Utility Powers Up Backup
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
WiMAX Patent Suit Settled
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.
Enjoy The Holiday -- Without Your Laptop
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
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
Tools Ease WLAN Management
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
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
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
The Apprentice, Teen-Style
A small private middle school in Silicon Valley has a program to show teens how to start up their own companies.
RCN Files For Bankruptcy Protection
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
VoIP Inc. Files Patent For 911 Technology
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.
AMD May Benefit From Intel's Woes
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
Dell And EMC Expand Partnership
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
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
Comcast Announces VoIP Service
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.
Cisco Promises More Innovation, Soon
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. -- Cisco Systems, already networking's 800-pound gorilla, wants to get bigger and better, according to chief executive John Chambers.
IBM, Dell Do Best In Q1 U.S. Server Sales
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
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
DCML On The Fast Track
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
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.
SGI Taps Into The Power Of 10
Silicon Graphics will offer 10 Gigabit Ethernet interfaces on its storage, servers, workstations and graphics systems.
Cisco Introduces 92-Terabit Router
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
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
Lucent Acquiring Internet Phone Provider Telica
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.