Quebec service provider overhauls network

The death rattle of a piece of network equipment can be unnerving, particularly if you’re a service provider. But, as they say, stuff happens. That’s why many manufacturers of Ethernet gear have taken

Published on: February 8th, 2012 Howard Solomon

New Juniper routers converge the access net

 RAMINGHAM, Mass. -- Juniper Networks Inc. will soon release access routers designed to provide an on-ramp to service provider networks from residential, business and mobile networks. Juniper's ACX series Universal Access routers are intended

Published on: February 7th, 2012 Jim Duffy

Delmar extends Allstream WAN contract

A Quebec-based transportation firm has inked a three-year contract worth about $370,000 for MTS Allstream Inc. to provide a wide-area data network and Internet services.Lachine-based Delmar International Inc., which provides international freight forwarding

Published on: July 12th, 2010 Greg Meckbach

Cruise ship sails through wireless challenges

The world's longest cruise ship posed knotty wireless networking problems but also provided Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. the opportunity to pounce on iPhones, touchscreens and MPLS networking in order to deliver luxury services.Royal Caribbean's

Published on: January 13th, 2010 Tim Greene

Make sure yours is a WAN with a plan

Now is an excellent time to be re-evaluating your WAN strategy. New technologies such as carrier Ethernet and Session Initiation Protocol trunking can help cut costs and increase availability. WAN and application optimization

Published on: July 30th, 2009 Johna Till Johnson

Do you know who owns your network?

You need broadband, and you want some built in redundancy. You’ve got a decent service level agreement (SLA), which your provider has determined based on statistical analysis and advice from actuaries. If you

Published on: October 3rd, 2007 Tim Wilson

Seven ways to bolster application performance

When it comes to boosting application performance, it’s about a lot more than just the bandwidth. “Our network is scattered across the country with 82 field offices and 10 regional locations. Our field

Published on: August 31st, 2006 Denise Dubie

Foundry adds to Ethernet wares

Foundry Networks Inc. this week launched a router and switch products aimed at the core and edge of carrier metropolitan area networks. The NetIron Internet and Metro Router (IMR) 640 is targeted at

Published on: March 17th, 2005 Phil Hochmuth

Cisco to acquire Parc for improved traffic routing

Cisco Systems Inc. has agreed to acquire London-based traffic engineering and routing software provider Parc Technologies Ltd. in an effort to gain better traffic management in its systems and products, the company said

Published on: July 7th, 2004 Scarlet Pruitt