The Internet as an application

The Internet as an application

Sometimes significant things happen with little fanfare. This year, for the first time in history, the dollar value of U.S....

January 6th, 2005 Thomas Nolle

Siemens sets wireless speed record with OFDM

Siemens sets wireless speed record with OFDM

German electronics manufacturer Siemens AG has set what it claims to be the fastest-ever wireless connection. At its research lab...

December 8th, 2004 John Blau

HP launches standards-based telecommunications push

HP launches standards-based telecommunications push

Hewlett-Packard Co. on Thursday signaled its commitment to the Intel Corp. processor architecture and carrier-grade Linux for telecommunications infrastructure, announcing...

October 7th, 2004 Stephen Lawson

Ford enlists 50,000 VoIP phones

Ford enlists 50,000 VoIP phones

Ford Motor Co.'s decision to pay SBC Communications Inc. US$100 million to deploy and manage a network of 50,000 VoIP...

September 23rd, 2004 Denise Pappalardo

Fujitsu unveils combo wireless IP, cellular phone

Fujitsu unveils combo wireless IP, cellular phone

Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. has developed a prototype wireless Internet Protocol (IP) telephone handset that can also be used with conventional...

July 7th, 2004 Martyn Williams

Refurnishing the supply chain

Refurnishing the supply chain

When the economy surged in the late 1990s, office furniture maker Haworth Inc. rode the wave. A booming demand for...

June 6th, 2004 Gary H. Anthes

Teleglobe merges, eschews enterprises

Teleglobe merges, eschews enterprises

Montreal-based Teleglobe International Holdings Inc. says its days as a service provider for enterprises are decidedly done now that the...

June 1st, 2004 Stefan Dubowski

Network helps fuel business growth

Network helps fuel business growth

In June 2002, as Washington Mutual Inc. moved toward finalizing contracts for a huge Multi-protocol Label Switching-based (MPLS) network, CIO...

May 31st, 2004 Terry Sweeney

Cisco draws back the curtain on carrier-class router

Cisco draws back the curtain on carrier-class router

Cisco Systems Inc. has unveiled a new carrier-class router that the company claims will address service providers' need for bandwidth...

May 25th, 2004 Stefan Dubowski