
News  |  4/14/2003  | 
McCarran International Airport's management's commitment to customers, as evidenced in the success of its CUTE program, holds the promise of new initiatives -- from a gigabit network to secure wireless
IT Spending May Surprise Forecasters
News  |  4/14/2003  | 
International Data Corp. has downgraded its 2003 forecast for worldwide IT spending growth.
Cover Your Assets ... Remotely
News  |  4/14/2003  | 
ProMobile USB provides portable, automated backup.
Letters
News  |  4/14/2003  | 
Most organizations will not realize the benefits IT can provide until they adjust their business practices.
2003 Server Mystery
News  |  4/14/2003  | 
Microsoft is encouraging customers to migrate to Windows Server 2003, but it's not clear why they should.
Big Changes In Store For Enterprise Wi-Fi Networks
News  |  4/14/2003  | 
Are you planning to sign a big purchase order for enterprise WLAN infrastructure anytime soon? You might want to hold off until new technology hits the market.
FUDBusters
News  |  4/14/2003  | 
Microsoft asks federal appeals court to reverse a lower court's ruling that requires Microsoft to include Sun's Java with Windows XP.
IT Can Deliver the Goods
Commentary  |  4/14/2003  | 
Don't underestimate IT's ability to evaluate technologies based on their financial potential.
Quick Takes
News  |  4/14/2003  | 
We take peeks at NetVision Integrated Security Policy Management 4.0, KnowledgeBase Solutions KnowledgeBase.net 3.0, Interwoven OpenDeploy 5.6 and Sarvega XESOS Studio.
Air Power
News  |  4/14/2003  | 
Las Vegas' MacCarran International airport has more than recouped its investment in common-use equipment, leading the way for other U.S. airports to eliminate proprietary airline systems that track flights, passengers
It's Time To Take a Look At SIP
News  |  4/14/2003  | 
Session Initiation Protocol is finally here, and it works. We examine how this versatile signaling protocol can help you set up collaborative multimedia conferencing and voice enabled e-commerce.


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