Networks Generation:

November, 2009


November 23, 2009  4:27 PM

What Cost An Enterprise Firewall?

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
Astaro, firewall, Gartner, IDG, Security, UTM

Networking products and services typically have three stages in life - technology, commodity and freebie. Then a slow, lingering death.

In the case of the firewall, the "personal" edition has been - or perceived as being - free for some time, built into the desktop OS or available as a...

November 12, 2009  1:49 PM

ZeroCom

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
3Com, Avaya, Brocade, Extreme, H3C, HP, HP ProCurve, Nortel

So it looks like the end of another era - that of 3Com - with the announcement that HP is buying what was once THE shining light of Ethernet(working) for $2.7bn.

Even if the company that the French wonderfully called "twa-com" is a Hank Marvin of its former self, given its recent...


November 9, 2009  7:53 PM

Load-Balancing With That Tyson Feeling

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
Alteon, F5, Load balancing, RADware, Zeus


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