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February 26, 2008  12:50 AM

Japan’s high-speed Internet satellite to keep network connected despite Godzilla rampage



Posted by: 2020viip
FiOS, Internet, Network

Japan is so cool. Granted, I've never been there, but I've been appreciating sushi, Hello Kitty, Akira and karaoke for many years now. Much like the rest of America, I'm considering a Honda as my next car purchase instead of a domestic model.

February 25, 2008  6:42 PM

UPDATE: Amazon says Kindle ‘does not violate net neutrality’



Posted by: Michael Morisy
Amazon, Internet, Net neutrality, Network, Technology

Amazon got back to my questions about whether or not Amazon's Kindle eBook reader violates net neutrality. Their answer: No. Heather Huntoon, a PR manager for Amazon...


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 22, 2008  8:47 PM

Open source networking hums along, quietly



Posted by: SusanFogarty
Network management, Network security, Networking, Open source, Routing and switching

Open source has been buzzing lately: Gartner identified it as one of the top 10 trends for 2008, and last week Microsoft announced it was publishing 30,000 pages of documentation for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista and launching an "Interoperability Initiative." Google is pushing open...


February 14, 2008  8:01 PM

Network security concerns: Mo’ remote workers mo’ problems



Posted by: Tessa Parmenter
Network, Network management, Network security, Wireless

When the network was built like a castle, located in one static location, it was easier to have perimeter defense--the castle walls, the moat and hill (i.e., the

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February 13, 2008  7:26 PM

IT Ethics



Posted by: Michael Morisy
Network

Over on Slashdot there’s a lively discussion of IT ethics, and what sort of codes (no...


February 12, 2008  7:06 PM

iPhone, oh the madness you have wrought



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
iPhone, Mobile, Network, Wireless

I just finished writing about how the iPhone's success has made touch-screen smartphones all the rage in 2008. And then this morning I read that Jim Balsille, co-CEO of Research In Motion, told attendees at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona that his company


February 7, 2008  8:36 PM

IPv6 makes inroads on the Internet



Posted by: SusanFogarty
DNS, IPv6, Networking, Routing and switching

IPv6 ready This week, ICANN (the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and


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...


February 1, 2008  6:22 PM

Video tour of Juniper’s EX 4200 series network switch



Posted by: Michael Morisy
Juniper Networks, Network, Routing and switching

Juniper's Michael Peachey, senior product marketing manager, points out some of the major features -- including an LCD screen, hot-swappable fans and user-replacable batteries -- of the newly-launched EX 4200 series network switch. [kml_flashembed...


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