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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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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...


April 11, 2014  1:28 PM

Benchmarking Integration…

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
Application Programming Interface, Big Data, Business, Data integration, Enterprise Resource Planning, Integration, Internet, Software as a Service, Spirent, TIBCO, VoIP, Voipex

Just finished some testing at test equipment partner Spirent's offices in glamorous Crawley with client Voipex - some fab results on VoIP optimization so watch this space for the forthcoming report - and it made me think just how...


November 5, 2013  2:27 PM

Reinventing Network Management

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
cloud, Data communications, Enterprise, ISP, Managed Services, MSP, Network, Network management, Network performance, xSP

Network management is the proverbial bus syndrome - nothing shows up forever and then there's a whole queue of them  - in this case interesting technologies, but here's the really interesting one I'm about to start testing with - Moogsoft.


Think radical invention...


November 13, 2012  3:50 PM

Talari – It’s Not Channel Bonding!

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
Broadband, MPLS, QoS, WAN

Some of you may have seen earlier blogs, and even the Broadband-Testing report, on our recently acquired US client Talari Networks, whose technology basically lets you combine multiple 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


February 27, 2012  2:37 PM

Just What If The IPv4 Addresses Did Run Out?

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
carriers, Cloud Computing, HP, Internet, Internet of Things, IP, IP address, IPv4, IPv6, ISPs, MNOs, MNSPs, Protocols, telcos

It's a question we should all ask.

For the average IT user or network manager it's a significant point to actually consider. For a managed services company such as SAS Group, based down in an actually leafy bit of "greater" Crawley, it's a...


November 14, 2011  11:19 AM

10 Minutes Versus 10 Days

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
ADSL, Bandwidth, BT, fibre, ftth, Internet

I just moved apartments in Andorra and asked them if I could keep my current 100MbpsFTTH account (actually tops out at 83Mbps), related phone number etc - and the answer was "yes, of course" (with a bit of Catalan thrown in for good measure, most of which I ignored).


Ten...


November 7, 2011  8:52 AM

Mobile Goes Data Mad

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
3G, cloud, Ericsson, Mobile data, Public Cloud, Sony, WLAN

Having recently got back from several weeks travelling around Europe, including a fair chunk in the UK, me and my 3G data dongles have been keeping close company, as the very WLAN products that I've tested over the years continue to fail to work when as badly deployed as they generally are in...


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,...


July 4, 2011  3:20 PM

Project Management Is Alive And Well

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
CRM, Enterprise software, ERP, eTask, Gantt, Hosting, ISP, Microsoft, Microsoft Project, NSP, Outsourcing, PMW, Project management, Thingamy

OK - so who remembers Project Manager Workbench, PMW for hose who were there at the time (or even Microsoft Project, the project management software for the under 5's)?

Who remembers printing out Gantt chars on A3 that you wallpapered the office walls with?

Been there, done...


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