Network application performance

  • October 17, 2002 17 Oct'02

    Gartner: Voice and data convergence on hold until 2007

    At the Networking Decisions conference in Chicago, a Gartner analyst predicted that it will take until late 2007 for the widespread deployment of voice and data convergence technology to take place. Despite interest in the technology, a number of ...

  • September 16, 2002 16 Sep'02

    This is the year for VOIP

    During an IT-Director discussion with Convergent Network Solutions, CEO Kevin Dowd expressed the view that the time is right for the implementation of voice over IP (VOIP) solutions.

  • August 02, 2002 02 Aug'02

    E911 and VoIP: Where's the emergency?

    Users of VoIP phone systems once worried that in a medical emergency, their calls might get lost. This may have been true at one time but today there are a number of fixes on the market that make this problem moot.

  • July 17, 2002 17 Jul'02

    Catalyst Conference 2002: Virtue in VoIP patience

    Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology may be sexy, but analysts and vendors have differing opinions on whether now is the time to implement VoIP.

  • July 17, 2002 17 Jul'02

    Catalyst Conference 2002: Siemens tests out VoIP

    Siemens decided to use its new San Jose complex as a test case for voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) telephony, and the project highlights the highs and lows of VoIP technology.

  • June 10, 2002 10 Jun'02

    Making network applications work

    Network managers are under increasing pressure to make applications on the network both efficient and resilient. Jon Oltsik, a former senior analyst with Forester Research, now an entrepreneur leading the Acton, Mass., based IT consulting firm ...

  • April 22, 2002 22 Apr'02

    More megabytes on the menu of national restaurant chain

    O'Charley's resturuants replaced its dial up connection with frame relay network paving the way for future network applications aimed at improving customer service and reducing employee turnover.

  • April 17, 2002 17 Apr'02

    Videoconferencing: Big whoop or big flop?

    The latest killer app is supposed to be videoconferencing. I'm sure that there must be an echo in my office, 'cause I swear I've heard that one before.

  • October 11, 2001 11 Oct'01

    Bad Packets: Business P2P: Warmed-over groupware

    Is peer to peer (P2P) a viable business concept? Shared files and collaborative services may not be enough to keep the trend alive in today's economy.

  • July 26, 2001 26 Jul'01

    Cisco changing CCIE lab format

    Beginning October 1, Cisco's routing and switching CCIE lab exam will be offered in one extended day, rather than the longstanding two-day format.

  • July 20, 2001 20 Jul'01

    Can streaming media unlock new sales?

    Immature technology has limited the widespread adoption of streaming applications to larger enterprises, but analysts and some early adopters forecast a boom during the next few years.

  • June 25, 2001 25 Jun'01

    Ozzie champions peer-to-peer

    Peer-to-peer computing might be a crowded field. But only Groove Networks can say that it has Lotus Notes creator Ray Ozzie at the helm. Groove, which operated in stealth mode for three years prior to unveiling Groove 1.0 last fall, is also ...