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VPNs Are Hot, but What Are They?
The Virtual Private Network (VPN) market is exploding. There are many different ideas on what a VPN is, and how to implement them. This article clarifies what

network relay  stands for Virtual Private Network , however, what a VPN is depends on whom you ask. According to Eric Wolford, Director of IP marketing for AT&T Internet services VPNs tend to now be what the market says they are. The best way to find out what a provider means when they talk about VPNs is to review its VPN Service Level Description . If a VPN provider does not have a Service Level Description , you can be sure that it is not clear on what a VPN service is supposed to offer. So is a VPN a product or a

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Outsourcing, IT Infrastructure

The IT Infrastructure Outsourcing knowledge base focuses on the selection of companies who provide outsource services in the areas of information technology (IT) infrastructure. The typical types of activities that these providers perform include data center operations; network operations; backup/recovery services, data storage management services; system administration services; end user support of desktop PCs, laptops, and handheld devices; web site, or application hosting, etc.  

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Multi-mode ADSL Heads for the Mountain


Copper Mountain debuts a Multi-mode Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL) line card. This line card will deliver voice and data service simultaneously over a standard plain old telephone service (POTS) line.

network relay  a totally IP-based converged network and broadband applications materialize to this new standard providers will have the ability to deliver a converged network. Market Impact Copper Mountain's CopperEdge Multi-mode ADSL Line Card will provide Service Providers with a device that is capable of delivering the next generation of Broadband technology. This ADSL card will allow service providers to deliver full-rate ADSL without having to sacrifice port density. Copper Mountain has also extended network Read More

The 2008 Handbook of Application Delivery: A Guide to Decision Making


IT organizations can no longer manage networks in isolation from the applications they support, requiring a shift from focusing on devices to a focus on performance. But a number of factors complicate the task of ensuring acceptable application performance, including the lack of visibility into application performance. Learn tips to plan, optimize, manage, and control your application performance and improve delivery.

network relay  managing a frame relay network themselves. In most cases, the IT organization was quite capable of building and managing the frame relay network, but choose not to do so in order to focus its attention on other activities or to reduce cost. Part of the appeal of using an MSP for application delivery is that in many instances MSPs have expertise across all of the components of application delivery (planning, optimization, management and control) that the IT organization does not possess. As a result, Read More

MCI WorldCom and Critical Path Power into Outsourced Messaging


MCI WorldCom and Critical Path plan to offer the following services: Web mail service, starting at $2 per user, per month, POP3 mail service starting at $3.50/user/month, IMAP4 service starting at $5.50/user/month and a Microsoft Exchange collaborative service starting at $12 /user/month with 20MB of disk space.

network relay  with WorldCom's wide area network infrastructure and the result is a solid and proven messaging service. MCI WorldCom already has clients signed up and deployed for its newly announced Exchange outsourcing service. To continue the upward growth trend for its ASP offering, MCI WorldCom must turn to its marketing and sales force and establish itself as a household name within the messaging ASP market. User Recommendations Organizations looking to outsource all or a piece of its messaging functionality Read More

Mirapoint ~ ISP Messaging Solution in a Box?


The Mirapoint administration client allows you to also administer services directly. Mirapoint supports SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol), NIS (Network Information Service), SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol), POP (Post Office Protocol) and IMAP (Internet Mail Access Protocol).

network relay  on board 10/100 MBps network interface cards (NIC). The appliance also includes a configured drive array, using IBM UW-SCSI 10,000 RPM drives, an LS120 Floppy Drive, RAM, Processor, and an internal Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS). The SP series has an external drive cage and external UPS. The software configuration also incorporates Trend Micro Anti-Virus software and an Anti-Spam/Anti-Relay configuration. Once the messaging appliance has been mounted, attached to the network with an RJ-45 connection, Read More

Institute for Applied Network Security (IANS)


The Institute for Applied Network Security (IANS) conducts and publishes research and analysis. IANS also holds forums and peer-based roundtable discussions.

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Evaluating the Total Cost of Network Ownership


The upfront expenses of a network comprise only 19% of the total cost. The remaining 81% can sneak up on bank management, often unaware of some subtle TCO factors

network relay  the Total Cost of Network Ownership Brian Killian and Lynn Koller are associated with Brintech, www.brintech.com Introduction A bank devotes extensive resources to its computer network-both in human wherewithal and hard cash. The upfront costs can be high, and veiled costs compound the burden. Ultimately, an invisible price tag hangs from a computer network. Total cost of ownership (TCO) is a model that helps systems managers understand and handle the budgeted and unbudgeted costs of an IT component Read More

Network Engines, Inc. - Double the CPUs for Web Serving


Network Engines, Inc. is a leading vendor of extremely thin rackmount servers used in the rapidly growing area of web serving. In this note, we examine the company and its outlook.

network relay  Web Serving Vendor Genesis Network Engines, Inc. (NEI) was formed in 1997 as an IP content delivery-focused vendor. The founder was Lawrence Genovesi, who continues to run the company as President. The original product was a multi-processor server targeted at streaming media providers. In 1998, the company shifted its focus to clustered server products, based on the belief that Internet growth would lead to the need for scalable, cost-effective servers. NEI's revenues come almost exclusively (95%) from Read More

