Traffic management essential for LTE, summit told

Wireless carriers are licking their lips at the revenue they believe will pour in from data users when they shift their networks to the next generation high-speed technology called LTE. But an executive

Published on: May 31st, 2011 Howard Solomon

Traffic throttling rules apply to wireless data: CRTC

Canadian cellular carriers now have to follow strict rules if they slow wireless data to manage heavy loads of traffic, the federal telecommunications regulator has ruled.To no one’s surprise, the Canadian Radio-television and

Published on: June 30th, 2010 Howard Solomon

Wireless data regulation off the hearing table: CRTC

The wireless industry has convinced the federal telecom regulator not to look at whether it should start regulating mobile wireless data services at an upcoming public hearing. However the regulator hasn’t dismissed the

Published on: March 30th, 2010 Howard Solomon

CRTC asked to ban app-specific traffic shaping

A coalition comprised of online giants such as Google Inc., eBay Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. is urging the Canadian Radio-television Telecommunications Commission to outlaw application-specific traffic throttling and force ISPs to justify any

Published on: July 8th, 2009 Rafael Ruffolo

Controversial Internet traffic management hearings start today

At several Internet operations centres across Canada, sophisticated software watches the bytes flowing minute by minute across the network. When something exceeds certain set parameters, or a certain type of application is sensed,

Published on: July 6th, 2009 Howard Solomon

Nortel passes GO with switch

Nortel Networks last month announced the availability of its Passport 8600 Layer 2-7 Switching Platform, which offers customers more comprehensive traffic management and functionality, according to the company.The Passport 8600 now comes equipped

Published on: November 15th, 2001 Cindy Steinman

Nortel passes GO with switch

Nortel Networks last month announced the availability of its Passport 8600 Layer 2-7 Switching Platform, which offers customers more comprehensive traffic management and functionality, according to the company.The Passport 8600 now comes equipped

Published on: November 15th, 2001 Cindy Steinman

HP joins server appliance market

Hewlett-Packard (HP) Co. of Palo Alto, Calif., kicked off an aggressive entrance into the server appliance products market in April with the announcement of 21 server appliances.Launching under three categories of server appliances

Published on: May 17th, 2001 Chris Talbot

Radware Launches SynApps Architecture

Guaranteeing consistent positive user experience when accessing Web site content is the idea behind Radware Inc.'s new SynApps Architecture.According to Mahwah, N.J.-based Radware, SynApps eliminates network uncertainty and provides customers with fast, continuous,

Published on: November 16th, 2000 Carly Suppa