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  • Solar-powered Wi-Fi trailer connects remote sites

    Bringing wireless network access to remote work sites like mines and railways is always a challenge so a team of Aussie engineers have thrown a Wi-Fi mesh access point on the back of a custom-built tailor which is powered by the sun.

  • Cisco expands Carrier Ethernet lineup

    Cisco this week is unveiling enhancements to its Carrier Ethernet lineup designed to scale and upgrade services for business, residential and mobile users.

  • Networkers 08: Virtual office to meet cloud computing

    Today's "virtual office" solutions generally require customer-premises equipment (CPE), but the rise of cloud computing-based services will allow people to be "at the office" from any location with an Internet connection, according to Cisco.

  • Networkers 2008: Open innovation ups revenue

    The idea of being more open with business and product innovation may be contrary to the traditional, laboratory-style closed innovation practiced by many organizations, but breaking down barriers has led to a dramatic rise in revenue for global companies like Proctor & Gamble.

  • Cisco to enter blade server market?

    As part of its aggressive push into becoming an overall IT player, Cisco may be looking to enter the blade server market to round out its data center portfolio and fortify its position in those lucrative, compute-intensive accounts.

  • Cisco Virtual Office package targets teleworkers

    Cisco is announcing a bundle of gear and services aimed at helping companies design and install remote-site communications that replicate the connectivity workers have when they're located in corporate sites.

  • IP router sales to service providers still strong

    IP routers used by network service providers sold well globally in the second quarter this year, with sales up 40 percent over the second quarter of 2007, and advancing 17 percent from the first quarter of 2008, according to Infonetics Research.