FCoE: The Latest Standard We Don't Need
FCoE is either the long-awaited common infrastructure that can run standard network and storage applications or the last gasp of the Fibre Channel industry about to drown in the
Analysis: Mobility Apps
Enterprise IT is under increasing pressure to support mobile applications, partner with carriers and develop new support models. We examine the technology trends and drivers and help you determine the
A Look at Blue Lane VirtualShield
We put Blue Lane VirtualShield to the test and found its unique patching approach an effective way to protect against remotely exploitable vulnerabilities targeting VMware.
Analysis: Fixed Wireless
Even as most connectivity options get faster and cheaper, linking cross-town--or even cross-campus--locations remains a budget buster. Is today's fixed wireless the answer?
Review: Point-to-Point Systems
Today's point-to-point systems are cost-effetive alternatives to typical leased lines or running fiber. We examined five radios from Alvarion, Motorola and Proxim, testing throughput, latency, VoIP/QoS and configuration tools. Find
Best of Interop Winners
The stakes were high and the action hot this week at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas when the 2007 Best of Interop Award Winners were announced. Find
Ethernet Goes Green
The IEEE's Energy Efficient Ethernet group is studying how to cut Ethernet's power requirements through a technology called Rapid PHY Selection. But there are a number of hurdles to overcome.
Next-Gen Wi-Fi Nears Takeoff
The Wi-Fi Alliance announces the first products certified to the speedier next-generation 802.11n wireless standard.
Data De-Dupe Hits Storage
Network Appliance has announced the first iteration of data de-duplication technology for primary storage.
Air Time: Understanding 802.11 Interference
Under conditions of heavy network utilization and co-channel interference, today's wireless LAN products behave unpredictably. Over time, these problems will become more critical.
Rollout: Cisco Systems 7921G phone
The Cisco 7921G aims to make employees more productive by offering in-building mobility. Its new dual-band support means fewer problems with wireless interference.
Rollout: MValent Integrity
Integrity helps prevent application failure by creating standards for automating the configuration of an entire app infrastructure. But watch out for its complexity.
McAfee To Take On Data Loss Prevention
With data loss becoming common news in the headlines, the security company's new CEO said at Interop that his company can help solve the growing problem.
Rollout: NetMotion Mobility XE 7.2
Mobility XE 7.2 offers good value to specific verticals, providing excellent user experience by preventing application disconnections. Just don't expect it to replace standard remote access.
Las Vegas is for VoIP Lovers
VoIP wares are front-and-center at Interop this week, including news and new products from Microsoft, Avaya, Cisco, Nortel and others.
Best of Interop 2007 Finalists
Nearly 200 entries across seven categories have been reviewed by the judges who selected the finalists they believe have the greatest potential to impact and advance technology and business efficiencies.
Cisco Product Rollout Targets Mobile Workforce
Cisco offers the Location Solution for the health-care industry, the In-Store Mobility Solution for the retail industry, and the First Mile Wireless Solution for the oil and gas industries.