IT management efforts to focus on service delivery within the enterprise are hamstrung by traditional IT management tools that view the world from a bottom-up perspective -- a method of managing individual components within a network under a specific category or silo. What's needed is a top-down perspective.
Nortel Networks Corp. increased its revenue and trimmed its losses in the first quarter of 2007 versus the same period last year, reporting strong growth in enterprise networks and in CDMA (Code-Division Multiple Access) mobile networks.
German electronics and engineering conglomerate Siemens AG is discovering that selling products can be much easier than selling parts of the company. Talks to unload Siemens Enterprise Networks, an unprofitable unit that sells communications equipment to businesses, "are continuing" with several interested parties, but no buyer has been found yet, Siemens spokeswoman Monika Br
Network access control technology has been promoted as the saviour of beleaguered enterprise networks, but enterprise IT managers who are hanging their hat on client health screening should think again, according to security expert Ofir Arkin of Insightix.
Networks keep getting smarter. Every new network management product on the market promises more intelligence and more automation. Vendors always put a happy face on the intelligence increase, asserting it will make life easier for network managers, freeing them up to do more important tasks.