Meru announces SDN app for Lync

As the enthusiasm for software defined networking from vendors accelerates, IT leaders are still wondering how they can best make use of it. Meru Wireless has announced an option: An upcoming application that helps networks

Published on: September 16th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Juniper enhances network protection through Spotlight Secure upgrade

Juniper Networks is extending its Spotlight Secure threat intelligence platform to improve IT response to network threats. The networking equipment company said Tuesday Spotlight secure is now open to more threat intelligent information

Published on: September 9th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Network group announces spec for long distance 100G interface

If things aren't fast enough in your data centre, a group of network equipment makers are on the trail of giving it a swift kick. Calling themselves the CWDM4 MSA consortium (short for Coarse Wavelength

Published on: September 9th, 2014 Howard Solomon

A hint of the future of networks

What do DevOps and NetOps have in common? Nothing, you might think: The former deals mainly in software development, the latter in overseeing hardware. Lots, counters Jeremy Schulman, the founder of a software startup

Published on: September 2nd, 2014 Howard Solomon

Videoconference equipment sales skittish

The September digital edition of Computing Canada, which will be out next week, includes a feature on how enterprises deal with the impact of video on converged networks. (You can subscribe for free

Published on: September 2nd, 2014 Howard Solomon

Video from VMworld: Interview with BlueCat Networks’ CTO

All user group conferences have huge trade shows where partners can strut their stuff. VMworld 2014 in San Francisco is no exception. This week ITBusiness.ca editor Brian Jackson, who's covering the conference for

Published on: August 27th, 2014 Howard Solomon

The rise of the Internet of Things: Reality or conspiracy?

It's only August but the balloting is near for describing the year in technology. Is 2014 the year of the data breach, or the year of the  so-called Internet of Things? Columnist Gil

Published on: August 27th, 2014 Howard Solomon

HP, VMware team on software-defined networking solution

There's almost no end to the partnerships that have been announced this week in San Francisco at VMware's annual VMworld conference. A collaboration with Hewlett-Packard on a software-defined networking solution is one of

Published on: August 26th, 2014 Howard Solomon

The demise of excess access: A eulogy for traditional VPN

Once upon a time, in a world where mobile meant "laptop" or "remote home PC", Corporate network connectivity came in two flavours: dial-up modem, with it's clunky protocols and achingly slow speeds, and

Published on: August 26th, 2014 Michael Ball