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July 5, 2016  11:37 AM

Cloudy WiFi? Why Not?

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
802.11n, cloud, Cloud Services, TP link, Wifi, WLAN, Xirrus

WiFi/WLAN is taken so much for granted nowadays, that it's easy to forget just how far it has come in recent years. Given that it took around 15 years to get from proprietary 1Mbps technologies such as those offered by NCR (WaveLAN) and Olivetti (can't remember the product name, except that they...

April 25, 2016  5:18 PM

Automation Ultimatum…

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
CapStar, Cisco Systems, Europe, F5 Networks, Internet of Things, PCAP, SolarWinds, Wireshark

IT - a job for life?

Possibly... just finished a meeting with an old IT mate, Mike Silvey of Moogsoft, and we were talking about how all the recent networking reinvention bollox has basically forced companies into investing in new technology, not...


October 28, 2015  2:51 PM

Acquisitions And Reinventions Continued…

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
BT, Cyber security, Danaher, EE, NetScout, Network management, Network monitoring

Much of the talk on this blog recently has involved the world of acquisitions. And so it goes on.

 

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October 17, 2015  9:59 AM

Of Acquisitions And Integration

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
ASP, Brocade, Compliance, Dell, EMC, HP, IBM, iPaaS, Microsoft, Network management, Network monitoring, Networkiing, Outsourcing, PaaS, SaaS, Security, SolarWinds, TIBCO, VM, VMware

The IT world has gone acquisition bonkers. Dell is paying as much for EMC as any football club would do to secure the combined services of Messi and Ronaldo. Well almost...

Meantime, a couple of companies I keep tabs on have also been in acquisition...


August 6, 2015  1:39 PM

The Network Is Dead – Long Live The Network!

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
Business, Cloud Computing, Dimension Data, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Networking, NFV, Routing, SDN, VM, VMware

I remember writing a column for a long since deceased IT publication, where I was discussing the rebirth of the mainframe as a network server, I remember it, not simply for the content, but more specifically the context, and how the sub-editors, in the name of...


June 25, 2015  10:49 AM

Shock – WiFi Actually Generating Revenue Streams

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
802.11ac, HP, Networks, revenue, Tallac, Wifi, Wireless

I recently had the "pleasure" of visiting Milton Keynes; the railway station was packed with what were surely tourists - some mistake here? Admittedly, all looking in a hurry to get back to London... does "Stratford-Upon-Avon" translate aurally as "Milton Keynes" in some languages?


March 23, 2015  4:24 PM

Blasts From The Past

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
Internet protocol, NetScout, Network analysis, Network management, Network monitoring, Sniffer

Been doing a few catch-ups with old vendor friends recently; one was Brocade - and more of this next month - which has a REAL SDN/NFV story - and another was NetScout; networking monitoring!!!! Except that network monitoring now goes way beyond SNMP probes and...


March 3, 2015  10:32 AM

Shock – HP Acts On Advice – Five Years Too Late…

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
3Com, Acquisitions, Aruba, Autonomy, Colubris, Dell, Enterprise, Hewlett-Packard, MOTOROLA, OEM, ProCurve, Symbol

So - HP has just announced it is acquiring Aruba Networks; basically the 2nd-3rd stab at buying a wireless solution after Colubris and effectively inheriting additional 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


November 20, 2014  11:17 AM

It’s CA Jim But Not As We Know IT

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
apps, Barcelona, CA, Gartner, IOS, Network management, Software, twitter

I was at a Gartner event in Barcelona last week, where Computer Associates were playing host.


Not only was there the amusement of the excellent and straight-talking EMEA CTO Bjarne Rasmussen referencing Forrester several times at a Gartner event (especially amusing for my...


November 10, 2014  3:47 PM

Networking Innovation?

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
ADC, apps, jetNEXUS, L-B, LAN, NAS, Network management, Networking, router, Storage, WAN, Wi-Fi

Been researching an article for CW's very own Cliff Saran while, by chance, also speaking with a number of IT investors - the research being on networking innovations; oh and, by another chance, also judging an awards event, networking category and also visited a Cambridge Wireless innovations...


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