Networking hardware

  • February 14, 2008 14 Feb'08

    Murdoch may block Gates’ takeover of Yahoo!

    The Times newspaper has reported that its parent company News Corporation is in buyout talks with Yahoo! to rebuff Microsoft's £23bn hostile takeover offer.

  • February 13, 2008 13 Feb'08

    ISPs will struggle to police government crackdown on illegal file-sharing

    ISPs will struggle to comply with government demands to crack down on illegal file sharing among their customers.

  • February 13, 2008 13 Feb'08

    Janet Aurora fibre network launched

    Janet, the private government-funded computer network dedicated to education and research, has launched Aurora - a fibre network that will provide a platform for photonics and optical systems research.

  • February 13, 2008 13 Feb'08

    Cock Tavern boosts trade with web-based quiz

    The Cock Tavern pub in Hackney, east London, is using technology to help recover from losses caused by the smoking ban - it is boosting revenue by 40% twice a week with online interactive quiz nights.

  • February 01, 2008 01 Feb'08

    Deadline key to ubiquitous broadband plan

    The only way the UK can ensure access for all to high-speed broadband is to set a deadline, a Japanese minister has advised.

  • February 01, 2008 01 Feb'08

    Cable strike brings down internet link to India

    Internet services between India and Europe were disrupted after two undersea internet cables in the Mediterranean were damaged.

  • January 31, 2008 31 Jan'08

    Self-assessment deadline extended

    The HMRC self assessment website was down for at least four hours on the day forms had to be completed by and the deadline has been extended.

  • January 31, 2008 31 Jan'08

    Indian internet disruption hits UK businesses

    Internet services between India and Europe have been disrupted after a ship accidentally severed two undersea cables in the Mediterranean.

  • January 31, 2008 31 Jan'08

    UK should learn lessons from Japanese on broadband

    The UK government must set a deadline for ensuring ubiquitous access to high-speed broadband if any plan to improve access is to succeed, a Japanese minister has advised

  • January 30, 2008 30 Jan'08

    Cairn Housing association improves customer service with new network infrastructure

    Cairn Housing Association has implemented a network infrastructure to help it connect 45 remote locations and improve customer service.

  • January 30, 2008 30 Jan'08

    Farnham Castle deploys self-adjusting wireless internet access

    Staff at Farnham Castle Conference Centre in Surrey have overcome challenges at the 900-year-old site by implementing a self-regulating wireless network to meet visitor demand for access to the internet throughout the venue.

  • January 28, 2008 28 Jan'08

    Virgin Media to offer 50Mbps broadband to UK homes

    Following successful trials in Ashford, Folkstone and Dover, Virgin Media is planning to offer 50Mbps broadband to nine million homes in the UK by the end of the year.

  • January 28, 2008 28 Jan'08

    Sluggish speed is top broadband pain

    A quarter of UK broadband customers are unhappy with their service and one-in-eight of them are looking to switch provider in the next three to six months.

  • January 24, 2008 24 Jan'08

    Councils consider using sewers for broadband delivery

    A number of councils are considering delivering fast fibre-based broadband to their citizens using the sewer system.

  • January 08, 2008 08 Jan'08

    Virtualisation systems optimise storage performance

    New package designed to offer the benefits of a virtualised IT infrastructure with the cost advantages of iSCSI storage networking.

  • January 03, 2008 03 Jan'08

    Dell to acquire The Networked Storage Company

    The Networked Storage Company (TNWSC), a leading IT consultancy, that specialises in transitioning customers to proven, simplified and cost-efficient IT data storage solutions has been bought by PDC giant Dell.

  • December 18, 2007 18 Dec'07

    ITU announces first set of IPTV standards to promote technology adoption

    The International Telecommunication Union has announced the first set of global standards for Internet Protocol TV (IPTV).

  • December 06, 2007 06 Dec'07

    Broadband satisfaction levels take a nosedive

    Customer satisfaction levels among broadband users have taken a nosedive over the last year.

  • November 28, 2007 28 Nov'07

    UK broadband use rising, but speeds still slow

    Seventy five per cent of the UK will connect to the web via broadband by December 2007 but top speeds are low compared to the rest of the world, analysts have said.

  • November 26, 2007 26 Nov'07

    PoE drives record quarter in switch sales

    Gigabit Ethernet PoE port sales increased almost 80% when compared to the same quarter last year.

  • November 26, 2007 26 Nov'07

    Copper could save on fibre as boffins aim for 100gbps

    Engineers at Pennsylvania State University in the US are attempting to achieve data speeds of 100 gigabits per second over Cat 7 copper cables.

  • November 20, 2007 20 Nov'07

    Cisco introduces 20Gbps switch

    Cisco has launched a gateway switch that boosts the performance of applications that run on InfiniBand-clustered servers and network-attached storage and Fibre Channel based storage devices.

