Articles By Michael Martin

Making the most of the network budget

Making the most of the network budget

Everyone splurges once in a while. Maybe it’s for an extra round of golf after a particularly tough week at...

October 26th, 2006 Michael Martin
Telus deal a positive sign for more choice

Telus deal a positive sign for more choice

It’s usually tough to get excited about vendors announcing contract wins. After all, when an enterprise puts part of its...

October 12th, 2006 Michael Martin
Simplifying Security

Simplifying Security

Hackers are trying to burrow into your network through any tiny hole you might have left in your perimeter defence;...

October 12th, 2006 Michael Martin
Lost packets: Trend Micro declares war on botnets

Lost packets: Trend Micro declares war on botnets

Ever had a problem with pests in your home? Trend Micro has started a pest control service. Only in this...

October 12th, 2006 Michael Martin
Alberta university has big Wi-Fi plans

Alberta university has big Wi-Fi plans

Back in 2004, senior management at the University of Calgary crafted a new network...

September 28th, 2006 Michael Martin
Control freaks lack that knack for forum

Control freaks lack that knack for forum

In July 2004, Cisco and Microsoft both announced separate plans for enforcing endpoint security – Cisco’s Network Admission Control (NAC)...

September 28th, 2006 Michael Martin
Consumer push won

Consumer push won

Cisco CEO John Chambers recently said the network equipment giant is planning a major consumer advertising push aimed at making...

September 14th, 2006 Michael Martin
ProCurve strips down to simpler stackables

ProCurve strips down to simpler stackables

Hewlett-Packard Canada Co. is taking aim at small and medium businesses by launching a series of ProCurve stackable switches the...

September 14th, 2006 Michael Martin
Investment house solves WAN woes

Investment house solves WAN woes

Toronto-based investment firm Richardson Partners Financial may manage more than $5 billion in client assets, but when the company’s wide...

September 14th, 2006 Michael Martin
Still early days for municipal Wi-Fi

Still early days for municipal Wi-Fi

Municipal Wi-Fi has been a hot topic for a while and shows no signs of cooling off. Late last month...

August 31st, 2006 Michael Martin