Articles By Howard Solomon

SolarWinds adds deep packet inspection to NPM

Network management supplier SolarWinds has added deep packet inspection to its flagship application. The company said Wednesday that the capability is one of several features added to Network Performance Monitor 11 for troubleshooting

Published on: July 30th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Fortinet creates new Network Security Expert certification

Fortinet has announced a new technical certification program that allows security professionals to demonstrate expertise on the company's network security products. "We are pleased to unveil the Fortinet Network Security Expert certification, representing a

Published on: July 29th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Enterprises more serious about SDN, survey suggests

There are two knocks against software-defined networking in the enterprise: Not all the pieces are ready yet for the approach, and the use case hasn't been made out yet. That may be changing,

Published on: July 29th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Five BYOD best practices

Published on: July 29th, 2014 Howard Solomon

BlackBerry to buy German anti-eavesdropping provider

NEW YORK – BlackBerry is buying a German provider of anti-eavesdropping technology to extend its security protection from data to voice. The company told reporters here this morning it is buying Secusmart, a

Published on: July 29th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Join us for an Internet of Things Twitterchat

The Internet of Things is rushing towards CIOs, promising to bring a new era of connectivity to hundreds of devices issuing an avalanche of data for processing to help enterprises achieve their business

Published on: July 28th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Elasticsearch vulnerability leads to DDoS malware on Amazon

Security professionals usually don't have to worry about the search engines their organizations chose for plowing through corporate data. But researchers at Kaspersky Labs say attackers are exploiting a vulnerability in the open

Published on: July 28th, 2014 Howard Solomon

New spectrum auction rules may force Videotron’s hand

Sometimes Industry Canada gives with one hand and takes away with the other. That was the view of some in the telecom sector when the government today announced the rules for the upcoming

Published on: July 28th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Controversy over Oracle’s in-memory database option

Running an IT infrastructure is hard enough for a CIO without having to worry about licencing. Sometimes this can be handled by a designated asset manager, but it eventually comes back to the

Published on: July 28th, 2014 Howard Solomon

RackWare adds disaster recovery

Cloud computing has a number of benefits for enterprises, but like any technology it isn't magic. To do it well CIOs need a management platform. RackWare Inc., which makes a solution for moving

Published on: July 28th, 2014 Howard Solomon