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US boffins demo 'twisted radio' mux

OAM takes wireless signals to 32 Gbps
Richard Chirgwin, 17 Sep 03:02

Cisco sprinkles Sourcefire goodies on ASA firewalls

FirePOWER can be licensed into existing kit
Richard Chirgwin, 17 Sep 01:29

Oi! You noisy servers! Talk among yourselves and stop bothering that poor router!

RDMA-over-Ethernet steps up to v 2.0, promises less chatter so servers can get on with it
Richard Chirgwin, 17 Sep 00:28

Xpliant targets white-label Ethernet switch vendors with shiny new silicon

SDK and simulator now, sample product by year's end
Richard Chirgwin, 16 Sep 13:04

Three photons can switch an optical beam at 500 GHz

Watts the caper? More bandwidth, if the fibre is cooked just right
Richard Chirgwin, 11 Sep 02:57

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
IT Crowd. Source: Channel 4 / 2entertain

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

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

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

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
No Sale

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
pipes

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
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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
Cat 5 cable

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