Expert Analysis
Content tagged with Networking posted in May 2003
Career Coach
News  |  5/26/2003  | 
This edition: His wife is pregnant, but his employer won't let him take leave. Can the FMLA help? Also -- Convincing the boss that telecommuting is justified.
Mr. Management: Slow Train to Config Management
Commentary  |  5/26/2003  | 
The SNMP Configuration Working Group has nearly completed its work to leverage SNMP as a configuration mechanism.
Freshness-Dated IT Service Model
Commentary  |  5/26/2003  | 
Where the IT utility model holds more immediate promise is in metering hardware capacity.
Fear-Mongering In Las Vegas
News  |  5/26/2003  | 
Wireless hackers are the latest concern in the tech industry, and the problem is, indeed, serious.
Paging Dr. Watson...
News  |  5/26/2003  | 
Microsoft's error-reporting tool is a nice gesture, but the key question is: Do you really want to share information with them?
Quick Takes
News  |  5/26/2003  | 
We look at AlterPoint DeviceAuthority 1.1, Castle Rock Computing SNMPc Workgroup and Enterprise 6.0, F5 Networks iControl Services Manager and Neon Software LANsurveyor 7.1
Virtual Server Not Really Ready for Prime Time
News  |  5/26/2003  | 
Microsoft has released its first beta of Virtual Server, amid hype asserting that the product should be considered for deployment in your production environments.
A Very Good Year
News  |  5/26/2003  | 
Windows Server 2003 is exceptionally stable, but cost savings may not be quite what Redmond claims.
A Wealth of Information
News  |  5/26/2003  | 
NP/BizFlow-1000 offers comprehensive Internet monitoring.
Chasing the On-Demand Data Center
News  |  5/26/2003  | 
HP is attempting to leverage its merger with Compaq to create integrated, highly flexible IT solutions. Problem is, not every company is on a level with them.
Contivity Continues To Shine
News  |  5/26/2003  | 
Nortel improves on integration, backup and authentication.
Desktop Management Enlightenment
News  |  5/26/2003  | 
With key features such as policy-based management of user accounts, ZENworks can help you manage and keep an accurate inventory of your diverse desktops, operating systems and applications.
National Weather Service: Building a Better Forecast Model
News  |  5/26/2003  | 
The National Weather Service's new graphical forecasting system and relational database are making it easier to predict the weather.
Security Vendors Pack In Features
News  |  5/12/2003  | 
A natural technological evolution or simply a marketing gimmick?
WLANs Make Connections at N+I
News  |  5/12/2003  | 
WLANs Make Connections at N+I
CyberGuard Rolls Out All-in-One Security Manager
News  |  5/12/2003  | 
iGlobal Command Center promises to let security administrators manage its wares and some third-party products.
Don't Sink Your IP SAN
News  |  5/12/2003  | 
Storage vendors are taking the plunge into iSCSI, but CPU utilization is a big concern. Adaptec's 7211C adapter floats to the top for its consistent performance and competitive price.
Industry Insights: Wearing Two Hats
Commentary  |  5/12/2003  | 
Technologists need to know how to separate the real-world improvements from the extras.
How To Contain Spam
Commentary  |  5/12/2003  | 
It's a lot easier to adjust software to keep up with the spammers than it is to pass, revise and enforce laws.
Formulator Gives Easy Access
News  |  5/12/2003  | 
Gold Wire appliance manages multiple device configs.
NetCelera Does More With Less
News  |  5/12/2003  | 
Bandwidth optimizer compresses data across WAN links.
No-Cost Config
News  |  5/12/2003  | 
OnDemand's WinInstall LE 2003 eliminates the time and expense of creating an MSI package.
Last Mile
News  |  5/12/2003  | 
Top 11 Reasons Al Gore joined the board of Apple Computer; 'W' is for windows and worms; User from hell
2003 Networld+Interop Best of Show Awards
News  |  5/12/2003  | 
This year's judges had to consider 172 products submitted by 124 vendors in 10 categories. Find out which ones got the top honors.
The New Face of Authentication
News  |  5/12/2003  | 
There's a certifiably better way to block intruders from your network: IEEE 802.1x, a low-overhead authentication standard that's catching on fast, especially for wireless LANs.
Linux Distributions
News  |  5/12/2003  | 
Follow a process of elimination to select the vendor that best satisfies your needs.
Common Goals, Unique Strengths
News  |  5/12/2003  | 
Our fictional engineering company is seeking ubiquitous Internet connectivity for its mobile employees. Aggregator Boingo is our choice thanks to its rich client utility and abundance of hotspots and roaming
A Spare Is Just a Spare
Commentary  |  5/8/2003  | 
Before you introduce a redundancy scheme, you must understand exactly how the product works.


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