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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Virtualization policy

Virtualization allows companies to run applications, operating systems and even networks in a sort of logical “sandbox” which eliminates the need for much physical hardware. While the virtual hosts themselves...

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Image Gallery: T-Mobile Talk Forever HotSpot @Home service

T-Mobile may not have a 3G data network, but they are on the cutting edge with helping people ditch their home phones and use VoIP services. The latest service allows you to use your standard home cordless phone with a new T-Mobile line. The service does require a new special modem, available for US$50 with 2-year commitment.

February 21, 2008 by in Networking

Why content filtering is not enough

Even with firewalls and content-filtering systems in place, critical information continues to leak outside organizations, according to Raj Dhingra of PortAuthority Technologies . He says what's needed is a different approach -- one that is based on learning specific data, rather than merely matching patterns and keywords.

February 28, 2006 by in Enterprise Software

Intel CEO on energy costs

In a conversation with NPR's Moira Gunn at a Churchill Club event, Otellini says using less energy and shifting to parallelism (multicore chips) are key initiatives for the chip industry. The chipmaker chief says Google's costs today for electricity outpace those for hardware.

December 2, 2005 by in Processors

The Google galaxy

What's the obsession with Google? Is it justified? ZDNet Editor-in-Chief Dan Farber looks at Google's growing business and its services, such as Wi-Fi, maps, desktop search, Base, Froogle, and Gtalk, and predicts where the company is heading. He says while the Google massive mash-up does justify the obsession, it's still in beta.

November 30, 2005 by in Networking

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