Networks Generation:

Load balancing


February 5, 2010  1:47 PM

Qtn: When Is An Ethernet Switch Not An Ethernet Switch?

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
3Com, Acquisition, ADC, Avaya, Broadband-Testing, Cisco, Ethernet switching, HP ProCurve, IP telephony, jetNEXUS, Load balancing, Wine


Answer: when it's a power supply.

Just released the latest test report for HP on its ProCurve 2520 Ethernet switch - http://www.broadband-testing.co.uk/ReportList.aspx - and the point of interest here is not that it's got plenty of Layer 2/two and a bit features and is well priced...

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


September 11, 2009  3:13 PM

Load-Balancer On A Stick

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
ArrowPoint, Cisco, Citrix, F5 Networks, HP, Load balancing, Netscaler, Servers, Traffic management, Zeus

Terry Pratchett created rat on a stick for his Discworld novels, but my mates at jetNEXUS have gone one better with a load-balancer on a stick... ...in the sense of a USB stick,...


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,...


February 25, 2009  11:30 AM

Load Unbalanced

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
ADC, Alteon, jetNEXUS, Load balancing, Nortel, RADware

So, as the fall-out from Nortel's demise continues, we see that it agreed to sell the assets of its old Alteon division/technology to Radware for around £12m as part of its bankruptcy restructuring plan. Considering that it paid almost $8bn back in 2000, that's...


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