Expert Analysis
Content tagged with Networking posted in July 2008
Interop New York To Shine Spotlight On Mobility, Cloud Computing
News  |  7/31/2008  | 
The industry’s premier networking event, held in New York Sept. 15-19, will host keynotes from Marc Benioff of, Marie Hattar of Cisco, and Ronald W. Hovsepian of Novell. Also on tap are deep dives in virtualization, green IT, and security, and the Mobile Business Expo.
Rolling Review: Microsoft NAP
News  |  7/30/2008  | 
Can Microsoft's Network Access Protection challenge Cisco's network access control dominance? Yes--and not just because it's free.
Vonage Unveils Traveling VoIP Service
News  |  7/29/2008  | 
The Vonage Pro calling plan allows subscribers to use their home phone numbers virtually anywhere they can find a high-speed Internet connection.
Juniper Gears Up for Additional Growth
Commentary  |  7/28/2008  | 
Revenue growth brings with it new challenges: additional expansion, more layers of management, and continuing pressure to excel. Juniper Networks, which has been doing well, recently made some changes to better position itself for the future.
Brocade Plus Foundry Equals Ethernet Everywhere
News  |  7/24/2008  | 
The idea is that, in the data center, the combined company will service both sides of server.
Symantec's Backup Exec 12 Is Evolutionary Upgrade
News  |  7/24/2008  | 
Stalwart backup product gains remote management capabilities.
3Com's RFI Focuses On Stackable Switches
News  |  7/24/2008  | 
Company's architecture offers flexibility, forgoes chassis entirely.
Startup Uplogix Simplifies Remote Management
News  |  7/24/2008  | 
Its appliances can manage multiple devices either in or out of band.
Cisco To Acquire Pure Networking For $120 Million
News  |  7/24/2008  | 
The purchase puts Pure's home networking management software under the umbrella of Cisco's Linksys unit.
Everybody Loves "Presence" -- In Unified Communications
Commentary  |  7/17/2008  | 
OK, so that may be the worst pun I've ever used in a blog headline, but according to a Yankee Group post in No Jitter, presence -- not VoIP -- is the key to Unified Communications. And frankly, that seems like one of the few reasonable things I've seen written about UC.
HP ProCurve Powers A Unified Switching Architecture
News  |  7/16/2008  | 
Solid solution taps ProCurve switches and management software, hitting all requirements in our RFI.
7 Enterprise Management Tools That Cost Less Than $10,000
News  |  7/16/2008  | 
Low-cost products deliver wide range of capabilities.
Vendor Speeds Up its WAN Accelerator
Commentary  |  7/16/2008  | 
The Wide Area Network accelerator market has picked up steam as small and medium businesses try to move information more quickly over those connections. One leading vendor recently pumped its product line to gain more market traction.
Verizon Business Teams Up With Virtusa To Streamline IT Operations
News  |  7/11/2008  | 
The telecom company says its new IT asset management program can reduce its 1,000 key IT systems by 40%.
Comcast Again Chided For Allegedly Blocking Internet Traffic
News  |  7/10/2008  | 
The company's agreement to smoothly deliver Vonage's VoIP services raises critics' questions about the ISP's network management practices.
2008 NAC Survey: Adoption Slows, Battle For Framework Dominance Still Joined
News  |  7/10/2008  | 
InformationWeek Analytics surveyed nearly 500 business technology pros about their use of network access control. Here's a summary.
Airvana Updates Its CDMA EV-DO Clustering Technology
News  |  7/9/2008  | 
The upgrade lets carriers increase the number of sites than can fit in a cluster so sessions can be managed as subscribers move across different cell boundaries.
Study: Dialup Users Don't Want Broadband Anyway
Commentary  |  7/3/2008  | 
Associated Press via Wired
How to Loosen E-Mail's Grip: One Man's Odyssey
Commentary  |  7/1/2008  | 
E-mail has become one of the greatest time-sucking tools of nearly everyone's workday. Do you dare calculate how much time you spend every morning reading and responding to the myriad of messages that have flooded your inbox? Not to mention the incessant messages that pop up throughout the day. One man decided to fight back.

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