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February 25, 2008  4:48 PM

Does the Amazon Kindle violate network neutrality principles?



Posted by: Michael Morisy
Amazon, Comcast, Net neutrality, Network, Technology, Telecom

Imagine signing up for broadband service that forces you to buy your computer from the ISP, only allows you to download DRM’d content from them, and only lets you visit pre-approved blogs – which they charge you a per-blog fee to access.

This pretty much summarizes network neutrality...

February 1, 2008  11:52 PM

Who is the “new” networking pro?



Posted by: 2020viip
Cisco, Juniper Networks, Network management, Networking, Technology

Comic Book Guy For more than a year, I've been hearing a lot of buzz about the concept of the "new" networking pro from networking vendors and pundits alike. The idea is, in a...


January 18, 2008  4:34 PM

Does overhauling the data center mean changing the network?



Posted by: Tessa Parmenter
DataCenter, Network, Networking

This week I read survey results showing IT priorities in 2008, and was surprised to see how much the top IT priorities...


January 4, 2008  10:04 PM

Troubleshooting wireless connectivity: Plug it in, plug it in



Posted by: Tessa Parmenter
Network, Network cable, Wireless

Troubleshooting wireless connectivity is often about fixing the physical issues first. Although we like to think that "going wireless" means there...


November 30, 2007  11:16 PM

It’s a phone, it’s a computer — no! It’s your mobile device! (A comment on form factor)



Posted by: Tessa Parmenter
Mobile, Network security, Technology

You really can’t call mobile phones “phones” anymore, what with all the Web 2.0 applications springing up, such as FaceBook for BlackBerrys. These phones, or devices,...


November 16, 2007  8:20 PM

Cisco targeting digital signage, advertising



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Cisco, Network, Networking, Technology

The first time I talked to Cisco about the networking vendor’s foray into digital signage, I was a bit confused. Why would the largest enterprise networking vendor want to jump into an area targeted at consumers, especially...


November 1, 2007  9:34 PM

It’s not easy being green



Posted by: 2020viip
Green computing, Network, Networking

Kermit the FrogBoston recently held a...


October 30, 2007  7:25 PM

The IT Guy: Cable under the table



Posted by: 2020viip
Cartoon, Geek culture, IT humor, Network, Network cable, Technology, The IT Guy

IT Guy cartoon Oct. 2007 > Continue reading part 2,...


September 28, 2007  9:06 PM

World Cyber Games network taking shape



Posted by: 
HP ProCurve, Network, Network cable, Networking, Routing and switching, Technology

Day two of setting up the network for the World Cyber Games has seen the network take shape. After a quick trip to Sears to grab some extra tools -- a wrench and a screwdriver set -- the 25 switches have been configured and assigned names...


September 27, 2007  10:38 PM

World Cyber Games set up delayed, thanks to Bryan Adams



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HP ProCurve, Network, Network cable, Networking, Routing and switching, Video games

The World Cyber Games Grand Final is gearing up to be the gaming event of the year, with gamers from all over the globe gathering at Seattle's Qwest Field Event Center to battle each other in FIFA '07, Counter Strike,...


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