XML and Viruses
I have been assured by our very own security gurus that the plural of virus is viruses, not virii, so no comments are necessary on the subject, okay? Apparently April 25th was the day for viruses everywhere to fear XML...
Foundry's New OS Targets Load Balancing, Security
Foundry Networks has launched new version of the TrafficWorks OS for its ServerIron and GT E-Series application switches that provides high-performance load balancing functionality for network security equipment.
VoIP Providers Boom Worldwide
Canadian broadband equipment maker Sandvine says that more than 1,100 VoIP providers worldwide had opened shop by the first week of April.
Cisco Rolls Out Network Protection Appliance
Cisco has announced an out-of-band appliance for its Clean Access network registration and network admission control solution providing vulnerability assessment and authentication integration.
Verizon Dials Up 911 VoIP Solution
Verizon Communications said it will provide VoIP providers with a solution that will let them use Verizon's enhanced 911 emergency calling system.
Beware Of VoIP Promises
Step One: Install VoIP gear. Step Two: Save bundles of cash. VoIP sure is simple, isn't it? That's the common view, anyway. VoIP is surrounded by so much hype
XML, XML Everywhere
If I get a press release lately it's guaranteed to at least mention XML somewhere. Solace Systems announces its new 3200 Series Multiservice Router today. The 3200 provides routing of XML messages, but not in the way you'd think -...
Six Myths About VoIP
Most everyone agrees that VoIP is the future of voice and data communications. But before you implement, consider these six common myths about the technology.
Motorola Ventures invests in Asylum Telecom
Motorola Inc. announced Friday (April 22) its Motorola Ventures investment arm has made a strategic minority investment in Asylum Telecom LLC, a global provider of turnkey Internet-based communication solutions.
Ethernet Goes the Distance
The Metropolitan Ethernet Forum now has a certification that will help carriers put Ethernet services in place and test them for reliability and interoperability. End-to-end Ethernet may not be far
Windows to Linux Printing
A properly configured cross-platform printing environment can save you time and money on hardware and maintenance. We'll show you how to set it up.
Q&A With Cisco's Mike Volpi
Even though his company sells products which can aid Internet-services blocking techniques, Cisco's Mike Volpi, senior vice president of the company's router division, says more competition is better for everyone.
Ever wondered how to cluster a LAMJ (Linux-Apache-MySQL-JSP/J2EE) solution effectively? Emic Networks just introduced its latest clustering solution, now supporting J2EE/JSP architectures. In addition to Emic??? lamp/cluster for the LAMP stack and Emic??? lamj/cluster for the LAMJ stack, Emic also...
The Acquisition of the Week
Adobe acquires Macromedia. Wow. Well, what does one say to that? There are plenty of seemingly complementary products across the two organizations, though the target market of products like Photoshop and Fireworks are completely different and could, therefore, be potentially...
The Week of the Registry
It's the week of the UDDI registry, as two more registry vendors join Systinet in announcing enhancements to their registry offerings. SOA Software (more recently known as Digital Evolution) announced today that for a limited time it is offering its...
Business Travel 2010: A Day In The Life
Technology not moving fast enough for you? Travel to the not-so-distant future with our walkthrough of a day in the life of a business traveler in the year 2010.
Who Are Today's Enrons?
Another Enron trial is heading your way -- this time over an alleged scheme to bilk millions from stockholders by hyping the supposed success of the company's broadband business. Prosecutors
Sometimes I think the best part about SOA is all the TLAs I have to remember. Systinet is introducing another one - GIF (Governance Interoperability Framework). It's a mouthful, but the idea behind GIF is to provide a single "super-meta-data"...