Articles by Enterprise Networking Planet Staff 

Make SNMP an Essential Monitoring Tool

For large networks, SNMP is an essential monitoring resource, but for smaller networks it is often an underutilized tool.

Solarflare Achieves 118 Gb/s Network Throughput

The company claims to have achieved a new record of 118 Gb/s performance using the Solarstorm SFN5122F dual-port 10 gigabit Ethernet server.

Blue Coat Offers Virtualized WAN Optimizers

WAN optimization without the extra box.

Vyatta 6.0 Offers Cloud Networking

The new open network OS includes more than 30 new features.

4G: Congestion and Capacity, and Speed

Most of the talk about future 4G mobile broadband networks appears to focus on speed.

Pool Network Resources with PCI Express I/O Virtualization

Data centers have been turning to a variety of virtualization technologies, including PCI Express I/O Virtualization.

iPad Security is an Enterprise-size Headache

Just when IT departments got a grip on the iPhone support, here comes the iPad.

Content Providers Consider Shared IPv6 User List

Leading Web content providers are conducting early-stage conversations about creating a shared list of customers who can access their Web sites via IPv6.

IDAs Slice Data, Boost Network Security

How information dispersal algorithms (IDAs) can be used in storage arrays and to boost network security.

Verizon to Use Alcatel for 4G LTE Network

Alcatel-Lucent's mobile backhaul solution to support Verizon Wireless' advanced 4G LTE network.

Network Configuration Impacts Virtualization

Network performance and security are hindering virtualization efforts.

One Percent of Internet May Be Using IPv6

Currently, IPv6 reach for the top 1 million Web sites is only about a sixth of a percent.

Zeus Achieves Record Speeds on Cisco UCS

The company reported a higher than 18 Gbps throughput in a virtualized hardware environment.

Franklin Unveils Portable WiMax Hotspot Router

R536 WiMax Wave II embedded Wi-Fi hotspot router is a 2.5 GHz band device that features 802.11 b/g Wi-Fi.

Renesas, Cavium Collaborate on Routers and Switches

The reference designs are targeted at high-end router and switch applications.

Trapeze Recognized by Wi-Fi Alliance

Trapeze Networks was recently awarded with the Wi-Fi Alliance's Outstanding Leadership and Contribution award.

F5 Networks Key to Swiss Internet for Schools Initiative

F5 scores "flagship project" with BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager.

Infinera Demonstrates 100 Gigabit Ethernet

Infinera has successfully demonstrated 100 Gigabit Ethernet (GigE) transmission using pluggable CFP optical transceiver modules.

Scrutinizer 7.5 Network Analysis Suite FOSE Debut

Plixer will show Scrutinizer 7.5 at FOSE.

Broadcom Delivers More Bandwidth, Lower Power

New Broadcom 10GbE PHY Devices give data centers more bandwidth with less power.

Understanding DNS and How it Works

Domain Name Service (DNS) was created in 1983 out of the necessity to convert domain names to IP addresses.

CalAmp Announces Viper-200 IP Router

The company's Viper-200 is a wireless Ethernet/IP router and bridge for high speed, high-power licensed operations in the 216 to 222 MHz band.

More on HP-3Com Versus Cisco

A fresh look at how the newly combined HP-3Com will fare against Cisco.

Network USB Storage with Iomega iConnect Wireless

Iomega has created an inexpensive way to wirelessly share USB drives and create a network-attached storage device, without a big investment.

Cisco Readies Catalyst Line for Campus LANs

A refresh of its Catalyst line puts an emphasis on campus LAN design.

Athena Offers Free, Open Source Network Tool

Firewall Browser offers network admins a number of options for troubleshooting on firewalls.

Data Center Network Performance Matters

TCP, delay, and window size can all play the same role inside a data center network.

Comcast, ISC Offers Open-source IPv6 Tool

Called Address Family Transition Router (AFTR), the software is free of charge to network engineers.

Blue Coat's New WAN Optimization Appliances

The company promises smoother infrastructure consolidation with its new virtual WAN appliances.

