City of San Diego virtualizes against server sprawl

Before the City of San Diego became a 55 per cent virtualized IT environment, its biggest IT challenge was server sprawl and underutilization of hardware. The integrated service providers with which the City

Published on: June 10th, 2009 Kathleen Lau

Don’t overhype WiMAX speeds, analyst warns operators

WiMAX operators who overhype their networks' peak speeds risk angering early adopters who feel their expectations haven't been met, an analyst from Pyramid Research said last week. During a Webinar on best practices

Published on: June 1st, 2009 Brad Reed

Internet in a box — a Blackbox, that is

A non-profit organization that creates an archive of the Internet by taking snapshots of every Web site recently moved its three petabytes of data into a 20-foot-long shipping container, a modular data centre

Published on: April 7th, 2009 Kathleen Lau

Cyber criminals breach US electrical grid

Cyber spies from China, Russia and elsewhere have gained access to the U.S. electrical grid and have installed malware tools designed to shut down service, according to a news report Wednesday. So far,

Published on: April 7th, 2009 Grant Gross

No business case for IPv6, survey finds

Business incentives are completely lacking today for upgrading to IPv6, the next generation Internet protocol, according to a survey of network operators conducted by the Internet Society (ISOC). In a new report, ISOC

Published on: March 21st, 2009 Carolyn Duffy Marsan

Support application gives providers revenue opportunities

SupportSoft has overhauled and renamed its automated support application for service providers and enterprises, adding the ability to suggest revenue-generating offers to end users. Now called Dynamic Agent, it includes a number of

Published on: March 2nd, 2009 Howard Solomon

Japanese carrier details IPv6-powered TV service

Japan's NTT has disclosed technical details about what it claims is one of the largest, most successful commercial applications of IPv6, the next-generation Internet network protocol. NTT says Hikari-TV, an IPTV broadcasting and

Published on: January 8th, 2009 Carolyn Duffy Marsan

StarHub picks Huawei for femtocell network

SINGAPORE - Singapore telco StarHub, has chosen Chinese telecommunications network solutions provider Huawei Technologies to deploy the world's first commercial 3G femtocell network, said Huawei. A 3G femtocell is a portable wireless access

Published on: December 9th, 2008 Subatra Suppiah

Five reasons why getting Windows Vista could be a good idea

Is Windows Vista really skippable? As organizations weigh what to do with Windows XP OS upgrades, the thought of leapfrogging the much-maligned Vista often comes to mind. But be warned, says a recent

Published on: October 22nd, 2008 Shane O Neill