Enjoy our recap of SearchNetworking.com's coverage of Networking Decisions 2004. Also be sure to visit our presentation archive.
Convergence puts new spin on networking, vendors
SearchNetworking.com 12 Nov 2004
The unification of voice, IM, presence, e-mail and Web conferencing applications promises easier enterprise communications, but network managers and vendors are scrambling to learn how to best position themselves for the future.
VoIP presents new struggles for admins
SearchNetworking.com 9 Nov 2004
Experts at Networking Decisions warned attendees against underestimating the complexity of adding voice to the network, because small details, like out-of-date network maps and inaccurate traffic forecasts, can mean big headaches.
City's mesh network nets criminals
SearchNetworking.com 5 Nov 2004
In New Orleans, a wireless mesh network with surveillance cameras has not only helped cops catch criminals in the act, but also kept Wi-Fi costs down and extended access to the underprivileged.
Networking pros vital to IT's future
SearchNetworking.com 4 Nov 2004
Network admins will be even more important to IT as next-generation technologies take hold, according to a top analyst at Networking Decisions, but some attendees said these technologies are still a long way off.