Networks Generation

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  • Virtual Time Travelling

    Steve Broadhead - Broadband Testing 14 May 2009
  • I couldn't help noticing that Microsoft - in a bid to compete with VMware's new world of Cloud Computing (i.e. new take on old variation) - is offering live migration with its hypervisor on a newly ...

  • Broadband Wideboys?

    Steve Broadhead - Broadband Testing 06 May 2009
  • Interesting to hear that Virgin is piloting 200-400Mbps Broadband (in Kent, so they be hopful of a good result (bad spelling makes bad gags) without really knowing what applications it will be used ...

  • Network Management - 2009 And Still Being Reinvented

    Steve Broadhead - Broadband Testing 23 Apr 2009
  • I don't want to admit to how long I've been looking at network management products for.I could say, ever since the days when you started computers up with a winding handle but, of course, that's ...

  • Where The Sun Don't Shine

    Steve Broadhead - Broadband Testing 21 Apr 2009
  • Not at IBM that is, but it does so at Oracle.Makes a lot more sense, of sorts, for Oracle to acquire Sun that it did IBM. Sun and Solaris are valuable platforms for Oracle, so it's asset protection ...

  • Who Really Owns The 802.11 In Your WiFi?

    Steve Broadhead - Broadband Testing 08 Apr 2009
  • Interesting news from our friend HP (especially since I'm testing ProCurve newly acquired from Colubris WLAN controller) in that it has settled confidentially with Australia's science agency CSIRO ...

  • How Much For A Cuppa Java?

    Steve Broadhead - Broadband Testing 03 Apr 2009
  • Back in the mid-'90's IBM dramatically increased the cost of business software when it paid $3.5bn for Lotus Notes (unlimited license mind).And now it looks set to make Java worth around $6bn - so ...

  • The Wonders Of Wireless...

    Steve Broadhead - Broadband Testing 28 Mar 2009
  • Folks who work in IT - like myself - often tend to take technology somewhat for granted.It's only when you get on a train at King's Cross, en route to Leeds and the mighty Elland Road, and find ...

  • The B****y Mobile Network... Or Is It?

    Steve Broadhead - Broadband Testing 27 Mar 2009
  • Just started testing on mobile handsets, c/o one of our test equipment partners, Spirent.And already we're seeing some interesting results - handsets dropping calls unexpectedly in relatively ok ...

  • Cisco Serves It Up To Competition

    Steve Broadhead - Broadband Testing 18 Mar 2009
  • Remember the days when IBM tried to rule the world?Now, everyone seems to be trying to get in on the act, with Cisco being the latest this week to decide that networking alone is not enough. With ...

  • Lies, Damn Lies and Green-Washing

    Steve Broadhead - Broadband Testing 11 Mar 2009
  • Interesting to see a little Cisco video up on its website: CISCO video It talks about "green" networking being basically a load of b******s - "just paint a switch green and you have green ...

  • Mobile Phones - How Good Are They Really?

    Steve Broadhead - Broadband Testing 06 Mar 2009
  • By one of those excellent fates of timing, I had a comment sent in by Paul Fennemore of Businesszone UK about mobile phone testing and a technology his company has, called m-Test. The same day as ...

  • Load Unbalanced

    Steve Broadhead - Broadband Testing 25 Feb 2009
  • So, as the fall-out from Nortel's demise continues, we see that it agreed to sell the assets of its old Alteon division/technology to Radware for around £12m as part of its bankruptcy restructuring ...

  • Canned No Show And Under-Performing Parents

    Steve Broadhead - Broadband Testing 25 Feb 2009
  • I should be reporting to you this week directly from the VMworld show in Cannes, but the organisers kindly decided they didn't want to hand out any more press passes so, not wanting to be a ...

  • Virtual Virtualization

    Steve Broadhead - Broadband Testing 23 Feb 2009
  • Had a chat on Friday with Andrew Hillier, CTO of CiRBA (and nothing to do with the garden centre business as far as I know) -, Andrew's company is in the world of modelling, ...

  • GSMA Mobile World Congress - the future's not orange its green

    Steve Broadhead - Broadband Testing 18 Feb 2009
  • So the mobile future's not orange after all, it's green and it's Philippino.Yes, "greenness" has invaded the GSMA's Global Mobile Awards with a "Green Mobile Award" that honours new and innovative ...