Microsoft Parades VoIP On Windows CE
Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday said the upcoming version of its Windows CE operating system for handheld devices, set-top boxes and mobile phones will include features for voice over IP, and
No Free Ride For VoIP Providers
One of the common misconceptions in the Voice over IP arena is the idea that VoIP service providers are taking a free ride on the nation's telecom networks. Nothing is
Brocade Builds SANs For Small Biz, Remote Use
Brocade Communications Systems Inc. is trying to extend the benefits of SANs to small to midsize businesses, enterprise departments and remote offices with new eight- and 16-port Fibre Channel SAN
Pulver The 'Voice' Of VoIP
The relentless force that is Jeff Pulver refused to rest on his laurels Tuesday, instead exhorting the crowd at the VON show to think bigger and work harder.
Verizon: Telecom Regulation Needs A Makeover
Verizon senior vice president Kathryn Brown decries the state of the state of telecom regulation, calling for a "new policy framework" instead of tweaks to the existing regulatory system.
Polycom Unveils Entry-Level IP Phone
Conferencing vendor Polycom Monday expanded its lineup of IP phones with a new entry-level handset priced at $180 launched at the VON conference in Santa Clara, Calif.
VoIP Regulatory Issues Dominate VON Buzz
Regulation -- or the potential lack thereof -- was the buzzword for the morning sessions of the VON (Voice on the Net) conference Monday, during the show's "Telecom Policy Summit"
VoIP: Everyone's Using It
When I asked for some real-life examples of VoIP usage a week ago, I wasn't disappointed -- a few readers quickly replied with their success stories, which I'll share here.
This Edition we look at VCon HD3000 and HD5000 Conferencing Systems; NetRAT Software NetRAT 2.5; ViewCentral Replay; ZyXel Communications ZyWall 70
Enterprise Groupware Products
We evaluated products from the top players in the groupware
arena. See which one toppled its rivals with its extensive application-development functionality, smooth install and management capabilities.
E-Mail Compliance Offers IT Opportunity
E-mail can drive network managers nuts in so many different ways. In addition to standardizing platforms, keeping the gateways up and bandwidth clear, and dealing with spam -- network managers
IPv6 Test Demonstrates Peer-To-Peer Network
The second test phase of the Moonv6 network, the world's largest multivendor IPv6 network, demonstrated the ability of the IPv6 spec to operate with most network elements as well as
Linus Torvalds Visits Novell's BrainShare
Everything came up Linux today at Novell's annual BrainShare conference in Salt Lake City, where company executives proclaimed a corporate resurgence and a surprise guest -- Linus Torvalds -- touted
Level 3 Gears Up For Broad VoIP Rollout
After quietly building on its VoIP offerings since 1999, Level 3 is preparing to unwrap a broad spectrum of Web phoning services for markets ranging from wholesale through enterprise to
BrainShare Thinks Linux
Novell this week will detail its strategy to essentially clone NetWare into a Linux-based platform when the company hosts its annual BrainShare developer conference in Salt Lake City.
VoIP Use Moving Faster Than Regulation
Is VoIP the next Napster? As in, will people deploy it now and worry about regulation later? Purely anectdotal evidence seems to suggest yes. Maybe I've just got a geeky
Tech Data Authorized To Sell EMC
EMC recently signed a deal to distribute its Clariion CX300 and NetWin 200 systems with Navisphere and SnapView storage management software through distributor Tech Data.
Enterprise Calls On VoIP
Does the adoption of a technology by the enterprise make it more likely to cross over to the consumer space? Or is it consumer acceptance of a given technology that
VoIP Drives Softswitch Boom
The booming softswitch (software switches) market should continue its rapid growth rate through 2008, as major telecom-service providers show no slowdown in their appetites for the technology, according to a
Global Storage Market Shows Strong Recovery
The worldwide storage market showed strong growth in the fourth quarter of last year, driven by an improving economy and the need for advanced storage protection within the enterprise, a
EMC, Fujitsu Siemens Extend Strategic Alliance
EMC Corp. and Fujitsu Siemens Computers have extended their strategic alliance through 2008 as the two firms increase jointly-developed solutions that are becoming mutually advantageous in North America and Europe.
China Tells Intel To Calm Down
A Chinese official said Thursday that Intel should "calm down" after a spokesperson for the chipmaker said the company would not produce WLAN chips that adhere to a proprietary security
Document Management Systems
Need help managing document overflow? We tested five document-management systems that recover lost data and keep you in compliance with regulations for records management.
IPWireless Ships 3.4-GHz Broadband Platform
IPWireless is shipping a version of its UMTS TDD mobile broadband gear that operates in the 3.4- to 3.6-GHz bands, allowing operators to deploy plug-and-play wireless broadband networks that compete
FCC's Powell Visits Broadband-Over-Power Lines Project
Federal Communications Commission chairman Michael Powell demonstrated just how committed he is to finding competitive alternatives to broadband, when he visited a broadband over power line (BPL) test project Friday,
Reports Say Storage Business Recovering
The struggling disk-drive storage business broke out to post gains at the end of 2003, after suffering through a period of declining sales, according to two market-research firms.
IP Storage Streams In
Fibre Channel-based storage isn't for everyone. Small- to medium-size enterprises might not want to dedicate the time and dollars necessary to get a fairly complex system set up for storage