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  • Flying Around The World In Virtual Mode

    Steve Broadhead - Broadband Testing 27 Aug 2010
  • This summer's been interesting.It's supposed to be holiday time, but the IT world is mega-active at the moment. Consequently I've been out to Utah with a client there, Paris and now... er, Crawley ...

  • The Spirit of Nortel Networks Lives On In Avaya...

    Steve Broadhead - Broadband Testing 23 Jul 2010
  • Had the opportunity this week to catch up with an old IT mate, Nigel Moulton - recently of D-Link, anciently of 3Com with several stops in between - now installed at Avaya,Avaya, that is, who spent ...

  • Power Down Or Else...

    Steve Broadhead - Broadband Testing 14 Jul 2010
  • Over the past couple of years, at Broadband-Testing we've carried out a number of power consumption tests, primarily focusing on switches of the Ethernet variety.While we found that there are ...

  • Holidays Still Means Emails For Many Of Us

    Steve Broadhead - Broadband Testing 05 Jul 2010
  • So we're coming up to holiday time - funnily enought, the idea for me of getting on a flight to a hot destination...doesn't really work for someone whose life should be co-sponsored by Ryanair and ...

  • App Migration And The Art Of Perfecting ROI

    Steve Broadhead - Broadband Testing 01 Jun 2010
  • One of the issues I'm all too aware of as someone who often gets involved at the "plumbing" level of networking is that it's the applications sitting on folks' PCs (or MACs) that are the key to IT ...

  • BRP NOT ERP

    Steve Broadhead - Broadband Testing 27 May 2010
  • Just been swapping notes with my mates at the heart of the enterprise software revolution that is Thingamy.For those of you who still think of terms of ERP meaning "Enterprise Resource Process" or ...

  • First Top Gear Now HP

    Steve Broadhead - Broadband Testing 20 May 2010
  • First we had the Top Gear boys powering cars on cow poo.Now we have HP looking to do the very same thing for Data Centres: http://www.hpl.hp.com/news/2010/apr-jun/HP_ASME_PAPER.pdfThought I'd enter ...

  • Windows 7 In Big Demand - "Surely Not?" Says Vista User - Me!

    Steve Broadhead - Broadband Testing 28 Apr 2010
  • A report last week said that 10% of Windows users are already Windows 7 users. Is that already more than Vista achieved (allowing for all those Vista users who reverted to XP)? Anyone who has ...

  • Lizards, Iguanas & Cross Channel Ferries

    Steve Broadhead - Broadband Testing 27 Apr 2010
  • Just back in Andorra from over two weeks constant travel, mainly in UK and surviving on 3G Dongles. Given the somewhat outrageous charges Vodafone and 3.co.uk levy upon one, once outside of the UK ...

  • Guy Kewney

    Steve Broadhead - Broadband Testing 13 Apr 2010
  • I was saddened to hear about the death of fellow IT scribe and long-time acquaintance Guy Kewney last week. Guy and I go back 20+ years - when I came out of the world of IT networking and went into ...

  • Update From Fibrous Andorra

    Steve Broadhead - Broadband Testing 22 Mar 2010
  • Hola from the land of melting snow and enlightened fibre.Had a problem with my termination equipment (no, I don't mean death devices, I keep away from superbikes and stick to my old Scooby) that ...

  • Magical Storage?

    Steve Broadhead - Broadband Testing 03 Mar 2010
  • IT is often accused, and rightly so, of being too "dry".Some - well most - of the industry just begs to have to proverbial taken out of it. So it's good to see my storage mates Isilon - and ...

  • Back to Basics and Back Biting...

    Steve Broadhead - Broadband Testing 19 Feb 2010
  • In IT it's all too easy to get carried away with smart tech and the attack of the mobiles and other stuff that encourages us to forget about the basics of looking after networks and storage - ...

  • Mobile World Congress? Let's Start With Netevents...

    Steve Broadhead - Broadband Testing 16 Feb 2010
  • So - MWC 2010 is currently on in Barcelona, but I was actually down there last week at Netevents - www.netevents.org - speaking on a couple of Cloud Computing panels.The Cloud then - hype or ...

  • Qtn: When Is An Ethernet Switch Not An Ethernet Switch?

    Steve Broadhead - Broadband Testing 05 Feb 2010
  • Answer: when it's a power supply.Just released the latest test report for HP on its ProCurve 2520 Ethernet switch - http://www.broadband-testing.co.uk/ReportList.aspx - and the point of interest ...

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