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Content posted in March 2003
Open Wide, This Won't Hurt a Bit
Commentary  |  3/31/2003  | 
Tech support ain't what it used to be. In fact, it's about as painful as a root canal...without the Novocain.
Collateral Damage
Commentary  |  3/31/2003  | 
Given SCO's ability to fling a wrench into open-source development, enterprises will ask if the model is stable after all.
New issue online
Commentary  |  3/31/2003  | 
Hi folks. Sorry for the vacation from posts here. Coincidentally, I'm in the midst of a vacation. I'll be back in the midst next week. Until then, you're welcome to check out the first installment of our April 3rd issue...
Interference
Commentary  |  3/27/2003  | 
If you've been following along you'll know that we recently moved our infrastructure over to our Cisco switches/routers. One of the things we've been doing is implementing our management network - hooking into the APC UPS and getting all the...
Next up: CRM
Commentary  |  3/26/2003  | 
Having finished up testing Web Services platforms now we're getting ready to test CRM solutions for NWC Inc. This is a cool review, because we'll be keeping the winner of this review as our CRM solution. We've been imaging our...
Complete Issue Online
Commentary  |  3/23/2003  | 
Hi folks, just a note to let you know that the final instalment of our March 21st issue of Network Computing is online. In addition to the usual selection of stories, we have a very fine review of application-level firewalls...
On Location at McCarran International Airport: First Impressions
Commentary  |  3/21/2003  | 
Go Behind the scenes with NWC editor David Joachim as he prepares for his upcoming April 17th "On Location" story on McCarran International Airport, and their efforts to network each
Making Mobile Apps Networkable
Commentary  |  3/21/2003  | 
If you want mobile application reliability, don't make assumptions about network quality.
On Location at McCarran International Airport: Sneak Peek
Commentary  |  3/21/2003  | 
Go Behind the scenes with NWC editor Jonathan Feldman as he prepares for his upcoming April 17th "On Location" story on McCarran International Airport, and their efforts to network each
Special Top 11 List
Commentary  |  3/20/2003  | 
Sometimes our twice-monthly Last Mile feature in Network Computing just won't hold all of the great ideas we receive from our readers. In this case, we just couldn't hold onto the following Top 11 List, which harkens back to February's...
Hot Time in the Old Town
Commentary  |  3/18/2003  | 
Well, we had a heck of a day yesterday. Temperatures in the NWC Inc. lab got all the way up to a high of 86 degrees when I opened the door in the morning. I shut down most of the...
What Internet Slowdown?
Commentary  |  3/17/2003  | 
The value of nonfinancial goods companies are selling and reselling to one another over the internet in 2003 is in the trillions.
Industry Insights: The Case for Small Vendors
Commentary  |  3/17/2003  | 
If you're considering an unproven vendor, examine the successes and failures of its technical and business management.
Don't search the Web. Search what's said on the Web
Commentary  |  3/14/2003  | 
With Google.com virtually the only game in town, it's good to see new engines like Teoma* every now and then. So I was really pleased to stumble upon Roogle earlier this year. I played with it a little bit and...
Syslogging away
Commentary  |  3/13/2003  | 
We decided to set up a dedicated syslog server to aggregate messages from the routers and switches, so after a load of RedHat onto a litlte 1U server and the editing of a few configuration files our syslog server is...
New Site Content
Commentary  |  3/11/2003  | 
Afternoon Everyone, The second half of the March 5, 2003 issue is now online. This week, David Joachim returns "On Location" to Children's Hospital Boston, where a data-mining application originally conceived to forecast staffing and supply needs now helps them...
Back up and running
Commentary  |  3/10/2003  | 
We are back up and ready to take your orders again!...
Creating Business Value
Commentary  |  3/10/2003  | 
Without credibility, you're nothing. You'll be getting in the way of your company's ability to leverage technology to boost its bottom line.
Woo hoo!
Commentary  |  3/6/2003  | 
I just happened to ping one of our class C's the other day out of frustration and guess what? Something responded. Hmmm... Instead of adding a route, dudes at our ISP just assigned one to the DSL router. Without mentioning...
Extended Top 11 List
Commentary  |  3/6/2003  | 
In conjunction with our recent Top 11 list on KaZaA, we're pleased to bring you an extended dance mix, containing all of the top suggestions tendered by your fellow Network Computing readers. Enjoy. Top 11 Signs your ISP has given...
New site content
Commentary  |  3/5/2003  | 
Hi folks, sorry for the delay in posting this week. I claim "sunspots." Anyway, we've just published our entire March 5th issue online, which contains a number of ROI-savvy stories on how to build your business credibility. As always, you...
The WLAN's Weakest Link
Commentary  |  3/3/2003  | 
Don't be fooled. Your wireless network won't be secure until your transition to RSN is complete.


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