The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
Start-up Sideband Networks today came out of stealth mode with an appliance that it says can model live traffic to give visibility into applications and user devices in order to solve performance problems.
By Ellen Messmer | 12 November, 2013 15:16
Gartner is predicting the cloud-based security services market, which includes secure email or web gateways, identity and access management (IAM), remote vulnerability assessment, security information and event management to hit $4.13 billion by 2017.
By Ellen Messmer | 31 October, 2013 22:15
An apologetic Obama administration has had technical people working around the clock to address problems with its Healthcare.gov website, which has been unable to cope with visitor traffic since launching on Oct. 1. One vendor, Compuware, is also doling out some free insights into what's wrong with the Obamacare site after remotely running some of its own application-performance management (APM) tests.
By Ellen Messmer | 23 October, 2013 19:09
Riddle this: All your core performance metrics are glowing green, but customers on the other end of the network are still cursing your service. How can IT get to the root of the problem?
By John Dix | 02 October, 2013 14:11
We're at an awkward stage as the age of network-streamed multimedia matures. Broadband and cell providers have only recently realized the public's enormous appetite for streaming video, VoIP, and the combination of both.
By Jon L. Jacobi | 10 December, 2010 02:33
Laptops used to be the only devices on the company's wireless network. But Wi-Fi has become a ubiquitous standard used by a host of devices -- including desktop PCs, laptops, netbooks, tablets, smartphones, printers, storage devices, and projectors.
By Logan G. Harbaugh | 27 October, 2011 08:27
Mac OS X 10.7 Lion Server adds innovative features and a new low price tag, but cuts in services and the elimination of advanced GUI administration tools may force some enterprise departments to think twice about the role of Mac servers on their networks.
By John Rizzo | 25 July, 2011 23:40
Major Websites are to test Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) by participating in World IPv6 Day, scheduled for June 8. Google, Facebook, and Yahoo, among others, have agreed to ensure that IPv6 entrances to their sites will be available, along with any network infrastructure needed to receive IPv6 traffic.
By Keir Thomas | 13 January, 2011 09:55
In recent weeks WikiLeaks has been targeted by denial-of-service (DoS) attacks, had its hosting service shutdown, been bounced off of Amazon hosting, had its funding through PayPal, MasterCard and other sources shut down, and its leader arrested on sexual assault-related charges. The fact that WikiLeaks remains stubbornly and defiantly online holds some lessons for other sites when it comes to resilience and survivability.
By Tony Bradley | 09 December, 2010 07:29