Articles By Phil Hochmuth

Force10 bulks up

Force10 bulks up

Force10 recently announced line cards that pack up to 16 ports of 10G Ethernet into a single chassis slot on...

November 24th, 2005 Phil Hochmuth
VON: Carriers are key to VOIP prominence

VON: Carriers are key to VOIP prominence

The true value of convergence won't be realized until self-contained corporate VoIP networks are linked in to the larger IP...

September 26th, 2005 Phil Hochmuth
Cisco gets the message and looks to develop XML

Cisco gets the message and looks to develop XML

Cisco for years has talked about moving “up the stack”: taking on more application-based network roles instead of just moving...

August 18th, 2005 Phil Hochmuth
NetScaler boosts application acceleration gear

NetScaler boosts application acceleration gear

NetScaler recently upgraded its traffic acceleration device to further speed application response times and reduce WAN bandwidth consumption. AppCompress Extreme...

July 21st, 2005 Phil Hochmuth
analyst, The Yankee Group

analyst, The Yankee Group

With a multi-product launch last month, Cisco attempted to address two growing areas of concern for network architects: managing the...

July 7th, 2005 Phil Hochmuth
Cisco crams multiple security boxes into appliance

Cisco crams multiple security boxes into appliance

Cisco Systems last month introduced a security appliance that rolls multiple services into a single box. The aim is to...

June 9th, 2005 Phil Hochmuth
Extreme switch to hook up IP phones

Extreme switch to hook up IP phones

Extreme Networks Inc. recently launched a LAN edge switch designed to simplify deployments of wireless LAN access points and IP...

April 14th, 2005 Phil Hochmuth
Foundry adds to Ethernet wares

Foundry adds to Ethernet wares

Foundry Networks Inc. this week launched a router and switch products aimed at the core and edge of carrier metropolitan...

March 17th, 2005 Phil Hochmuth
Vendors launch innovative VoIP gear

Vendors launch innovative VoIP gear

While large IP PBX vendors continue to build on server-based platforms, some international vendors are taking more unique approaches to...

March 15th, 2005 Phil Hochmuth
How GM uses wireless on plant floors

How GM uses wireless on plant floors

Wireless technologies for harvesting real-time data off factory networks - and strategies for putting such information to use - were...

March 15th, 2005 Phil Hochmuth