Network management and monitoring

  • December 22, 2011 22 Dec'11

    Network technology trends for 2012: Network management

    Looking at network management technology trends for 2012, EMA's Jim Frey predicts cross-domain management, SaaS-based management and cloud SLAs.

  • December 15, 2011 15 Dec'11

    Network technology trends 2012: Out-of-band management and DevOps

    F5 Networks’ technology evangelist Lori MacVittie shares her take on network technology trends in 2012, including the return of the out-of-band management network.

  • December 08, 2011 08 Dec'11

    11 ways to kick IT shop sexism in the ass (Men can do it too!)

    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 08 Dec'11

    Kaspersky Lab, WebSense make anti-censorship statements

    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 17 Nov'11

    OpenFlow applications work where network management tools fail

    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 03 Nov'11

    NetFlow analyzer improves security, network capacity management

    Fitchburg State University installed Lancope’s SteathWatch NetFlow analyzer to boost security and network capacity management.

  • October 21, 2011 21 Oct'11

    RIM: Move on from BlackBerry

    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 03 Oct'11

    Junosphere Lab: Juniper's cloud-based lab for enterprise customers

    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 20 Sep'11

    Cisco adds Microsoft Hyper-V support to Nexus 1000v

    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 14 Sep'11

    Cisco gets on the offense … but will it backfire?

    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 12 Sep'11

    Unified network management planning: Integrating wired and wireless

    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 07 Sep'11

    Can your WLAN keep up with the tablet explosion?

    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 22 Aug'11

    HP kills TouchPad: Should Cisco get the hint?

    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 09 Aug'11

    Adtran buys wireless LAN vendor Bluesocket

    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 26 Jul'11

    Software is the network, so Juniper snags Microsoft's Muglia

    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 ...