Articles By Grant Buckler

The one-box network

The one-box network

Monster Mortgage has about 30 employees, and they know about mortgages, not networks. “We’re all sales people,” says Nick Ametrano,...

September 11th, 2009 Grant Buckler
The trouble with trouble-shooting

The trouble with trouble-shooting

Around 50 per cent of IT and network issues are still reported by end users rather than being discovered by...

June 11th, 2009 Grant Buckler
Your next IP PBX

Your next IP PBX

As the IP PBX gets more integrated with other applications, it’s getting harder to think of it as a stand-alone...

May 4th, 2009 Grant Buckler
5 things you should know about wireless security

5 things you should know about wireless security

In the beginning, there was WEP. And WEP was no good. It quickly became apparent Wired Equivalent Privacy, the original...

April 16th, 2009 Grant Buckler
The evolving switch

The evolving switch

When the Alberta Auditor General’s office installed new network switches last spring, security concerns and its existing relationship with Juniper...

February 11th, 2009 Grant Buckler
How to block the right traffic

How to block the right traffic

Even though intrusion detection as a category of security tools has largely disappeared, security administrators are still struggling with the...

February 3rd, 2009 Grant Buckler
The hot jobs in IT networking

The hot jobs in IT networking

If you’re hunting for a network architect, especially one who knows your business, good luck — they’re hard to find....

November 30th, 2008 Grant Buckler
RFID goes beyond inventory tracking

RFID goes beyond inventory tracking

Wal-Mart’s ambitious project to affix radio frequency identification (RFID) tags to merchandise has been the poster boy for RFID for...

October 30th, 2008 Grant Buckler
Nortel demos passive optical networking

Nortel demos passive optical networking

In the future, according to Nortel, optical networking provides 100-megabit-per-second dedicated communications pipes to homes and businesses, people hold business...

October 29th, 2008 Grant Buckler
Software options every retailer should check out

Software options every retailer should check out

What software you need to sell Oracle has some features SAP lacks, but with its acquisition of Marketmax, SAS Institute...

September 16th, 2008 Grant Buckler