Expert Analysis
Content tagged with Networking posted in May 2004
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Utility Powers Up Backup
News  |  5/28/2004  | 
Energy producer Calpine Corp., in San Jose, Calif. is working to deploy more timely backup and recovery processes for all locations by moving from a mostly tape-drive infrastructure to one
Enjoy The Holiday -- Without Your Laptop
News  |  5/28/2004  | 
A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog disdaining Wi-Fi at ballparks. More recently, Mobile Pipeline ran a story about a survey that found a majority of laptop owners use
Copper Beats Fiber In Last-Mile Application
News  |  5/28/2004  | 
Extreme Copper, a supplier of advanced copper technology, and Air Cover Network Solutions, a wireless broadband supplier, have merged technologies to provide increased broadband speeds to homes and businesses over
California PUC Adopts New Wireless Phone Regulations
News  |  5/28/2004  | 
California on Thursday became the first state in the nation to adopt consumer protections for cell phone customers.
WiMAX Patent Suit Settled
News  |  5/28/2004  | 
In what may be a portent of future legal conflicts, Wi-LAN, Inc. and Redline Communications said they have settled a patent dispute covering technology used in wireless broadband equipment.
Tools Ease WLAN Management
News  |  5/28/2004  | 
These two management products simplify, but don't completely solve, the complex task of managing multiple-vendor WLANs.
IBM Grid Gives ISVs Remote Access To Hardware
News  |  5/28/2004  | 
IBM has unveiled a program for independent software developers that lets them remotely access the Armonk, N.Y.-based computer maker's hardware and software for development and testing.
Cisco's Not Kidding
News  |  5/28/2004  | 
It's been a long time since Cisco Systems was anything but the biggest dog in most of networking -- and the company means for things to stay that way. Even
I Call 'Em As I See 'Em
News  |  5/28/2004  | 
Good customer service goes a long way. Take it from me and my wayward ThinkPad.
The Apprentice, Teen-Style
News  |  5/28/2004  | 
A small private middle school in Silicon Valley has a program to show teens how to start up their own companies.
Cisco Still Rules Ethernet Switch, Enterprise Router Markets
News  |  5/27/2004  | 
Cisco Systems continues to dominate different router and switch segments, according to reports from market research firm Infonetics Research.
RCN Files For Bankruptcy Protection
News  |  5/27/2004  | 
Fiber-network firm RCN Corp. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Thursday, all the while vowing that its restructuring will make it stronger than ever to take on cable companies. One
Wireless Broadband Already Viable for Enterprises, Study Says
News  |  5/27/2004  | 
Pre-standard wireless broadband services aimed at enterprises are already seriously competing with fixed line products such as T1, a study released Wednesday by ABI Research says.
Cingular Taps Lucent For High-Speed Wireless Trial
News  |  5/27/2004  | 
Cingular Wireless said Thursday that it will deploy wireless infrastructure by Lucent Technologies in a trial of high-speed 3G service scheduled to begin this summer.
VoIP Inc. Files Patent For 911 Technology
News  |  5/27/2004  | 
VoIP Inc. on Thursday said it has filed a patent application for technology that dramatically improves the reliability of Internet-based phones in handling emergency calls.
Gartner: Database Market Stable, With High Linux Hot Spot
News  |  5/27/2004  | 
The overall market for relational databases was nearly flat for 2003, according to new Gartner Dataquest numbers.
Linux TCO: Fact Or Fiction?
News  |  5/27/2004  | 
Has Linux' reputation for saving IT dollars become tarnished?
AMD May Benefit From Intel's Woes
News  |  5/27/2004  | 
The heat and speed problems associated with Intel's latest line of processors, which forced the company to change its product strategy and adopt a dual-core processor structure, may help rival
Microsoft Offers Exchange Anti-Spam Tool To All
News  |  5/27/2004  | 
Microsoft has reversed course and announced it was making its anti-spam technology available to all Exchange 2003 customers.
Comcast Challenges Telcos With Plans for Internet Phone Service
News  |  5/26/2004  | 
Comcast said on Wednesday that it plans to offer Internet-based telephone service to about 40 million households by 2006, heating up the competition between cable and telephone companies that are
Who Wants To Bet Against Cisco?
News  |  5/26/2004  | 
It was fun to watch Cisco Systems executives squirm a bit Tuesday, when the potential customers for their shiny new router rained a bit on Cisco's parade. Nothing
Dell And EMC Expand Partnership
News  |  5/26/2004  | 
PC market leader Dell and storage market leader EMC on Wednesday unveiled a storage system for the small- and midsize-business market. Dell also expanded its high-end storage-management capabilities by offering
Carriers Show Tough Love For Cisco, CRS-1
News  |  5/26/2004  | 
Cisco Systems attracted a lot of attention with the launch of its new carrier-class router Tuesday, but it's going to take some time before service providers start writing checks for
Cingular: No Fast Wireless Until 2006
News  |  5/26/2004  | 
Cingular will start testing high-speed UMTS equipment later this year but won't roll out the fast data service broadly until at least 2006.
Comcast Announces VoIP Service
News  |  5/26/2004  | 
Comcast Corp., the nation's largest cable-television operator, will begin to roll out its VoIP offerings next year, in anticipation of providing the service to 40 million households in 2006.
