• April 24, 2008 24 Apr'08

    Nemertes service provider awards reflect enterprise views on excellence

    Nemertes Research gave 11 major and emerging telecom service providers awards for excellence in advanced communications services following its enterprise surveys.  Continue Reading

  • April 23, 2008 23 Apr'08

    LAN server

    A local area network (LAN) server is a program (and by implication usually the computer it runs in) that "serves" the resources (files, storage, application programs, printers, and other devices) for a number of attached workstations.  Continue Reading

  • April 23, 2008 23 Apr'08

    Learning Path: Network and Web Site Administration

    NETWORK AND WEB SITE ADMINISTRATION....network operations center (NOC) - internetworking - firewall - proxy server - DMZ - NAT - EGP - BGP - peering - colocation - IGP - DHCP - network operating system - Novell Directory Services (NDS) - nslookup - ...  Continue Reading

  • April 23, 2008 23 Apr'08

    Learning Path: Telephony and Wide Area Networks

    TELEPHONY AND WIDE AREA NETWORKS...circuit - PSTN - Plain Old Telephone Service (POTS) - telephone jacks - dial-up - acoustic coupler - modem - 56flex - 56 Kbps (x2) - handshaking - V.xx standards - local loop - central office - LIDB - dedicated ...  Continue Reading

  • April 23, 2008 23 Apr'08

    Ethernet Glossary

    After you've finished, you can test your knowledge with Quiz #28: Ethernet.  Continue Reading

  • April 23, 2008 23 Apr'08

    Challenges of managing wireless security covered at Interop

    When wireless LANs (WLANs) are deployed as mainstream enterprise network infrastructure, security and management become paramount concerns to corporations. Wireless networking expert Lisa Phifer will speak to these issues of wireless security and ...  Continue Reading

  • April 23, 2008 23 Apr'08

    Strategies for enterprise wireless deployment discussed at Interop

    802.11n wireless adoption presents new challenges for enterprise network managers, including Power over Ethernet and network management issues. Paul DeBeasi, senior analyst at Burton Group, has plenty of experience advising enterprises on their ...  Continue Reading

  • April 23, 2008 23 Apr'08


    IDSL is a system in which digital data is transmitted at 128 Kbps on a regular copper telephone line (twisted pair) from a user to a destination using digital (rather than analog or voice) transmission, bypassing the telephone company's central ...  Continue Reading

  • April 23, 2008 23 Apr'08

    Networking podcasts

    Listen to our networking podcasts and learn more about technologies you need to know to keep your network running smoothly.  Continue Reading

  • April 23, 2008 23 Apr'08

    Learning Path: Network Infrastructure

    NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE...infrastructure - backbone - network access point (NAP)- vBNS - Internet 2 - MAE - peering - router - switch - bridge - hub - stackable hub - repeater - brouter - aggregator - gateway - point-of-presence (POP) - colocation - ...  Continue Reading





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