The case for claims-based identity management

On a bright sunny day this past June in Niagara-on-the-lake, while tourists were arriving to take in the plays at the Shaw Festival, Dave Nikolejsin climbed onstage for what could end up being

Published on: September 8th, 2009 Shane Schick

Alcatel announces 100 Gig Ethernet modules

Alcatel-Lucent plans to ship a router module next year that supports the yet-to-be ratified 100 Gigabit per second Ethernet standard at the edge of carrier networks, where services are delivered to subscribers. The

Published on: July 17th, 2009 greg meckbach and stephen lawson

Telecom vendors announce 100-Gig metro networking

Nortel Networks Corp. of Toronto says it recently completed a 100 Gigabit-per-second trial in Europe over a distance of 1,224 kilometres using dense wavelength division multiplexing without using electrical regeneration equipment. “That’s a

Published on: June 8th, 2009 Greg Meckbach

Visa, Rogers, RBC bank on mobile payments trial

The race to own the first up-and-running cell phone mobile payment network continues, with Visa, Rogers, and the Royal Bank of Canada teaming up for their first pilot. They will be going against

Published on: October 30th, 2008 Briony Smith

Nigeria antifraud agency to unplug Internet at homes

LAGOS, NIGERIA - Nigeria's Economic and Financial Fraud Commission (EFCC) is on the prowl for online fraudsters operating from their homes. Changing its tactic of focusing solely on cybercaf

Published on: October 29th, 2008 Segun Oruame

U.K. gov’t urged to drop multibillion pound IT plans

LONDON - British Prime Minster Gordon Brown was lambasted in Parliament last week for the government spending billions on troubled IT projects while the country slips into recession. The debate came one day

Published on: October 29th, 2008 Leo King

Apcon offers faster matrix switches

Apcon has overhauled its IntellaPatch matrix switches, allowing 10G Ethernet speed, increasing density and adding failover capability. Maxtrix switches, sometimes called physical layer switches, act like a patch panel in a home stereo

Published on: September 25th, 2008 Howard Solomon

Juniper deals services on a card

All-in-one appliances have been a dream WAN gateway makers have been chasing for some time. The problem is putting multiple services in a high-performance package that doesn’t get bogged down. Juniper Networks believes

Published on: September 14th, 2008 Howard Solomon

Gobi wireless chipset to ship in Toughbooks in October

Qualcomm Inc. and Panasonic Inc. Wednesday announced that two Toughbook laptops will ship in October with Gobi, a chipset allowing laptops to function in multiple wireless modes. Panasonic will be the fifth laptop

Published on: September 9th, 2008 Matt Hamblen