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  • Cisco's Warrior on collaboration, innovation and bathtubs

    Ron Richard - Ron Richard Consulting 27 Jun 2008
  • It's pretty clear that Cisco is serious about the principles of connectivity and collaboration put forth during Networkers. I just got back from Orlando and discovered both a Twitter and a Facebook ...

  • Deep diving into deep packet inspection

    Michael Morisy - TechTarget 09 Jun 2008
  • Speaking of deep packeteering, is a new non-profit with the goal to "foster and support community interest and progress in deep packet inspection (DPI)." OK, so the Gates Foundation ...

  • Gen X to Gen Y: Grow up!

    Ron Richard - Ron Richard Consulting 05 Jun 2008
  • From my perspective, there aren't many differences between Generation X and Generation Y -- except that people born in the 80s aren't as likely to remember Spider Man and his Amazing Friends. (If ...

  • Geek Squad vs. Sex and the City

    Ron Richard - Ron Richard Consulting 29 May 2008
  • Sure, Carrie Bradshaw was mystified when her Mac died, but that's no reason to hate on Sex and the City. As much as pop culture may have you believe that the worlds of beauty and brains lie as far ...

  • Are Cisco knockoffs a modern Trojan Horse?

    Michael Morisy - TechTarget 16 May 2008
  • So it's not exactly breaking at this point, but scary nonetheless: The FBI's Operation Cisco Raider has led to a number criminal cases involving counterfeit Cisco products bought by military ...

  • Be a MacGyver -- not a MacGruber

    Ron Richard - Ron Richard Consulting 09 May 2008
  • Network pros must feel like they carry the world on their backs. One of my big takeaways from Interop was that with the tide of new applications being delivered across the network, network pros ...

  • How sexy is your network diagram?

    Michael Morisy - TechTarget 07 May 2008
  • What, you don't know a precise number? Then get over to and find out exactly how pretty your peers think your network diagram is on a sliding 1-10 scale. It's ...

  • Aruba Networks at Interop

    Shamus McGillicuddy - Enterprise Management Associates 05 May 2008
  • Aruba Networks is one of the top WLAN infrastructure vendors in the market. The last time I checked, they were second to the titan in the market, Cisco. A lot of vendors see the coming generation ...

  • Finisar and Neterion partner for smaller, faster, cooler cable

    Ron Richard - Ron Richard Consulting 04 May 2008
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  • Perfect storm on its way for networking pros?

    Susan Fogarty - Editorial Director 01 May 2008
  • I flew back from Interop this morning, and my head is swimming from all there was to see and try to comprehend. One thing, however, is crystal clear: Today, networking is about a lot more than the ...