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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Streaming media policy

Streaming media policy

Streaming media involves access to audio/video content via the internet. There are many legitimate business reasons to access streamed audio and video files, such as engaging in training, reviewing news...

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Gallery: Black iPhone

Gallery: Black iPhone

It's going to be at least a few more weeks before we can buy a 3G iPhone, which reportedly will have some sort of black treatment to the rear panel. In the mean while I took it upon myself to create my own.

May 23, 2008 by in Networking

Ups and downs of San Francisco

Google and EarthLink have partnered in a project to bring universal Wi-Fi to San Francisco. Google's ad-based service will be free; for more bandwidth EarthLink will charge $20 per month. Here, a view of the city that's on its way to being wireless.

May 5, 2006 by in Networking

Saving the 1990 World Series

Ken Boudreau, ESPN's senior director of media assets & duplication services, was a panelist at the NAB2006 conference in Las Vegas on April 25. The topic: how to save and catalog invaluable archives recorded on obsolete technology.

May 4, 2006 by in CXO

Wireless TV control

Want to watch your TV in New York from your hotel room in San Francisco? Take a look at SlingPlayer Mobile, which works with any Microsoft Windows mobile device. James Kim, senior editor at CNET, shows off the features.

March 23, 2006 by in Networking

Net telephony's mainstream struggle

BellSouth's director of Converged Services, Steve Zimba, told attendees at the VON conference in San Jose that many residential customers are still wary of VoIP. CNET reporter Marguerite Reardon asked if VoIP is merely a defensive tool for the telcos.

March 17, 2006 by in Telcos

Wyse CEO proclaims 'perfect storm' for thin clients

John Kish, CEO of Wyse Technology, sits down in a Face-to-Face interview with ZDNet Editor in Chief Dan Farber. Kish says that with the increase in network bandwidth and the advent of new virtualization technologies, everything running on a PC can be hosted centrally on the network. He believes that thin clients are finally ready for widespread adoption.

March 9, 2006 by in PCs

Riding the wave of mobile WiMax

During this year's Intel Developer Forum, Intel's Executive Vice President Sean Maloney was joined on stage by Craig Raymond, technical marketing manager. Raymond arrived on a scooter--equipped with a notebook PC and Intel's first WiMax PC Card--to showcase the ease of having fully functional Internet access on the road.

March 8, 2006 by in Laptops

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