SOTAs: The Telephony Code
Service orientation simplifies the building of telephony-enabled applications, but pitfalls still abound. Here's what vendors are up to and what you should look out for.
Linksys Releases Wireless-N For Small Businesses
The local area network product line uses the 802.11n wireless draft specification, designed to better handle bandwidth-hungry apps like video and VoIP. Still, there's no assurance they'll work with other
India Begins Trial IPTV Services
India's state-owned communications services provider, Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd. (MTNL) will reportedly offer Internet Protocol TV services (IPTV) under the Tri-Band name, with trial services to soon start pilot runs
Web Brings War Home
Though it's not easy to upload large files to the Internet from Iraq, many soldiers are posting still and video images once they return home. The practice is gaining the
Linksys Rolls Out Two VPN Routers
Linksys adds two new virtual private network (VPN) routers to its Small Business Series of small office-home office networking products.
That's right - freebies for your Friday. You know you missed them. Today's freebies are all about anti-spyware and online storage......
BuzzBites: Brokeback Biometrics
Tracking cattle with retina scanning technology. And could technology keep the best and brightest students engaged in science?
In our final print edition, we laugh at the Top 11 replacements for the Last Mile; a Nigerian e-mail scam gone wrong (for the scammer); and a salute to Last
Mozilla Patches 13 Firefox Flaws
Mozilla rolls out a Firefox security update that patches 13 vulnerabilities, 8 of them judged "critical." The overall update has been tagged as "highly critical."
The Small Penalty For Big Data Breaches
Confidential customer information is precious but many large public companies that have experienced data breaches in recent months pay only a small price in fines and the impact on their
VoIP Call Quality Takes A Nosedive: Survey
VoIP call quality has taken a nosedive over the last 18 months, with nearly 20 percent of VoIP callers experiencing unacceptable voice quality, according to a survey done by Brix
AIM Professional--Too Little Too Late?
The release of AIM Professional--despite encryption, antivirus support and access to extra content--may be a year late and a barrel of enterprise features short.
Acquisition of the Week: HP and Mercury
Rumors were flying last week about the possibility of HP acquiring Mercury Interactive and yesterday those rumors proved to be true when HP laid out $4.5b in cash for the troubled company....
Bringing A Business Sensibility To IT
It goes without saying that the entire reason a company invests in technology is to support its business goals. But too often there is a disconnect between corporate operations and the IT organization. This is unfortunate because it prevents businesses from getting the maximum value from their technology resources.
Cognio's Spectrum Expert for WiFi 3.0
Wi-Fi spectrum analysis makes wireless LAN interference easy to track down, and Cognio's latest release includes new charts and enhancements to the user interface.
Zultys Technologies' MX30 3.0
MX30 3.0 adds advanced features such as scripted auto-attendant and automated call features like call recording to its IP PBX for small and midsize businesses.
How To Manage Skype in the Enterprise
Skype is many network manager's nightmare. But it needn't be. A well-known expert shows you easy ways to detect, manage, and bend the application to your will
Straitshot's Aim: More Bandwidth For Less
Maximum bandwidth at minimum cost. That's what Straitshot Communications' Intelligent Private Network (IPN) service is all about, and the company is looking to add solution providers who want to apply