Stories by Tim Greene

Riverbed, OpNet partner to give better WAN visibility

Riverbed is teaming up with OpNet to give customers greater insight into what's happening on the WAN so they can better plan for bandwidth and resolve service-level agreement issues more quickly with service providers.

Software makes virtual servers a moving target

Carefully managed virtual servers can make the job of attackers more difficult by reducing the time that any one version of a server is exposed to the Internet, according to a George Mason University professor who has developed software that phases virtual servers in and out of use.

Juniper launches automated support services

Juniper Networks is about to introduce new phone-home support services to discover and resolve security and performance incidents for customers. The company's goal is to help customers resolve problems faster -- and avoid troubles in the first place.

SonicWall introduces new UTM device

SonicWall is introducing a multifunction security gateway it says delivers 50Mbps throughput when all its security applications are switched on.

7 dirty secrets of the security industry

Corporate IT executives need to beware the seven dirty secrets of the security industry that can undermine the safety of business networks, a security expert told attendees at Interop Las Vegas.

INTEROP - Microsoft Vista security impresses those hot for NAC

Microsoft's network access control client in Vista and now in Windows XP has a lot of IT executives excited, according to an informal poll of about 250 attendees of an Interop Las Vegas NAC seminar who are actively considering deploying the access technology.

INTEROP - Juniper reveals branch router plans

Expect Juniper to roll out low-end branch-office routers over the next year as it tries to supply equipment for small businesses and branch offices, the new head of the company's branch-office business said during an interview at Interop.