Articles By Stephen Lawson

Cisco aims for a go-anywhere router

Cisco aims for a go-anywhere router

SAN FRANCISCO -- Cisco Systems Inc. made its fortune selling routers for the cores of enterprise and service-provider networks, but...

August 23rd, 2011 Stephen Lawson
NAND flash can verify a device’s identity

NAND flash can verify a device’s identity

People who make, buy and sell flash storage could detect counterfeit products based on the unique "fingerprints" of the chips,...

August 15th, 2011 Stephen Lawson
Clearwire plans LTE network, seeks US$600M

Clearwire plans LTE network, seeks US$600M

SAN FRANCISCO  -- Clearwire Corp. plans to deploy an LTE network in addition to its existing WiMax system in the...

August 5th, 2011 Stephen Lawson
IEEE sets standard for using ‘white space’ spectrum

IEEE sets standard for using ‘white space’ spectrum

SAN FRANCISCO -- A just-published standard for using the "white spaces" between TV channels could offer as much as 22 Megabits...

July 28th, 2011 Stephen Lawson
Wireless networks are near capacity: Study

Wireless networks are near capacity: Study

SAN FRANCISCO  -- Mobile networks in North America are filled to 80 per cent of capacity, with 36 per cent...

July 25th, 2011 Stephen Lawson
Cisco to cut 6,500 jobs in cost-cutting blitz

Cisco to cut 6,500 jobs in cost-cutting blitz

SAN FRANCISCO -- Cisco Systems Inc. will cut about 6,500 jobs as part of an effort to focus its business...

July 19th, 2011 Stephen Lawson
Broadcom chip to accelerate FCoE

Broadcom chip to accelerate FCoE

SAN FRANCISCO -- Broadcom Corp.'s first processor for FCoE (Fibre Channel over Ethernet) is now coming on the market in...

July 11th, 2011 Stephen Lawson
Cisco adds tools to scale wide-area video

Cisco adds tools to scale wide-area video

SAN FRANCISCO  -- Cisco Systems Inc. continues to build its enterprise video infrastructure with the release of ECDS (Enterprise Content...

July 8th, 2011 Stephen Lawson
Alcatel leaps ahead with 400-gigabit routing chip

Alcatel leaps ahead with 400-gigabit routing chip

SAN FRANCISCO -- Alcatel-Lucent is charting a course to the next generation of carrier routers with new silicon that is...

June 28th, 2011 Stephen Lawson
VMware’s Maritz sees ‘post-document’ era

VMware’s Maritz sees ‘post-document’ era

The PC era is giving way to a world centered on data, where devices and infrastructure are shaped by the...

June 23rd, 2011 Stephen Lawson