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DEATH TO TCP/IP cry Cisco, Intel, US gov and boffins galore

'Named Data Networking' protocol is about the journey, not the destination
Simon Sharwood, 05 Sep 07:29

White box switches out-sell Brocade, Arista in the data centre

This software-defined-networking caper may have legs
Simon Sharwood, 05 Sep 05:30

eBay, Facebook, Tumblr ALL go TITSUP in me-too MULTI-FAIL

'Routine maintenance,' that killer, rears ugly head again
Neil McAllister, 03 Sep 22:59

Gamma's not a goner! UK ISP sorts out major outage

Says BT is the root of the problem
Iain Thomson, 29 Aug 00:15

New York looks to PROBE TWC over US outage

State plans to get to bottom of massive loss of service
Shaun Nichols, 27 Aug 22:26

Cutting cancer rates: Data, models and a happy ending?

How surgery might be making cancer prognoses worse

TV transport tech, part 2: From sofa to server at the touch of a button

Feature The high tech journey behind your telly remote control
Bob Dormon, 22 Aug 08:32

UK.gov sinks another £1.6m into Internet of Stuff spec HyperCat

Blighty consortium gets additional funding

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
Picture by Afonso Lima

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
Network Functions Virtualisation

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

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

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

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

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
cloud

VeloCloud stitches together virty WAN

Not so much wide area as wide aerial
Richard Chirgwin, 23 Jul 04:28
Octoblu's Chrome demo

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
Fastpass logical diagram

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
Gold Hat stinking badges

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