  • November 07, 2007 07 Nov'07

    Dell buys iSCSI storage firm EqualLogic for £700m

    Dell is acquiring iSCSI storage virtualisation firm EqualLogic for £700m.

  • November 06, 2007 06 Nov'07

    Adaptec reports losses

    Adaptec's revenue was down year over year, as well as sequentially; DataDirect says the InfiniBand business is booming.

  • November 06, 2007 06 Nov'07

    Users leaving Fibre Channel for iSCSI Sans find pros, cons

    Users who recently updated aging Fibre Channel equipment with new iSCSI San products have found ease of use can be a double-edged sword.

  • November 01, 2007 01 Nov'07

    IBM refreshes storage arrays, adds file virtualisation

    IBM bolsters DS8000 high-end systems and Nas management application, but it leaves out Maid, data deduplication, thin provisioning and 1Tbyte Sata drives.

  • November 01, 2007 01 Nov'07

    ISCSI storage gets performance makeover

    Suppliers, including Ibrix, Mellanox, Alacritech and EqualLogic, are offering juiced-up new iSCSI configurations, while 3PAR, CipherMax and NeoScale boost data security products.

  • October 30, 2007 30 Oct'07

    EMC's Tucci vows to keep up with new features

    EMC CEO says storage giant is widening its technology net to match innovations of smaller competitors.

  • October 28, 2007 28 Oct'07

    NetApp releases $3K iSCSI SAN

    NetApp pushes further down-market with the release of the S300, the latest SMB iSCSI SAN in its StoreVault line.

  • October 24, 2007 24 Oct'07

    Advanced storage area networks overview

    A storage area network (SAN) is vital to the enterprise. SANs concentrate storage into one ubiquitous and specialized network. But SAN deployments can be complicated -- an administrator must configure the hardware elements to achieve a mix of high ...

  • October 23, 2007 23 Oct'07

    Product Roundup: ISCSI

    Here's a look at some of the vendors and products that make up the iSCSI market.

  • October 21, 2007 21 Oct'07

    Fibre Channel over Ethernet takes its next step

    At Storage Networking World, QLogic, NetApp and startup Nuova demo Fibre Channel over Ethernet, but the race to 10 Gigabit Ethernet is far from over.

  • October 14, 2007 14 Oct'07

    SNW Preview: Data protection makes a stand

    Led by EMC's integration of data deduplication and CDP into its backup software, data protection products are prominent at Storage Networking World.

  • October 14, 2007 14 Oct'07

    LSI moves to iSCSI arrays

    All of LSI's products will support iSCSI connectivity, but its higher end arrays will have to wait for native support.

  • October 09, 2007 09 Oct'07

    Switch upgrades and replacements

    In this chapter of our guide to SAN expansion best practices, you'll learn about the physical limitations of switches, how to architect the switching infrastructure and how to find opportunities to deploy ISCSI.

  • October 07, 2007 07 Oct'07

    Oracle simplifies managing 11g database storage

    An NFS client developed by Oracle and NetApp and embedded in version 11g will make life easier for storage administrators managing the database when it's attached to Nas.

  • October 04, 2007 04 Oct'07

    Dot Hill plots iSCSI, RAID 6 and midrange SANs

    Money-losing vendor chases new OEM business with plans for IP SANS, better data protection and new midrange system.

  • October 04, 2007 04 Oct'07

    Disk array expansion and replacement

    No matter how much storage capacity you squeeze into a disk array, eventually it will run out of room. You can turn to tiered storage tactics and data deletion policies to stay one step ahead in the storage game, but no matter what, you will ...

  • October 02, 2007 02 Oct'07

    Storage Decisions: data storage product news

    Suppliers at Storage Decisions are launching new Nas systems and data storage technologies such as heterogeneous snapshots and HBA-based authentication. Find out who's unveiling what in New York.

  • October 01, 2007 01 Oct'07

    HP overhauls Riss

    Fessing up to bugs and an unworkable pricing scheme in previous versions of its data archiving product, HP has relaunched RISS as the Integrated Archive Platform.

  • September 26, 2007 26 Sep'07

    ONStor releases new range of virtualised storage products

    ONStor, a provider of network attached storage products, has introduced a range of virtualised storage products offering twice the capacity and improved performance over the previous model.

  • September 16, 2007 16 Sep'07

    BlueArc teams with Texas on storage networks

    BlueArc Corporation, a network storage manufacturer, and Texas Memory Systems have jointly tested and certified product interoperability of BlueArc's Titan 2000 unified storage system family and Texas Memory Systems' RamSan-400.

  • September 09, 2007 09 Sep'07

    NetApp, HDS tout scaled-down disk arrays

    New offerings are meant to take advantage of storage growth in the midmarket, but experts say the products will still probably appeal most to existing high-end users.

  • September 09, 2007 09 Sep'07

    Virtual appliance lets users convert DAS to iSCSI San

    LeftHand Networks has released an edition of its SaniQ iSCSI San software that will convert locally attached disc to networked storage.