Network management and monitoring
- April 05, 2010
Video. Video. Video. Yup, we keep hearing the drumbeat, too. Although the jury's still out on how many enterprises are extensively using video (or plan to this year), Cisco would certainly like you ...
- April 02, 2010
As we went to press with this week's story about the most recent supply chain backup at Cisco -- part of a broader supply chain problem that has persisted for the past few months -- we hadn't heard ...
- March 25, 2010
Cisco channel partners and users are having difficulty getting their hands on Cisco ASA firewalls. This news surfaced during a SearchITChannel advisory board meeting, when more than one member ...
- March 23, 2010
Cisco may be pushing users to acquire blade server skills, but 64% of CCIEs in a recent survey said that risk management and network security will be the most crucial networking skills to have in ...
- March 23, 2010
NetScout has embedded a virtual branch office network monitoring probe in Cisco's popular ISR router platform, reducing the cost and complexity of getting packet level visibility into branch networks and enabling enterprises to get in place a better...
- March 15, 2010
An excellent post on the science (and definitely not art) of network troubleshooting on the PacketLife blog last week, resulted in a mini-debate on whether network change andconfiguration ...
- March 15, 2010
Network Computing blogger Howard Marks made some good points recently about why Brocade has struggled to sell the Ethernet networking product line it acquired from Foundry back in the summer of ...
- March 11, 2010
Market research firm dell'Oro Group has published its latest quarterly market update on the wireless LAN industry. According to the firm, the market hit an all-time high in the fourth quarter of ...
- March 04, 2010
A growing airport reinvented its network troubleshooting methodology and approach to IP address management by scrapping a network management product that wasn't working out and replacing it with SolarWinds' Orion product suite.
- March 03, 2010
Multivendor wireless network management software from Motorola may help networking pros who are juggling a patchwork of isolated wireless local area network (WLAN) hardware and management consoles.
- March 01, 2010
The Ponemon Institute recently surveyed 155 globally certified PCI DSS compliance auditors about how the largest retailers (Tier 1 merchants) are doing with respect to compliance with the credit ...
- February 24, 2010
As I was skimming through stories from the RSS feed of a competing publication, I came across these two sequential headlines: "Want a job? Get a Computer Science Degree" and "Boeing prepares to cut ...
- February 18, 2010
IBM gobbled up Intelliden this week. Intelliden bills itself as a provider of "intelligent network automation solutions." Basically it provides automation around network-based compliance and ...
- February 17, 2010
Vendors like Cisco and HP are offering low lease rates or financing with zero-interest for smaller businesses that are looking to lease network equipment, opening a door for organizations that otherwise couldn't afford big cash-in-hand ...
- February 10, 2010
ManageEngine, an IT management software company that bills itself as a low-cost alternative to the Big Four (IBM Tivoli, HP OpenView, BMC and CA) says that SolarWinds is turning to the Dark Side. ...