Xbox 360 Takes Gaming Into Server Territory
Microsoft's next-generation console uses a triple-core PowerPC processor to achieve 1 teraflops of performance, transforming the standalone video gaming platform into a powerful home entertainment server.
Cisco Confirms Arrest In Theft Of Its Code
The incident has been a matter of concern because malicious hackers might find flaws in the code that could be exploited to impair the functioning of Cisco's routers, which handle
Reboot the Data Center
Some days you just know things aren't going to go your way... Like when you get to the lab and the UPS is screaming at you. Every five seconds, two short, ear-piercing high-frequency beeps. Annoying as hell. So you try...
Acquisition of the Week
Today IBM acquired Gluecode, an Open Source Solution vendor who built applications on top of the Apache/Geronimo stack. Long a supporter of open source in general, IBM has now stepped firmly into support of the OSS business model, which gives...
Remote Access Gets Easier
For Continental Airlines, switching to a remote-access service from Fiberlink has resulted in substantial cost savings.
New Roadblocks Face Verizon-MCI Merger
An alliance of telecom competitors has filed a petition with the FCC, urging the regulatory agency to block Verizon from acquiring MCI. In the background, MCI shareholders are trying to
Your Worst Security Nightmare: Double Lattes?
What's your biggest security vulnerability? It just might be a double latte. That's according to the preliminary results of a Networking Pipeline poll about whether businesses have policies about Hot
Can Telcos Win The Battle For IPTV?
Telcos face an uphill struggle for control of the nation's TV sets. Billions are at stake --- can they use IPTV to wrest control away from the cable giants?
Security Players Shoot An All-In-One
Juniper Networks, Cisco Systems and 3Com's TippingPoint division are integrating a trifecta of security features into all-in-one appliances that give partners new ways to help cut the cost and complexity
Cisco Tracks WLAN Clients
A new appliance from Cisco Systems that tracks the location of Wi-Fi clients within a network will spur dramatic growth in the already fast-growing wireless space, solution providers said.
Fun at Interop
If you weren't at the show you missed a few things that while not necessarily technology focused were pretty cool (or just plain strange). ForumSystems' 35 foot scalable "X" was hard to miss no matter where you were on the...
Near real-time from Interop
Well that was an interesting show... Aside from judging Best of Interop and spending an evening partying with our Well Connected Award winners (Fritz sure knows how to throw a party), I found time to squeeze in some briefings and...
Vivisimo's Velocity 4.2
Organize results from multiple sources to provide a single list of indexed results for any search without using taxonomies.
2005 N+I Best of Interop Awards
Our panel of writers and editors evaluated myriad information technology products, then chose the best in seven categories. Check out this year's honorees as well as the Best Start-Up and
Inexpensive Low-End Switches
We tested six switches priced below $750 and were pleased with how much our dollar bought. Our top pick gets props for its sweet lifetime warranty, flexible uplink options and
Empirix Unveils Enterprise VoIP Testing Service
Based on Empirix's Hammer technology, which is used to test carrier-class networks, Hammer On-Call for VoIP is designed to test infrastructure and applications in both IP and time-division multiplexing (TDM)
VoIP Over Wi-Fi Launches In New Mexico
A wireless network company and a telephone company have teamed up to provide Rio Rancho, New Mexico with what they claim is the nation's first metropolitan-wide VoIP over Wi-Fi service.
3COM Debuts Managed VoIP Solution For Service Providers
Based on its NBX voice solutions, switches and routers and the TippingPoint Intrusion Prevention System, 3Com's new offering automates service implementation and configuration while reducing costs and improving customer service