HP Unveils SMB Storage Offerings
News  |  5/26/2004  | 
Hewlett-Packard debuts three new storage product lines aimed at building low-cost SANs.
Executive Interview: IBM's Stuart Feldman On Grid Computing
News  |  5/26/2004  | 
IT Utility Pipeline editor Kelley Damore spoke with IBM researcher Dr. Stuart Feldman about the future of the Web and how grid computing and on-demand computing will play a role in its future. Feldman is the head of IBM's Internet...
Cisco Promises More Innovation, Soon
News  |  5/25/2004  | 
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. -- Cisco Systems, already networking's 800-pound gorilla, wants to get bigger and better, according to chief executive John Chambers.
Federal Lawmakers Urge FCC To Take VoIP Under Its Wing
News  |  5/25/2004  | 
Three Republican federal lawmakers are urging the Federal Communications Commission to rule that VoIP services are "interstate in nature," arguing that such a determination would bring VoIP technology under FCC
T-Mobile Pays $2.5 Billion In Spectrum Swap With Cingular
News  |  5/25/2004  | 
Any suspicions that T-Mobile might leave the highly competitive U.S. mobile market have been dispelled by the firm's $2.5 billion acquisition of Cingular Wireless's network serving California and Nevada.
IBM, Dell Do Best In Q1 U.S. Server Sales
News  |  5/25/2004  | 
The server market grew by seven percent in the first quarter of 2004, a research firm said Tuesday, largely fueled by sales of low-cost systems under the $5,000 price point.
VoIP Equipment Market Poised To Soar
News  |  5/25/2004  | 
The VoIP-equipment market encountered a brief hiccup in the first quarter of this year, with product revenue dipping 13 percent, to $294 million, as the market moved into a trial
Network Associates Unveils Linux Anti-Virus
News  |  5/25/2004  | 
Network Associates on Monday shipped McAfee LinuxShield, an anti-virus package expressly designed for Linux servers.
DCML On The Fast Track
News  |  5/25/2004  | 
The release of DCML's first framework specification could set the stage for increased standardization of the management of heterogeneous data-center networks.
Zone Labs Adds Anti-Virus To Firewall
News  |  5/25/2004  | 
Firewall vendor Zone Labs on Monday added anti-virus defenses to its security line to go head-to-head with consumer and small-business leaders Symantec and McAfee.
Vendors Tout Tools, Wares At Microsoft Tech-Ed
News  |  5/25/2004  | 
Microsoft is joined by a slew of smaller firms touting new products at its Tech-Ed 2004 conference.
Ballmer: IT's Potential Untapped
News  |  5/25/2004  | 
Opening the annual TechEd conference, Microsoft's CEO urged attendees to realize technology's full potential.
SGI Taps Into The Power Of 10
News  |  5/25/2004  | 
Silicon Graphics will offer 10 Gigabit Ethernet interfaces on its storage, servers, workstations and graphics systems.
Secunia: Mac OS X Users Still At Risk
News  |  5/25/2004  | 
Secunia warned Apple Computer users this past weekend that they remain at risk to attack, despite a patch to fill the breech.
Blue Skies: Microsoft Is Spending A Bundle
News  |  5/25/2004  | 
Have you heard the news? Microsoft intends to spend 40 billion dollars on research and development. Wow!
Cisco Introduces 92-Terabit Router
News  |  5/25/2004  | 
Cisco Systems today will formally take the wraps off its long-awaited carrier-class router, a multi-chassis architecture approach that the company claims can process up to 92 Terabits of information per
Iomega Debuts Small NAS Hardware
News  |  5/24/2004  | 
Iomega on Monday rolled out two models of an entry-level network attached storage (NAS) device the San Diego-based storage vendor is targeting at small- and medium-sized businesses, remote offices, and
Service Provider Offerings The Proof Of Cisco's Pudding
News  |  5/24/2004  | 
When the blizzard of technical details about Cisco's new carrier-class router come out tomorrow, they're sure to be impressive. The real question is, when we will actually start
Chelsio's 10-Gbit/s Ethernet Card Speeds TCP
News  |  5/24/2004  | 
Newcomer Ethernet specialist Chelsio Communications Inc. has introduced a card that can handle 10-Gbit Ethernet traffic at wire speed with 10-microsecond latency.
Juniper: Integrated Security A Necessity For Networks
News  |  5/24/2004  | 
Christine Heckart, Juniper Networks' vice president for worldwide marketing, talks about the need to integrate security and networking.
Wireless Winning Out, As Verizon Sells Hawaiian Landlines
News  |  5/24/2004  | 
Verizon Communications' sale of its landline operations in Hawaii for $1.65 billion to the Carlyle Group is the look of things to come, as Verizon and the other remaining former
Lucent Acquiring Internet Phone Provider Telica
News  |  5/24/2004  | 
Lucent Technologies has agreed to buy Telica, a privately held Internet phone service provider, for about $295 million in stock and options, the telecommunications giant announced Monday.
CA Gets Into Hosted Services
News  |  5/24/2004  | 
Computer Associates is dipping its toes into the market for hosted services.
IBM Aims New iSeries Servers At SMBs
News  |  5/24/2004  | 
IBM has enhanced its iSeries server line to make it more competitive in the SMB space.
HP Server Bundle Offers SMB Value
News  |  5/24/2004  | 
Hewlett-Packard addresses small business needs with a combo of a ProLiant ML110 server and Microsoft software.
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