Gennum Plans Demo of New Optical IC Products

Gennum Corporation will be demonstrating its newest products for the optical networking market at the Optical Fiber Communication Conference & Exhibition (OFC).

NetApp Uses Emulex Converged Network Adapters

NetApp chooses Emulex OneConnect Network Adapters for its 10Gb/s FCoE storage solutions.

Sunbelt Software Upgrades VIPRE Enterprise Security Software

VIPRE Enterprise Premium 4.0 offers IDS, HIPS, two-way firewall and other enterprise network security features.

Expand Networks Launches ExpandView Virtual

The company claims ExpandView delivers 'application fluent network visibility' to optimize performance and bandwidth.

Extreme Networks Launches New Data Center Switches

Extreme Networks has announced two new data center-class switches to meet a growing demand for network bandwidth and resources.

LSI Samples 6Gbps SAS Switches to OEMs

LSI's new 6Gbps SAS switches turn direct-attached storage (DAS) devices into a shared, networked storage resource.

IDC Predictions 2010: Worldwide Network Infrastructure - Foundations For Recovery

So just how long is it going to take for the networking market to recover? IDC investigates.

LambdaDriver Passes MEF Standards

MVR Communications' LambdaDriver optical transport system is in compliance with two key Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) standards.

NetScout Embeds Probe Technology in Cisco Routers

Using Cisco Application Extension Platform middleware, NetScout created a virtual implementation of its network monitoring software.

Ruckus Offers Low-cost Enterprise Access Points

The company aims to lower the cost of entry to IEEE 802.11n Wi-Fi gear, competing on price against products from Cisco Systems.

Networking Infrastructure for the SME

Networking infrastructure for small and medium enterprises has come a long way from its humble beginnings.

Jumping on the Cloud? Consider these Network Security Issues

Abandoning an existing on-site IT infrastructure for a cloud provider can’t offer the same level of security, control or performance.

SAP sees Enterprise Social Networking as Opportunity

The company offers a product called Constellation and is also working on several other beta projects to tap the enterprise social networking market.

CEO John Chambers on Cisco and Networking

Thanks to more than 130 acquisitions, Cisco Systems, Inc. is the biggest fish in the networking pond.

Meraki Launches Identity Policy Manager Product

Meraki IPM gives organizations tools to manage multiple user policies on the same network, using the company's Enterprise Cloud Controller.

Juniper Comments on Cisco Speed Claims

This vendor war all started with a little claim by Cisco...

Betting on 3G Service in Foreign Markets

Overseas markets look to 3G opportunities for the growth of wireless products and infrastructure.

Radware OnDemand Switch Offers Fast Delivery for Smaller Data Centers

The LinkProof OnDemand switch helps small data centers deliver breakneck speeds for applications and network throughput.

Moving Traffic to a Single Converged IP Infrastructure

or one national rail operator, the IP transformation resulted in a vastly simplified network operation and management.

NCP Offers Full IPsec VPN Access and Policy Enforcement

The company's Path Finder technology ensures users are able to establish a secure connection to the corporate network from any remote location.

3Com Lands Multi-million Contract with Australian Department of Education

3Com Corporation has announced it won a three-year, multi-million dollar contract with the Department of Education and Training (DET) in Australia's Northern Territory.

Paving the Way for Enterprise Converged Networks

More and more companies are implementing converged networks to manage voice, video and data over a single network to streamline communications.

2G to 3G Evolution Hinders Growth of Mobile Infrastructure Market Over Next Five Years

We are in the midst of the mobile infrastructure market transitioning from 2G to 3G technologies. This is having a big impact on the telecom and networking arenas.

Hughes Announces Advanced Network Management System

The company's network management system offers advanced monitoring and diagnostic capabilities.

Using Open Source for Cloud Hosting Efficiency

To keep up with the growth of cloud computing and virtualization, networks keep evolving, but unfortunately, IT budgets don't scale up.

