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September 12, 2011  12:37 PM

What Recession Exactly?

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
Bitspeed, Certero, Cisco, Citrix, cloud, eTask, HP, IPv6, jetNEXUS, Juniper, LTE, NNT, Riverbed, SEP, Thingamy, VoIP, Voipex, VPNs, WAN acceleration, Zeus

I know that we IT lot live on a different planet to the rest of the world (or so we are often told), but I'm really trying to find the real recession out there at the mo'.

Take airlines for example. I've been doing far too much travelling for my own good over the past few months,...

January 7, 2011  3:31 PM

How IT Can Reduce Your Local Taxes – In Theory At Least

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
AssetStudio, Broadband-Testing, Certero, Green Networking, Networking, power consumption, PowerStudio, SAM

Was chatting with a client yesterday about IT spending and I was making the point that it is happening but IT departments are keen to make every penny spent (metaphorically and otherwise) as efficient as possible.

So, whereas a big, shiny router might have been top of the wish list 10...


October 26, 2010  2:43 PM

Amazing What You Can Achieve With A 3G Dongle

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
3, Blue Coat, Certero, Firewalls, ftth, HP, Latency, Mobile data, NetPilot, Spirent

... as the actress said to the IT-aware bishop.

So, just back from more travels in the UK which - given that we were scheduled to fly out of Toulouse during the French "greve nationale" - went every bit as smoothly as you'd expect in those circumstances, but more on that later.


August 27, 2010  12:05 PM

Flying Around The World In Virtual Mode

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
3Com, Access Points, Certero, HP, IPS, Security, Spirent, Testing, Virtualisation, WLAN

This summer's been interesting.

It's supposed to be holiday time, but the IT world is mega-active at the moment. Consequently I've been out to Utah with a client there, Paris and now... er, Crawley (where the "summer" weather is 12 degrees and the sky has consisted of several varying...


July 14, 2010  3:01 PM

Power Down Or Else…

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
Certero, D-Link, Ethernet switching, Green Networking, PCs, power consumption, PowerStudio, Tesco

 Over the past couple of years, at Broadband-Testing we've carried out a number of power consumption tests, primarily focusing on switches of the Ethernet variety.

While we found that there are considerable differences in the amount of power drawn by different switch products - for...


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