Articles By Dave Webb

Avaya gets SIP certification

Avaya gets SIP certification

Avaya Inc. has announced that a number of its unified communications products have rexceived SIPconnect compliance certification from the SIP...

December 10th, 2007 Dave Webb
Why

Why

Burgeoning Web 2.0 platforms will figure significantly in the IT threat landscape in the coming year, say researchers for security...

December 6th, 2007 Dave Webb
OCAD links to Yukon art school with videoconferencing

OCAD links to Yukon art school with videoconferencing

A few hundred kilometres south of the Arctic Circle, the gold rush town of Dawson City’s wealth of natural beauty...

December 6th, 2007 Dave Webb
Eats, shoots and phishes

Eats, shoots and phishes

There's an old writer's joke about the importance of punctuation that goes like this:...

December 4th, 2007 Dave Webb
Google’s spectrum play

Google’s spectrum play

So Google will be a player in the upcoming 700 MHz...

December 3rd, 2007 Dave Webb
Five skills network admins need now

Five skills network admins need now

What hat are you wearing today?If you’re a network administrator, chances are, it’s more than one. The job has evolved...

November 29th, 2007 Dave Webb
New network skills: Certificate administration

New network skills: Certificate administration

3. CERTIFICATE ADMINISTRATION Certificate administration has been around a while longer than virtualization.“It really started around early 2000,” says Eckert....

November 26th, 2007 Dave Webb
New network skills: Database administration

New network skills: Database administration

1. DATABASE ADMINISTRATION “Databases are definitely growing,” Eckert says. “In the '90s, you were a DBA or a network administrator,...

November 26th, 2007 Dave Webb
New network skills: Open source

New network skills: Open source

4. OPEN SOURCEOpen source applications and operating systems have been around even longer, but companies have been slower to adopt,...

November 26th, 2007 Dave Webb
New network skills: Scripting

New network skills: Scripting

5. SCRIPTINGIn the 1990s, the answer from a network administrator would be simple and to-the-point: We don’t do programming.“In the...

November 26th, 2007 Dave Webb