Network Automation Changes Vendors and Careers

Network Automation in the data center has led to IT disruption with profound implications for careers, vendors and the next tech innovation cycle.

Virtualization: Back to Early Fast Ethernet Days

With virtualization network intensive applications get offered 10 times less pipe.

Clouds and Application Performance

After the initial hype about cloud computing, the latest round of vendor promises are beginning to include application performance language.

Fluke Networks Offers New Version of OptiView Network Analyzer

Version 5.4 simplifies network and application troubleshooting across wired and wireless networks.

Motorola to Discuss Enterprise Communications at IWCE

Motorola experts to discuss emerging technologies at the Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE).

Belden Announces Hirschmann Mach 1040 Gigabit Ethernet Switch

The Mach 1040 Gigabit Ethernet Switch is a 19-in. rack-mount Layer-2 switch.

Lockheed and Northrop to Build Shipboard Network for Navy

Development contracts were awarded to Lockheed for $14 million and to Northrop for $17.4 million.

Express Logic Announces Renesas Microcontroller Support

The company now offers an integrated connectivity chip targeting real-time control applications.

IDC Predicts a Locus of Power Shift to Cloud and Services Vendors as Enterprise Customers Look to Ride the Recovery Wave in 2010

This IDC study looks into how the economy is impacing cloud and online service providers.

UK Faces Broadband Tax

Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) was created to ensure the whole of the UK has access to 100Mbps broadband.

Homeland Security Looks at Expansion of Internet Monitoring

Homeland Security and the National Security Agency may be taking a closer look at Internet communications in the future.

AirPatrol Announces Wireless Security System for Corporations

The Rapid Deployment Sensor (RDS) is a wireless intrusion detection system designed for temporary wireless security deployments.

What's Going on with Enterprise Networking Administration?

Today, IT services are expected to available whenever and wherever the need.

Interface Masters Launches 10 GbE Managed Switch

The a 24 Port, 10 GbE fully managed switch is designed to integrate with Datacenter, Blade servers, Carrier Ethernet and Metro Ethernet devices.

Cybera Launches Wireless IDS for Enterprise Retail

Cybera has launched SECURE|WAVE, its wireless intrusion detection service.

Dell Oro Group Forecasts Data Center Products to Drive Future Ethernet Switch Market Growth

Widespread Substitution of 1000 Mbps to 10 Gigabit Ethernet for Server Connectivity Expected

Meru Announces 802.11n i-Series Enterprise Wireless Access Points

Meru Networks announces its new series of high performance 802.11n wireless access points.

SonicWALL Secures the Enterprise with new IPS Intelligent Firewall

SonicWALL has announced its enterprise-class Network Security Appliance (NSA) E8500.

Cisco to Offer New Mobile Security and Identity Products

New products for mobile security will be announced under the company's Borderless Network architecture.

VeriSign Updates on Deployment of DNSSEC

The registry operator is on schedule with its rollout of DNSSEC on the top-level domain servers that it operates.

Obama Administration Declassifies Some Cybersecurity (CNCI) Initiatives

The government is working on a next-gen intrusion prevention system called Einstein 3, for civilian departments and agencies of the Federal Executive Branch.

IBM Helps Improve Network Environments for Virtualization

IBM has refined its strategy for virtualization and says it plans to help clients improve control of their network environments.

F5 and Infoblox Offer Secure DNS Solution

Load Balancing and DNS management technologies simplifies DNSSEC Deployment.

ZTESec Offers Intelligent Layer 7 NICs for Traffic Management

ZTE uses NetLogic's 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) PHY devices for intelligent Layer 7 network interface cards.

Peplink Announces New Multi-WAN Router and Firmware

The new router firmware features VPN Bonding to aggregate multiple Internet links into one big pipe.

As Internet Usage Rises, so Does Reliability

Contrary to the old days, technology has gotten so solid that outages are noteworthy because they happen so infrequently.

ATTO Announces FibreConnect 8Gb/s Switches

ATTO Technology has announced its FibreConnect 8300 series of high-performance 8Gb/s Fibre Channel switches.

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