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September 28, 2015  8:51 AM

Spiceworks Network Monitor: Linux monitoring just got easier

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Spiceworks

Spiceworks is a company that provides a professional vertical network for IT users. It connects what is actually millions IT users with over 3,000 technology brands -- it's mission is to simplify the way we buy and manage technology products and services. 1network-monitoring-6.jpg

July 21, 2015  10:27 AM

RealVNC: more open remote access protocols will increase security

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
RealVNC

RealVNC, the pioneer of VNC, has opened up its technology for hackers and developers to scrutinise -- but what is VNC? 1dweiudgiwqugdi.png 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


December 17, 2014  9:50 AM

Spiceworks free Network Monitor system health check

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Spiceworks

Spiceworks is offering its "free" (no, it actually is) Network Monitor software as 'now available' for download. 5667 5t45g.jpg 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


March 2, 2014  9:57 AM

Cisco open sources corporate firewall software

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Cisco, Open source, Open source security, Security


December 8, 2013  4:47 PM

Networking logic isn’t rocket science, any more

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
F5

F5 Networks has launched its LineRate product line in what is detailed as the firm's "first ever software offering"... ... although this may be a misnomer in some senses, as F5 Application Delivery Controllers are naturally built with management software to perform tasks such as rate shaping and...


September 27, 2013  9:48 AM

The real (free) answer to network complexity

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Networks, Open source

Automated network control company Infoblox this month proffers forth Tapestry, a free and open-source software tool for measuring network complexity. NOTE:...


May 10, 2012  1:17 PM

Cisco: the (software-defined) network is the computer

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Cisco

Cisco has been particularly vocal of late with regard to the impact of intelligent software application management of networks, especially in regard to its work with the OpenFlow protocol. The


August 16, 2011  9:36 AM

Joyent’s open cloud operating system

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
cloud, KVM, Open source, x86

Cloud player Joyent has ported KVM (kernel-based virtual machine technology) to its SmartOS operating system. SmartOS itself is designed to turn a server (any server in fact) into a multi-tenant application-hosting platform. NB: KVM (kernel-based virtual machine technology) is...


May 23, 2011  7:17 AM

Oh no, not another open source alliance

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
alliance, consortium, KVM, Open source, Virtualisation

Gosh, aren't there a lot of alliances and partnerships out there right now? The IT industry must be running in second place only to the airlines in terms of the amount of partnering and buddying up that's going on at the moment. These days you don't even need to ask if a company partners with IBM,...


March 22, 2011  8:16 PM

The fox is out of the box, a Firefox 4 screenshot selection

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
browser, Firefox, Internet, Open source, Tabs

As readers of Computer Weekly's Open Source Insider blog stream may well already know, the new version of Mozilla's free and open source browser Firebox 4 has...


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