Network management and monitoring
- December 08, 2011
A conversation in an online forum during the Women in Tech session at the Large Installation System Administration (LISA) 2011 conference in Boston this week may have summed up the reason for ...
- December 08, 2011
Technology vendors are always putting together industry consortiums to promote the development and adoption of new technologies or to advance their general business interests. But sometimes they ...
- November 17, 2011
OpenFlow applications beat network management tools, offering a holistic view of the network's configuration and granular control even in a dynamic virtualized environment.
- November 03, 2011
Fitchburg State University installed Lancope’s SteathWatch NetFlow analyzer to boost security and network capacity management.
- October 21, 2011
Sometimes it pays to move on, no matter how much you have invested in something. This summer Freakonomics Radio ran an episode titled "The Upside of Quitting," which poked holes in the old adage ...
- October 03, 2011
Juniper Networks today introduced a new version of its cloud-based network engineering lab, Junosphere. The new version, Junosphere Lab, gives enterprises and services providers cloud-based access ...
- September 20, 2011
As my colleague Beth Pariseau reported last week, Cisco Systems announced today that it is adding support for Microsoft's Hyper-V hypervisor software to its distributed virtual switch, the Nexus ...
- September 14, 2011
Once upon a time, Cisco was above the fray; too good to respond to competitors that publicly attacked and beyond the need to defend its heavy weight champion status. But those days are over. This ...
- September 12, 2011
To deploy unified network management, enterprises must look at the current network infrastructure, how users connect to the network and possibly embracing platforms like the cloud.
- September 07, 2011
Research firm Canalys reports that the enterprise wireless LAN market has grown by 35% due to the influx of wireless-only devices in the workplace. I could report this as good news – and it is for ...
- August 22, 2011
When HP announced last week it would kill the TouchPad tablet, two clear messages emerged: First, the iPad leaves little room for competition in the tablet world. Second, Cisco had better be a ...
- August 09, 2011
It's a song you've heard before. The days of overlay wireless LANs are coming to an end as enterprises start to integrate the build-out and management of wired and wireless networks. Switch and ...
- July 26, 2011
In a further sign of just how important software is becoming to the network, Juniper Networks named former Microsoft executive Bob Muglia as vice president of its newly formed Software Solutions ...
- July 21, 2011
With Dell buying Force10 Networks, Brocade seeking a buyer and Alcatel-Lucent looking to shed its enterprise business, does anyone want to be in the networking industry anymore? Which narrative ...
- July 18, 2011
The axe finally fell late this afternoon. The long-rumored layoffs are official at Cisco. Just days after the conclusion of Cisco Live, the company's annual customer conference where William ...