Networks Generation:

May, 2009


May 28, 2009  1:54 PM

VirginMedia 50Meg Home Service – 3 month Trial – Week One

Cliff Saran Profile: Cliff Saran
Broadband, cable, MacBook, PC, Virginmedia

I was the lucky person in the team selected to test VirginMedia's new 50 meg cable broadband service. I am right at the start of a 3 month trial, and I thought I would start the ball rolling with setting the...

May 28, 2009  10:56 AM

Your Flexible (Software) Friend…

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
CiscoWords, ITIL, ITSM

I know I'm an old bore, in that I keep banging on about certain stuff, but I'll continue to do so until that stuff happens as I want to see it.

One such example is the software world and notably in the realms of network managment and Helpdesk or ITSM to use its modern moniker. I know...


May 20, 2009  12:26 PM

Swapping Staff For Vendor Partners

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
Cisco, Collaboration, HP, jetNEXUS, Microsoft, ProCurve, Unified

Interesting to see that, just as HP announces more job losses - see front page of CW today - amounting to 6,400 in addition to the 7,500 announced last Autumn, at the same time HP is jointly investing $180m in association with Microsoft to create a complete unified comms and collaboration...


May 14, 2009  4:04 PM

Virtual Time Travelling

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
BT, Cisco, Cloud Computing, Microsoft, Virtualisation, VMware

I couldn't help noticing that Microsoft - in a bid to compete with VMware's new world of Cloud Computing (i.e. new take on old variation) - is offering live migration with its hypervisor on a newly available download of.... "Windows Server 2008 R2" - and I could have sworn it was 2009...


May 6, 2009  6:32 PM

Broadband Wideboys?

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
Broadband, ftth, IPTV, jetNEXUS, NetMotion, ProCurve, Virgin, WLAN

Interesting to hear that Virgin is piloting 200-400Mbps Broadband (in Kent, so they be hopful of a good result (bad spelling makes bad gags) without really knowing what applications it will be used for.

Here in Andorra they've also been rolling out FTTH and have that great application...


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