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December 10, 2008  4:44 PM

Overheard – Key to cloud is an old-fashioned SLA



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Cloud computing, Service Level Agreement, Technology

cloud_dollars-sm1.jpg "Cloud computing" is an apt name for a technology that is many things to many people. Although...

December 9, 2008  11:23 PM

Overheard – A hybrid cloud is not a cloudburst



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Cloud computing, hybrid application hosting, Jeff Barr, Technology

jeff-barr.jpg Cloudbursting is an application hosting model which combines existing corporate infrastructure with new,...


December 9, 2008  2:51 PM

Overheard: Cisco steering towards video



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Cisco, MPLS, Technology

suraj-shetty.jpg Earlier performance-enhancing technologies, such as MPLS, helped support video as one of many applications....


December 8, 2008  8:24 PM

Overheard: How does anomaly-based monitoring fit into tomorrow’s security picture?



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
anomaly detection, Malware, network security, Technology

We knew that the volume of new attacks and the vectors used were only going to increase, so we chose to stay ahead of the curve with a...


December 8, 2008  7:12 PM

Overheard – Facebook Connect is like Beacon without the marketing sleeze



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology

om_malik.jpg Facebook Connect, which was announced in May and is being rolled out this week, allows you to use your Facebook...


December 3, 2008  1:42 PM

Overheard – Virtual port technology provides user with reliable wired-like experience



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology, virtual port, Virtualization

radio-wave.jpg With the introduction of virtual port technology, the common pooled resources of virtual...


December 1, 2008  3:38 PM

Overheard – Who wants to be Obama’s National CTO?



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
CTO, National CTO, Technology

elizabeth_corcoran.jpg Silicon Valley is chattering about who will get tapped to be the nation's first "chief...


December 1, 2008  2:51 PM

Overheard – Replacing Infiniband with 10GE



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
10GE, Ethernet, HPC, Infiniband, Technology

dan_tuchler.jpg Sure, it's proven, and a lot of people use it. But like many proprietary technologies, it also has some...


November 26, 2008  3:27 PM

Overheard – Disruption Tolerant Networking Protocol



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
DTN, protocols, TCP/IP, Technology

alan_boyle.jpg By the time astronauts make humanity's next giant leap, they may well be getting their e-mail via a dot-space...


November 24, 2008  1:30 PM

Overheard: 62% of rural America is still dialing up



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
broadband Internet, FCC, Technology, white space devices, white space spectrum

arik_hesseldahl.jpg According to a study by the Pew Internet & American Life Project, released in July, only 38% of...


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