Expert Analysis
Content tagged with Networking posted in August 2003
TIAA Simplifies Desktop Administration
News  |  8/22/2003  | 
Business Profile: TIAA Investments, a division of TIAA-CREF, $265 billion in assets, New York. Web site: http://www.tiaainvestments.org/ Lines of Business: Fixed-income investment products. Vendor/Technology Solution: ON Technology Corp.'s (Waltham, Mass.) ON Command CCM and iCommand multi-platform management solutions. Technology In...
Polycom KOs Proprietary VoIP Woes
News  |  8/19/2003  | 
Every SIP phone we tested could be declared a winner, but the SoundPoint IP 600 earned our Editor's Choice title.
Remote Management In-Reach
News  |  8/19/2003  | 
MRV Communications puts out more than a console server.
SIP Packs a Punch
News  |  8/19/2003  | 
Having this voice protocol in your corner brings easier integration, more choices, lower costs and the innovation muscle that only a ubiquitous standard can provide.
NetVigil Sees All
News  |  8/19/2003  | 
Fidelia offers WLAN monitoring along with top-notch reporting and stats.
If You Rebuild It, They Will Come
News  |  8/19/2003  | 
The newly reconstructed MLB.com Web site stayed online during the busiest opening day in the site's history, fielding queries from 10 million fans in one day -- the first time
EmergeCore Offers 'IT in a Box'
News  |  8/19/2003  | 
The IT-100 server has core network functionality built in.
The 10 Deadly Sins of Wireless
News  |  8/19/2003  | 
We've tested hundreds of wireless products in our labs and have talked to plenty of IT managers who've taken the plunge with wireless LANs. Here's our list of 10 Deadly
First-Class NAS
News  |  8/18/2003  | 
The rapid acceleration of storage needs and the desire for simple, manageable devices has thrust network-attached storage into the spotlight as a top-flight option.
Sun Props Up Gnome
News  |  8/18/2003  | 
Sun has said it will add Gnome to its list of desktops distributed with Solaris. This is good news on many fronts.
Dell's 8-Way Server Detour
News  |  8/18/2003  | 
Dell has put the brakes on the development of eight-way Intel Xeon servers.
WiFi: Exaggerated Flaws
News  |  8/18/2003  | 
Researchers in France created a stir when they found an anomaly within the 802.11b standard capable of dragging down WLAN performance considerably.
Don't Be Chilled by Linux Lawsuits
Commentary  |  8/18/2003  | 
SCO's posturing ignores the fact that no court has yet recognized its claims to the Linux code--and likely never will.
Security Certification for SuSE: No Big Deal
News  |  8/18/2003  | 
The certification has no value for Linux at large.
Next-Generation WLANs: Version 1.0
Commentary  |  8/18/2003  | 
Why is more than $100 million flowing into WLAN start-ups in this post-bubble era of cautious tech speculation?
Smooth Integrators
News  |  8/5/2003  | 
EAI suites get all your organization's applications to exchange information freely and effectively.
Force Fit
News  |  8/5/2003  | 
Does getting your software to interact--without busting your labor budget--feel like trying to cram a square peg into a round hole? EAI provides the tools for smooth integration.
Outsource Hardware Monitoring
News  |  8/5/2003  | 
SilverBack's Datacenter 3.8 addresses customer needs.
Small Server Bonanza
News  |  8/5/2003  | 
We tested five inexpensive, reliable boxes aimed at small businesses, remote offices and workgroups. HP struck gold with its feature-rich, expandable ProLiant ML330.
How Secure Is Your SAN?
News  |  8/5/2003  | 
Storage devices that are directly attached and dedicated to a specific server--and therefore easily secured--are rapidly giving way to shared networked storage topologies that introduce new security exposures.
Sift Shows Potential
News  |  8/5/2003  | 
.Net monitor provides tools, but no admin restriction.
Making ID Management Manageable
News  |  8/5/2003  | 
Want to avoid an identity-management crisis? Build a federated-identity infrastructure, where a user's authenticated ID is shared across multiple domains or online businesses.
Behold, the Power of Politics
News  |  8/4/2003  | 
I have seen ridiculous TCO numbers concocted just to support a predetermined conclusion that matched preconceived notions.
IPv6's Premature Birth
News  |  8/4/2003  | 
Are we are about to give birth to the IPv6 generation? Don't start boiling water just yet.
Quick Takes
News  |  8/4/2003  | 
Cyclone Commerce Cyclone Director, Alcatel Assessment for VoIP Solution, Miramar Systems Desktop DNA Enterprise Edition 4.6, Digital Fountain Transporter Fountain 3.0
Enterprising AP
News  |  8/4/2003  | 
Proxim delivers a highly capable 802.11b/g AP, but 802.11g has limitations.
802.16a: Sedan or Mack Truck?
News  |  8/4/2003  | 
When it comes to Intel's wireless equipment, there are reasons to be skeptical.
Legacy Connectivity
Commentary  |  8/4/2003  | 
Has anyone heard lately from Rabbit, Wollongong or TGV ('three guys and a VAX')?
Business Certs, Part Deux
Commentary  |  8/4/2003  | 
How can we expect corporate execs to take our tech proposals seriously if we can't explain our reasoning clearly?
SCO Trades Unix For Litigation
News  |  8/4/2003  | 
Until the court decides on the SCO vs. IBM case, it would appear that any license SCO sells is pretty much worthless.
Mesh Networks: Too Little Too Soon
Commentary  |  8/4/2003  | 
Mesh network managers must contend with all the typical bridging, routing and security challenges.


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