Management Strategy for Network Critical Physical Infrastructure


Network-critical physical infrastructure includes power, cooling, racks and physical structure, security and fire protection, cabling, management systems, and service. To manage these key pieces of your network’s physical structure, you need to be able to manage devices individually. Find out how an element management solution can help you assimilate and manage the large volume of data necessary for network availability.

network relay  Strategy for Network Critical Physical Infrastructure Management Strategy for Network Critical Physical Infrastructure If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. Computer Rooms are the heart of many small/medium businesses. Often not originally or specifically designed to provide the ideal environment for IT equipment, special attention to Network Critical Physical Infrastructure (NCPI) when deploying racks of servers, Read More

Supply Chain Network Visibility and Analytics


The complexity of the global economy is a powerful motivation for companies to look for new ways to increase efficiency and productivity. That’s why companies must have the ability to transform information into meaningful, accurate insights. Most importantly, these insights must be systematically interconnected, to align business strategy with tactics through a seamless integration of analytical, transactional, and collaborative processes.

network relay  Chain Network Visibility and Analytics Supply Chain Supply Network Visibility and Analytics If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. SAP Supply Chain Management (SAP SCM) enables collaboration, planning, execution, and coordination of the entire supply network, empowering you to adapt your supply chain processes to an ever-changing competitive environment. Source : SAP Resources Related to Supply Chain : Supply Chain Read More

Network Instruments


Network Instruments provides in-depth network intelligence and continuous network availability through innovative analysis solutions. Enterprise network professionals depend on Network Instruments’ Observer product line for unparalleled network visibility to efficiently solve network problems and manage deployments. By combining a powerful management console with high-performance analysis appliances, Observer simplifies problem resolution and optimizes network and application performance. The company continues to lead the industry in ROI with its advanced Distributed Network Analysis (NI-DNA™) architecture, which successfully integrates comprehensive analysis functionality across heterogeneous networks through a single monitoring interface. Network Instruments is headquartered in Minneapolis with sales offices worldwide and distributors in over 50 countries.

network relay  Instruments Network Instruments provides in-depth network intelligence and continuous network availability through innovative analysis solutions. Enterprise network professionals depend on Network Instruments’ Observer product line for unparalleled network visibility to efficiently solve network problems and manage deployments. By combining a powerful management console with high-performance analysis appliances, Observer simplifies problem resolution and optimizes network and application Read More

Symantec Swallows AXENT; Takes on Network Associates


Symantec has filed an intent to purchase AXENT in a stock-for-stock transaction of $975 million.

network relay  Swallows AXENT; Takes on Network Associates Symantec Symantec Swallows AXENT; Takes on Network Associates L. Taylor - August 17, 2000 Event Summary In a stock-for-stock transaction worth $975million, Symantec, headquartered in Cupertino, California, will purchase Rockville, Maryland's AXENT (see With Record Revenues, AXENT Puts Down a Solid Fist ) creating a strong presence in enterprise Internet security products and consulting services. According to Gail Hamilton, Sr. Vice President of Symantec, Read More

Top 7 Considerations for Your Wireless Network


It’s a wireless world outside, with cell phones, BlackBerries, netbooks, and more relying on various wireless data networks to connect and communicate. Adding or upgrading your wireless local area network (WLAN) inside the business adds flexibility, convenience, and keeps data available everywhere inside your company. This paper presents seven things to consider when adding or upgrading a WLAN for your business.

network relay  Considerations for Your Wireless Network It’s a wireless world outside, with cell phones, BlackBerries, netbooks, and more relying on various wireless data networks to connect and communicate. Adding or upgrading your wireless local area network (WLAN) inside the business adds flexibility, convenience, and keeps data available everywhere inside your company. This paper presents seven things to consider when adding or upgrading a WLAN for your business. Read More

Monitoring and Managing Network Application Performance


For many companies, a network analyzer with application analysis capabilities is the essential tool in the IT administrator’s toolbox. No other tool can provide you with the level of individual transaction detail that is often necessary for solving problems. Learn the concepts and technologies behind effectively managing application performance, so you can identify and correct issues before they affect your business.

network relay  and Managing Network Application Performance For many companies, a network analyzer with application analysis capabilities is the essential tool in the IT administrator’s toolbox. No other tool can provide you with the level of individual transaction detail that is often necessary for solving problems. Learn the concepts and technologies behind effectively managing application performance, so you can identify and correct issues before they affect your business. Read More

Avoidable Mistakes that Compromise Cooling Performance in Data Centers and Network Rooms


Avoidable mistakes made when installing cooling systems and racks in data centers or network rooms compromise availability and increase costs. These flaws create hot spots, decrease efficiency, and reduce cooling capacity. Although facilities operators are often held accountable for cooling problems, many problems are caused by improper deployment of IT equipment. Learn more about these mistakes and about simple remedies.

network relay  in Data Centers and Network Rooms Avoidable mistakes made when installing cooling systems and racks in data centers or network rooms compromise availability and increase costs. These flaws create hot spots, decrease efficiency, and reduce cooling capacity. Although facilities operators are often held accountable for cooling problems, many problems are caused by improper deployment of IT equipment. Learn more about these mistakes and about simple remedies. Read More