Network management and monitoring
- January 29, 2010
For those of you who don't have a full-fledged network configuration and change management (NCCM) system, Solarwinds released a free tool this week that could make your lives a little easier. It's ...
- January 28, 2010
Network project management expert Carrie Higbie gives her 2010 prediction in this podcast. Learn what IT trend will affect networking infrastructure and project managers this year.
- January 25, 2010
We’ve heard all of the reasons why enterprises will move toward a cloud computing model (for networking read: less network to manage for better performing apps and accessible storage, plus simpler ...
- January 22, 2010
Cisco Systems got word earlier this week that the IP router it launched into space in November passed its first networking test -- it works. Using Cisco's IOS platform... The in-orbit test was ...
- January 13, 2010
Cisco’s move to restructure its Asian operations is a clear sign that the HP-3Com acquisition has lit a fire under the router king’s you know what. It’s also yet another vote of confidence in the ...
- January 12, 2010
Free education? What a concept. Packet Life blogger extraordinaire (also a network engineer) Jeremy Stretch has built a community lab that enables users to experiment with a host of networking ...
- January 11, 2010
The Channel Insider reports that Cisco is struggling to fill orders for core networking products after enterprises started buying products in greater numbers at the end of the year. In an official ...
- January 08, 2010
National unemployment remains at 10% (officially), but if you include people who are underemployed and who have given up looking for work that number is actually at 17.3%. Not pretty. But Foote ...
- December 23, 2009
While we're all twiddling our thumbs and waiting for Jan. 19 -- when Avaya will announce which of Nortel's acquired unified communications products are staying and going -- there is still plenty to ...
- December 11, 2009
A new wireless standard that outpaces 802.11n in speed by tenfold -- but at a much shorter range -- was approved by the Wireless Gigabit Alliance this week. The Multi-Gigabit Wireless Specification ...
- December 08, 2009
After watching this video on how to pick a tubular Kensington lock with a toilet paper roll, I had some serious doubts about my laptop's safety: Had I watched this video when I forgot the keys to ...
- December 03, 2009
IBM will step back into networking in a big way in 2010 by buying Juniper Networks, according IDC. The New York Times "Bits" blog says IDC will unleash some of its year-end predictions for 2010 ...
- December 03, 2009
On the blog 24/7 Wall Street, Jon Ogg boldly predicted this week that Motorola is one of 10 brands that will disappear in 2010. It's time to break up the company and "scuttle a brand with a bad ...
- December 02, 2009
CableOrganizer.com asked me to review a few products as part of a data theft prevention promotion they were advertising. One such appliance was a USB port block. You may be wondering why you would ...
- November 24, 2009
Government agencies aren’t likely to move their core data to the cloud just yet partially because they can’t be sure their data won’t be moved to servers across state lines where different ...