Articles by Enterprise Networking Planet Staff 

Use Management Tools to Maintain Enterprise Uptime

Proper management tools can identify weaknesses before downtime occurs.

Extreme Networks Provides Profitability.net with 10-Gigabit Data Center

Profitability.net will use Extreme Networks' virtualized 10-Gigabit data center, cloud and storage networking solutions.

Creating and Enforcing Group Security Policies

Enforcing group policies will help reduce the risk of data loss.

Dell Announces Network Security Appliances for SMBs

The company is offering its own branded UTM network security for the Dell J-SRX Gateway.

Ipswitch Offers Multi-Tiered WhatsUp Gold Partner Program

The program offers benefits designed to help partners identify new sales opportunities for its WhatsUp Gold IT management software.

Radware AppDirector Certified as IPv6 Ready

The University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL) has certified AppDirector for the IPv6 Forum’s IPv6 Ready Logo.

SolarWinds Manages Distributed Network for Philippine Veterans Bank

SolarWinds' Orion Network Performance Monitor is being used to manage a distributed network that supports 63 branch locations and 50 offsite stations.

Symplified Synchronizes Data Center with Cloud

The company has announced a new provisioning fabric for its SinglePoint identity and access management solution.

NetApp to Support Intel 10GbE Server Adapters

The comapny has announced support for he Intel SFP+10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) server adapters.

Aerohive Networks Enhances Classroom Wi-Fi Network Management

Enhancements to its Hive AP Operating System (HiveOS) delivers enhanced service level assurance.

Ceragon to Develop Advanced Ethernet Network Management Software

The company has acquired the right to use and further develop software modules for its FibeAir platforms.

University of New Hampshire Tests Energy Efficient Ethernet

The University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL) is a testing ground for Energy Efficient Ethernet.

Oracle and FCOE for Data Center Connectivity

Oracle is said to have continued research and development of Sun's FCOE.

GL Releases PacketProbe

The company has announced its new CPE-based VoIP Monitoring Solution.

SonicWALL Shareholders Approve Merger

The company's shareholders overwhelmingly voted to approve the terms of the merger agreement.

APAC Enterprise Networking Spending Expected to Grow

A new report by Springboard Research suggests the Asia-Pacific public sector enterprise networking market will grow 13 percent between 2009 and 2013.

A Look at Avaya

This Avaya FAQ covers frequently asked questions about Avaya - including the company's ownership and major competitors.

Pareto Offers Cloud-Based Enterprise Networking Solution

The company claims its cloud-based distributed networking solution can be deployed in minutes.

HP Networking Eyes African Region Market

HP looks to take a bigger piece of the global enterprise networking market.

BIG-IP Product Sales Drive Third Quarter Revenue for F5 Networks

F5 Networks has posted results for Third Quarter of Fiscal 2010, up 11.8 percent in the prior quarter.

Spiceworks Prepares 5.0 Beta

The Spiceworks 5.0 release is expected to include a full set of automated network configuration management features.

Optelian Announces New ROADM Cards for Network Operators

The new system cards add ROADM and network monitoring capabilities.

Quad CPUs Boost Exinda WAN Optimization

Exinda Networks is using the latest Xeon quad processor in its new WAN optimization device.

Kratos Announces New DopplerVUE Network Management Solution

The new 2.1 version of dopplerVUE offers application monitoring for three of the most critical business applications.

McAfee Could Gain Network Security Market Share

Hundreds of Trefis members believe that McAfee is poised to grab share in the the antivirus and network security markets.

Riverbed Named Wan Optimization Global Market Share Leader

Gartner has recognized Riverbed in its June 2010 report.

India Plans IPv6 Usage by 2012

According to a new roadmap released by the Indian government telecom and ISPs must be IPv6-compliant by the end of next year.

Choosing the Right Network Management Tools

Virtualization can add a potential blindspot for network administrators that only the right network tools can fix.

Microsoft Security Essentials Offers Protection from Network Attacks

The new beta of Security Essentials provides protection against network-based attacks.

BroadSoft Sees Demand for End-to-end VoIP Network Monitoring

BroadSoft PacketSmart helps solve quality of service challenges across the entire, end-to-end network.

Eurostor Offers Storage Area Networks With Blade Switches

EUROstor will now offer Storage Area Network (SAN) solutions with BLADE RackSwitch G8124 10 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) top-of-rack solution.

Microsoft Disputes IPv6 Tunneling Security Risk Claims

Microsoft dismisses the suggestion that Teredo poses a substantial risk.

Millions of Routers Vulnerable to Attack

A presentation to be given at the Black Hat security conference will show that many routers are vulnerable to attack.

Netsnapper Upgrades Switching Platform

Netsnapper has upgraded its platform to extend to Linux, Mac and Windows operating systems and mobile devices.

Blue Coat Announces Reporter 9.2

The newest version offers a unified view of Web traffic, usage and potential threats.

Legacy Firewalls Get Failing Grade in Web 2.0

Legacy firewalls that rely on port and protocols are not effective in the Web 2.0 landscape.

Exinda, Single Partner on WAN Optimization

The companies have announced a partnership agreement to provide WAN optimization for the hospitality industry.

IBM Adds Firewall to Intrusion Prevention System Technology

IBM plans to update its Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) technology to add Web Application Firewall (WAF) features.

Best Network Switches for Scaled-Up Architecture

Configuring switch architectures is no walk in the park.

