Natalie Gagliordi

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Natalie Gagliordi is a senior writer for Red Ventures based in Louisville, Kentucky, covering business technology for ZDNet.

Natalie Gagliordi has nothing to disclose. She does not hold investments in the technology companies she covers.

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Why CallVantage is not taking off

Why CallVantage is not taking off

When news broke that AT&T divulged to the SEC its embarrassing subscriber figures (53K) for its Internet phone service, CallVantage, bloggers took notice. Joseph Laszlo, an analyst at Jupiter Research thinks the biggest issue was how the company overplayed its "we're getting out of the residential phone business" card last year.

March 18, 2005 by in Networking

SSL VPN vs. IPSec: Give the debate a rest

SSL VPN vs. IPSec: Give the debate a rest

In what feels like a debate that should'vedied outby now, those who think Secure Socket Layer virtual private networks(SSL VPN) are better than those based on IPSec (Interent Protocol Security) are at it again, touting the virtues of "client-less" remote access. Meta Group today had this to say: SSL VPNs are a superset solution, combining capabilities equivalent to IPSec VPNs along with additional access modes that can provide greater flexibility and security in various use cases.

January 25, 2005 by in Networking

Microsoft steps up VoIP efforts

Microsoft steps up VoIP efforts

Microsoft is starting to make more noise with its VoIP ambitions says IDC, pointing to partnerships that the company formed with major IP-PBX vendors, such as Siemens and Alcatel, and those in development with carriers like British Telecom and MCI. The efforts are centered on SIP-based collaborative applications being developed for the Microsoft Office Live Communications Server (LCS) 2005 product line (See Fan Farber’s take).

May 19, 2005 by in Networking