- April 04, 2006
Cisco Systems Inc. is touting its Intelligent Information and Application-Oriented Networks, but some experts say keeping the network dumb could be the smarter choice.
- March 16, 2006
A renewed interest in SSL VPNs prompted Forrester Research to pose three deployment-determining questions to prospective buyers before they plunk down any cash.
- March 13, 2006
Candy-maker Jelly Belly's network was so secure even top executives couldn't get in through the VPN. The company solved the sticky situation with a pair of boxes from Network Engines.
- March 09, 2006
Cutting down clutter and costs in the branch office isn't always easy, but one vendor says it has a branch-in-a-box appliance that can take the place of several appliances and rival a few popular multi-function routers.
- February 14, 2006
Tight security has made it more difficult to accelerate applications on the WAN, but Certeon hopes to smash through the security ceiling with its new appliance.
- February 02, 2006
Remote workers have long been ignored in the WAN acceleration space, but one vendor is coming out with a tool to include them, which could also spark a new trend.
- January 17, 2006
QoS is sometimes a necessary evil. But despite a decade in use, many network pros are baffled by it. Here, analyst Robert Whiteley debunks the biggest network QoS myths.
- January 12, 2006
Whale Communications and Microsoft have teamed up to roll SSL VPN and IPSec VPN into one appliance, and the CIO of Regis University says he can't wait to add it to his network.
- January 03, 2006
A recent survey by Uplogix found 70% of IT executives want automated control over fault diagnosis and recovery tools.
- December 08, 2005
Sluggish response times spur Cisco to tackle application-aware networking. The company is seeking the No. 1 market position with its new Application Networking Services.
- November 17, 2005
Experience is the best teacher, but in networking it can be just as beneficial (and a lot less painful) to learn from the wisdom of others. In our special series, you'll hear from both practitioners and pundits about how to make the most of your ...
- November 14, 2005
As bandwidth consumption and application performance continue to be hot topics, vendors are announcing enhancements to their NetFlow readers and analyzers.
- October 20, 2005
A new study shows adoption of IP VPNs surging, but high cost continues to be an obstacle for some.
- August 17, 2005
Once a product or technology is labeled "mature," that usually means its days are numbered. Typically, it's just a matter of time until something newer, faster and better relegates it to the scrap heap. But in the case of frame relay, that may not ...
- August 04, 2005
A fault in Pakistan's fiber optic cable crippled its Internet access for 12 days. Could something similar happen in the U.S.? Experts discuss the possibilities and how companies should prepare.