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4G's big hurdle: Managing the 3G handoff

Verizon's 4G Long-Term Evolution network kicks off Sunday and road warriors can snap up dongles for their laptops and garner some serious speed. These early adopters, however, will be well served to monitor the handoff between 4G and 3G service.

December 2, 2010 by

Improved hurricane forecasts with VORTRAC

U.S. researchers have developed a new technique that provides a detailed 3-D view of an approaching hurricane every six minutes, helping to determine whether the storm is gathering strength as it nears land. The technique, known as VORTRAC (Vortex Objective Radar Tracking and Circulation), has been tested in 2007 at the National Hurricane Center (NHC) and will be deployed this summer. The VORTRAC system 'relies on the existing NOAA network of Doppler radars along the Southeast coast to closely monitor hurricane winds. About 20 of these radars are scattered along the Gulf and Atlantic coastlines from Texas to Maine.' This system is the first to create a 3-D pictures of hurricanes. But read more...

April 13, 2008 by


ipPulse is a Connectivity and Device Status Monitoring Tool. Use ipPulse to monitor the status of IP connected devices (computers)...

January 27, 2015 By Northwest Performance Software

WhatsUp Gold Premium Edition v11

WhatsUp Gold provides valuable network and application monitoring capabilities. Its agent-less design, support for WMI and multi-user capabilities make it a good choice for small and medium-sized enterprises.

May 14, 2007 by

MacBook exploit in circulation?

An anonymous blogger claims he/she was able to monitor the network at CanSecWest security conference and snag a full packet capture of the MacBook hijack contest.

April 25, 2007 by

Vodafone rolls out video security network

Vodafone is rolling out a remote access video surveillance system for its premises around the country after it handed a contract to integrator Diebold and vendor Zylotech. The system will allow Vodafone to monitor live surveillance video of 25 sites, such as call centres and telephone exchanges, from anywhere on its corporate network.

April 4, 2007 by

Is privacy on MySpace a good thing?

CNET's Neha Tiwari speaks with Larry Magid, co-author of "MySpace Unraveled," on how the social network should monitor the age of its users. They also discuss the pros and cons of having a privacy option for one's profile.

August 1, 2006 by

RFID to track army supplies in Iraq

Australian army troops in Iraq will use radio frequency identification (RFID) tags to monitor the movement of equipment from early next year.The Australian Defence Force wants to improve monitoring and control of its critical distribution network, which provides items like rations and weapons to armed forces.

August 18, 2005 by

Monitor network traffic with ngrep

When it comes to network monitoring, there are a number of available tools out there. However, one tool that administrators often overlook is the network grep (ngrep) tool.

February 28, 2005 by

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