Expert Analysis
Content tagged with Networking posted in July 2002
The Next Revolution in VPNs
Commentary  |  7/29/2002  | 
Frame relay can do most things that the new network-based VPNs' can do. But NB-VPNs' reduced pricing structure -- they reduce the number of circuits and are easier to budget
A MoM with SMARTS
News  |  7/29/2002  | 
We tested five managers of managers and found Smarts' InCharge Solution Suite does the best job of delivering on its root cause promises.
Hot MoMs
News  |  7/29/2002  | 
Managers of managers are hot. But talk about high maintenance. Consider implementing a MoM when your networked applications' downtime costs your company big bucks.
Improvements Tighten Lucent's Security Management Server
News  |  7/29/2002  | 
Replete with QoS support, DHCP Relay and Brick DHCP client support, HTTP application filtering, robust TCP protocol inspection, and other new features, LSMS 7.0 puts the squeeze on potential security
SAP DB: The Other Open-Source Database
News  |  7/29/2002  | 
SAP itself will benefit from donating SAP DB 7.2 to the open-source movement, but so will the open-source community.
Rendezvous on the LAN Side
News  |  7/29/2002  | 
Apple's new auto-IP-services discovery protocol will reduce administrative overhead and user training/notifications.
TruePass Assures a Safe Journey for Internet Transactions
News  |  7/22/2002  | 
Entrust meets the demand for better Web security services with TruePass. The software identifies participants in a secure Web portal transaction using a digital ID and provides a verifiable transaction
Hold the IP Phone
News  |  7/22/2002  | 
Would you keep your main server in the lobby with an open terminal for anyone to access? No way. But some companies are being nearly as careless by not securing
Developer Dilemma
News  |  7/22/2002  | 
WSCI vs. WSFL vs. BPML. Let the battle for control of Web services specs begin!
In Search of the Enterprise
News  |  7/22/2002  | 
Internet-oriented search engines are now setting their sights on enterprises. Before signing on with one, analyze your documents and your needs so you don't wind up with a pricey search
The Hole Truth
Commentary  |  7/15/2002  | 
Companies rarely admit to security breaches in the first place, much less reveal details that others would find helpful.
Quick Takes
News  |  7/15/2002  | 
NetSec 2002 Computer Security Conference & Exhibition in San Francisco last month featured the introduction of comprehensive security packages that proactively check for weaknesses.
Hire Authorities
News  |  7/15/2002  | 
Before calling in the experts, do your research and get the best consultant for the job. Then be prepared to manage that relationship. here's what you need to know.
Akara's OUSP 2000 Goes the Distance With Fibre Channel
News  |  7/15/2002  | 
Akara's new OUSP 2000 delivers the data, transporting both Gigabit Ethernet and Fibre Channel over standard Sonet connections -
Dell Powers Its Way Into Higher Density, Managed Switch Connections
News  |  7/15/2002  | 
With its high performance, low price and forward-looking features such as Layer 3 QoS, Dell's new PowerConnect 3248 switch is making a splash in the commodity switch market.
Agere Plays Its Hotspot Card
News  |  7/8/2002  | 
Agere's entry legitimizes the hotspot market, and most of the customers for this kind of product -- particularly carriers enticed with transparent billing -- want to deal with established wireless
Sockeye's GlobalRoute 2.0 for Managed Routing Services
News  |  7/8/2002  | 
Sockeye takes a new direction with GlobalRoute, a managed service -- not hardware -- that helps companies with multiple Internet connections get top performance for outbound traffic.
Aim for Corporate Instant Messaging
News  |  7/8/2002  | 
What if you could set up your own AIM server with help from the company that invented IM? With AOL's plan to offer a stable server for millions of AIM
How Will We Justify VoIP?
Commentary  |  7/1/2002  | 
The convergence of voice and data networks is inevitable, yet the industry can't explain why.
Quick Takes
News  |  7/1/2002  | 
This week, we look at PoliVec Solution Suite, St. Bernard iPrism 3.2, Agere Systems Orinoco Wireless LAN Manager and AppForge MobileVB.
Luminous E200: Enlightened Transport for Ethernet
News  |  7/1/2002  | 
Luminous Networks enters the enterprise market with one of the first platforms based on Resilient Packet Ring, or RPR, a proposed IEEE standard.


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