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The Return of BSOD: Does ANYONE trust Microsoft patches?

Sysadmins, you're either fighting fires or seen as incompetents now
Gavin Clarke, 18 Aug 15:45

Boffins brew TCP tuned to perform on lossy links like Wi-Fi networks

'TCP-Forward' promises speed even when packets drop, without processing overheads
Richard Chirgwin, 14 Aug 04:58

Cisco revenue dip means 6,000 staff to be de-assimilated

Q4 results show emerging markets revenue falling, US flat, competition rising
Richard Chirgwin, 14 Aug 01:01

The internet just BROKE under its own weight – we explain how

512KDay Next time, big biz, listen to your network admin
Trevor Pott, 13 Aug 08:58

ETSI publishes nine network function virtualisation standards

Drafts out now, actual standards planned for release by year's end
Richard Chirgwin, 13 Aug 06:28

AWS adds on-premises Radius MFA to Workspaces DaaS

This might need new jargon - 'hybrid cloud authentication' anyone?
Simon Sharwood, 13 Aug 04:33

Everyone's an IoT expert but now there's a certificate to prove it

Cisco creates Certification of Things for industrial sensor-footlers
Simon Sharwood, 08 Aug 01:26

Danes cram 43 Tbps down ONE fibre using ONE laser

'I could be bounded in a nutshell, and count myself a king of infinite space'
Richard Chirgwin, 04 Aug 02:04

Hey, big spender. Are you as secure as a whitebox vendor?

Sysadmin blog The Internet of Stuff is a HUGE LIABILITY
Trevor Pott, 01 Aug 16:07

Multipath TCP speeds up the internet so much that security breaks

Black Hat research says proposed protocol will bork network probes, flummox firewalls
Darren Pauli, 31 Jul 02:28

Cisco's application-centric infrastructure arrives at last

Borg begins striking off its golden hardware handcuffs
Richard Chirgwin, 31 Jul 01:45
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Cisco says network virtualisation won't pay off everywhere

Another sign of strain in the Borg/VMware relationship?
Simon Sharwood, 30 Jul 06:28

Texan firm buys disaster recovery bods Neverfail

Artisan Infrastructure taken it over
Chris Mellor, 29 Jul 16:02

IEEE gets to work on 25G Ethernet MAC standards

Ethernet wonks seek one standard to bind them all, instead of parallel streams
Richard Chirgwin, 27 Jul 22:54

Opinion

No Sale

Hey, big spender. Are you as secure as a whitebox vendor?

Sysadmin blog The Internet of Stuff is a HUGE LIABILITY

Careful with 'fibre speed record' hype: which record's been broken?

91 Gbps seems fast, but isn't much of a record
Richard Chirgwin, 18 Jun 07:38
Sony CV-2000 reel-to-reel consumer video recorder

I want SDN and I want it now!

Sysadmin Blog Laziness? Or automating the mundane?
Trevor Pott, 14 Feb 11:04
Some network cables

What's wrong with network monitoring tools? Where do I start...

Opinion That red screen? It's just embarassment
Dave Cartwright, 13 Nov 08:31

News

Sysadmin Day 2014: Quick, there's still time to get the beers in

He walked over the broken glass, killed the thugs... and er... reconnected the cables*

Fortinet fawns over fast-if-unfashionable ASIC

How else can you get a firewall to Terabit-per-second performance?
Richard Chirgwin, 24 Jul 07:02

IBM soups up SoftLayer for supers with Infiniband tech

Amazon-beating, Google-ganking, Microsoft-muddling high-speed IO lands
Jack Clark, 23 Jul 21:22

FRIKKIN' LASERS could REPLACE fibre-optic comms cables

Fire a laser, make an air tube, do stuff. Simple, innit?
Jasper Hamill, 23 Jul 16:55

VeloCloud stitches together virty WAN

Not so much wide area as wide aerial
Richard Chirgwin, 23 Jul 04:28

IoT has too many platforms, says IoT platform startup

Octoblu pitches management / comms platform
Richard Chirgwin, 23 Jul 04:04

Cisco's first 8 Tbps MONSTER router goes live at Telstra

The A380 of IP now flying packets between Sydney and Melbourne
Richard Chirgwin, 21 Jul 05:32

Kill queues for fast data centres: MIT boffins

Arbitration for in-DC network traffic
Richard Chirgwin, 20 Jul 23:59

Data centre Ethernet speed club signs Brocade

Plenty more to come, we expect
Richard Chirgwin, 16 Jul 06:02

SHARE your big data scientist. They're too costly and rare to keep a whole one – HP exec

Pool the, er, 'shared resource' across channel partner base
Paul Kunert, 15 Jul 14:42

FCC commish: We don't need no steenkin' net neutrality rules

Just as deadline approaches for public comment on internet fast lanes
Iain Thomson, 11 Jul 20:14
Metaswitch Project Calico Logo

Metaswitch opens NFV code as Project Calico

Another day, another SDN play
Richard Chirgwin, 10 Jul 04:01
Cat 5 cable

10Gbps over crumbling COPPER: Boffins cram bits down telco wire

XG-FAST tech could finesse fiber connections
Iain Thomson, 09 Jul 19:33

AdaptiveMobile joins Chipzilla's SDN club

Mobe security software for telcos, SPs
Richard Chirgwin, 09 Jul 04:28

Microsoft, Google et al form club to push 25/50 Gbps Ethernet

New consortium plans faster Ethernet delivered faster than rival standard groups
Richard Chirgwin, 02 Jul 04:32

Facebook: Yes, we made you SAD on PURPOSE... for your own good

It makes (y)our content 'more engaging'
Kelly Fiveash, 30 Jun 12:19

Microsoft Intune hears the call for device management

Review Enterprise suite covers all angles
Trevor Pott, 26 Jun 23:59

UK.gov: Forget Google and those other chaps... Use THIS open Internet of Stuff specification

'HyperCat has a strong security model; it's the same one the web uses'
Google walks

Google adds 'data protection' WARNING to Euro search results

Wanna see EVERYTHING? Just click the 'use Google.com' button. Simples
Kelly Fiveash, 26 Jun 15:12

Extreme Networks adds OpenDaylight to SDN suite

Another picture added to SDN's “spot the difference” game
Richard Chirgwin, 25 Jun 04:29