Network management and monitoring
- August 09, 2010
When something like the Mark Hurd scandal happens, we in the media spend a lot of time quoting pundits about what impact the event could have on the markets we cover. For instance, ITWorld Canada ...
- August 06, 2010
Yikes, multiple publications, including BusinessWeek, are reporting that HP CEO Mark Hurd has abruptly resigned following an internal investigation into whether he had violated the company's ...
- August 05, 2010
Are you at the point where you need to update the old Cisco Catalyst 6509s in the core of your data center? If you are, you're probably looking at the Nexus line of data center switches that Cisco ...
- August 05, 2010
Mobile network management software via smartphone apps and mobile browser optimization allows network engineers to be on-call without having to carry a laptop on vacation.
- July 30, 2010
When researchers say they've found a vulnerability in WPA2 (WiFi Protected Access) security standard, wireless LAN administrators stand up and take notice. Md. Sohail Ahmad, a researcher with ...
- July 26, 2010
The Open vSwitch Project offers downloadable code for an open source virtual switch that matches the Cisco Nexus 1000v in distributed virtual switch functionality, including granular traffic and policy control and remote management of virtual ...
- July 23, 2010
When I set out to write about Cisco's new CCIE Emeritus program a few weeks ago, I spoke to three CCIE-certified engineers, all at different stages of their career, to get a variety of perspectives ...
- July 21, 2010
HP Networking recently posted this handy little warranty chart (PDF) to help customers understand the warranties on all its products, both the old ProCurve-branded gear and the recently acquired ...
- July 16, 2010
Gartner's 2010 Magic Quadrant for network access control (NAC) is remarkably crowded for a market that reportedly generated just $200 million in annual revenue in 2009. Gartner has included 18 ...
- June 30, 2010
Cisco has been criticized for losing focus on its enterprise networking portfolio with random technology additions like the Flip camera. But Cisco’s move this week to expand its home and enterprise ...
- June 18, 2010
Gartner rolled out a new Magic Quadrant for Enterprise LAN this month and it looks remarkably similar to last year's, even though Gartner itself acknowledges that the network switching industry is ...
- June 16, 2010
Enterprise network management software vendors are retooling their products for service delivery management. Service assurance products from NetScout, CA and others are combining network management with other IT management tools to give enterprises ...
- June 07, 2010
Let's face it: If you're building counterfeit Cisco gear, it's rather stupid to hand the stuff over to Cisco. Two alleged fraudsters in the Washington, D.C., area figured that out last week when ...
- May 26, 2010
Network World this week published a brutal takedown of the network access control industry, called "NAC: What went wrong?" Consultant Joel Snyder wrote the article after spending four months lab ...
- May 20, 2010
With no budget from the outset, some networks become a patchwork of mismatched, outdated gear, where setting up a simple spanning tree protocol becomes impossible. This made network policy management nearly impossible for one university until it ...