Expert Analysis
Content tagged with Networking posted in July 2003
Sun Sees Road To Prosperity Paved With Its Own Products
News  |  7/22/2003  | 
Sun Microsystems' message that companies need to view their IT operations as a system, rather than a collection of hardware, software, and networking, appears to make sense, but the paying
High Toll for Wireless Bridge
News  |  7/22/2003  | 
Cisco's Aironet 1400 offers great functionality, but for a price.
Heroix eQ Management Suite 2.0
News  |  7/22/2003  | 
HMS lets network managers track applications from inside the server farm, have access to the performance metrics of everything running on an enterprise machine and know about potential problems.
Quick Takes
News  |  7/22/2003  | 
Sun Microsystems Sun ONE Directory Server 5.2; Altusen LCD Console KVM Switch; Visual Numerics JMSL Numerical Library 2.5 for Java Applications; Symantec ManHunt 3.0
Certification Security Blanket
News  |  7/22/2003  | 
Instead of relying on a brief product demo or trial, check out the product's security certifications.
The Handoff
News  |  7/22/2003  | 
For big business, outsourced network management is becoming de rigueur. But does it make sense for smaller businesses? Depends on your cost structure and your tolerance for relinquishing control.
Teaming Up with the Right Management Service
News  |  7/22/2003  | 
Most network-management providers won't offer aggressive service or huge cost savings to small and midsize businesses. But we pushed and prodded, and got PerformanceIT to give our fictional food chain
CA's Network Management Holy Grail
News  |  7/22/2003  | 
Can a single product provide the depth of capabilities necessary to manage a wide array of assets?
Public Key Without the Middleman
News  |  7/22/2003  | 
Products incorporating a new elliptic-curve cryptography method called Weil Pairings are now being released.
Novell's Net Gain
News  |  7/22/2003  | 
NetWare 6.5 enhancements are open-source and developer friendly.
IBM Does Morphogenic Computing
News  |  7/22/2003  | 
There are glimmers of hope that the company will produce tools to make your life easier and your systems more stable.
Yet Another Web Services Standard
News  |  7/22/2003  | 
WS-Federation is a specification designed to federate identities across corporate boundaries.
10K Transactions Per Second
News  |  7/22/2003  | 
NetScaler builds RS9800 faster, stronger, more flexible.
UNISYS Wireless Golf Scoring System
News  |  7/22/2003  | 
Unisys' wireless Golf Scoring System went mobile at this year's U.S. Open. Here's how the company ensures the system's reliability, predictability and performance.
App Attitude: How Much Is That?
Commentary  |  7/22/2003  | 
The task of pricing out any software is daunting and leaves many IT staffers scratching their heads.
Why IT Matters
Commentary  |  7/21/2003  | 
Ultimately, it's how an organization manages technologies and aligns them with business goals that distinguishes it.
News  |  7/21/2003  | 
Microsoft announces the end of the line for Internet Explorer on the Mac.
Feds Reach Out and Touch IT
News  |  7/8/2003  | 
GLBA. HIPAA. Sarbanes-Oxley. These and other federal business regulations have a direct impact on IT implementations and practices.
Art Museum's New Server Collection Brings Ancient Works to Life
News  |  7/8/2003  | 
By leveraging the best of past and present computing platforms, San Francisco's Asian Art Museum is giving visitors a richer, more interactive experience.
Let Service Providers Meter Your Bandwidth
News  |  7/7/2003  | 
It isn't often that a vendor or new technology catches me flat-footed, but P-Cube has done just that.
Reducing Security Liabilities
News  |  7/7/2003  | 
The Organization for Internet Safety has devised guidelines for security bug hunters to follow when a vulnerability is found.
There's More to IM Logging Than You Think
News  |  7/7/2003  | 
IM logging involves more than simply recording everything that comes and goes.
Centrex, IP Style
News  |  7/7/2003  | 
New IP telephony offerings sport feature sets to call home about--and pricing that will let you do so, even if home is across the country.
XcelleNet's Afaria 5.0
News  |  7/7/2003  | 
Afaria is an easy-to-use mobile device management platform for Win32-, Pocket PC-, RIM Blackberry-, Palm OS-, Symbian OS- and Java-based devices.
Technology Trickle-Up
Commentary  |  7/7/2003  | 
Any proven and familiar technology that doesn't require tearing holes in walls is a viable alternative.
Bright Side of the Labor Numbers
Commentary  |  7/7/2003  | 
Management and HR consultants are predicting a talent war that will make the late '90s job market look tame.
The Real Cost of VoIP
News  |  7/7/2003  | 
Our comprehensive, real-user RFP reveals that there's a lot more to VoIP than just the price of the equipment.
Eye on the Servers
News  |  7/1/2003  | 
NetBotz's WallBotz 500 offers near-human security and monitoring.
Nauticus Simplifies Load Balancing
News  |  7/1/2003  | 
Its N2000 uses virtual switching to provide consolidation.
Keeping Time With Your Network
News  |  7/1/2003  | 
Think time is on your side? That depends on whether you synchronize the clocks of your network devices, servers and workstations.
The IT Agenda: Stay the Course
Commentary  |  7/1/2003  | 
Keep your technical skills sharp, don't play politics, and go do what you were hired to do.
CoreStreet's Real Time Credentials Validation Authority
News  |  7/1/2003  | 
Use RTVCA to validate digital certificates and update other user permissions.

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