Networks Generation:

June, 2009

June 17, 2009  1:27 PM

What Not To Do With £200m Of Your Money

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
ADC, DBAM, jetNEXUS, Load balancing, Mobile data, NetMotion, VoIP, Wifi

So the government's Digital Britain roadmap goes into operation today.

Given that there are 245 pages of the report wot launches it, I have focused on one obvious element, which is how much public money is being spent on the great new digital Britain, that amount being £200m. Now,...

June 10, 2009  7:07 PM

Cisco Expands On Original Beatles Theory (plus wine tip)

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
Cisco, Crabs, multi-tasking, WAN acceleration, Wine

Just back from a long weekend in Dartmouth (with many thanks to the Harbour Master's office for their unsecured WLAN Internet access) and plunged back into the mad, virtual world of IT from one where landing crabs was the essential ingredient of life (as well as eating them of  course,...

June 5, 2009  12:09 PM

VirginMedia 50meg Broadband Week 2

Cliff Saran Profile: Cliff Saran
50meg, Broadband, Virginmedia

Well this week has been interesting, speed overall has ben good, but it does drop to around 10 -12 meg at the weekend - if this is due to a large number of users or not I am not sure. Most of the time it is at a healthy 35-45 meg range.

I am very pleased to announce that the Airport...

June 3, 2009  2:59 PM

Rising Above The Clouds

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead

Sometimes it makes a refreshing change to get away from the plumbing that works the Internet and folks' networks, and get stuck into some application stuff instead.

After all, without apps, what's the plumbing for (other than keeping a few of us in jobs)? So, I welcomed an invite from...

June 1, 2009  8:49 AM

International Broadband Wars

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
Broadband, ftth, SkypeOut

First to extend a warm welcome to Heidi's blogs on her newly installed VirginMedia 50Meg Home Service broadband connection on our Networks Generation blog.

However, those who noted a recent(ish) blog in which I explained that Andorra Telecom has been busy providing FTTH across the...

June 1, 2009  8:25 AM

CCTV Applications I Hadn’t Thought Of…

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
CCTV, Wifi

Having recently written a white paper on IP Surveillance systems for D-Link, of the many applications I described within, none were related to that which has led to my morning cuppa being rudely interrupted; namely by footage on BBC Breakfast TV of a neighbourly dispute in Lincolnshire whereby...

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