Mobile Backhaul Drives IP/CESR Market

A report by Frost & Sullivan suggests that mobile backhaul and convergence in the metro network is boosting Internet Protocol/Carrier Ethernet Switch/Router (IP/CESR) growth.

LTE Network Device Management for Providers

On the LTE network providers must be able to provide the devices and content the consumer wants.

WatchGuard Announces SMB Network Security Price Discount

The WatchGuard Summer Security Sale offers small to medium sized businesses network security at a discounted price.

Kratos Releases New Version of Network Monitoring Solution

NeuralStar version 9.6 offers management of multiple and geographically distributed networks and automatic failover.

Setting Up OpenVPN on a DD-WRT Router

This how-to article explains how to flash the router, change the router's IP and subnet for compatibly reasons, and create the SSL certificates.

Australian Mesh-Network Offers Outback Connectivity

Australian researchers tested a new system which turns any Wi-Fi enabled phone into a mesh network router.

WhatsUp Gold WhatsVirtual 2.0 Now Available

The new version includes support for VMware vCenter, vMotion, High Availability and Virtual Clusters.

New WAN Optimization Pricing for Service Providers

Expand Networks has announced new pricing for WAN optimization for branch office consolidation and virtualization.

Sprint Launches 4G in New York, California, Oregon and Washington

This new wireless technology allows for video chat via HTC EVO 4G, a 3G and 4G wireless smartphone.

Fabric Convergence in the Data Center

Fabric convergence in the data center holds tremendous promise.

Emerson Announces ATCA 40G Switch Blade for Telecom

The ATCA-F140 offers telecom equipment manufacturers a combination of high bandwidth, high performance and maximum flexibility for successful implementation of next-generation networks.

Netgear Offers ProSafe Smart Switch for Business

The new 8-port Gigabit PoE Smart Switch ProSafe Smart Switch is priced under $400.

Brocade IP Networking Validated for Communications Server 14

The company's networking solutions are among the first networking products to be validated by Microsoft for interoperability with Microsoft UC solutions.

Solutions for Managing Multiple Firewalls

This firewall management article reviews five different firewall operations management products.

External Cloud Management Inside the Enterprise Network

One challenge enterprises face today is determining if data and traffic performance is an external cloud or an internal enterprise network component.

Microsoft Announces Intune Public Beta 2

Intune, an IT management platform with cloud-based network management tools is aimed at the enterprise in addition to small and midsize businesses.

Carrier Ethernet Switch, Router Market Stabilizes

Heavy Reading projects the global Carrier Ethernet Switch/Router (CESR) market will continue its recovery in 2010.

Enterprise Storage Networking Virtualization

A new report highlights benefits of storage networking virtualization, including SAN management.

Research Suggests Ample IP Address Space Remains

New Web research from Zscaler suggests that the Internet still isn't close to coming to a grinding halt.

Logitech Acquires Firewall, NAT Company Paradial

Logitech has announced the acquisition of Paradial AS, a Norway-based provider of firewall and NAT solutions for video communication.

Qwest Offers IPv6 Addressing Protocols

Qwest is now offering its business and government customers public and private IPv6 addresses.

Ingram Offers V7 Ethernet Switch Line for SMBs

The V7 Ethernet switch is designed for customers with small or growing networks that prioritize cost-effective reliability with high throughput.

Fortinet Firewall for Secure Network Management

The FortiWeb-1000B Web application firewall appliance has successfully passed the Web Application Firewall Certification.

BEI Security Announces SecureCorrectionsMesh

SecureCorrectionsMesh is a secure wireless detection and surveillance system.

Server Virtualization May Complicate Network Management

Server virtualization may reduce TCO but it can also complicate network management.

Upswing Continues in Firewall Products Market

The proliferation of mobile computing devices, convergence trends and emerging technologies triggers growth in the firewall market.

Core Announces Enterprise Security Test Beta

The company is seeking enterprises to beta test its new product that automates the discovery of potential data breach risks.

Firetide Announces 802.11n MIMO Access Points

New Firetide products offer indoor and outdoor dual-radio access points.

NetLogic Offers RMI Networking Processors

The NLX321103A chip set is NetLogic's first product since acquiring network processor vendor RMI.

TRILL for Virtualized Networks

Virtualization often requires upgrading network architectures.

Open-Source Firewall IPFire Updated

Version 2.7 of IPFire is based on version 2.6.32 of the Linux kernel and features nearly 400 changes.

CPCNet Enhances Enterprise Managed Security Services

The new solutions address enterprise web access needs.

Technologies for Faster Data Center Networks

Data centers are using new technologies for faster capacity network infrastructures.

IBM Acquires BigFix for Tivoli Network Security

The company has snapped up endpoint system manager BigFix.

Barracuda Spam, Virus Firewall Protects Against Data Leaks

New Barracuda Spam & Virus Firewall features enhance full inbound and outbound email scanning.

Using Free Spiceworks Tool for Network Management

Spiceworks IT Desktop offers network monitoring, help desk, PC inventory, warranty review, and IT reporting tools.

Aricent Announces Switching Solution for Data Center Ethernet Equipment

Aricent's ISS is a pre-packaged software framework that jumpstarts the development and integration of advanced switching products.

Enterprise Cloud Networks and Latency Issues

Can the cloud deliver acceptable performance for the modern enterprise?

SMB Network Security Starts with an IT Security Policy

Simple staff guidelines for IT security are essential stepss to protecting small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) from online threats.

Will InfiniBand Outpace Ethernet?

Each new generation of InfiniBand gets faster and single-lane products are intended to run the InfiniBand protocol over wide area networks.

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