The Network Hub:

May, 2008


May 5, 2008  7:52 PM

Vyatta more than just open source routing

Ron Richard Profile: Ron Richard

Since I first encountered Vyatta two years ago, they have grown beyond merely being an open source software router. These days, Vyatta is calling itself an "open-source networking" company, and their router is now a router/firewall/VPN. Dave Roberts, Vyatta's VP of Strategy, spoke on a panel...

May 5, 2008  7:04 PM

Mushroom demonstrates organic growth at Interop

Ron Richard Profile: Ron Richard

In this video, Cahit Akin, PhD and CEO of Mushroom Networks tells me about Mushroom's broadband bonding device, the "Truffle," and explains the significance of the company's name.


May 4, 2008  2:34 AM

University of Florida PHD offers new energy-saving Ethernet idea

Ron Richard Profile: Ron Richard

At Interop Las Vegas 2008, I talked with the Ethernet Alliance and their University White Paper Challenge Winner Francisco Blanquicet, a PHD student at University of South Florida. In this video he explains the topic of his winning white paper, "PAUSE Power Cycle: A new backwards compatible method...


May 2, 2008  5:20 AM

MacGyver challenges network pros at Interop

Ron Richard Profile: Ron Richard

One of the more entertaining exhibits on the Interop Las Vegas 2008 show floor this year was Mazu's "MacGyver Challenge," which pitted attendees against timed puzzles which could be solved with the help of the "Mazu Profiler." Mazu tweaked some kids' games to represent network problems. MacGyver...


May 1, 2008  10:22 PM

Perfect storm on its way for networking pros?

SusanFogarty Susan Fogarty Profile: SusanFogarty

I flew back from Interop this morning, and my head is swimming from all there was to see and try to comprehend. One thing, however, is crystal clear: Today,...


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