Cisco Systems is the undisputed leader in the networking space, but HP has acquired 3Com in an effort to close the gap. In addition, Juniper Networks is a strong No. 2 to Cisco among telecommunication firms and enterprises. With video consumption set to explode, networking requirements will boom too.

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Vista Sprint EV-DO Workaround

Vista Sprint EV-DO Workaround

Mitch Ratcliffe's Vista-Mac user experience comparison hit a driver-related bump in the road. Vista required a workaround to connect to Sprint's network. Here's the step-by-step guide to getting connected to Sprint's broadband wireless network.

published February 13, 2007 by


Windows Vista's Firewall offers false sense of security

Windows Vista's Firewall offers false sense of security

Now, with Microsoft Windows Vista in the market, it is a good time to start looking at its resilience to people and code that would just assume do your system harm. In Windows Vista, Microsoft's built in firewall took a step forward from the one offered in Windows XP by offering outbound blocking. But does it get the job done? Not quite.For David Berlind's write-up on Vista's inadequate personal firewall, see his blog post post in ZDNet's TestBed blog.

published February 5, 2007 by


Doctors tap broadband to monitor patients remotely

Some hospitals in the United States are using broadband technology to improve patient care and cope with a national shortage of critical care physicians. Correspondent James Hilliard visits Sutter General Hospital in Sacramento, Calif., where patients in the intensive care unit are being monitored by doctors a mile away in a control room called the eICU.

published July 26, 2004 by


Meet boxless digital cable

Digital cable-ready televisions are on the market, and they don't need seperate set-top boxes to decode digital signals. Correspondent James Hilliard asks ABI Research's Vamsi Sistla for details on a new technology that still has a ways to go before entering the common living room.

published July 22, 2004 by


Baseball tech: A home run?

From free Wi-Fi service to biometric security, technology is changing the way baseball does business and how fans enjoy the game. Correspondent James Hilliard gets the scoop on high-tech hits from the San Francisco Giants and Toronto Blue Jays.

published July 8, 2004 by


Intel releases chips for lifestyle PCs

Intel is calling 900 family of chipsets' release the most significant platform upgrade in a decade. New features include upgraded memory, secure storage--and coming soon, built-in wireless access points. Correspondent James Hilliard takes a look.

published June 22, 2004 by


Cisco unveils new router for telecom carriers

Cisco Systems CEO John Chambers and Mike Volpi, general manager of the company's Routing Technology Group, show off the Carrier Routing System-1, which offers a system capacity of 92 terabits per second and enables large carriers to deliver higher volumes of Internet traffic.

published May 25, 2004 by


What it takes to secure wireless

What are the biggest challenges to keeping wireless networks secure? ZDNet's David Berlind talks with United Parcel Service Vice President Cathy Calagee, Hewlett-Packard Chief Technologist Paul Congdon and STSN Security Executive Stephen Cobb about what it takes to safeguard wireless networks today.

published May 18, 2004 by


Using BlackMagic to improve searches

Promising fast and efficient PC and network searches is the goal of BlackBall's BlackMagic, especially in the wake of Microsoft postponing the release WinFS until 2009. ZDNet's David Berlind talks with BlackBall Chief Executive Bob Brown.

published May 17, 2004 by


Wi-Fi in the living room

CNET's Editor at Large Brian Cooley explains how wireless networking technology allows consumers to watch digital media stored on their personal computer on living room TVs without running cables.

published January 15, 2004 by


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