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Networks Generation

An in-depth look at the latest trends and technologies in enterprise networking.

April 2008

  • Grand Theft Auto IV and computer games - what's the fuss?

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 29 Apr 2008
  • Grand Theft Auto (GTA) IV went on sale today with an 18 rating and it is expected to make £200 million in its first week. With big money and even bigger age ratings, computer games stopped being ...

  • IT skills worth learning – how do you decide?

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 29 Apr 2008
  • How do you decide what IT skills or programming languages are worth learning? A cursory glance through the job sections today might not always be an indicator of what people will want tomorrow, and ...

  • Microsoft Yahoo - deadline pases

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 27 Apr 2008
  • From AFP: A Microsoft deadline for Internet service company Yahoo to accept its 44.6 billion-dollar (28.5 billion-euro) acquisition offer expired at midnight Saturday, setting the stage for a ...

  • Microsoft/Yahoo – Your Comments

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 27 Apr 2008
  • Do you think Microsoft’s proposed buyout of Yahoo will give it the online clout it needs to compete with Google? Or is it just a play to give it a presence in a market it has found tough to crack ...

  • Microsoft Yahoo AGM attack

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 27 Apr 2008
  • The Sunday Times reports that Microsoft will launch a hostile take over of Yahoo at its AGM on July 12, if the company does not accept its offer. It’s strange that Microsoft has not commented on ...

  • EDS reports growth in first quarter

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 25 Apr 2008
  • The Texas-based outsourcer and services firm reported $5.37bn in revenue, a slight increase year-on-year. Net revenue was $63m, down from $165m a year ago, but last year's figure included a $100m ...

  • Second Life: the business opportunity explained

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 25 Apr 2008
  • Following my BT/Unilever story about businesses exploring Second Life, and interview with Second Life creator Philip Rosedale, I have spoken to a Fortune 500 company who said that “event ...






  • How do I size a UPS unit?

    Your data center UPS sizing needs are dependent on a variety of factors. Develop configurations and determine the estimated UPS ...

  • How to enhance FTP server security

    If you still use FTP servers in your organization, use IP address whitelists, login restrictions and data encryption -- and just ...

  • 3 ways to approach cloud bursting

    With different cloud bursting techniques and tools from Amazon, Zerto, VMware and Oracle, admins can bolster cloud connections ...