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December 9, 2010  2:17 PM

How To Beat The Snow: Brussels To Andorra In 30 Milliseconds

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
App-DNA, Converged infrastructure, HP, Internet, Latency, Video conferencing, Vidyo, VoIP, Voipex, Waitrose, WAN acceleration, Wine

London to Brussels to Andorra in under 30ms - not bad eh?

Even the Bugatti Veyron can't achieve that (though with permanent four-wheel drive you'd think it would be ideal for British winter conditions, yet you barely ever see one, strange!) but... Vidyo can.

I first saw these...

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 - - 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...

June 10, 2009  7:07 PM

Cisco Expands On Original Beatles Theory (plus wine tip)

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
Cisco, Crabs, multi-tasking, WAN acceleration, Wine

Just back from a long weekend in Dartmouth (with many thanks to the Harbour Master's office for their unsecured WLAN Internet access) and plunged back into the mad, virtual world of IT from one where landing crabs was the essential ingredient of life (as well as eating them of  course,...

December 13, 2008  11:58 AM

Software Bullying – Do It Our Way Or Else… (plus wine tips)

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead

Been doing some work recently with Sunrise Software in Chessington (they let me out of the zoo) which is into ITSM - a very trad element of the market.

Except that Sunrise broke the rules with its Sostenuto ITSM product. The problem is that there are simply too many solutions that are...

December 8, 2008  8:45 PM

Enterprise Application Acceleration

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
IM, SAP, WAN acceleration, Wine

I noted on my mate Den Howlett's blog - - that he'd been interviewing the Chairman of the SAP UK/Ireland User Group, Alan Bowling.

Given that I've been doing a lot of testing in recent times on WAN...

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