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Google, Amazon ask CRTC to stop Internet traffic shaping

In a submission Monday to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), a coalition including Google, Amazon and Skype demand that carriers and ISPs be banned from traffic-shaping. But an industry observer thinks the submission needs a narrower focus

IP telephony without the infrastructure

Jajah offers a hosted software PBX for companies that don't want to go through the trouble and expense of a rip-and-replace PBX project

Foundry goes big with switches

Foundry launched its largest Ethernet switch to date at Interop last month, a 32-slot, 5.1 terabit-per-second Ethernet switch aimed at high-end data centres and campus LAN backbones.

WLAN architecture requires extra planning

Wireless networking on small and large scales is currently all the rage. Communicating digitally across the air, using various techniques, most commonly radio waves, has caught the attention of businesses and consumers everywhere, and the broader range of mobile solutions which this new cable-free type of network can offer places even more value behind the wireless prospect.

Mesh moves into the wireless office

A costly and complex aspect of today's wireless networks can sometimes be the very component they're supposed to eliminate: cabling. Emerging 802.11-based mesh networks attempt to resolve this irony by using more radio spectrum and less wire in the form of Ethernet cabling than traditional wireless LANs.

Sprint Canada intros IP-enabled offerings

The starting gun fired for Sprint Canada Inc. this month as the company launched its IP-Enabled Solutions.

Equipe makes pitch for MPLS core

Equipe Communications Corp. is the latest Layer 2 core multiservice switch maker to unveil software that enables its switch to function as a label switching router in a Multi-protocol Label Switching (MPLS) backbone.

Convergence in action

In addition to showing off new voice and data products at the NetWorld+Interop 2002 show May 6-10 in Las Vegas, Extreme Networks Inc. and Shoreline Communications Inc. will put their gear to work.

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