The Network Hub

February 2008

  • Does the Amazon Kindle violate network neutrality principles?

    Michael Morisy - TechTarget 25 Feb 2008
  • Imagine signing up for broadband service that forces you to buy your computer from the ISP, only allows you to download DRM’d content from them, and only lets you visit pre-approved blogs – which ...

  • Open source networking hums along, quietly

    Susan Fogarty - Editorial Director 22 Feb 2008
  • Open source has been buzzing lately: Gartner identified it as one of the top 10 trends for 2008, and last week Microsoft announced it was publishing 30,000 pages of documentation for Windows Server ...

  • Geeks defy (and underscore) geek stereotypes

    Ron Richard - Ron Richard Consulting 21 Feb 2008
  • I spend a lot of time, possibly too much time, thinking about geek culture, and apparently I'm not the only one. No sooner had I blogged about pundits trying to define the image of the "new" ...

  • Network security concerns: Mo' remote workers mo' problems

    Tessa Parmenter - Contributor 14 Feb 2008
  • When the network was built like a castle, located in one static location, it was easier to have perimeter defense--the castle walls, the moat and hill (i.e., the firewalls)--protecting the ...

  • IT Ethics

    Michael Morisy - TechTarget 13 Feb 2008
  • Over on Slashdot there’s a lively discussion of IT ethics, and what sort of codes (no pun intended) network managers work by. Three camps of “ethical rules” came up: Rules workers bring with them ...

  • iPhone, oh the madness you have wrought

    Shamus McGillicuddy - Enterprise Management Associates 12 Feb 2008
  • I just finished writing about how the iPhone's success has made touch-screen smartphones all the rage in 2008. And then this morning I read that Jim Balsille, co-CEO of Research In Motion, told ...

  • IPv6 makes inroads on the Internet

    Susan Fogarty - Editorial Director 07 Feb 2008
  • This week, ICANN (the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) announced that it made almost half of the Internet's root server networks IPv6 capable. According to the release: IPv6 ...

  • Who is the "new" networking pro?

    Ron Richard - Ron Richard Consulting 01 Feb 2008
  • For more than a year, I've been hearing a lot of buzz about the concept of the "new" networking pro from networking vendors and pundits alike. The idea is, in a nutshell, that the old-school ...

  • Video tour of Juniper's EX 4200 series network switch

    Michael Morisy - TechTarget 01 Feb 2008
  • Juniper's Michael Peachey, senior product marketing manager, points out some of the major features -- including an LCD screen, hot-swappable fans and user-replacable batteries -- of the ...