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April 24, 2013  11:13 AM

Curran: ‘Not on Internet’ unless on IPv6



Posted by: Chuck Moozakis
data center, IPv6, IT trends, Network, network change and configuration management, Network management, Network security

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="120"]John Curran, ARIN CEO John Curran, ARIN CEO...

February 18, 2010  12:10 PM

IBM to fold Intelliden into Tivoli behemoth



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
CA, cloud computing networks, IBM, Intelliden, IT management software, mergers & acquisitions, network automation, network change and configuration management, Network management, Tivoli

IBM gobbled up Intelliden this week. Intelliden bills itself as a provider of "intelligent network automation solutions." Basically it provides  automation around network-based compliance and network change...


February 10, 2010  11:51 AM

ManageEngine: SolarWinds is turning to the Dark Side.



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
BMC, CA, HP, IBM, IT management software, ManageEngine, mergers & acquisitions, Network management, SolarWinds, storage management, Virtualization

ManageEngine, an IT management software...


January 29, 2010  4:50 PM

Solarwinds offers up free network configuration tool



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
CLI, command line interface, free tools, network configuration, network configuration management, Network management, Routers, SolarWinds, switches

For those of you who don't have a full-fledged network configuration and change management (NCCM) system, Solarwinds released a free tool this week that could make your lives a little easier. It's called


October 23, 2009  9:32 PM

How do you manage network problem users?



Posted by: Tessa Parmenter
Network management, Networking

When I first joined SearchNetworking.com I ran a survey asking you what the No. 1 security threat was in your industry. Your responses impressed me; even to this day I get haunted by the survey results: Across every vertical, a wild majority of networking professionals considered their own users to...


September 25, 2009  5:23 PM

Hey network engineers, you’re not doing enough! Try facilities management too



Posted by: rivkalittle
Cisco, EnergyWise, IP smart objects, network device management, Network management

It is ironic that right as Gartner released research showing engineers are managing 20% to 30% more network components than they were last year, networking pros are about to receive even more on...


May 28, 2009  9:17 PM

Interop: NetScout demos location-based wireless LAN troubleshooting



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
Cisco, NetScout, Network management, wireless LAN

At Interop, NetScout announced the integration of its Sniffer Global network analyzer product with Cisco's Mobility Services Engine. This integration gives network managers...


May 1, 2009  6:58 PM

SolarWinds will go public this month, says WSJ



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
IPO, Network management, SolarWinds

In March I noted that network management software vendor SolarWinds had filed an updated S-1 form with the SEC, a bureaucratic step towards making an initial public offering (IPO). Today the...


March 11, 2009  6:24 PM

SolarWinds getting ready to go public, someday



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
IPO, Network management, SolarWinds

I've always thought that SolarWinds was a great target for acquisition.  When I ask network administrators what they use to manage and monitor their infrastructure, one of the most common responses I get is SolarWinds' flagship product, Orion.  There are plenty of good products on the market, but...


February 4, 2009  9:14 PM

Google can hear you now



Posted by: Tessa Parmenter
Cisco, DataCenter, Google, Network, Network management, Unified communications, VoIP

A college professor once warned me never to put things in writing -- which was funny given that he was a writing professor. What he meant was that to ensure confidentiality between people I communicated with remotely, I should speak with them over the phone. That way, he said, it would be much...


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